Topic ID #37955 - posted 1/19/2017 1:46 AM

Archeologist, GS-11 - Anchorage, AK

Jennifer Palmer

Archeologist, GS-0193-11
Agency Contact Information
1 vacancy in the following location:
 Anchorage, AK
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent
Opened Wednesday 1/18/2017
(1 day(s) ago)
 Closes Friday 1/27/2017
(8 day(s) away)
Salary Range
$33.22 to $43.19 / Per Hour
Series & Grade
Supervisory Status
Who May Apply
US Citizens or Government-wide career or career-conditional employees; Transfer, Reinstatement and Interchange agreement candidates, persons eligible under certain special hiring authorities; VEOA eligibles (veterans must be honorably separated and either a preference eligible or have substantially completed three or more years of active service or veterans who were released shortly before completing a 3-year tour are considered to be eligible). CTAP and ICTAP eligibles in the commuting area.
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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.
This position is located at the Anchorage office of Lake Clark National Park and Preserve.  For more information about the park and about Anchorage please go to: and
PERMANENT CAREER SEASONAL:  This position is a permanent career seasonal position. The work schedule provides for at least 36 weeks of full-time work, and up to 16 weeks of non-duty/non-pay time, per year. It is possible that work time can be extended depending on budget, workload, weather, or for other reasons. When your services are not required, you will be placed in non-pay/non-duty status. You will have the option to continue your health coverage while in non-pay. The season is expected to last 8 months, beginning in March until the end of October. The employee is expected to be in non-duty/non-pay status from November through February. Additional work may be available on a project basis.
There is one vacancy; however, this announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies if they become available.
Government housing is not available.
The incumbent serves as an archeologist for Lake Clark National Park and Preserve in the Cultural Resources Division in Anchorage, Alaska.  Supervision is provided by the Lake Clark Chief of Cultural Resources.  This position will: 
·  Serve as an advisor to park management on cultural resources.  Identify, evaluate, and monitor cultural resources; identify potential threats; and makes recommendations to management regarding status and mitigation of impacts (present and future).
·  Represent the superintendent when working with others on archeological matters.  Develop and maintain liaisons and effective working relations with related groups and individuals, agencies, and the public.
·  Determine research needs and coordinate efforts toward obtaining research through various programs, grants, and contracts.  Review archeological research project proposals, scopes of work, and task directives prepared for planning and other management purposes, including resources management plans. 
· Plan and conduct archeological research for planning documents, including general management plans, resources management plans, environmental impact statements, environmental assessments, archeological overviews and assessments, and archeological field investigations of all types, as required to meet the needs of the parks.
·  Design, implement, and supervise multi-phased archeological projects involving documentary, archival, and collections research; field investigations (both survey and excavation); laboratory analysis of recovered data; and professional report writing.
·  Incorporate appropriate GIS technology into the position and use automatic methods of data collection, analysis or illustration.
·   Make significant contributions to the preparation of historic preservation documentation, compliance and background materials for clearances, permits, licenses etc.
·  The position has a strong field component that involves multi-day trips between the months of April and October, to remote locations within the park using helicopters, fixed wing aircraft, motorized and non-motorized watercraft, or by hiking.
For specific area and housing information, or information directly pertaining to vacancy status, contact: ((see listing))
Travel Required
25% or Greater
Up to 10 nights per month from May-Sept, with the bulk of the travel occurring June-August
Relocation Authorized
Travel, transportation and relocation expenses are authorized as described in the Federal Travel Regulations and Departmental policy.
Job Requirements

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