Topic ID #37544 - posted 10/27/2016 2:15 AM

Archeologist, GS-11/12 - Warren, PA

Jennifer Palmer

Agency Contact Information
 1 vacancy - Warren, PA
Work Schedule is Full-Time - Permanent
Opened Wednesday 10/26/2016
(1 day(s) ago)
 Closes Friday 11/4/2016
(8 day(s) away)
Salary Range
$59,246.00 to $92,316.00 / Per Year
Series & Grade
Promotion Potential
Supervisory Status
Who May Apply
Current permanent Federal employees with competitive status, reinstatement eligibles, persons with disabilities, VEOA eligibles, certain military spouses, 30% or more disabled veterans, former Peace Corps or VISTA volunteers, CTAP/RPL/ICTAP eligibles, and Farm Service Agency permanent county employees.
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Job Overview
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.
This position is located on the Allegheny National Forest, Supervisor's Office, in Warren, PA.
The position serves as the Forest Archeologist/Heritage Program Manager.  As such is responsible for providing cultural resource management support for the Forest as well as inventory, evaluation, protection and development of historic and prehistoric sites.
Serves a Forest Tribal Relations Program Manager and is responsible for primary government to government consultation.  Consults and coordinates with Native American tribes under provisions of the National Historic Preservation Act, Native American Graves Protection Act and Forest/Tribal MOU.
For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Carrie Gilbert at 814-728-6171 or
Duties listed are at the full performance level (GS-12).
Reviews and analyzes heritage resource laws, regulations and policies for impacts on forest management programs and consistency with regional and national objectives.  Coordinates remedial actions to ensure compliance; knowledge of federal, state and agency laws and regulations pertaining to heritage resources management, including National Environmental Policy Act, National Historic Preservation Act, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act and the Archaeological Resources Protection Act.  
Provides guidance to line officers and other Forest staff in marking, protecting, and salvaging of archeological and historical sites; consults and coordinates with Native American Tribes under provisions of the National Historic Preservation Act, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, the Archaeological Resources Protection Act, Forest/Tribal MOU’s, and any other law regulation, policy, or issue pertaining to heritage resources and historic preservation.  
Has final review authority and responsibility over all work, reports, recommendations and evaluations made by other archaeologists or heritage paraprofessionals working for the Forest Service unit.
Recommends and carries out required elements of research plans related to studies, excavations, artifact analysis and the content of reports.  Reviews heritage resource reports for completeness and to determine significance.  
Evaluates archeological and historical sites and identifies which are appropriate for inclusion to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP).  Responsible for the individual and thematic eligibility assessments of selected sites or classes of sites. 
Develops Forest wide heritage resources management budget, and recommends budget allocation strategies to Forest leadership and staff. 
Works with special interest groups and local organizations in informing the public about the Forest’s cultural resources and developing interpretive programs and information for interested publics.
Travel Required
Occasional Travel
Occasional travel may be required for training, meetings, and site visits.
Relocation Authorized
Entitlements for payment of basic moving expenses, as required and to the extent allowed by the Federal Travel Regulations (FTR) 302-3.101, are authorized for eligible applicants changing duty station when the change meets the distance tests as provided in FTR 302-1.1 and 302-2.6. In addition, the following relocation benefits are available: house hunting trip, temporary quarters, or other relocation benefits may be negotiated with selectee.
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