Topic ID #34417 - posted 1/14/2015 2:28 AM

Eastern Regional Office Archaeologist - Virginia Dept of Historic Resources

Jennifer Palmer

Position Information
Working Title Eastern Regional Office Archaeologist  
Role Title Hist/Arch & Preserv III - 29033  
Job Open Date 01-12-2015  
Job Close Date
Jobs close at 5pm EST. 01-26-2015
Job Type Detail
Definition Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1  
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No  
Hiring Range $41,778 - $55,000  
Agency Dept of Historic Resources (423)  
Agency Website Click Here for Agency Website  
Location Richmond (City) - 760  
Position Number 00010  
Job Posting Number 0086858  
Does this position have telework options? Yes  
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No  
Type of Recruitment
Definition General Public - G  
Job Type
Definition Full-Time (Salaried)  
Pay Band 05  
Job Description Responsible for developing, implementing and managing historic preservation program (with emphasis on archaeology) for the Eastern Regional Preservation Office, headquartered in Richmond, including the identification, recordation, evaluation and conservation of prehistoric and historic archaeological resources in the Eastern Regional Preservation Office service area. Position works closely with statewide and local archaeological societies, local governments, civic/historical organizations, institutions of higher learning, state agencies, and the general public.  
Minimum Qualifications Applicants must meet the Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualification Standards. Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in historic preservation, environmental law, history, archaeology, architectural history, anthropology, architecture, landscape architecture, preservation planning, or a related historic preservation discipline. Working knowledge of and ability to conduct archaeological surveys and excavations, including completion of background archival studies, evaluation of resources, conservation of resources and preparation of summary reports. Ability to collect, analyze and integrate technical data on prehistoric and historic archaeological resources and to carry projects to completion. Knowledge of archaeological resources in Virginia and/or the Mid-Atlantic region. Knowledge of applicable archaeological and preservation laws, regulations and guidelines. Demonstrated ability to: apply technical and scientific principles and practices to archaeological and preservation programs; identify and analyze archaeological data and interpret results; design, conduct and oversee field projects; determine, assess and document significance of archaeological resources; evaluate the work of others; and communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Proficiency in Window-based computer programs and applications including word processing and data base management programs for cultural resource management.  
Preferred Qualifications Education and experience commensurate with the qualification standards for archaeology by the Secretary of the Interior preferred. Graduate degree in archaeology or related field is highly desirable. 
Thie position has a salary career potenial to $91,896.  
Special Requirements  
Special Instructions to Applicants To be considered for this position you must complete a state application through the on-line employment system at by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 26, 2015. Resumes may be attached but may not substitute for the on-line state application.  

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