Topic ID #36033 - posted 8/12/2015 1:35 AM

Archeological Technician (GIS), GS-07 - Term - Phoenix, AZ

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Archeological Technician (GIS)
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:AZSHRO 15-173 DEU-TRM
SALARY RANGE:    $40,471.00 to $52,609.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:    Monday, August 10, 2015 to Friday, August 14, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0102-07
DUTY LOCATIONS:    1 vacancy in the following location:
Phoenix, AZ View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:    United States Citizens
SECURITY CLEARANCE:    Public Trust - Background Investigation
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. For more information about the National Park Service, click National Park Service.
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WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Open to all qualified U.S. citizens. You do not have to be a current or former government employee to be considered for this position.
This is a Term position. Initial appointment is 13 months with possible extensions up to 4 years. This position is also career-seasonal in nature and does not provide employment on a year-round basis. You may work a minimum of 26 weeks (13 pay periods) but generally not more than 48 weeks (24 pay periods) a year. Actual work schedule and period of non-pay is contingent upon operational needs and/or weather conditions.
Occasional Travel
Occassional travel may be required
U.S. Citizenship Required
Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.
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The incumbent will work in the Resource Management division of the Southern Arizona Office (SOAR), supporting cultural resources and geography projects at 10 Southern Arizona National Park units and beyond.  This will include:
Field and office work, including data collection to support the SOAR cultural resources spatial documentation program; GIS project execution, including planning, data acquisition, cartography and drawing, processing, documentation, and reporting; management of spatial and non-spatial resource data in accordance with servicewide standards and guidelines; and assistance with SOAR archeoloy projects, potentially including survey, testing, condition assessment, documentation, and reporting.
 PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is partially sedentary with prolonged standing, walking, and bending often required. Heavy items (e.g., packs up to 50 pounds) must be lifted and carried on a routine basis.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work is performed both in an office setting and in the field. Survey and excavation work is typically performed in isolated areas; the incumbent must therefore be familiar wit outdoor safety and survival skills and must be able to operate a vehicle on rough roads. Sustained periods of camping under primitive conditions are possible.
AREA INFORMATION/HOUSING INFORMATION: Greater Phoenix has an abundance of golf courses, parks, public swimming pools and bike paths. For the sports fans Phoenix is home to the NBA’s Phoenix Suns, NFL's Arizona Cardinals; Major League Baseball’s Arizona Diamondbacks and the NHL’s Phoenix Coyotes. Across the state, more than 11 million acres of national forest lands provide a varied playground for those who enjoy skiing, horseback riding, hunting, fishing, boating, hiking or camping. For the more adventurous, there's white water rafting on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon! For city dwellers, the valley boasts exceptional shopping and retail establishments, restaurants and night life. The valley is also rapidly gaining prominence as a Mecca for the arts. Phoenix possesses world class museums, a ballet, symphony orchestra and several theater companies. For more information on the City of Phoenix, visit the Chamber of Commerce site at

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