U.S. Federal Government CRM Positions
# of Positions: 1
Company Req ID: 774745400
Twin Cairns Req ID: 202414241
Field School Required: Yes
Location: United States, CA, San Francisco
This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA for Certain Personnel of the DoD Workforce to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service.
About the Position: Serve as the San Francisco District senior archaeologist and specialist on cultural resources and historic preservation for the multi-disciplinary planning of flood control and coastal water-resource projects within the District.
Requirements Conditions of Employment:
Who May Apply: US Citizens
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Basic Requirement for Archaeologist 0193:
A. Education – Degree: Bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) that included 3 semester hours each in the following course areas: (1) history of archaeology; (2) archaeology of a major geographical area such as North America or Africa; (3) regional archaeology, archaeological 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 archaeology; (3) environmental studies; (4) scientific writing (nonfiction English composition); and/or (5) surveying; AND archaeological field school.
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 archaeological 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.
D. Experience: Four years of archaeological work experience that demonstrated a thorough knowledge of the fundamental principles and theories of professional archaeology. The work experience must have included archeology field experience, which may include that gained in an archaeological field school. Field experience should have included a combination of professional experience in archaeological 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 archaeological project.
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:
The minimum professional qualifications in archeology are a graduate degree in archeology, anthropology, or closely related field plus:1. At least one year of full-time professional experience or equivalent specialized training in archaeological research, administration or management;2. At least four months of supervised field and analytic experience in general North American archeology, and3. Demonstrated ability to carry research to completion
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes conducting cultural resources investigations, historical studies of cultural resources and historic preservation, and developing preservation and mitigation plans in compliance with laws and regulations such as the National Historic Preservation Act (as amended), the National Environmental Policy Act, Executive Order 11593, the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, the American Indian Religious Freedom Act, and the Army Corps Engineering Regulation ER-1105-2-100. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone–no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: https://sites.ed.gov/international/recognition-of-foreign-qualifications/
Job Experience Length (in years)
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Anticipated Start Date
Feb 21, 2024
Full time position