Site Monitor (Casual)

Open Date: 02/03/2020

Requisition Number: 031-2019

Department: Cultural Resources
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Reports to: Cultural Resources Manager
Location: Valley Center, CA

OPPORTUNITY: This position, under the direction of the Cultural Resources Manager, is responsible for the prevention, collection and on-site monitoring of excavations and work areas on Tribal lands. This position will conduct business in a professional and cordial manner that will uphold the integrity and reputation of Rincon.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE AND/OR TRAINING: High School Diploma or GED; 1 to 2 years of related work experience in site monitoring or archaeological work (preferred).

WORK-RELATED KNOWLEDGE: Ability to read topographical maps and locate future inclusion; knowledge of federal health codes; knowledge of Native American sites, cultures, religion, ceremony and burial practices; knowledge of techniques used to collect on-site data.

LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS: Valid driver’s license.


  1. Ability to identify archaeological deposits and potential areas of impact, and work with cultural resource teams to preserve and protect native burials and significant finds.
  2. Work collaboratively to carefully observe and identify potential significant archaeological finds, human remains and prevent destruction.
  3. Prevent archaeological artifact loss and insensitive desecration of Native American remains in site work areas or during excavations.
  4. Examine and identify archaeological finds and assess their significance; carry out a treatment plan.
  5. Work with Tribal employees, local law enforcement officials and Native American agencies during excavations.
  6. Partner with cultural department and museums in relation to archaeological data base.
  7. Collect on-site data and information in relation to excavation or archaeological finds.
  8. Attend conferences and technical related trainings as directed.

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

HOW TO APPLY: Submit a resume to the Human Resources Department, One Government Center Lane, Valley Center, California 92082, or e-mail to

Tribal preference will be given to eligible Rincon Tribal Members who meet the minimum qualifications background investigation, drug and alcohol screening is required as a condition of employment. Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians is an equal opportunity employer.