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Archeologist

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Job Overview


Summary A career with the Forest Service will challenge you to manage and care for more than


193 million acres of our nation's most magnificent lands, conduct research through a network of forest and range experiment stations and the Forest Products Laboratory, and provide assistance to State and private forestry agencies. It's an awesome responsibility - but the rewards are as limitless as the views.

USDA is a great place to start or continue your career. USDA is ranked as one of the top 10 "Best Places to Work in the Federal Government" by the Partnership for Public Service (http://bestplacestowork.org/BPTW/rankings/overall/large). Rankings are based on employee feedback regarding satisfaction with their work experience. This position is located on the Green Mountain Finger Lakes National Forests with a duty location in Rutland, VT.

The Archeologist is a member of the Public Services staff. The incumbant serves an Archeologist responsible for overseeing inventory, evaluation, protection, development and advice on heritage and cultural resource management. Develops, coordinates, and implements the Heritage Resource Program for the Forests. For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Donna Grosz at (802) 747-6722 or dgrosz@fs.fed.us


Duties Serves as an Archeologist responsible for inventory


, evaluation, protection, and development of historic and prehistoric sites. Major responsibilities include:

Develops, coordinates, and implements the Heritage Resource Program on the unit, including the development of policy, immediate and long-range objectives, integration with resource activities, and establishment or priorities. Develops the unit’s budget and project plan of work. Evaluates archeological and historical sites and identifies which are appropriate for inclusion to the National Register of Historic Places.

Responsible for the individual and thematic eligibility assessments of selected or classes of sites. Directs the preparation of maps, inventories, reports, and records relative to the discovery, protection, inventory, salvage, and interpretation of heritage and cultural resource areas. Consults with recognized Indian Tribes under provisions of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), and Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation (NAGPRA). Prepares contract specifications for surveys or salvage of cultural and heritage resource sites and monitors contract operations.

Acts as COR inspector on such contracts. Provides consultation and advice to Forest personnel for problems in which cultural resources are involved. Plans the work to be accomplished by the unit, assigns work to employees, and establishes production or quality standards for the unit’s work. Establishes and communicates guidelines and performance requirements to employees.


Supervisory Status Yes


Promotion Potential


11 ### Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel

  • Travel for meetings, site visits and trainings

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes * Entitlements for payment of basic moving expenses, as required and to the extent allowed by the Federal Travel Regulations (FTR) 302-3.101, are authorized for eligible applicants changing duty station when the change meets the distance tests as provided in FTR 302-1.1 and 302-2.6. In addition, the following relocation benefits are available: house hunting trip and temporary quarters

Who May Apply


This job is open to


… Current permanent Federal employees with competitive status, Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act, CTAP/RPL/ICTAP, VEOA, VRA, and reinstatement eligibles, Farm Service Agency permanent county employees; 30% or more disabled veterans; Individuals with Disabilities; former Peace Corps or VISTA volunteers; certain Military Spouses; and those eligible for other Hiring Authorities. Questions? This job is open to 6 groups. Job Requirements


Job Requirements


Key Requirements

  • You must be a US Citizen or US National

  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be Selective Service registered or exempt

  • Satisfactory background investigation and/ or fingerprint check

Qualifications Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement as defined below


. For more information on the qualifications for this position, go to: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-admin.asp A. Education 1.

Bachelors 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.

AND 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;

AND 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).

ORB. 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 C. ExperienceFour 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 the requirements described above, the following additional education and/or experience are required for the grade specified. For the GS-11 level: Applicants must have 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree (coursework directly related to position being filled); OR one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-9 level; OR an appropriate combination of specialized experience and graduate level education (beyond what is required for a masters degree, i.e., more than 36 semester hours leading to a Ph.D.). Examples of specialized experience are:

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; interpreted cultural resources to public and professional audiences through presentations, exhibit development, or publication in professional journals; assisted professional archeologists in developing/enhancing archeological program components, such as scientific reporting, records and database management, and cultural resource condition monitoring; and/or evaluated problems associated with archeological site protection and implemented corrective measures within the framework of archeological program and legal requirements. 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. To receive consideration for this position, you must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.

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.

ALL ADDTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Completion of a 1 year probationary period, unless previously served.


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What To Expect Next Your application will be reviewed to verify that you meet the eligibility and qualification requirements for the position prior to issuing referral lists to the selecting official


. If further evaluation or interviews are required, you will be contacted. Log in to your USAJOBS account at https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Loginto check your application status. We expect to make a final job offer approximately 40 days after the deadline for applications.


