Cultural Resources Program Manager


The Cultural Resources Program Manager will develop, manage, and grow a cultural resources service line for Providence's Natural Resource & Coastal Services Group. A proven technical background in cultural resources, project management, and business development is required. We are looking for someone who is a self-starter that will assume initiative, is versatile, has a service mentality, and works well in a team environment. The position presents a unique opportunity to build a cultural resources group from the ground up.


  • Manage all aspects of cultural resources projects, including fieldwork, research, and report writing, with responsibility for successful on-time and on-budget completion of projects.
  • Supervise, direct, and instruct personnel in the field and in the office.
  • Conduct and oversee fieldwork, including inventory, data recovery, and monitoring. Manage QA/QC, organize, and track data. Conduct field GPS data collection using EOS Arrow 100 Series GPS Units.
  • Conduct and oversee laboratory analysis and office-based research.
  • Prepare and create technical, high quality proposals, scientific reports, site form preparation, research, and literature reviews within scope, on budget, and on time with little supervisory oversight.
  • Coordinate with clients and agency personnel.
  • Take leadership in business development and marketing and development of new client relationships.

Skills and Experience

  • Working knowledge of federal, state and/or local regulations (e.g., National Environmental Policy Act, National Historic Preservation Act, Section 106) governing cultural resource management in the Gulf Coast region.
  • Minimum of a Master's degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or related field and a minimum of seven to ten years (7 - 10 years) of experience in Cultural Resource Management.
  • Technical consulting skills to support Providence growth in business and client base in cultural resources.
  • Experience in project planning, coordination, scheduling, creating/tracking budgets, and resource management.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to demonstrate experience with state and federal permitting as lead author on technical cultural resources reports.
  • Proficiency in written and oral communication.
  • Ability to provide cooperation and coordination with other Providence media groups.
  • Willingness to travel.


**As part of the application process, Providence request that you provide a sample of your technical writing (with appropriate client redactions if necessary) when applying for this position on line.

We offer...

  • Flexible hybrid (work from home) scheduling options
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Competitive compensation with bonus potential 
  • Comprehensive benefit program: health, dental, vision; Life/AD&D; voluntary plans
  • 401(K) with discretionary profit-sharing contributions


About Providence

Providence is an employee-owned engineering and environmental consulting firm, and our team of professional engineers and environmental specialists possess unparalleled credentials and decades of experience in solving complex environmental challenges. Providence’s focus is sustained by employing the best people to provide the highest quality services with innovation and integrity as we work closely with biologists, toxicologists, ecologists, geologists, and environmental regulatory specialists to offer an outstanding combination of talent and expertise for both governmental civil infrastructure and industrial development work.

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