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Cultural Resources Technician - Coquille Indian Tribe

22 Apr 2022 3:06 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

JOB TITLE: Cultural Resources Technician
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt Full-Time
SALARY GRADE: $19.30-$25.09
Location: Coos Bay/North Bend

This position is a covered position as defined in the Coquille Indian Tribe Chapter 185 Child Protection Ordinance. Candidate must pass a pre-employment drug screen and Criminal and Character Background Check.


Under the direct supervision of Tribal Historic Preservation Officer/Archaeologist, primary responsibility is to provide support to the Tribal Historic Preservation Office in protecting and preserving the Tribe’s culturally significant sites and resources with the Tribe’s area of interest.


  • Monitors various project activities to ensure that applicable Federal and State laws, regulations, and acts are followed in protection of the Tribe’s cultural resources.
  • Coordinates with agencies, contractors, and consultants associated with current projects to ensure cultural site protection
  • Review and provide comment on Federal, State, and local project review requests, SHPO permits,and regulatory permits.
  • Maintains regular communication and correspondence with local, state, and federal agencies on issues that may impact cultural resources.
  • Assists in documenting new site information in the Tribe’s Cultural Landscapes Database (GIS) from internal and external sources.
  • Work around human remains and burial/cremation items.
  • Visit sites to determine protection needs and monitors site protection activities.
  • Perform tasks typical of archaeological projects including but not limited to archaeological monitoring, excavation, and laboratory analysis.
  • Collaborates with agency and tribal staff on site evaluation and assessment.
  • Works to identify, and document, significant tribal resources through research, written records, oral histories, and other resources.
  • Assist with reviewing and commenting on EA’s and EIS’s for projects within the Tribe’s area of interest.
  • Contribute to the preparation of technical reports, perform background research, and assemble routine bibliographies pertinent to the Tribe’s cultural resources, as well as other written deliverables.
  • Follows Tribal, State and Federal guidelines in situations of inadvertent discovery.
  • Assist and support cultural education opportunities within CIT and Tribal community.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

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