Topic ID #37899 - posted 1/12/2017 3:38 AM

Archeologist (Recent Graduates), GS-05, 3 vacancies, Lincoln, NE

Jennifer Palmer

Archeologist (Recent Graduates)
Agency Contact Information
3 vacancies in the following location:
 Lincoln, NE
Work Schedule is Full Time - Recent Graduates NTE 1 year
Opened Tuesday 1/10/2017
(2 day(s) ago)
 Closes Thursday 1/19/2017
(7 day(s) away)
Salary Range
$32,844.00 to $42,702.00 / Per Year
Series & Grade
Promotion Potential
Supervisory Status
Who May Apply
Recent Graduates
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. For more information about the National Park Service, click National Park Service.
Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution
Individuals who, due to military service obligation, were precluded from applying to the Recent Graduates Program during any portion of the 2-year eligibility period described above shall have a full 2-year period of eligibility upon release or discharge from active duty.  This eligibility period cannot extend more than 6 years from the date on which the requirements for the academic course of study were met.
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 and is one of three different paths available under the Pathways Program.   The program duration is one year and upon successful completion of program requirements, the incumbent may be converted to a term, career, or career conditional position.
Vacancy ID NUMBER (VIN): 1887531
This is an Excepted Service, Schedule D, 213.3112(a)(2), position.
Number of Vacancies: This announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies if necessary.
Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid.  All travel, transportation and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the sole responsibility of the selected employee.  
Incumbent participates in basic archeological field surveys by walking over the landscape and searching for archeological features and artifacts. Records data and prepares survey records (e.g., site maps, photographs, surface artifact analysis forms, field notes, etc.).  Processes specimens recovered in the field.  Prepares specimens for curation.  Prepares educational material utilizing archeological technical resources.  Presents archeological education to educators, students and the public via written and oral formats. Manages archeological information with modern technology:  maintains and use databases, online formats, and teleconferencing.
Physical Demands:
The work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing, walking over rough, uneven. or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping. stretching, reaching or similar activities; and recurring lifting of moderately heavy items. 
Work Environment:
Work is performed both indoors and occasionally outdoors with moderate risks. 
Area Information: 
Lincoln is the Capital of Nebraska and is located in the Eastern side of Nebraska. There is a wide variety of housing available in the area. Lincoln has earned a reputation as one of the Midwest's most beloved cities. Home to fine culinary and artistic treasures; a budding live music scene; parks, golf courses and an extensive trail network; and a friendly Midwestern attitude, Lincoln offers the exhilaration of a big city and the serenity of the countryside all in one place. Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Lincoln spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.14 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
For more information about the Midwest Archeological Center visit us here:  
Travel Required
Occasional Travel
1 to 5 Nights Per Month
Relocation Authorized
Job Requirements

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