JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
The Native American Cultural Monitor is a staff representative between Federal, State, Public, and County agencies and the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Tribal Historic Preservation Office (THPO). The Monitor will be assigned to development/construction projects to participate and obtain firsthand knowledge of archaeological excavations and construction in areas that are known to have cultural sensitivity or have the potential for cultural deposit. It is anticipated that the Monitor will receive various assignments and that in some sensitive areas may encounter buried artifacts, features and possibly human remains.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (other duties may be assigned)
• Ability to recognize cultural artifacts, human remains, village sites, midden deposits; must have the ability to read maps
• Monitor all ground distributing activity including mass grading, grubbing, weed abatement, trenching and any excavation on previously disturbed and undisturbed ground.
• Does or oversees field inspections of proposed projects areas to determine the likelihood or the presence of cultural resources, and the potential archaeological sensitivity of the area
GAMING EXPERIENCE NOT REQUIRED