Topic ID #36092 - posted 8/31/2015 1:43 AM

Archaeologist, GS-09 - Term NTE 13 months, Glen Canyon NRA, AZ

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Archeologist
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:AZSHRO 15-176 DEU-TRM
SALARY RANGE:    $48,403.00 to $62,920.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:    Sunday, August 30, 2015 to Monday, September 14, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0193-09
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Term NTE 13 Months
DUTY LOCATIONS:    1 vacancy in the following location:
Page, AZ View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:    United States Citizens
SECURITY CLEARANCE:    Q - Nonsensitive
About the Agency

Who may apply: Open to all qualified U.S. citizens
This is a TERM Full-time appointment for which all qualified applicants with or without Federal status may apply and be considered. Appointment to this position, however, will not convey permanent status in the Federal service and will be for a period not to exceed 13 months with possible extensions up to a total of 4 years without further competition.
Area/Housing Information: This position is located at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Page (Wahweap), Arizona, located on the Arizona-Utah border, 135 miles north of Flagstaff, Arizona, the nearest larger community. Wahweap Sub-District is located seven miles from Page. For park information, please visit and for local information, please visit Park housing may be available through the park bid system.
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Occasional Travel
Some travel throughout the Park and Region
U.S. Citizenship Required
Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.
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This position is located in the Division of Resource Management and reports directly to the Chief of Cultural Resource Management. This position participates in, and conducts independently, a variety of archeological and cultural resource tasks including pre-field work, research, survey, reconnaissance, monitoring, test excavation, data recovery excavation, analysis and reporting. Additional duties include, but are not limited to: prepares historic preservation documents, compliance and background material required under Section 106 and 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 As Amended (NHPA), Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, Archeological Resources Protection Act and National Park Service policies and guidelines for planning and construction projects; uses GPS/GIS technologies to document fieldwork and to incorporate finished maps into reports; conducts historical research and oral histories on archaeological sites. May periodically supervise and provide leadership to crews of up to three people or serves as an assistant to supervisor of larger crews during complex projects.
Physical Demands: Incumbent must be physically able to perform all aspects of archeological fieldwork in rough terrain during temperature extremes for prolonged periods. Flying as a passenger in small aircraft which includes helicopters, riding in small boats and operating passenger and 4-wheel drive vehicles are required. Climbing, hiking and backpacking are standard duties; work may require carrying or backpacking weights up to 50 pounds. Incumbent should not have a fear of heights.
Work Environment: Most work is performed in an office setting, but some outdoor work in a desert environment in all kinds of weather; some exposure to risks: traversing steep slopes often through rough outcrops, brush and sand which can contain poisonous snakes, insects, scorpions, etc.

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