BENEFITS The Federal Service offers a comprehensive benefits package


. Explore the benefits offered to most Federal employees at: https://www.usa.gov/benefits-for-federal-employees


Other Information BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND FINGERPRINT CHECK:


Selection and retention in this position is contingent on a successfully adjudicated FBI National Criminal History Check (fingerprint check) and a background investigation. Direct Deposit - Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of your choosing.

E-Verify: Federal law requires agencies to use the E-Verify system to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires. If you are selected as a newly hired employee, the documentation you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 on your entry-on-duty date will be verified through the DHS 'E-VERIFY' system.

Under the system, the new hire is required to resolve any identified discrepancies as a condition of continued employment. Subject to one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period (unless prior service is creditable). New USDA supervisors must successfully complete all components of the required new supervisory training program before the end of their probationary period. This agency offers alternative and flexible work schedules.

This position is eligible for telework and other flexible work arrangements. This is not a bargaining unit position Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA) provides current or former temporary or term employees of federal land management agencies opportunity to compete for permanent competitive service positions. Individuals must have more than 24 months of service without a break between appointments of two or more years.

Service must be in the competitive service and have been at a successful level of performance or better. See https://www.congress.gov/114/plaws/publ47/PLAW-114publ47.pdf. Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), Reemployment Priority List (RPL) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as a CTAP, RPL or ICTAP eligible see http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/. To exercise selection priority for this vacancy, CTAP/RPL/ICTAP candidates must meet the basic eligibility requirements and all selective factors.

CTAP/ICTAP candidates must be rated and determined to be well qualified (or above) based on an evaluation of the competencies listed in the How You Will Be Evaluated section. When assessed through a score-based category rating method, CTAP/ICTAP applicants must receive a rating of at least 85 out of a possible 100. We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/474532900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-07-17 to 2017-07-31 Salary: $60,210 to $78,270 / per year Pay scale & grade: GS 11 Series: 0193 Archeology Appointment type: Permanent Work schedule: Full-Time Job announcement number: 17-0920-355017G-JD Control number: 474532900



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Archeologist

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Job Overview


Summary The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly


, fight and win...in air, space and cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do. These positions are being filled under DirectHiring Authority (DHA) for Defense Acquisition Workforce Positions.The Secretary of the Air Force has delegated authority by the Office Of the Secretary of Defense to directly appoint individuals to select defense acquisition workforce positions, or 'DHA Acquisition,' pursuant to the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) located Air Force-Wide. Positions may be filled as permanent, term or temporary with a full-time or part-time work schedule. Pay will vary by geographic location. Applications will be accepted for each location/ installation identified in this Public Notice and selections are made for vacancies as they occur. There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application. This Public Notice is to gather applications which may or may not result in a referral or selection.This Public Notice may be used to fill positions in other equivalent pay systems (i.e., NH, NJ, NK).Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration. ### Duties

  • Knowledge of professional Archeological principles, practices, techniques, and procedures to effectively perform project development, execution, training, and advisory services in cultural resources program.

  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and other guidance to make informed decisions and recommendations on assigned projects.

  • Skill in programming, budget, and funding processes in order to forecast, develop, and evaluate resource requirements pertaining to comprehensive planning.

  • Skill in project management to include programming future year projects, writing statements of work, preparing cost estimates, evaluating contractor proposals, managing work performed by contractors and reviewing technical documents.

  • Ability to gather, assemble, and analyze facts, draw conclusions, devise solutions to problems, and identify changes and trends related to comprehensive planning issues. Ability to effectively communicate via a formal briefing or in a public speaking forum, and to develop understandable written technical information appropriate for any specific audience.

Supervisory Status No


Promotion Potential


13 ### Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel

  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply


This job is open to


… This public notice is to gather applications that may or may not result in a referral or selection. Questions? This job is open to 1 group. Job Requirements


Job Requirements


Key Requirements

  • U.S. Citizenship is required

  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov

  • Total salary varies depending on location of position * PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations

