Topic ID #37761 - posted 12/8/2016 2:02 AM

Archeology Technician, GS-06/07 - Doniphan, MO

Jennifer Palmer

Archeology Technician
Agency Contact Information
 1 vacancy - Doniphan, MO
Work Schedule is Full-Time - Permanent
Opened Wednesday 12/7/2016
(1 day(s) ago)
 Closes Monday 12/12/2016
(4 day(s) away)
Salary Range
$36,025.00 to $40,033.00 / Per Year
Series & Grade
Promotion Potential
Supervisory Status
Who May Apply
US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
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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.
This position is located on the Mark Twain National Forest with duty location in Doniphan Missouri.
This position is responsible for providing technical support to the heritage resources staff. 
For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact ((see listing))
The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career-Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply.
Analyzes archeological data in preparing reports, for situations where precedents are not fully applicable; makes recommendations to be used in "determinations of effect" and "determinations of eligibility" by the archaeologist; applies scientific methods to survey parcels of land to determine likely sites of archeological interest.
Adapts ground search strategies as determined by specific project requirements i.e., terrain, vegetation cover, and time frames; produces site and survey maps; transfers GPS data to a GIS Arc View program loaded in a computer to create a map; monitors archeological projects to ensure sufficiency of fieldwork and insures that archeology work assignments are carried out in safe, timely manner according to established standards and procedures; reviews work in progress to see that standards for pre-field research, survey design, site recording, graphics, and final report are being met.
Prepares Cultural Resource Inventory reports and site forms; responsible for the preparation of archaeological and historical information to create interpretive materials for display and dissemination; compiles and reports information about the nature and extent of known cultural resources.
Interviews source individuals concerning project areas; engages in conversation with co-workers within and outside the immediate unit and with the general public or contractor personnel to obtain advice and direction, report on findings, and discuss recommended mitigation measures.
Travel Required
Occasional Travel
Travel to other Forest locations. Occasional travel to meetings and training.
Relocation Authorized
Job Requirements

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