Topic ID #39992 - posted 8/5/2018 3:51 AM

Archeologist, GS-11 - 2 vacancies, Escalante/Panguitch, UT



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Archeologist
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Forest Service
Open & closing dates
 08/01/2018 to 08/13/2018
Salary
$61,218 to $61,218 per year
Pay scale & grade
GS 11
Work schedule
Full-Time
Appointment type
Permanent
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Locations
2 vacancies in the following locations:
Escalante, UT
1 vacancy
Panguitch, UT
1 vacancy
Relocation expenses reimbursed
No
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Announcement number
18-SVQ3-0193-11-FS2272-DP
Control number
506625800

Summary
This position is located on the Dixie National Forest, on either the Powell Ranger District or Escalante Ranger District. One position is to be filled with a duty location of Panguitch UT or Escalante UT. Duty location will be determined by the applicant's preference. Please be sure to indicate on your application all the duty locations you are applying for.
This position serves as an Archeologist responsible for inventory, evaluation, protection, and development of historic and prehistoric sites.  
For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact ((see listing))
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Responsibilities
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. 
Evaluates and acts upon a wide range of on-site management needs, such as the factual reporting of excavation and/or survey findings, and implements corrective measures within the framework of archeological program requirements. Problems and issues arise in land management/use, vandalism of historic properties, and the identification and preservation of artifacts. 
Recommends and carries out required elements for research plans related to studies, including specifying the methods and conditions under which excavations will be performed, the laboratory and analytical techniques to be used in artifact analysis, and the content of reports. 
Evaluates archeological and historical sites and identifies which are appropriate for inclusion to the National Register of Historic Places.
Prepares technical approval for documentation submitted for program matters, including contracts, National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) eligibility criteria, and other required internal reports. 
Consults with recognized Indian Tribes under provisions of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), and Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation (NAGPRA). 
Prepares contract specifications for surveys or salvage of cultural and heritage resource sites and monitors contract operations. Acts as COR inspector on such contracts. 
Provides consultation and advice to Forest personnel for problems in which cultural resources are involved. 
 


Travel Required
Occasional travel - Occasional travel to attend trainings, meetings and/or conferences.
Supervisory status
No
Promotion Potential
11

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