  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized

  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program

Qualifications


BASIC REQUIREMENT: Applicants must have a degree that includes 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; environmental studies; scientific writing (nonfiction English composition); and/or surveying; AND Archeological field school; OR a degree in 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 above (including archeological; OR a combination of college-level education or training that provided knowledge equivalent to that described above, plus appropriate technical experience or additional education; OR have four years of archeological work experience that demonstrated a thorough knowledge of the fundamental principles and theories of professional archeology. https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0100/archeology-series-0193/ In addition to the basic requirement, you must also meet the specialized experience below:FOR GS-12: At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-11) or equivalent. Specialized experience must include broad professional knowledge of, and skill in applying a wide range of Archeological, Cultural Resources or scientific theories, principles, concepts, standards, and methods to resolve unique or novel cultural problems, conditions, or issues; provide expert advice to leadership and/or agency officials responsible for broad program operations; and execute significant cultural projects affecting the welfare of the public and/or the sustainability of natural and cultural resources on the environment. FOR GS-13: At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-12) or equivalent. Specialized experience must include mastery of archeology or physical science as they relate to cultural resources and historic preservation. Broad professional knowledge of, experience, and skill in applying a wide range of archeological or scientific theories, principles, concepts, standards, and methods to resolve unique or novel cultural problems conditions, or issues; provide expert advice to leadership and/or agency officials responsible for broad program operations; and execute significant cultural projects affecting the welfare of the public and/or the sustainability of cultural resources in the human environment. https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Knowledge of professional Archeological principles, practices, techniques, and procedures to effectively perform project development, execution, training, and advisory services in cultural resources program. 2. Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and other guidance to make informed decisions and recommendations on assigned projects. 3. Skill in programming, budget, and funding processes in order to forecast, develop, and evaluate resource requirements pertaining to comprehensive planning. 4. Skill in project management to include programming future year projects, writing statements of work, preparing cost estimates, evaluating contractor proposals, managing work performed by contractors and reviewing technical documents. 5. Ability to gather, assemble, and analyze facts, draw conclusions, devise solutions to problems, and identify changes and trends related to comprehensive planning issues. 6. Ability to effectively communicate via a formal briefing or in a public speaking forum, and to develop understandable written technical information appropriate for any specific audience PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE:Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE:Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: * Position may be subject to random drug testing

  • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays

  • Shift work and emergency overtime may be required

  • Employee must maintain current certifications

  • Position may require an appropriate security clearance

  • Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft

  • The work may require the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate driver's license may be required for the position.

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What To Expect Next After you submit your application


, you will be contacted if further evaluation or interviews are required. Your application will remain active through the open period of this Public Notice. Once this Public Notice closes, you must reapply. #### BENEFITS Review our benefits


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Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (

ICTAP

):* For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. *Employed Annuitants (

Reemployed

  • Annuitants):Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.

Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit. This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/470468000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-06-01 to 2017-07-31 Salary: $72,168 to $111,560 / per year Pay scale & grade: GS 12 - 13 Series: 0193 Archeology Appointment type: Multiple Appointment Types Work schedule: Full-Time Job announcement number: AFPC-ACQDHA-10013522-0193 Control number: 470468000


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Archeologist

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Job Overview


Summary The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative


, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training.

From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite! The selectee for this position serves as an ARCHEOLOGIST.

THIS IS AN EXPEDITED HIRING AUTHORITY ANNOUNCEMENT. The Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) FY 2009 provides that the Secretary of Defense can designate acquisition positions as shortage positions and recruit and appoint highly qualified persons to these positions. This announcement is open to accept resumes from candidates interested in helping the Department of the Navy meet our mission requirements for the acquisition of systems, equipment and facilities.

This is a public notice announcement; under this recruitment procedure, each location/installation, identified in this public notice will make selections for vacancies as they occur. There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application. Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

These positions are being filled under Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA) for acquisition positions located at Department of Navy installations identified in this public notice. Positions may be filled as permanent with a full-time work schedule. Pay will vary by geographic location.

NOTE: Notices of Results (NORs) will not be sent to applicants who apply to this announcement. Please DO NOT contact this office regarding status of application. Pay will vary by geographic location. ### Duties

  • Performing archaeological surveys and evaluations to identify the presence of cultural resources for the installation's Cultural Resource Management.

  • Performing archaeological monitoring for archaeological sites to avoid and monitor impacts on cultural resources.

  • Reviewing contractor developed technical reports for sufficiency in meeting national cultural resources standards and in accordance with the installations Programmatic Agreement.

  • Assisting the installation with reviewing and implementing cultural resource policies that adhere to cultural resource compliance laws.

  • Reviewing project plans and designs to ensure compliance with historic preservation regulations.

Supervisory Status No


Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel

  • Travel is dependent upon position description and availability of funding.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply


This job is open to


… United States Citizens Questions? This job is open to 1 group. Job Requirements


Job Requirements


Key Requirements

  • You must be a US Citizen.

