Topic ID #37261 - posted 8/1/2016 3:18 AM

Archeologist, GS-09 - Elkins, WV

Jennifer Palmer

Agency Contact Information
 1 vacancy - Elkins, WV
Work Schedule is Full-Time - Recent Graduates
Opened Monday 8/1/2016
(0 day(s) ago)
 Closes Friday 8/5/2016
(4 day(s) away)
Salary Range
$48,968.00 to $48,968.00 / Per Year
Series & Grade
Promotion Potential
Supervisory Status
Who May Apply
Recent Graduates from qualifying institutions having completed an academic program within the preceding two years. Preference eligible veterans who were precluded by their military service obligation from meeting this requirement will have up to six years to apply.
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Job Overview
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.
The Recent Graduates Program affords developmental experiences in the Federal Government intended to promote possible careers in the civil service to individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs.
This position may be filled at the GS-0193-09 grade level with promotion potential to the GS-0193-11.
This is a position on the Monongahela National Forest, and is located in Elkins, WV.  Incumbent serves as an Archaeologist responsible for inventory, evaluation, protection and development of historic and prehistoric sites. The responsibilities will require travel over rough, uneven, and steep terrain. For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact ((see listing))
As a condition of employment, a mobility agreement is required. The incumbent may be required to transfer to another unit upon conversion to a career-conditional or at any time thereafter.
Salary wage as shown is for Rest of the U.S. (RUS). Specific wage rate will vary by location and may be higher or lower than the amount shown on the vacancy announcement. Please click the following link to search for a specific location on the General Schedule Pay Scale:
If you have questions on how to apply, please see the Agency Contact Information which is listed below.
At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity. The duties may include, but are not limited to:
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. 
Travel Required
Occasional Travel
Travel will be required for field work and training.
Relocation Authorized
Job Requirements

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