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Archeologist

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Job Overview


Summary About the Agency


Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource. For additional information about the BLM, please visit Our website. This position is located in Richfield, Utah.

Information about Richfield and the Richfield area can be found at Richfield, UT Physical Demands: Field work routinely requires physical exertion such as long periods of standing or walking over rough, uneven, rocky surfaces or mountainous terrain; recurring bending, crouching, stooping or reaching; using hand tools such as shovels, trowels, or screening devices; and lifting of moderately heavy items such as equipment and samples. Work Environment:

The work regularly involves moderate risks or discomforts which may require special safety precautions, e.g., adverse weather conditions, hazardous driving conditions, irritating or occasionally hazardous chemicals; hostile wildlife; and travel in off-road vehicles. Incumbent will adhere to all safety rules and regulations as prescribed in manuals/supplements or by the designated Safety Officer.


Duties This position serves as a professional Archeologist for the Richfield Field Office


. At the lower grade level, the incumbent will participate and assist in conducting cultural resource inventories and site testing or excavation and provide recommendations. At the higher grades, major duties include but are not limited to: * Develop and maintain the cultural resource information base for the Field Office.

  • Evaluate cultural resources for their use potential.

  • Assess proposed land-use plans and development actions to identify compliance needs.

  • Provide cultural resource input on major, long-range planning documents and associated litigation efforts.

  • Coordinate implementation of cultural resource project (protection) plans.

  • Conduct patrol to monitor site condition and evidence of illegal activity.

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

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel

  • At times, travel for field work, meetings and/or training may be required.

Relocation Authorized

  • No Job Requirements

Job Requirements


Key Requirements

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.

  • Security Clearance/Background Investigation is required.

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

  • You cannot hold an active real estate license; or * have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Land.

  • Direct Deposit Required.

Qualifications


Basic Education Requirements:

This position has a positive education requirement which requires that you: A.have a degree that included: (1) Three 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(2) 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) - surveying; AND(3)Archeological field school.

OR2. 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 listed above (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.

ORC.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. You will need to clearly state your undergraduate/graduate degree(s) and submit your college transcripts or a listing of your college courses that includes hours and grades. In addition to the time-in-grade and basic education requirements, to qualify at the GS-07 level you must meet one of the following:

Specialized

Experience: Applicants must possess one (1) full year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-05 level that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of an Archeologist. Specialized experience includes; Assisting archeological investigations as an experienced crew member or crew chief; prepare reportson site investigations, assisted with conducting surveys using GPS mapping techniques and preparing GIS maps and overlays; assisting with archaeological field investigations and report preparation.

OR Education:To qualify based on education you must have 1 year of graduate-level education or superior academic achievement.

OR

Combination of Graduate Education and

  • Experience: Combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and specialized experience may be used to meet total experience requirements if it has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. When substituting, you cannot use the first 18 semester hours that you earned. In addition to the time-in-grade and basic education requirements, to qualify at the GS-09 level you must meet one of the following:

Specialized

Experience: Applicants must possess one (1) full year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 level that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of an Archeologist. Assignments are more difficult and complex than those at GS-07.

Specialized Experience includes: Conduct archeological investigations as an experienced crew member or crew chief; prepare reports on archeological site investigations; conduct surveys using GPS mapping techniques and preparing GIS maps and overlays; and having experience conducting historical archeological field investigations and report preparation.

OR Education:To qualify based on education you must have 2 years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a master's degree or equivalent doctoral degree in the field of Archeology or directly related fields of study.

OR

Combination of Graduate Education and

  • Experience: Combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and specialized experience may be used to meet total experience requirements if it has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. When substituting, you cannot use the first 36 semester hours that you earned. In addition to the time-in-grade and basic education requirements, to qualify at the GS-11 level you must meet one of the following:Specialized Experience: Applicants must possess one (1) full year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 level that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of an Archeologist.

    Work includes planning & carrying out archeological research projects which center on a major historical theme & time period. Specialized experience includes; author or review cultural resource sections of resource management plans; develop mitigation strategies to resolve adverse effects to historic properties; supervise activities to protect & improve the conditions of cultural resources.

OREducation: To qualify based on education you must have 3 years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in the field of Archeology or directly related fields of study.

OR Combination of Graduate Education and Experience: Combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and specialized experience may be used to meet total experience requirements if it has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. When substituting, you cannot use the first 54 semester hours that you earned.

