Careers

Gray & Pape values our employees and their health and safety and has adopted a mandatory vaccination policy against COVID-19. All employees who are offered employment with Gray & Pape must present documentation of full vaccination at hire or must coordinate with our HR and Safety departments to arrange for vaccination within an acceptable timeframe post-hire. Employees may also work with HR to be considered for an approved accommodation under applicable state and/or federal guidelines and in compliance with OSHA’s General Duty Clause.

Gray & Pape invests in our employees. We offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits to eligible employees, including:

  • Health/Dental/Vision plans
  • 401K plan
  • Wellness program
  • Continuing Education
  • ARCHAEOLOGIST 3, RICHMOND, VA

    Richmond, VA
    • Full Time

    Gray & Pape, a national and international cultural heritage management firm, has an opening for an Archaeologist 3 to join our Archaeology practice and support our Richmond, VA office. This role is an hourly, non-exempt position with a range of $22.00-$26.00 per hour commensurate with experience, qualifications, and education. Gray & Pape offers a hybrid work environment with built in flexibility for days in the office.

    Summary of the Role:

    The Archaeologist 3 supervises archaeological tasks and studies under the direction of a Principal Investigator. This includes archaeological, cultural, historical, and environmental research; literature reviews/desktop assessments; archaeological reconnaissance and due diligence surveys; Phase I archeological surveys; Phase II archaeological testing and evaluation; Phase III archaeological excavation, data recovery, and mitigation; archaeological, cultural, and historical artifact and laboratory analysis; preparation of archaeological, cultural, historical, and environmental contexts; preparation of a variety of archaeological documentation and technical reports; and the preparation of artifacts and records for curation.

    Key Duties:

    • Disseminate research and write archaeological, cultural, historical, and environmental contexts.
    • Prepare project specific research designs, and work- and safety-plans.
    • Perform and supervises archaeological fieldwork through surface surveys, shovel testing, test unit excavations, unit and trench excavations, and feature excavations.
    • Supervise and work on multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.
    • Supervise all phases of archaeological fieldwork – conducting reconnaissance/due diligence studies, Phase I surveys, Phase II testing, and Phase III excavations.
    • Supervise project teams consisting of field directors, crew chiefs, field archaeologists, and other technical specialists and sub-contractors.
    • Perform archaeological, cultural, and historical artifact and laboratory analysis and prepares artifacts and records for curation.
    • Prepare written archaeological, cultural, historical, and environmental contexts and a variety of archaeological documentation and technical reports.
    • Using National Register of Historic Places Criteria, make preliminary resource evaluations and recommendations related to archaeological resources identified during project work.
    • Complete work within assigned schedules and budgets.
    • Participate in public outreach programs to educate the public about the importance of archaeological resources and Heritage Management, at the project, professional, and/or community levels.
    • Assist with project management and administrative responsibilities including personnel assignments, and schedules; client, agency and landowner interaction; and consultation support.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • BA/BS Anthropology, Archaeology or related field.
    • 3-year CRM supervisory experience.
    • Qualified to register as an RA or RPA with the Register of Professional Archaeologists.
    • Familiarity with field geospatial software.
    • Technological skills: ESRI Survey 123 and Collector, Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat.
    • Traditional and digital mapping, including total station and GPS-based mapping skills; photography; survey techniques; and excavation techniques.
    • Demonstrable report writing experience.
    • Ability to analyze data such as statistical analysis, material culture analysis, and geomorphological analysis.
    • Good understanding of the legal framework of CRM.
    • Capability to excavate and document excavations.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license and ability to operate a passenger car/light truck.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • MA/MS Anthropology, Archaeology or related field.
    • Experience with GIS software.
    • Experience as lead author on CRM reports.

    Travel:

    Travel is project-dependent with an expectation of travel outside the local area and for multiple days. Some projects may require extended travel.

    Gray & Pape offers a competitive pay and benefits package, including paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, health and disability insurance, and a 401(k)-retirement plan. A complete job description is available upon request.

