Cultural Resources Senior Project Manager- Denver, Colorado


SWCA Denver , CO
United States
39° 44' 15.2412" N, 104° 59' 4.9848" W
Colorado US

SWCA Environmental Consultants

We are an employee-owned company of environmental professionals who specialize in natural and cultural resource management, environmental planning and regulatory compliance. We've grown over the last three decades, expanding our staff and services, but we still have the same mission. We know the environment, because environmental consulting is all we do.

Our professionals combine scientific expertise with in-depth knowledge of permitting and compliance protocols to achieve technically sound, cost-effective solutions for a full spectrum of environmental projects.

The dynamic professional we seek will assist in the continuing development of our cultural resource program and expand our professional reputation in cultural resources consulting.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead efforts in business development, marketing and developing new client relationships
  • Manage all aspects of projects, including development of staffing plans, fieldwork with  travel, research and report writing and review
  • Conduct and oversee field research, including inventory, data collection, monitoring and analysis
  • Coordinate with other staff to schedule personnel, vehicles and other resources for projects
  • Supervise, direct and instruct personnel in the field and in the office
  • Assist with training and mentoring junior staff in Cultural Resource Management compliance
  • Develop and manage project budgets effectively and coordinate productively with clients
  • Prepare proposals, reports and other technical documents, monitor field procedures and contribute to research designs
  • Take initiative, resolve problems and create improved procedures to assure tasks are completed in the most effective manner
  • Work closely with SWCA’s managers and directors throughout the company for project work, scheduling and promoting professional credibility


  • Master’s degree or higher in Archaeology, Anthropology or related field preferred
  • 3+ years of project management experience
  • Demonstrated business development experience
  • Ability to be listed on the Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) and to be listed on SWCA permits preferred
  • Experience in scheduling and budgeting of large, multi-year projects related to cultural resources
  • Excellent technical writing skills with a record of completing technical reports in a timely fashion
  • Experience preparing cultural resources NEPA documentation is a plus
  • Ability to work independently as well as supervise small or large field crews
  • Ability to work with a variety of colleagues, clients and agency representatives
  • A commitment to quality coupled with a willingness to assume fiscal and scheduling responsibilities for projects of all sizes and scopes

About SWCA:

Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, SWCA has offices throughout the West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest and the Pacific Islands. Since its founding in 1981, SWCA has achieved a national reputation for providing its clients with professional integrity as well as creative solutions based on sound science. SWCA ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.

We offer a team-oriented work environment, and a competitive compensation and benefits package, including an employee stock ownership plan (retirement).

Visit SWCA’s web site,, and discover why SWCA is a great place to work for environmental professionals interested in sound science and creative solutions.

How to Apply:

A cover letter and resume must be received through our online application system to receive consideration. Please click the link below to apply:

Cultural Resources Senior Project Manager

In support of our value of integrity, SWCA promotes a safe and drug free workplace. We participate in e-verify and pre-employment background screening services. SWCA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans to apply.

Institution or Company offering position: 
SWCA Environmental Consultants
Contact Name: 
Human Resources