Topic ID #34725 - posted 2/3/2015 2:09 AM

Archaeologist, GS-0193-09 - few vacancies, Grangeville, ID

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Archaeologist
Department:Department Of Agriculture
Agency:Forest Service
Job Announcement Number:15-TEMP-R10193-9-ARCH-DT-RK
SALARY RANGE:    $23.19 to $23.19 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD:    Tuesday, February 3, 2015 to Monday, February 9, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0193-09
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full-Time - Temporary
DUTY LOCATIONS:    Few vacancies in the following location:
Grangeville, ID 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.
This position is temporary and has 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 the Northern Region, Region 1. The number and location of positions to be filled will be dependent upon individual unit needs.
The position is located on a Forest Service unit. The incumbent is responsible for inventory, evaluation, and advice on heritage and cultural resource management, including determination of effects of projects on cultural resources and recommended mitigation.
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).
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.
Not Required
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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Provides advice on identification and management of Heritage and Cultural Resources Program, including development of immediate objectives, integration with resource activities, and establishment or priorities. Assists in ensuring integration with heritage and cultural resource activities and establishment of priorities. The Heritage and Cultural Resource Program covers one or more resource area, such as the protection of historic and pre-historic properties and artifacts. Coordinates the budget and project plan of work for the unit's archeological and cultural activities within the NF unit.
Designs inventory strategies as part of the land use planning process based on Forest-wide priorities and needs.
Organizes, supervises, or directly performs inventory of areas. Work includes preparation of maps, inventories, reports, and records related to the discovery, protection, inventory, salvage, and interpretation of heritage and cultural resource areas.
Reviews reports as part of project planning to evaluate the quality of the inventory, the completeness of the report, and the significance of heritage or cultural sites found. Prepares determinations of effect for such projects identified during project inventories. Recommends mitigation procedures.
Determines eligibility of historical properties for the National Register of Historic Places.
Provides heritage and cultural resource management orientation to Forest Service personnel on statutes, regulations and purpose of work to be performed.
Interprets heritage and cultural resources to the public and professional contacts through presentations at visitor facilities, professional journals, etc.
Develops contract specifications for heritage and cultural resource work and as delegated, acts as COR or inspector on such contracts.
Assists in developing and carrying out projects related to stewardship enhancement and public interpretation of heritage and cultural resources, such as partnership agreements and site steward programs.
Interprets heritage and cultural resources to public and professional contacts through presentations at professional conferences, visitor facilities, professional journals, etc.
Ensures program data for documentation submission including contracts, National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) eligibility criteria, legal documents to fulfill programmatic requirements, and internal reports.

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