    If you are ready to join our team, please submit the following to Ashley Huntley, HR Assistant, at

    ahuntley@graypape.com

    No phone calls, please.

    • Cover letter detailing expression of interest;
    • Resume or CV;
    • 1 writing sample. Preferred writing sample will be a CRM report.

    This position is open until May 23, 2022, and we will be interviewing qualified applicants immediately. Please visit us at https://www.graypape.com/our-company/careers/ to learn more.

     

    Gray & Pape is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment of respect and inclusion where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other protected status under federal, state or local law. Please contact HR to request an accommodation.

  • SEASONAL, ON-CALL ARCHAEOLOGY FIELD TECHNICIAN OPENINGS – ALL LOCATIONS

    All Locations
    • Temporary

    Gray & Pape, a national cultural heritage firm, is seeking field technician applicants to develop a qualified pool of technicians for work in 2022-2023. Individuals interested in working for Gray & Pape will only be selected from this pool.

    The Seasonal Field Technician performs archaeological field work, lab work, or GIS work under the direction and supervision of a Gray & Pape Project Manager/Principal Investigator. Applicants approved for the pool must have (at a minimum):

    • B.A./B.S in Archaeology, Anthropology, Tribal Historic Preservation or related field with prior coursework in, or demonstrated knowledge of archaeology, prehistory, and history
    • Archaeological field school experience
    • Ability to use GPS unit and Total Station
    • Ability to use Digital/point and shoot/DSLR cameras
    • Capability to take detailed notes
    • Demonstrated work reliability.

    Preference will be given to those with CRM experience. Familiarity with Phase I, II, and/or III work required. Pay is dependent on region and experience, the range is $16-$20/hr.

    We will be accepting applicants to the qualified pool until May 23rd, 2022. Positions are seasonal, and work is on-call, as needed. Acceptance into the qualified field technician pool is not a guarantee of a job offer or a guarantee of hours in 2022-2023.

    Please submit a cover letter detailing your experience and education and resume with three professional references to Ashley Huntley (ahuntley@graypape.com). No phone calls, please.

    Gray & Pape is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

     

  • GIS SPECIALIST, HOUSTON, TX

    Houston, TX
    • Full Time

    Gray & Pape, a national and international cultural heritage management (CRM) firm, is seeking a GIS Specialist in our Houston, TX office. Expected salary range for this role is $48,000-$60,000 based on skills and experience. This role is full time, regular status, exempt position. Gray & Pape offers a hybrid work environment with built in flexibility for days in the office.

    Summary of the Role:

    GIS Specialist is responsible for providing GIS support for company projects along with the research, development, and implementation of GIS technology for the company.

    Essential Functions:

    • Utilize Gray & Pape’s GIS capabilities to support and enhance projects.
    • Coordinate with staff to develop GIS databases and structures used to analyze, manage, and enhance project data and client deliverables.
    • Educate and mentor staff on the various capabilities of Gray & Pape’s GIS and its applicability for resource/planning analysis and project management support.
    • Coordinate with project managers, field personnel, and support staff to prepare project mapping and map products.
    • Manage project specific data, develop database structures, and develop project appropriate and innovative GIS and map products.
    • Coordinate with other GIS personnel and GIS Director to provide evaluations and recommendations for Gray & Pape GIS resources and current/recommended technology.
    • Create training materials for field and support staff and assist with training.
    • Maintain familiarity with internet, published, and commercial data and base map sources; acquire needed data and electronic base mapping.
    • Maintain company GIS archive and inventory of in-house resources.
    • Complete projects on-time and on-budget, follow company standards and protocols.
    • Evaluate and ensure data are retrieved in the field correctly, data are processed appropriately in-house, and generate accurate report graphics on time and budget.
    • Participate in public outreach programs to educate people about the importance of archaeological resources and CRM at the project, professional, and/or community levels.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • B.A. in Anthropology, Geography, or related field plus 2 years’ experience in the application of GIS, CAD, and graphics software for the presentation of data in CRM and related projects.
    • Software experience: AutoCAD, ArcView GIS 3.x, ArcGIS 9.x, ArcCad Map, Microstation, ArcInfo, Idrisi, GRASS, Intergraph, GPS, database management (Excel and Access), Windows operating system, and compatible word processing software.
    • Experience with principles and practices of electronic mapping and cartography, particularly as relates to the use of a range of total station, GPS, and data collection instruments, and the preparation of GIS data, metadata, and map products from a variety of GIS software packages.
    • Demonstrated ability to work with project managers and other researchers in developing GIS databases that address specific research designs or management needs.
    • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills, particularly including the cartographic presentation of cultural, historical, and archaeological information.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license and ability to operate a passenger car/light truck.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Familiarity with both terrestrial and maritime archaeological data mapping including magnetometer remote sensing and/or terrestrial contour mapping. 

