Topic ID #38644 - posted 8/25/2017 1:28 AM

Archeologist, GS-11 (Status) - Jackson, WY

Jennifer Palmer

Forest Service
Open & closing dates
 2017-08-25 to 2017-09-05
$60,210 to $78,270 / per year
Pay scale & grade
GS 11
0193 Archeology
Appointment type
Work schedule
Job announcement number
Control number
Jackson, WY
1 vacancy
This job is open to
Federal employees
Current or former competitive service employees. Includes merit promotion, CTAP, ICTAP, and Transfer.
Individuals with a disability
Military Spouses
Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista
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 Bridger-Teton National Forest in Jackson, Wyoming.
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This position is responsible for inventory evaluation protection, and development of historic and prehistoric sites. 
Develops, coordinates, and implements the Forest program for Heritage Resource Program, including policy formulation, development of immediate and long-range objectives, integration with resource activities, and establishment or priorities.  Ensures that scientific and systematic procedures are followed in identifying, evaluating, and classifying cultural resource areas.  
Develops the unit’s budget and project plan of work.  Plans, directs, coordinates and executes surveys for the location and verification of archeological and historical sites and provides guidance to the line management in marking, protection, and salvage of these sites.  
Prepares technical approval for documentation submitted for program matters, including contracts, National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) eligibility criteria, and other required internal reports.  Prepares contract specifications for surveys or salvage of cultural and heritage resource sites and monitors contract operations. Acts as COR inspector on such contracts.  Prepares reports for publication in professional journals.  
Consults with recognized Indian Tribes under provisions of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), and Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation (NAGPRA).  Represents the Forest at Regional and National scientific organization and society meetings and presents technical papers on the progress of archeological activities and results of investigations.  

Supervisory Status
Promotion Potential
Travel Required
Occasional Travel
Travel consists of meetings, trainings and field work.
Relocation Authorized
Entitlements for payment of basic moving expenses, as required and to the extent allowed by the Federal Travel Regulations (FTR) 302-3.101, are authorized for eligible applicants changing duty station when the change meets the distance tests as provided in FTR 302-1.1 and 302-2.6.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Current permanent Federal employees with competitive status, reinstatement eligibles, persons with disabilities, VEOA/VRA eligibles, certain military spouses, 30% or more disabled veterans, former Peace Corps or VISTA volunteers, CTAP/ICTAP eligibles, Farm Service Agency permanent county employees and those eligible for other Special Hiring Authorities.

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