U.S. Federal Government CRM Positions
# of Positions: 1
Company Req ID: 759517800
Twin Cairns Req ID: 202313674
Field School Required: Yes
Location: United States, OR, Various locations
This position is located in the Pacific Northwest Region – Region 6 on the Willamette National Forest. Duty location will be at a Forest Service office listed above in the “Locations” section.
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 Omero Torres at 541-514-7462 or [email protected] .
Conditions of Employment
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: Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor’s or higher degree that included a major field of study 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; AND
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
Archeological field school.
2. 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).
B. Combination of Education and Experience: College-level education or training that provided knowledge equivalent to that described above, plus appropriate technical experience or additional education.
C. 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, you must also possess experience and/or directly related education in the amounts listed below.
Specialized Experience Requirement:
For the GS-11: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-9 grade level; Qualifying specialized experience includes meeting one or more of the following:Performed standard tasks or portions of larger projects of an archeological program, such as conducted performance studies and examined historical research documents pertaining to project development; provided guidance, direction and leadership for a cultural resource program that covers a large landscape such as a ranger district or zone; assisted professional archeologists in developing/enhancing archeological program components, such as scientific reporting, records and database management, and cultural resource condition monitoring; evaluated problems associated with archeological site protection and implemented corrective measures within the framework of archeological program and legal requirements; provided expertise and assistance to inform and educate other individuals on aspects of cultural resource compliance with all State and Federal laws regulation and policy; development, evaluation and administration of cultural resource survey contracts that contribute to the implementation of large scale projects/activities; and/or demonstrated ability to work across multiple resource areas in an interdisciplinary environment to analyze and implement projects;
Successfully completed 3 years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or have received a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in archeology or coursework that is directly related to the work of this position;
A combination of graduate level education (beyond 36 semester hours) and specialized experience (equivalent to at least the GS-9 level) that is directly related to this position that together meets the qualification requirements for this position.
Work Experience: Your resume must clearly document the following for each block of work experience; the beginning day, month and year the work assignment started and ended; the hours worked per week; position title, and series and grade if applicable; and description of duties performed. This information must be provided for each permanent, temporary, or seasonal appointment/work assignment or volunteer work and should be clearly documented as a separate block of time. Incomplete, inaccurate, or conflicting work history may not be credited for qualifications purposes. This can result in an applicant not being considered for the position.
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.
See above for education that my be qualifying for the GS-11.
Job Experience Length (in years)
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Anticipated Start Date
Nov 20, 2023