Please see “Required Documents”of this announcement. IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Your resume must contain enough information to show that you meet the specialized experience as defined in the announcement.

In addition, your responses to the questions must be adequately reflected in your resume. You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement. Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade requirement in accordance with 5 CFR 300.64.

Time-in-Grade requirements for the GS-11 level is 52 weeks at the GS-09 level. Time-in-Grade requirements for the GS-09 level is 52 weeks at the GS-07 level. Time-in-Grade requirements for the GS-07 level is 52 weeks at the GS-05 level.


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What To Expect Next After the vacancy announcement closes and a referral certificate is issued


, an electronic notification will be sent to the email address you provided to notify you of your status. You may also check the status of your application by viewing your MY USAJOBs account.


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Other Information 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.

TELEWORK: The Bureau of Land Management has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework only during an emergency or natural disaster. This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies. This position may require completion of a one year probationary period. Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid by the Department of the Interior. Any travel, transportation and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the selected employee. Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP): CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.

Information about CTAP eligibility is available from OPM's Career Transition Resources website at CTAP. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) This vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) You apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) You are found well-qualified for this vacancy. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority.

Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility, or a copy of your separation personnel action form. CTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified if they earn a minimum score of 90 on the rating criteria for this position. Reemployment Priority List (RPL): The RPL is the mechanism agencies use to give reemployment consideration to their former competitive service employees separated by a RIF or who have fully recovered from a compensable injury after more than one year.

If you are currently on a Reemployment Priority List, you may be given priority consideration. This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/472048300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Salary Range: $40,684.00 to $76,131.00 / Per Year Series & Grade: GS-0193-07/11 Promotion Potential: 11 Supervisory Status: No Who May Apply: All current DOI employees serving on a career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service and Current or former time-limited employees eligible under PL-114-47, CTAP eligibles in the local commuting area are also eligible to apply.

Control Number: 472048300 Job Announcement Number: UT-Merit-2017-0093



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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.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel

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

Relocation Authorized

  • No 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.

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1 vacancies in the following locations

  • Barstow, CA * Camp Pendleton, CA * China Lake, CA * Corona, CA * Coronado, CA * El Centro, CA * Fallbrook, CA * Lemoore, CA * Monterey, CA * Monterey, CA * Point Mugu, CA * Port Hueneme, CA * San Diego, CA * Seal Beach, CA * Groton, CT * Washington DC, DC * Jacksonville, FL * Key West, FL * Mayport, FL * Milton, FL * Orlando, FL * Panama City, FL * Pensacola, FL * Pensacola, FL * Albany, GA * Atlanta, GA * Atlanta, GA * Kings Bay, GA * Hickam AFB, HI * Honolulu, HI * Kaneohe, HI * Pearl Harbor, HI * Great Lakes, IL * Crane, IN * Barksdale AFB, LA * New Orleans, LA * Annapolis, MD * Bethesda, MD * Indian Head, MD * Patuxent River, MD * Bath, ME * Kittery, ME * Pascagoula, MS * Camp Lejeune, NC * Cherry Point, NC * Portsmouth, NH * Lakehurst, NJ * Fallon, NV * Saratoga Springs, NY * Mechanicsburg, PA * Philadelphia, PA * State College, PA * Newport, RI * Charleston, SC * Corpus Christi, TX * Corpus Christi, TX * Fort Worth, TX * Alexandria, VA * Arlington, VA * Dahlgren, VA * Dam Neck Naval Facility, Virginia Beach, VA * Newport News, VA * Norfolk, VA * Portsmouth, VA * Quantico, VA * Quantico, VA * Virginia Beach, VA * Yorktown, VA * Bangor, WA * Bremerton, WA * Keyport, WA * Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, WA * Silverdale, WA * Marinette, WI * Bahrain Island, Bahrain

  • Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

  • Naples, Italy

  • Rota, Spain Salary Range: $51,811.00 to $96,004.00 / Per Year Series & Grade: GS-0193-11/13 Supervisory Status: No Who May Apply: United States Citizens Control Number: 455901000 Job Announcement Number: DON70193-13OCA

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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.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel

  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation Authorized

  • No 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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, 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 (

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):* 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.