    Travel is project-dependent with an expectation of travel outside the local area and for multiple days. Some projects may require extended travel.

    Gray & Pape offers a competitive pay and benefits package, including paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, health and disability insurance, and a 401(k)-retirement plan. A complete job description is available upon request.

    If you are interested in joining our team, please submit the following to Ashley Huntley, HR Assistant, at

    ahuntley@graypape.com

    No phone calls, please.

    • Cover letter detailing expression of interest;
    • Resume or CV;
    • 3 sample maps showing survey data, preference given for one sample showing maritime remote sensing data results.

    This position is open until May 30, 2022, and qualified candidates may be interviewed and selected prior to close date.

    Gray & Pape is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment of respect and inclusion where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other protected status under federal, state or local law. Please contact HR to request an accommodation.

  • PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR – ARCHAEOLOGY (FOCUS: HISTORIC) RICHMOND, VIRGINIA

    Richmond, Virginia
    • Full Time

    Gray & Pape, a national and international cultural heritage management (CRM) firm, is seeking a Principal Investigator – Archaeology to join our Archaeology practice in our Richmond, Virginia office. Expected salary range for this role is $55,000-$70,000. This role is full time, regular status, exempt position. Gray & Pape offers a hybrid work environment with built in flexibility for days in the office. The Principal Investigator – Archaeology will have a focus on historic archaeological sites.

    Summary of the Role:

    The Principal Investigator-Archaeology position is responsible for conducting and overseeing all aspects of archaeological projects and studies. This includes: archaeological, cultural, historical, and environmental research and context development; literature and desktop assessments to support modeling and due diligence objectives; archaeological reconnaissance and due diligence surveys; Phase I and II archeological resource identification and assessment; Phase III archaeological treatment plans, data recovery, and mitigation; archaeological, cultural, and historical artifact and laboratory analysis; preparation of a variety of archaeological documentation and technical reports; and preparing artifacts and records for curation.

    For this position we are looking for someone with a focus on historic archaeological sites and that has experience directing the excavations of and analyzing the results of excavations of Euro-American sites dating from the seventeenth century to the mid-twentieth century.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • MA/MS in Anthropology, Archaeology, or closely related field.
    • 5 years CRM supervisory and lead author CRM report preparation experience.
    • Comprehensive understanding of the legal and administrative framework of CRM (Section 106 and NEPA).
    • Experience directing project teams and field crews.
    • Demonstrable report writing experience with experience preparing deliverables using report templates and style guides.
    • Demonstrated skills and supervisory experience in all phases of fieldwork.
    • Traditional and digital mapping, including total station and GPS-based mapping skills; photography; survey techniques; and excavation techniques.
    • Ability to analyze data using statistical analysis, material culture analysis, and geomorphological analysis.
    • Qualified to register with the Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) and under the Secretary of the Interior Standards (36 CFR 61) in archaeology.
    • Excellent understanding of National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) Criteria and their application.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license and ability to operate a passenger car/light truck.

    The Principal Investigator will travel and be on-site for assigned fieldwork. Travel is project-dependent with an expectation of travel outside the local area and for multiple days. Some projects may require extended travel.

    Gray & Pape offers a competitive pay and benefits package, including paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, health and disability insurance, and a 401(k)-retirement plan. A complete job description is available upon request.

