Topic ID #39593 - posted 6/3/2018 3:00 AM

Archeologist, GS-12 - Boulder City, NV



Jennifer Palmer

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Archeologist (DEU-MW)
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Bureau of Reclamation
Open & closing dates
 05/23/2018 to 06/13/2018
Salary
$74,088 to $96,314 per year
Pay scale & grade
GS 12
Work schedule
Full-time
Appointment type
Permanent
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Location
1 vacancy in the following location:
Boulder City, NV
1 vacancy
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes Relocation expenses are authorized with the exception of the Guaranteed Home Sale Provision. First-post-of-Duty relocation expenses are authorized for new appointments or reinstatement eligible. *The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), signed into law, suspends the moving expense deduction and the exclusion from income of qualified employer reimbursed moving expenses that was allowed. As a result, employer reimbursements for moving costs are generally taxed at the same rate as ordinary income.*
This job is open to
The public
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
Announcement number
BR-LC-DE-18-85
Control number
500424900
Summary
Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on his/her expertise as an Archeologist. This position will be responsible for cultural resource compliance for projects carried out by the Lower Colorado Region, Resource Management Office, Environmental Compliane Group.
Would you enjoy providing direction and leadership in the oversight of the cultural resources management program? Responsibilities include application of laws, regulations, and policies affecting cultural resources and Native Americans; reviewing and evaluating environmental documents to ensure cultural resources compliance. Here is a great opportunity to join a great organization!
Position is being advertised concurrently under BR-LC-18-85 for applications from status candidates. If you are interested in applying under both announcement numbers, you must submit application packages for each.
LOCATION: Lower Colorado Region, Resource Management Office, Environmental Compliance Group, Boulder City, Nevada.
Boulder City is a short drive from the Las Vegas Metropolitan area. For living conditions visit:
Boulder City, NV: http://www.bcnv.org
Henderson, NV: http://www.hendersonchamber.com 
Las Vegas, NV: http://www.lvchamber.com
Relocation expenses are authorized with the exception of the Guaranteed Home Sale Provision. First-post-of-Duty relocation expenses are authorized for new appointments or reinstatement eligibles.
*The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), signed into law this past December, suspends the moving expense deduction and the exclusion from income of qualified employer reimbursements of moving expenses that was allowed under previous tax laws. As a result, employer reimbursements for moving costs are now generally taxed at the same rate as ordinary income.* 
Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement.
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Responsibilities
Responsible for advising Bureau of Reclamation and Area office management and staff on the technical, regulatory, and policy requirements for full compliance with numerous cultural resource and Indian laws.
Exercises professional judgment in planning and implementing, through the Lower Coloardo Region’s cultural resources management team, cultural resource inventory and resource management initiatives on BOR lands in order to identify, protect, and interpret threatened and endangered structures. Assists with the management and coordination of the Lower Colorado Region's museum property and curation initiatives, archaeological data base management and maintenance activities, and public outreach programs.
Serves as team member on various program, project, and study teams to ensure technical, legal, and policy compliance with cultural resource and Indian laws and regulations; in particular, Sections 106 and 110 of NHPA. Incumbent is responsible for conducting Section 106 consultation with the State Historic Preservation Officers of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, and New Mexico as may be required.
May serve as the LCR’s Indian trust asset (ITA) coordinator. Provides policy and professional advice to Regional, Denver, and Washington Offices regarding the procedures required to implement ITA responsibilities. Recommends measures to consider and minimize effects to ITAs. Reviews findings presented in NEPA documents about the consideration of ITAs.
Reviews, analyzes, interprets, and provides written comment on proposed laws, regulations, and policies affecting cultural resources and Native Americans. Assists in the revision and/or development of BOR instructions, technical guidelines, and procedures related to cultural resource compliance. Maintains liaison with state and Federal agencies, regulatory entities, and Indian tribes to provide and obtain the most current policy and guidance related to compliance.
Travel Required
Occasional travel - 10-15% Travel may be required.
Supervisory status
No
Promotion Potential
12

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