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Lead Archeologist

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Job Overview


Summary About the Agency Reclamation is a contemporary water management agency


. Reclamation is best known for Hoover Dam on the Colorado River, Grand Coulee Dam on the Columbia River and Folsom Dam on the American River. Today we are the largest wholesaler of water in the country and the second largest producer of hydroelectric power in the western United States.

View our video titled "Traditions, Talent, and Teamwork" here. Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on his/her expertise as a Lead Archeologist. You can make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment.

Would you enjoy serving as the Team Lead Archeologist for cultural resource management work for the Western Colorado Area Office? Responsibilities include performing cultural resources planning, identification, and consultation, with particular emphasis in compliance with National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), 36 CFR 800, the Native American Graves Protection Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), and 43 CFR 10 for the protection and mitigation of cultural resources. Here is a great opportunity to join a great organization with excellent growth potential!

LOCATION: UPPER COLORADO REGION, WESTERN COLORADO AREA OFFICE, TECHNICAL SERVICES DIVISION, SOUTHERN ENVIRONMENTAL AND PLANNING GROUP, DURANGO, COLORADO. For living conditions in Durango, Colorado visit: Durango, CO. Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement. ### Duties

  • Serves as the Team Lead over Archeologist and cultural resource staff.

  • Maintains program and reference materials, background documents, policies and procedures and advises Team members on such resources; represents the Team to management in obtaining resources such as equipment and tools and in obtaining needed information or management decisions; reports Team and individual member accomplishments, problems, and progress to management; and keeps Team informed of Team progress in meeting milestones and deadlines and of future planning goals and objectives.

  • Prepares and/or coordinates the preparation of short and long-term cultural resource management plans, projects, budgets, and work schedules. Identifies and plans undertakings in coordination with Area and Construction Office Managers and Supervisors.

    Conducts and/or contracts for literature searches, field surveys or inventory, documentation, preparation of treatment plans, and implementation of treatment plans in compliance with 36 CFR 800 or agreement documents. Works with design engineers, contracting officers, and land acquisition staff to minimize impacts of undertakings on historic properties.

  • Prepares, reviews, and communicates findings of eligibility and effect for sites, structures, districts, buildings, and objects. Negotiates agreement documents. Consults with state, tribal, and Federal officials on determinations of eligibility, effect, subsequent treatment, and resolution of effect.

  • Reviews Office undertakings, such as requests for crossing permits and other permits and licenses issued by Reclamation, and coordinates with NEPA specialists in preparation for categorical exclusions and environmental assessments or statements for compliance with NHPA and 36 CFR 800. * Ensures compliance with the inadvertent discovery and planned excavation sections of Native American Graves Protection Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) and consults with Native American Tribes and provides reports to the Regional Archeologist.

  • Provides technical expertise to management for proper use, management, and treatment of historic properties. Ensures that standards and guidelines established by the National Park Service and Advisory Council on Historic Preservation are met.

    Maintains documentation of heritage assets and reports to the Regional Archeologist. Maintains administrative records and management information on sites, districts, structures, buildings, and objects which are or may come under Reclamation jurisdiction.

  • Works with Regional Archeologist to meet 36 CFR 79 standards for Area Office museum property.

Physical Demands and Work EnvironmentAt least 50 percent of the work is performed in an office setting and is primarily sedentary. The work involves travel, both overnight and workday site visits, that take 25-50 percent of the time, depending on the various phases of projects.

Travel locations are, at times, remote with limited lodging and restaurant facilities and may rarely require camping. Travel for field work involves driving to work sites, driving a 4x4 in off-road conditions, and considerable walking, bending climbing, and stooping. Field work includes exposure to noise, dust, weather extremes, and construction sites that may require special safety precautions and equipment.


Travel Required

  • 25% or Greater

  • The work involves travel, both overnight and workday site visits, that take 25-50 percent of the time, depending on the various phases of projects.

    Travel locations are, at times, remote with limited lodging and restaurant facilities and may rarely require camping.

Relocation Authorized

  • No Job Requirements

Job Requirements


Key Requirements

  • Must apply online, submit resume & supporting documents (See How to Apply). * Must meet education and/or specialized experience (See Qualifications). * Submit transcript(s) to verify education requirements.

  • For veterans consideration, submit document(s) under Required Documents.

  • May be subject to a 1-year probationary period.

  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation.

Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:


This position has a Basic Education requirement

  • AND- an additional specialized experience requirement. BASIC REQUIREMENTS: A.

