Topic ID #37758 - posted 12/8/2016 1:57 AM

Archeologist (Recent Graduate), GS-07 - Rock Island, IL

Jennifer Palmer

Archeologist (Recent Graduate)
Agency Contact Information
1 vacancy in the following location:
 Rock Island, IL
Work Schedule is Full Time - Recent Graduates
Opened Friday 12/2/2016
(6 day(s) ago)
 Closes Monday 12/12/2016
(4 day(s) away)
Salary Range
$40,061.00 to $52,079.00 / Per Year
Series & Grade
Promotion Potential
Supervisory Status
Who May Apply
Student/Internship Program Eligibles
Control Number
Job Announcement Number
Job Overview
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
About the Position:
This position is part of the Army Civilian Training, Education, and Development System (ACTEDS) and is a CIVILIAN position with the Department of Army. The incumbent will serve as an Archeologist trainee with the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).
This is a Career Program (CP) #18 position. 
Position(s) will be filled under the Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program.
Click here for more information on Pathways program participants. The Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program affords developmental experiences in the Department of Army intended to promote possible careers in the civil service to individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs. Successful applicants are placed in a dynamic, developmental program with the potential to lead to a civil service career in the Federal Government.
After Program completion, Department of the Army Recent Graduates MAY be converted to a permanent position.
To be eligible for conversion to a permanent or term position, Recent Graduates must:
Successfully complete at least 1 year of continuous service in addition to all requirements of the Program.
Demonstrate successful job performance.
Meet the Office of Personnel Management's qualifications for the position to which the Recent Graduate will be converted.
To learn more, please visit:
Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program Eligibles
Positions are open to:
Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years (or will complete no later than December 2016) a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution.
Preference eligible veterans unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, have as much as six years after degree completion to apply.
As an Archeologist (INTERN) you will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
Collects and identifies archeological information from a variety of sources in accordance with specific instructions and established procedures.
Prepares reports documenting anthropological, archaeological, historical investigations for inclusion in environmental documents and compliance with Federal cultural resources directives.
Assists in planning and conducting cultural resources investigations including records and literature searches, archival studies, and field work consisting of reconnaissance and surveys, Global Positions System (GPS) mapping, test excavations, and data recovery excavations.
Perform field investigations to identify, evaluate, excavate, collect, map and interpret soil profiles and stratigraphic relationships for archaeological resources.
Ensure compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act and other applicable laws and regulations, including consultation with review agencies.
Write and prepare for distribution environmental documents as required by the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and other federal government laws and regulations.
Incumbent works under closer supervision and works in a developmental capacity performing assignments and completing training, both of which are aimed in preparing the incumbent to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties outlined in the aforementioned job description. The incumbent receives progressively more responsible assignments as experience and training are received to the next higher level position.
Travel Required
Occasional Travel
Up to 25% Business Travel required
Relocation Authorized
Payment of moving expenses is authorized subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations.
Job Requirements

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