his position is located in the Southwestern Region on the Kaibab National Forest in Williams, AZ. The incumbent serves as Heritage Program Manager.
For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Jeremy Kulisheck at [email protected]
Provide advice in the resolution of complex or controversial issues related to cultural resource management independently, or as a member of interdisciplinary group.
Ensure coordination with the tribal relations program on sensitive and controversial issues common to both programs.
Plan and administer a diverse heritage program, formulating short and long term plans, policies and program guidelines.
Develop and implement an annual program of work including procedures and objectives based on established goals and priorities set by the leadership team.
Prepare technical approval for documentation submitted for program matter, including contracts, National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) eligibility criteria and/or other required internal reports.
Foster an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the organization.
Requirements Conditions of Employment
Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt.
Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check.
Successful completion of one year probationary period, unless previously served.
Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution.
Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
In order to qualify, you must meet the eligibility and qualifications requirements as defined below by the closing date of the announcement. For more information on the qualifications for this position, visit the Office of Personnel Management's General Schedule Qualification Standards.
Your application and resume must clearly show that you possess the experience requirements. Transcripts must be provided for qualifications based on education. Provide course descriptions as necessary.
1. Degree that included 3 semester hours each in the following course areas:History of archeology; Archeology of a major geographical area such as North America or Africa; Regional archeology, archeological cultures, or sites in a specific part or portion of a major geographical area to acquire or develop a foundation for regional specialization for professional development; Theory and methods of archeology. Methods include, but are not limited to, typology, classification, sampling, cultural evolution, diffusion, dating, and analytical techniques; Archeological field school, to provide a basic understanding of theoretical and practical approaches to research design implementation, field preservation techniques, and report preparation by participation in actual field work;
Six semester hours of related course work in:geography, geology, or cultural geography; history, historiography, or historical archeology; environmental studies; scientific writing (nonfiction English composition); and/or surveying;
Archeological field school;
Related Curriculum - Degree in anthropology (with emphasis on ethnology, physical anthropology, or scientific linguistics), history, American studies, or a related discipline may be accepted as satisfying in full the educational requirements, provided the curriculum supplied academic course work sufficiently similar to the requirements listed above (including archeological field school);
Combination of education and experience- courses equivalent to a major in Archeology as described above, plus appropriate technical experience or additional education;
Four years of archeological work experience that demonstrated a thorough knowledge of the fundamental principles and theories of professional archeology. The work experience must have included archeology field experience, which may include that gained in an archeological field school. Field experience should have included a combination of professional experience in archeological survey, excavation, laboratory analysis, and preparation of written materials. Applicants with such field experience should, after additional experience under the direction of a higher grade archeologist, be able to demonstrate the ability to be a crew chief, directing the work of others at a single location as a part of a larger archeological project.
In addition to meeting the basic requirement, you must also possess experience in the amount listed below.
Specialized Experience Requirement:
For the GS-12: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 in federal service. Specialized experience is defined as one or more of the following:Developed policy, immediate and long-range objectives, integration with resource activities, establishment of priorities and project plan of work and budget; Planned, directed, coordinated and executed surveys for the location and verification of archeological and historical sites; Recommended or reviewed the mitigating action for projects when ground disturbing activities are proposed; Supervised the excavation and salvage of archeological resources protection act assessments; Consulted with Native American Tribes on archeological issues.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENT: If you are a current federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must meet time-in-grade (TIG) requirements of 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled. This requirement must be met by the closing date of this announcement.