Topic ID #34462 - posted 1/15/2015 2:36 AM

Archeological Technician, GS-0102-04 - few vacancies, Hathaway Pines/Sonora, CA

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Archeological Technician
Department:Department Of Agriculture
Agency:Forest Service
Job Announcement Number:15-TEMP-R5102-S4-ARCH-DT-MC
SALARY RANGE:    $13.68 to $13.68 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD:    Thursday, January 15, 2015 to Wednesday, January 21, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0102-04
POSITION INFORMATION:    Multiple Schedules - Temporary
DUTY LOCATIONS:    Few vacancies in the following location(s):
Hathaway Pines, CA View Map
Sonora, CA View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:    US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
A career with the Forest Service will challenge you to manage and care for more than 193 million acres of our nation's most magnificent lands, conduct research through a network of forest and range experiment stations and the Forest Products Laboratory, and provide assistance to State and private forestry agencies.
It's an awesome responsibility - but the rewards are as limitless as the views.
These positions are temporary and have a Not-to-Exceed date. However, an extension of the appointment may be possible without further competition. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds.
This vacancy announcement is for one or more locations throughout Region 5. The number and location of positions to be filled will be dependent upon individual unit needs.
These positions are located on a Forest Service unit and is responsible for providing technical support to the heritage resources staff.
TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT: Some positions will have varying work schedules. Some positions may have irregular and protracted hours of work. Tours of duty include full-time or less than full-time and will involve working weekends or irregular work hours. Considerable travel may be required. Some positions involve work that requires travel away from the official duty location to remote worksites within commuting distance (49 miles).
Positions will be filled as a temporary appointment up to 6 months or as a not to exceed (NTE) 1 year which can be extended 1 additional year.
Hourly wage as shown is Rest of U.S. (RUS). Specific wage rate will vary by location and may be higher or lower than the amount shown on the vacancy announcement.
The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career- Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply.
Occasional Travel
Per Work Assignment
Must be a U.S. Citizen/National to apply
Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with the Selective Service
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Assists in performing procedural archeological fieldwork assignments using compass, topographical map, and aerial photographs, and/or GPS unit to conduct archeological surveys and to record site locations. Searches areas for surface historic and prehistoric archaeological remains and artifacts. Assists with determining the exact locations of sites and marks them on maps and/or aerial photographs and plots with GPS units. Assists in recording information on archeological site survey forms and prepares simple reports and field notes. Assists with the cleaning and cataloging of artifacts recovered from inventories and excavations. Assists in site testing and excavation. Applies coding information and/or labels to artifacts, slides, photographs, datasets, and narrative information to ensure that their relationships are cataloged and maintained.

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