Topic ID #39653 - posted 6/20/2018 12:14 PM

Archaeologist Vacancy - Georgia Department of Transportation



hmustonen@dot.ga.gov

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Ga. Dept. of Transportation
 
Office Environmental Services- RCP140- Environmental Trans Specialist 1 (PG-H) Trans Archaeologist Associate - 

Job Number:

 REG0154
 

Job Posting

: Jun 20, 2018 - 

Closing Date

: Jul 5, 2018

Primary Location

: GA-Fulton-Atlanta 



 

Number of Openings

: 1

Job

: Regulatory

Shift

: Day Job
Advertised Salary: 38,000.00
 

Description

: 

JOB SUMMARY: Under supervision, provides entry level professional support in environmental services.

 

JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES: Under close supervision, perform entry level work learning to plan and conduct surveys and research for archaeological resources impacted by Federal-aid and State-aid transportation projects; to prepare and/or review the appropriate documentation as required by state and federal laws and regulations; to compare design alternatives, to assess effects of the proposed transportation projects to those resources, to prepare and/or review documentation concerning such resources and effects to them in accordance with various State and Federal environmental laws and regulations, and to complete mitigation of adversely affected resources. Serve as a liaison between the Georgia Department of Transportation and other State and Federal agencies and private parties concerned with archaeological resources of the state.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The selected candidate must meet the advertised minimum qualifications to include State Entry Qualifications as well as Agency Specific Minimum Qualifications

 

STATE ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS: 

·        Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

 

AGENCY MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

·        Bachelor's and/or graduate degree in Anthropology or Archaeology or a closely related field 

·        Basic knowledge of the identification, evaluation, and management of archaeological resources to include demonstrated archaeological fieldwork consisting of survey, testing, and/or excavation procedures to include laboratory analysis experience (knowledge in this area is typically obtained through a Master's degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a closely related field) 

·        Familiarity with  related legislation such as the National Historic Preservation Act; competency in comprehending laws, policies, rules and regulations related to archaeological preservation     

·        Committed to providing quality customer service 

·        Competency in performing basic mathematical computations; in using correct grammar and spelling to communicate facts and messages in a clear and organized manner 

·        Physical strength and agility necessary to perform the core responsibilities of the job 

·        Ability to make sound and well-informed decisions 

·        Ability to communicate and work effectively with internal and external staff to achieve goals 

·        Possesses the ability to adapt quickly to change including new policies/procedures; to manage own time effectively 

·        Ability to effectively apply new knowledge and skills in work performed 

·        Ability to accurately recall instructional information 

·        Ability to display a high level of commitment toward work and a high standard of ethical conduct               

PREFERRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·        Completion of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Archaeology, Anthropology, or closely related field in accordance with the Secretary of Interior Qualification Standards for Archaeology with requisite experience (i.e. experience in fieldwork [survey] and resource identification)

·        Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply laws related to archaeological preservation and/or environmental laws such as the National Historic Preservation Act and in performing archaeological fieldwork consisting of survey, testing and/or excavation procedures to include laboratory analysis experience (this level of experience in archaeological testing is typically obtained through a Master's  degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a closely related field)  

·        Familiarity with Georgia Department of Transportation  policies and procedures, the Georgia Environmental Policy Act and the National Environmental Policy Act, and Section 4(f) of the US DOT Act  

·        Demonstrated ability to read and understand plans, maps, and aerial photographs 

·        Familiarity with basic database management and word processing applications     

·        Demonstrated ability to develop solutions to moderately complex problems, to reason and select the appropriate rule, policy, or procedure to follow 

·        Demonstrated ability to accurately recall instructional information 

·        Consistently  provides quality customer service while displaying a professional image 

·        Effectively interacts with co-workers to achieve goals    

 

               IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL GDOT JOBS

 

The interview is just one part of the overall selection process and is not the only criteria used to make the final selection.  In addition to the interview, the final selection is based on the applicant’s work history and performance (documented in HR and/or Office files), PeopleSoft/employee status (i.e. rehire code), employee performance reviews, personnel file review (HR & Office Files), criminal background check, employment reference checks (including references and commendations from Managers and other relevant documentation) and, for supervisory positions, demonstrated leadership skills based on past and current work history will be considered.  

 

Good Employment Standing:

In accordance with the Interview and Selection Process (ISP), an applicant must have no active disciplinary actions to be in good employment standing.  Actions that may disqualify an applicant include letters of reprimand (active for 12 months after issuance date); suspension without pay or disciplinary demotion (active for 12 months from the effective date); Performance Improvement Plans (PIP) and Leave Restriction Plans (active until 12 months after the date of conclusion).  In addition, an employee must have an overall ePerformance rating score of three (3) or higher on their most current evaluation.  Please note that Memorandums of Concern are not considered disqualifying factors.  Human Resources may remove any employee from consideration for selection who is pending a disciplinary action; however, if the action is resolved in the employee’s favor, he or she will be allowed to compete. 

 

THIS IS AN INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

THIS IS AN UNCLASSIFIED POSITION.

 

THE SELECTED APPLICANT FOR THE POSITION WILL BE SUBJECT TO A REFERENCE CHECK AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK, WHERE APPLICABLE

 

PLEASE INCLUDE ALL RELEVANT JOB INFORMATION ON THE APPLICATION FOR

CONSIDERATION. ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE PRESCREENED.

 

UPON PROMOTION, THE SELECTED CANDIDATE WILL RECEIVE 10% or THE GDOT JOB SPECIFIC MINIMUM SALARY, WHICHEVER IS GREATER. 

 

GDOT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 

 

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https://ga.taleo.net/careersection/ga_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=REG0154






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