Topic ID #34566 - posted 1/22/2015 2:40 AM

Archeologist, GS-0193-11 - Yuma Proving Ground, AZ

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Archeologist
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:Army Installation Management Command
Job Announcement Number:WTYU154637091306843D
SALARY RANGE:    $58,562.00 to $76,131.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:    Thursday, January 22, 2015 to Wednesday, February 11, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0193-11
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Permanent
DUTY LOCATIONS:    1 vacancy in the following location:
Yuma Proving Ground, AZ View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:    United States Citizens
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
About the Position: U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground (YPG) is located near the Arizona-California-Mexico border, adjacent to the Colorado River, approximately 15 miles north of the outskirts of the city of Yuma (pop 87,000), Arizona. Yuma is a 2.5 hour drive from San Diego, CA and Phoenix, AZ along Interstate Highway 8 and a 5-6 hour drive from Las Vegas, NV. Situated in the far-southwest corner of the state, the proving ground is in the heart of the great Sonoran desert where the US Army tests mortar, artillery, aircraft target acquisition equipment and armament, armored and wheeled vehicles, and a variety of munitions, and personnel and supply parachute systems to ensure that America’s ground forces have the equipment necessary to win our nation’s battles. With a land mass of approximately 1300 square miles, YPG proudly holds the distinction of being one of the largest military installations in the world.
Most of the civilian workforce participate in a 4-day work week (Monday-Thursday) schedule, providing ample off-duty opportunity to enjoy abundant year round recreational opportunities such as golf, fishing, hunting, swimming, tubing, hiking, off-roading, or visiting local historical venues.
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens
Occasional Travel
Temporary Duty (TDY) travel is 5 percent
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are authorized
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Serve as a professional archeologist, providing assistance to the Cultural Resource Manager in the administration of the Installation Cultural Resources Management Program. Conduct archeological and historic cultural resource projects. Plan, schedule, budget, research analyze, and evaluate projects. Plan, conduct and supervise cultural resources investigations including records and literature searches, archival studies, and fieldwork consisting of reconnaissance and intensive surveys, test excavations, and data recovery excavations. Prepare required documentation and correspondence for compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and other pertinent Federal directives. Prepare briefings, lectures, workshops, displays, and articles on cultural resources related to installation projects. Provide cultural resource related training.

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