Topic ID #34364 - posted 1/6/2015 3:48 PM

Seasonal Archaeological Technicians - Kaibab National Forest, AZ

Jennifer Palmer




on the

Kaibab National Forest

North Rim of

The Grand Canyon

The North Kaibab Ranger District is hiring seasonal archaeological technicians for the 2015 field season.

Several positions are available at the GS-5 ($15.31/hr) and GS-7 (18.96/hr) levels. Work is anticipated to run from April/May (GS-7) and May/June (GS-5) through September. Work will include archeological survey and site recording for several Forest Service projects. Government housing is available at Jacob Lake, Arizona for about $200/mo.

The application period is January 30th-February 6th, 2015. Apply between these dates at to announcement numbers:



Select Jacob Lake and Fredonia, AZ

The North Kaibab is situated on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon and is located within driving distance of many outstanding National Parks and Monuments. Elevation ranges between 3,000-9,000 feet. Archaeological sites span from the Paleo-Indian through the historic period and include extensive Puebloan architecture and ceramics.

Opportunities to participate in archaeological site protection on wildland fires may be available, though fire qualifications are not a job requirement. Candidates must pass a Fire Physical, a “Pack Test” and attend a one-week Fire School. The Forest Service will pay for the physical and Fire School Training. The “Pack Test” requires one to walk 3 miles on flat ground, while wearing a 45 pound weighted vest in under 45 minutes.

For more information on how to apply please contact:

Britt Betenson at 928-643-8184

Kaibab National Forest

North Kaibab Ranger District

430 South Main

Fredonia, AZ 86022


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