Topic ID #35990 - posted 8/4/2015 1:37 AM

Student Trainee (Archeological Technician), GS-0199-05, 4 vacancies, SEAC, Tallahassee, FL

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Student Trainee (Archeological Technician)
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:SEAC-1454853-15-DEU
SALARY RANGE:    $31,944.00 to $41,530.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:    Monday, August 3, 2015 to Monday, August 17, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0199-05
POSITION INFORMATION:    Multiple Schedules - Internships NTE 1 Year
DUTY LOCATIONS:    4 vacancies in the following location:
Tallahassee, FL View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:    Pathways Internship Eligibles who attend school or live within the local commuting area of Tallhassee, FL.
SECURITY CLEARANCE:    Q - Nonsensitive
Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service as we prepare for a second century of Stewardship and Engagement.  Become a part of our mission to connect with our past and create important connections to the future by building a rich and lasting legacy for the next generation of park visitors, supporters and advocates.
The employees of the National Park Service care for the special places that are the heritage of all Americans. Since its inception in 1916, the National Park Service has been dedicated to the preservation and management of this country's outstanding natural, historical, and recreational resources.

Who May Apply: Students eligible for the Pathway's Internship Program.
This position is being filled in the excepted service under the Pathway's Internship Program. The Pathway's Internship Program is designed to provide students with paid work opportunities in agencies to explore Federal careers while still in school. To learn more about the Pathways Internship Program please visit Interns appointed from this vacancy will be in placed in position expected to last no more than one year. The appointment may be extended until the selectee's educational program requirements have been completed. Upon successful completion of his/her education and program requirements, the intern may be converted to a permanent or term position. Conversion is neither mandatory nor guaranteed.
To be eligible for a Pathway's Program Internship, you must meet the following requirements:

You must be a student accepted for enrollment or enrolled in a degree or certificate program on at least a half-time basis and remain in good standing.
Enrollment must be with an accredited educational institution or state approved home-school. These may include high schools, colleges,universities, technical trade, vocational, or business schools, and state approved home school secondary and post-secondary programs.
Qualifying certificate programs are post-high school programs equivalent to at least one academic year of full-time study that is part of an accredited college-level, technical, trade, vocational, or business school curriculum. ยท Educational institutions must be accredited by the organizations recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. To see if your school is accredited, please visit:
Selectees will be required to sign a Pathway's Participant agreement and must maintain status as a student in good standing throughout the duration of the appointment.
This announcement will be used to fill full-time or part-time internship positions. However, work schedule may be changed/reduced depending on workload or funding.This is a temporary position is not to exceed 1 year with possible extensions as long as the incumbent remains eligible for the Pathways Internship Program.
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Occasional Travel
To Project Sites
U.S. Citizenship is required
Pre-employment background investigation is required
Enrolled at least half-time at a qualifying educational institution
At least 16 years of age
All supporting documents must be received by the closing date
Direct deposit required
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The primary duties of this job include conducting archeological monitoring, survey, and excavation of archeological resources in the parks, and sometimes as part of technical assistance rendered to other non-NPS heritage partners. Additional fieldwork includes locating and recording sites, creating and maintaining essential field documentation, collection of archeological and environmental data, and collecting and processing spatial and geophysical data, especially as they pertain to historic period plantations in the Southeast.  Laboratory work includes analysis of artifacts, spatial data, and field data, database entry, and cataloging.  Duties also include the production of summary reports, field catalogs and inventories of archeological data, maps, drawings, and figures for reports, and the completion of Cultural Site Inventory forms. The Archeological Technician also will contribute to Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA) permit tracking, proposal and report reviewing, organization, and other supporting administration. In addition to field and ARPA related work, selectee may also be asked to provide general assistance in a variety of areas related to other federal preservation laws and policy.
Position Location: Southeast Archeological Center, Tallahasse, FL.  Please visit for area information.

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