  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov

  • Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.

  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

  • Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.

  • See Other Information section for additional requirements.

Qualifications In order to qualify for this position


, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS: A bachelor's degree or higher at an accredited college or university 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.

Note: You must submit a copy of your transcripts to be considered for the position OR have successfully completed a bachelor's degree or higher at an accredited college or university 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 above (including archeological field school). Note: You must submit a copy of your transcripts to be considered for the position OR have a combination of education and experience with College-level education or training that provided knowledge equivalent to that described above, plus appropriate technical experience or additional education. Note: You must submit a copy of your transcripts to be considered for the position.

OR have 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 part of a larger archeological project. (NOTE: This information must be supported in your resume.) Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector OR possess a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work OR have a combination of experience and education as described which, when combined, is equivalent to 100% of the qualification requirement.

Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Assists in the preservation and management of cultural resources in accordance with legislation, regulations, and accepted theories, practices, and principles of the anthropological sciences. NOTE: This information must be supported in your resume to be considered for the position. Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector.

Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Planning and managing a cultural resources program for an organization; 2) Working on archaeological resources issues related to facilities planning, construction, and operations for an installation; 3) Interpreting and implementing programs, policies, laws, and regulations regarding cultural resources; and 4) Evaluating proposed facilities and/or projects against cultural resources compliance requirements. NOTE: This information must be supported in your resume for you to be considered for this position. Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector.

Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Applying concepts, principles, and practices of historic preservation and cultural resources laws, regulations, and policies to design, develop, and maintain historic preservation and cultural resources programs; 2) Participating in cultural resource related consultations between Navy, Federal, state, general public, and local partners; 3) Articulating cultural resource program project status and execution risk to customers and internal chain-of-command; and 4) Applying contracting principles, procedures, and practices to prepare, administer, and monitor contracts for historic preservation and cultural resources. NOTE: This information must be supported in your resume for you to be considered for this position. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0100/archeology-series-0193/ and https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience.

You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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. As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.

To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the required skills for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.

For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education. Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html A security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal. If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.

This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional education, training and experience. This position has been identified as a Career Field Facilities Engineering at Level II or III. If you possess DAWIA Certification, please indicate your Certification Level and Career Field information in your resume.

Applicants not certified may still apply and be selected, but must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment. Certification requirements may be viewed at http://icatalog.dau.mil/onlinecatalog/CareerLvl.aspx.


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What To Expect Next When the application process is complete


, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements for which you requested consideration. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements.

Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision. Stay informed of changes to your application status by signing up for automatic email alerts at: https://www.usajobs.gov/Applicant/Application/ListApplications.


BENEFITS Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes


, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, a 401K-type retirement plan, and an Employee Assistance Program. More information can be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Benefits/Pages/Default.aspx


Other Information This Position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program


. Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

If selected below the full performance level, incumbent will not be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level. Promotion is not implied. The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

Federal Annuitant Information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating of 85 or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/ICTAPStatement.pdf Veteran's Preference Information This job originated on www.usajobs.gov.

For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/455901000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2016-11-14 to 2017-11-13 Salary: $51,811 to $96,004 / per year Pay scale & grade: GS 11 - 13 Series: 0193 Archeology Appointment type: Permanent Work schedule: Full Time Job announcement number: DON70193-13OCA Control number: 455901000



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Archeologist

Job Overview


Job Overview


Summary About the Agency BLM is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to join the team to serve as an Archeologist in the Eastern Montana


/Dakotas District, Miles City Field Office, Division of Nonrenewable Resources, in Miles City, Montana. lnformation about the Miles City area can be found at the Miles City Chamber of Commerce website. Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.The BLM manages more land - approximately 245 million acres - than any other Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The Bureau, with a budget of about $1 billion, also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estates throughout the nation. The BLM's multiple-use mission is to sustain the health and productivity of the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. For additional information about the BLM, please visit our website. This position is also being announced under MT-DEU-2017-0064. Only one person will be selected from these announcements.


Duties At the full performance level


, the incumbent is responsible for performing a variety of duties including, but not limited to the following: * Developing, maintaining, evaluating, and planning cultural resources information for the Field Office.

  • Establishing and maintaining continuing relationships with individual public and users, contractors, permit holders, tribal representatives, city, county and state officials, and other federal agencies and educators.

  • Coordinating and/or supervising the implementation of cultural resource project protection plans.