    If you are interested in joining our team, please submit the following to Ashley Huntley, HR Assistant, at

    ahuntley@graypape.com

    No phone calls, please.

    • Cover letter detailing experience with historic archaeological sites and experience directing the excavations of and analyzing the results of excavations of Euro-American sites dating from seventeenth century to the mid-twentieth century.
    • Resume or CV;
    • 1 writing sample (preferably from the past 3-5 years).

    This position is open until May 23, 2022, and qualified candidates may be interviewed and selected prior to close date.

    Gray & Pape is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment of respect and inclusion where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other protected status under federal, state or local law. Please contact HR to request an accommodation.

  • PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR – ARCHAEOLOGY (FOCUS: PRE-CONTACT) RICHMOND, VIRGINIA

    Richmond, Virginia
    • Full Time

    Gray & Pape, a national and international cultural heritage management (CRM) firm, is seeking a Principal Investigator – Archaeology to join our Archaeology practice in our Richmond, Virginia office. Expected salary range for this role is $55,000-$70,000. This role is full time, regular status, exempt position. Gray & Pape offers a hybrid work environment with built in flexibility for days in the office. The Principal Investigator – Archaeology will have a focus on pre-contact archaeological sites.

    Summary of the Role:

    The Principal Investigator-Archaeology position is responsible for conducting and overseeing all aspects of archaeological projects and studies. This includes: archaeological, cultural, historical, and environmental research and context development; literature and desktop assessments to support modeling and due diligence objectives; archaeological reconnaissance and due diligence surveys; Phase I and II archeological resource identification and assessment; Phase III archaeological treatment plans, data recovery, and mitigation; archaeological, cultural, and historical artifact and laboratory analysis; preparation of a variety of archaeological documentation and technical reports; and preparing artifacts and records for curation.

    For this position we are looking for someone with a focus on pre-contact archaeological sites and that has experience directing the excavations of and analyzing the results of excavations of Native American archaeological sites.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • MA/MS in Anthropology, Archaeology, or closely related field.
    • 5 years CRM supervisory and lead author CRM report preparation experience.
    • Comprehensive understanding of the legal and administrative framework of CRM (Section 106 and NEPA).
    • Experience directing project teams and field crews.
    • Demonstrable report writing experience with experience preparing deliverables using report templates and style guides.
    • Demonstrated skills and supervisory experience in all phases of fieldwork.
    • Traditional and digital mapping, including total station and GPS-based mapping skills; photography; survey techniques; and excavation techniques.
    • Ability to analyze data using statistical analysis, material culture analysis, and geomorphological analysis.
    • Qualified to register with the Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) and under the Secretary of the Interior Standards (36 CFR 61) in archaeology.
    • Excellent understanding of National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) Criteria and their application.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license and ability to operate a passenger car/light truck.

    The Principal Investigator will travel and be on-site for assigned fieldwork. Travel is project-dependent with an expectation of travel outside the local area and for multiple days. Some projects may require extended travel.

    Gray & Pape offers a competitive pay and benefits package, including paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, health and disability insurance, and a 401(k)-retirement plan. A complete job description is available upon request.

    If you are interested in joining our team, please submit the following to Ashley Huntley, HR Assistant, at

    ahuntley@graypape.com

    No phone calls, please.

    • Cover letter detailing experience with pre-contact archaeological sites and experience directing the excavations of and analyzing the results of excavations of Native American archaeological sites.
    • Resume or CV;
    • 1 writing sample (preferably from the past 3-5 years).

    This position is open until May 23, 2022, and qualified candidates may be interviewed and selected prior to close date.

    Gray & Pape is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment of respect and inclusion where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other protected status under federal, state or local law. Please contact HR to request an accommodation.

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If you are interested in reviewing Gray & Pape’s Affirmative Action plan, you may contact Charity Touchette, Human Resources Director at ctouchette@graypape.com. Gray & Pape’s Affirmative Action Plan will be available to be reviewed between the hours of 9am and noon, eastern standard time.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment application and/or selection process, please contact Charity Touchette at ctouchette@graypape.com.