U.S. Federal Government CRM Positions
# of Positions: 1
Company Req ID: 758881100
Twin Cairns Req ID: 202313623
Field School Required: Yes
Location: United States, AZ, Various locations
This position is part of the Sierra Nevada Region. As an Archaeologist, you will implement the cultural resource portion of the Western Area Power Administration’s (WAPA’s) environmental planning program for a Regional Environment Department.
This is not a remote position. The selectee will be required to be report at one of the following duty location(s):
Salt Lake City, UT
As an Archaeologist, you will:
Conditions of Employment
A. 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.
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Six semester hours of related course work in:geography, geology, or cultural geography;
history, historiography, or historical archeology;
scientific writing (nonfiction English composition); and/or
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Archeological field school.
B. 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 in A.1 (including archeological field school).
C. Combination of Education and Experience
College-level education or training that provided knowledge equivalent to that described in A above, plus appropriate technical experience or additional education.
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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.
For more information please visit: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/files/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800.pdf
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: A qualified candidate’s online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level GS-11 in the Federal service.
For the GS-12 level the specialized experience for this position must meet 3 of the 4 following statements:
Conduct archeological survey, record sites, perform field analysis of artifacts, make determinations of eligibility, perform archeological monitoring, write survey and monitoring reports, and communicate results to stakeholders.
Apply knowledge of cultural resource laws and regulations to ensure projects and activities are compliant with organization policies, plans, memoranda of agreements, or programmatic agreements.
Coordinate with tribes and other resource agencies, conduct Section 106 consultation, and represent the organization in technical meetings and workshops.
Work with planning teams to develop and coordinate cultural resource compliance strategies for projects and activities.
“Experience” refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. 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.
This vacancy specifically states that certain educational requirements must be met (also known as a “positive educational requirement”), you must provide documentation supporting any education claims in your application. Education must be obtained from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Foreign education must be reviewed by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For special instructions pertaining to foreign education and a list of organizations that can evaluate foreign education, see the Department of Education website.
Job Experience Length (in years)
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Driving Licence Required?
Access to Reliable Vehicle?
Anticipated Start Date
Nov 15, 2023
Full time position