  • Reviewing applications for cultural resource use permits and fieldwork authorizations, recommending approval or denial and/or changes in work proposed or personnel to be utilized.

  • Consulting with the Native American Tribes to develop mitigation measures for projects affecting Traditional Cultural Properties.

  • Recommending goals, objectives, and plans to direct the long-range protection and management of important cultural resources.

  • Serving as the Contracting Officer's Authorized Representative (COAR) for cultural resource contracts that involve survey, analysis, ethnographic studies, excavation, etc.

  • Driving a four wheel drive vehicle over rough terrain to reach various sites. Physical Demands and Work Environment: Work is usually performed in an office setting, however, field work is required to gather samples and complete inventory activities and other projects. The individual may be exposed to discomfort from extremes in weather temperatures and/or hostile wildlife, chemicals and physical hazards. Work in the field may require hiking or riding ATVs or horses over rough terrain. Work may require recurring bending, crouching, stooping, reaching, or lifting moderately heavy items.

Supervisory Status No


Promotion Potential


11 ### Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel

  • Travel required for field work and to attend meetings and/or training.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes * RELOCATION EXPENSES: Travel and relocation expenses will be paid consistent with the Federal Travel Regulation, Chapter 302, and Departmental policy. The use of a relocation service company and home marketing incentive will not be offered.

Who May Apply


This job is open to


… All current or former federal employees with competitive/reinstatement eligibility; CTAP and ICTAP eligibles within the local commuting area; and all Veterans' Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) Eligibles. Questions? This job is open to 2 groups. Job Requirements


Job Requirements


Key Requirements

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.

  • Background Investigation is required.

  • Direct Deposit is required.

  • You cannot hold an active real estate license; nor can you * have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Land.

  • Be sure to read the "How to Apply" & "Required Documents" Sections.

Qualifications


Basic Requirements:A.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; and 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; Environmental studies; Scientific writing (nonfiction English composition); and/or Surveying; - AND - Archeological field school. - OR – A.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). - OR – B.Combination of Education and Experience that provided knowledge equivalent to that described above, plus appropriate technical experience or additional education. - OR – C.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 the Basic Requirements: For GS-09:One year of professional specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level in the Federal service. - OR - Two years of DIRECTLY RELATED progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree For GS-11: One year of professional specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level in the Federal service. - OR - Three years of DIRECTLY RELATED progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.

Specialized Experience: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, this experience must have been equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade of the position to be filled. For GS-9: Examples of qualifying specialized experience includes assisting in the surveying, compiling and interpretation of archeological & historical data of a specific geographical area; and making professional recommendations on archeological & historical resources affected by surface disturbances. For GS-11:Examples of qualifying specialized experience include writing or reviewing cultural resource sections of resource management plans; developing mitigation strategies to resolve adverse effects to historic properties; and supervising activities to protect & improve the conditions of cultural resources. Equivalent combinations of post-high school education and specialized experience may be used to meet total qualification requirements. Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade requirement in accordance with 5 CFR 300.604. If you are a current Federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled. You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement. ### Security Clearance Q - Nonsensitive Additional Information


Additional Information


What To Expect Next You will receive notification via email


, generally within 2 weeks of the closing date of the announcement, as to whether or not your name was referred to the selecting official. You may also check the status of your application by accessing the application status tab in your USAJOBs account.


BENEFITS Review our benefits To explore the benefits typically offered to most federal employees in permanent positions


, visit the Office of Personnel Management's website at the above link.


Other Information

  • Appointment is subject to meeting one-year probationary requirements.

  • Government facilities are required to provide a smoke free environment for their employees. Smoking will be permitted only in designated areas. * SELECTIVE SERVICE: Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. To register or verify your registration go to the Selective Service System website.

  • Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): CTAP/ICTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. Information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility is available from OPM's Career Transition Resources website at CTAP or ICTAP. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration or that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) This vacancy is within your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility; 2) You apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) You are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must receive a score of at least 90 to receive priority consideration under either program. Information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility is available from OPM's Career Transition Resources website at CTAP or ICTAP. This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/474785900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-07-19 to 2017-08-02 Salary: $49,765 to $78,270 / per year Pay scale & grade: GS 09 - 11 Series: 0193 Archeology Appointment type: This is a permanent position in the competitive service.

Work schedule: This is a full-time position. 1 vacancy available.

Job announcement number: MT Merit-2017-0100 Control number: 474785900


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