Chumash Enterprises

Cultural Monitor

ID 2024-1934
Tribal Operations
Position Type
US-CA-Santa Ynez


The Cultural Monitor works with archaeologists and developers on projects, observing ground disturbing activities associated with new development, archaeological surveys, federal, state, and local infrastructure (i.e. road widening, HOV, waterlines, utilities, etc.), and improvement work to assure the protection of cultural and spiritually significant sites.


  • Observes and monitors ground disturbance on construction projects for cultural material and/or Native American Human Remains.
  • Maintains required certifications for hazardous material, safety, and other site-specific certifications.
  • Attends scheduled cultural monitored classes.
  • Upholds a work environment that promotes teamwork, partnership, recognition, mutual respect, and collaboration while role modeling the company values, behaviors, and culture of One.Team.Chumash.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED Certificate.
  • Cultural Monitor Training initial class and on-going training is required.
  • One year of Cultural Monitor experience is required.
  • Two years prior work experience in Archeology, Native American Studies or equivalent field is preferred.
  • OSHA's Hazardous Waste and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training and certification is preferred.
  • Basic computer proficiency utilizing Microsoft applications, email, and internet.
  • Native American hiring preference applies.
  • Attention to Detail: Taking responsibility for a thorough and detailed method of working.
  • Planning and Organizing: Setting priorities and defining actions, time, and resources needed to achieve predefined goals.
  • Teamwork: Working as a productive member of a cohesive group toward a common goal and contributing to team development and effective team dynamics.
  • Continuous Learning: Actively and continuously gaining insight of strengths and weaknesses to identify the relevant areas that need further development (with regard to skills and knowledge) and acting upon it.
  • Results Orientation: Being persistent and showing perseverance on achieving concrete and tangible results out of personal responsibility; getting optimum results from situations and being ready to take action and show tenacity in case of obstacles or resistance.


100 Via Juana Drive

Minimum Pay Rate

$23.62 per hour + $5.00 Premium

Maximum Pay Rate

$26.07 per hour + $5.00 Premium


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