U.S. Federal Government CRM Positions
# of Positions: 1
Company Req ID: 759095300
Twin Cairns Req ID: 202313635
Field School Required: Yes
Location: United States, CO, Lakewood
As an Archeologist, you will lead, manage and direct WAPA’s Cultural Resources Management Program (CRMP) in consultation with WAPA’s Supervisory Environmental Protection Specialist and WAPA’s Regional offices.
This is not a remote position. The selectee will be required to be physically present at the Lakewood, CO duty location:
As an Archeologist, you will:
Conditions of Employment
Basic Requirement for Archeologist:
A. Education – Degree: Bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) that included 3 semester hours each in the following course areas: (1) history of archeology; (2) archeology of a major geographical area such as North America or Africa; (3) 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; (4) theory and methods of archeology. Methods include, but are not limited to, typology, classification, sampling, cultural evolution, diffusion, dating, and analytical techniques; (5) 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; AND six semester hours of related course work in: (1) geography, geology, or cultural geography; (2) history, historiography, or historical archeology; (3) environmental studies; (4) scientific writing (nonfiction English composition); and/or (5) surveying; AND archeological field school. OR
B. Education – Related Curriculum: Bachelor’s degree (or higher 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 in A above (including archeological field school).OR
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. OR
D. Experience: 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 above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below.
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 in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as having experience related to ALL the following – must be reflected in your resume to receive full credit:
The National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), Native American Graves Protection and Reparation Act (NAGPRA), Archeological Resource Protection Act (ARPA), and Executive Order 13007 (Indian Sacred Sites)
Conducting or participating in consultations with a State Historic Preservation Office or Tribe
Preparing cultural resource related sections of National Environmental Policy Act documents, writing programmatic agreements or memorandums of agreement, and developing mitigation measures and
Coordinating or supporting a cultural resources management or similar program.
“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.
If 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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Anticipated Start Date
Nov 16, 2023
Full time position