Topic ID #37762 - posted 12/8/2016 2:04 AM

Archeological Technician, GS-05/07 - many vacancies, NV, HI, CA, WA

Jennifer Palmer

Archeological Technician
Agency Contact Information
Many vacancies in the following locations:
 Mineral, CA
 Sequoia National Park, CA
 Tulelake, CA
 Whiskeytown, CA
 Yosemite National Park, CA
More Locations (5)
Work Schedule is Full Time - Temporary NTE 1040 hours
Opened Monday 12/5/2016
(3 day(s) ago)
 Closes Friday 12/9/2016
(1 day(s) away)
Salary Range
$15.49 to $20.51 / Per Hour
Series & Grade
Supervisory Status
Who May Apply
United States Citizens
Control Number
Job Announcement Number
Job Overview
Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service, as we prepare for a second century of Stewardship and Engagement. Become a part of our mission to connect with our past and create important connections to the future by building a rich and lasting legacy for the next generation of park visitors, supporters and advocates.
The Pacific West Region is recruiting for summer seasonal Archaeological Technician, GS-0102-05 and GS-01012-07 positions intended to assist permanent staff with archaeological field work.
These are TEMPORARY seasonal positions/appointments not to exceed 6 months (1,039 hours) work in a service year.  Approximate dates of employment will vary between park sites depending on funding, weather conditions and visitation statistics.  Within regulatory limitations, the length of initial appointment may be shortened or extended depending on work availability and funding.  Appointments under this announcement are eligible for rehire and/or extension (when initial appointment is less than 1039 hours) if workload and funding allow. These positions have no promotion potential; if you want to be considered for a higher grade, you must apply for the higher grade.
NOTE:  Multiple positions will be filled at multiple locations.  Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the "Duty Station Locations" list below for specific information about each position, work season, government housing availability, and rate of pay, by clicking on the following links:
The park duty station locations are:
Great Basin National Park: Baker, NV
Kalaupapa National Historical Park: Kalaupapa, HI
Lassen Volcanic National Park: Mineral , CA
Lava Beds National Monument: Tulelake, CA
Mount Rainier National Park: Longmire, WA
North Cascades National Park Complex: Marblemount, WA
San Juan Island National Historical Park: Friday Harbor, WA
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: Sequoia National Park, CA
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area: Whiskeytown, CA
Yosemite National Park: Yosemite National Park ,CA
More positions may be filled than indicated in this announcement if identical vacancies occur within 90 days from the date of issuance of the certificate.  APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT SUBMIT THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION WILL NOT RECEIVE FULL CONSIDERATION.  Please click "Print Preview" to see the full announcement.
GS-05: As an Archeological Technician, you assist in project surveys and site documentation, monitoring ground disturbing activities, small-scale excavations, and re-visiting previously-identified archeological sites to conduct condition assessments and update site forms.  You must have experience using digital cameras, GPS, and other archeological methods and tools, and documenting field survey methods and results. You will gather data, perform data entry, and assist in completing state site forms and contribute to cultural resource survey reports relating to prehistoric and historic archeological sites.  
GS-07: In addition to the duties listed above you may have additional responsibility for leading crews in archeological surveys, monitoring ground disturbing activities, and re-visiting previously-identified archeological sites to conduct condition assessments and update site forms.  You will provide general technical archeological assistance in a variety of areas related to or impacted by the archeological function, including Section 106 compliance, clearance, and planning; archeological assessments, evaluations, and field inspections; etc.
Please click on the "Duty Station Location" links above for more information about specific duties at each park location.
Travel Required
Occasional Travel
Some Travel may be required to meet work demands.
Relocation Authorized
Job Requirements

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