Employment at PAL

Employment Opportunities

PAL staff provide expert consultation as a key part of the mission to promote stewardship of non-renewable cultural resources. PAL’s hiring requirements are aligned with the United States’ Secretary of the Interior Standards and Guidelines for Archaeology and Historic Preservation. PAL professionals meet or exceed the knowledge, skills, and abilities described in these nationally accepted standards which ensure consistency during the identification, evaluation, documentation, interpretation, and treatment of historic and archaeological resources.

PAL staff support federal, state agencies, municipalities, utility companies, engineering firms, property owners, private developers, and non-profit institutions by conducting cultural resource surveys, preservation planning studies, eligibility determinations, environmental impact assessments, and by preparing other regulatory compliance documents. These organizations benefit from PAL’s extensive knowledge of our nation’s past as it relates to state and federal historic preservation compliance. PAL staff play a key role in this interactive process designed to balance the needs of the built environment with the protection of what the American public recognizes as their national heritage.

PAL provides Equal Employment Opportunity for all employees and all applicants for employment and ensures compliance with all state and federal workplace laws. Employment decisions at PAL relating to hiring, terms and conditions, promotion, discharge, salary, benefits, leaves of absence, layoff/recall, job training and other aspects of employment are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information In addition, PAL takes affirmative steps to maintain a diverse and inclusive workforce.

PAL offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid time off, health and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, and a tuition assistance program.








If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and are unable to or limited in your ability to apply for a job opening, you may call the PAL office at 401-728-8780 to request a reasonable accommodation. You may also contact us via fax at 401-728-8784. We will provide a reasonable accommodation to a qualified applicant during the application process to ensure equal access to open positions.


From time to time, PAL has project work and activities well-suited to undergraduate students enrolled in academic programs related to CRM. For more information, please contact Heather Olson with the subject line Internship.

PAL is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities / Women / Veterans / Disabled