Topic ID #35182 - posted 3/5/2015 3:44 AM

Archeological Aid, GS-0102-03 - many vacancies, CA



Jennifer Palmer

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Job Title:Archeological Aid
Department:Department Of Agriculture
Agency:Forest Service
Job Announcement Number:15-TEMP-R5102-3-ARCH-DT-MC
SALARY RANGE:    $12.19 to $12.19 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD:    Tuesday, March 3, 2015 to Monday, March 9, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0102-03
POSITION INFORMATION:    Multiple Schedules - Temporary
PROMOTION POTENTIAL:03
DUTY LOCATIONS:    Many vacancies in the following location(s):
Adin, CA View Map
Alturas, CA View Map
Oroville, CA View Map
Susanville, CA View Map
Tulelake, CA View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:    US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
SECURITY CLEARANCE:    Not Applicable
SUPERVISORY STATUS:    No
JOB SUMMARY:
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.
Candidates for the position who submit a completed application by midnight eastern standard time on March 12, 2014 will be considered and referred to the hiring manager prior to those who apply after this date. Therefore, you are encouraged to apply for the position as soon as possible. This announcement will remain open until the closing date indicated; however, those who apply after the cut-off date will be referred to the hiring manager only if no selection is made from the initial group. In the event an applicant makes corrections and resubmits their application, the date the application is last submitted will be used to determine those who are considered to have met the cut-off for referral to the hiring manager.
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. It serves as a member of an archeological survey crew. The position is established for the purpose of aiding in basic archeological compliance through field work.
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. http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/
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.
 
TRAVEL REQUIRED
Occasional Travel
Per Work Assignment
RELOCATION AUTHORIZED
No
KEY REQUIREMENTS
Must be a U.S.Citizen/National to apply.
Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with the Selective Service.
DUTIES:
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Serves on a team conducting simple surveys and receives training in the use of a compass, topographical maps, and aerial photographs. Assists in recording information about sites found on standard archaeological forms. Assists with marking site boundaries with flagging tape. Assists in preparing site sketch maps and assists in taking photographs of visible remains. Assists with the collecting of samples of artifacts and plotting their locations.

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