    Education:
    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;

  • 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 - 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 education 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: College-level education or training that provided knowledge equivalent to that described above, plus appropriate technical experience or additional education. * OR - 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. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Specialized experience must demonstrate the applicant has been equipped with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is directly related to the work to be performed. GS-12: You must possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to at least the GS-11 level in the federal service. Specialized Experience for the GS-12: Experience in the following: 1) Federal Cultural Resource Management, archeology and/or anthropology; 2) Leading project management; 3) Leading contract management, and 4) Consulting with regulatory authorities, government agencies and Indian Tribes.

    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. If you do not meet the qualification requirements listed above, you will be determined not qualified for this position. This position has a mandatory education requirement; you must furnish a copy of your transcript of college work completed (unofficial copy is acceptable). Transcripts must include the name of the college or university and date the degree was conferred. Non-submission will result in you being rated not qualified for the position.

    Foreign Education: To receive credit for education completed outside the United States, applicants must show proof that the education has been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and such education has been deemed at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs. For further information, visit:

    Foreign Education. You must meet all qualification requirements (including time-in-grade* restrictions and any applicable selective factors) by the closing date of this announcement. TIME-IN-GRADE: Current career or career-conditional employees of the Federal government, or former career or career-conditional employees, who have a break in service of less than one year, are required to meet the time-in-grade restriction of one year of Federal experience at the next lower grade, with few exceptions outlined in 5 CFR 300.603(b). *Applicants eligible under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA) are not required to meet time-in-grade restrictions in order to be considered.

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What To Expect Next After all application packages have been received


, resumes and transcripts will be reviewed to ensure applicants meet the basic qualification requirements. Each applicant who meets the basic qualifications will be further evaluated on the information provided in the Assessment Questionnaire.

Best-qualified applicants will be referred to the selecting official. After making a tentative job offer, a suitability and/or security background investigation will be conducted. A final job offer is typically made within 40 days after the deadline for applications. Applicants should monitor their status for positions with the Bureau of Reclamation, by regularly checking their public status notifications in their USAJOBS profile.


BENEFITS Review our benefits Working for the Bureau of Reclamation offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid vacation


, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. To explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees, visit the Benefits URL above.


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Telework: Reclamation has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.

References: On your application, please include the names and current phone numbers for at least 3 supervisory references. If any individual is no longer available for contact, you are requested to provide the name and current phone number of another person with the company (team lead, acting supervisor, etc.) that would know your work history. E-Verify: DOI uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees.

To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit: E-Verify.

Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. For more information visit: Selective Service.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors. This job originated on www.usajobs.gov.

For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/472179400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Salary Range: $72,168.00 to $93,821.00 / Per Year Series & Grade: GS-0193-12/12 Promotion Potential: 12 Supervisory Status: No Who May Apply: Current Federal employees serving under competitive service career or career-conditional appointments; former Federal employees; Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) & Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibles; Military Spouses; Veteran Recruitment, Expanded Veteran Hiring Opportunity (EVHO), VEOA, & 30% or more Disabled Veterans; Schedule A eligibles & others with Disabilities; Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, Vista & current/former time-limited LMWFA eligibles.

Control Number: 472179400 Job Announcement Number: BR-UC-2017-10 (MP-rm)



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Archeologist

Job Overview


Job Overview


Summary Looking for a great place to work


? The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE or "The Corps") is one of the best in America! In 2015, USACE ranked #128 out of 500 employers on Forbes' "America's Best Employers" list. From this list, the Corps ranked #10 in the government services industry, #6 in the federal government, and #8 in the engineering field. Follow this link for more information about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is an innovative, transformative organization providing engineering solutions to customers worldwide. Working at the Corps as a civilian employee means making a direct contribution to war fighters and their families; supporting overseas contingency operations; developing technology and systems that save the lives of soldiers and civilians; providing disaster relief; and protecting and enhancing the environment and the national economy.

About the Position:This is an Archeologist GS-0193-11 target GS-12 position with the USACE Little Rock District's Operations Division. This position is with the Technical Support Branch located in the District Office in Little Rock, AR. This vacancy can be filled at either the GS-11 developmental level with promotion potential to the GS-12, or at the GS-12 full performance level.

Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

  • Current Civilian Employee with the Department of the Army

  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) - Civilian Employee (non-Army) * Current Permanent Federal Civilian Employee (non-DOD) * Former Federal Employee, eligible for reinstatement

  • Eligible due to Interagency Career Transition Program (ICTAP) * Eligible under Veterans' Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) * Priority Placement Program, Program S (Military Spouse) registrants referred through the Automated Stopper and Referral System (ASARS) for this position

Duties As the senior Archeologist


, you will serve as an authoritative source of information in matters pertaining to archeology, anthropology, history and cultural resource management. You will establish and independently manage the work program for the Division staff on cultural resources issues and studies of the District including all Planning, Engineering, Real Estate or Construction-Operations actions. You will represent the Little Rock District in high level meetings with citizen groups and agency representatives on cultural resources management and historic preservation, the President's Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and State Historic Preservation Office. Duties may also include the following: * Establish goals, assists in establishing policy, and develops and initiates innovative cultural resources inventory, assessment and management procedures applicable to District investigations and projects.

  • Direct and conduct the studies (by in-house staff and/or professional services contracts) necessary to identify and evaluate significant cultural resources, assess the impacts of proposed projects, and formulate appropriate plans for preservation, protection, and/or data recovery.

  • Develop preservation and mitigation plans and alternatives in compliance with Federal Directives and cost effective completion of Corps projects.

  • Review estimates of time and costs required to develop, assess and coordinate cultural resources aspects of planning alternatives and project plan formulation.

  • Provide technical guidance and leadership in investigations and analysis of cultural resources conducted by in-house archeological staff and in the review of proposals, research designs, and reports submitted by cultural resource contractors.

  • Determine sources of funds required for the accomplishment of literature and record searches, field reconnaissance, systematic survey programs, test excavations and reports for all District studies.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel

  • Business travel is required up to 20% of the time

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes * Permanent change of station (PCS) allowances are authorized, but DoD National Relocation Program (DNRP) services are not authorized Job Requirements

Job Requirements


Key Requirements

  • Background investigation may be required

Qualifications In order to qualify


, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. 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 Requirements: The 0193 Archeology occupation has specific basic requirements which apply to all positions. To meet the basic requirements for this position, you must meet one of the following: A. Education:

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.

  • 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

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: College-level education or training that provided knowledge equivalent to that described in A above, plus appropriate technical experience or additional education; OR

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.

Experience Requirement: 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. To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. For the GS-11, specialized experience is defined as

performing 2 of the 3 following duties: 1) conducting cultural resource studies to identify archeological, historical, and environmental impacts on project areas; OR 2) drafting archeological study reports; OR 3) verifying projects are in compliance with the requirements of preservation/environmental regulations and policies. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09). For the GS-12, specialized experience is defined as performing 2 of the 3 following duties: 1) providing technical support to project managers on archeological, historic, and cultural resource requirements; or 2) conducting archeological site surveys; or 3) preparing documents for environmental statements and survey reports on items of archeological and historic significance in relation to other environmental factors. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11). Time in Grade Requirement for the GS-11: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the GS-09 (or equivalent). Time in Grade Requirement for the GS-12: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the GS-11 (or equivalent). You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas: * Cultural Resources Management

  • Project Management

  • Communication

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below.

  • At the GS-11 level: 1) Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M, if related;

OR 2) Combination of education and experience -- Less than one year of specialized experience listed above may be combined with more than two years but less than three years of higher level graduate education as described in B. To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of higher level graduate education beyond two years year by 18. Add the two percentages. The two total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.

  • At the GS-12 level: You must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone -- no substitution of education for experience is permitted. (NOTE: If you are substituting your education for specialized experience, you MUST provide transcripts with your application.)

Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.

  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.

  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.

  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.

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Additional Information


What To Expect Next If you provided an email address


, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration. The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.


BENEFITS


The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program.In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center.


Other Information

  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.

  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitantinformation sheet.

  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/472624700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Salary Range: $60,210.00 to $93,821.00 / Per Year Series & Grade: GS-0193-11/12 Promotion Potential: 12 Supervisory Status: No Who May Apply: Current Federal Employees, Former Federal Employees, ICTAP, VEOA, Military Spouses Control Number: 472624700 Job Announcement Number: SWHB170457661977196R


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Archeologist

Job Overview

Summary

Looking for a great place to work? The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is one of the best! In 2016, USACE ranked number two of government large-agency subcomponents! As rated by their employees, USACE supervisors strongly support employee development and opportunities to demonstrate leadership skills, while also maintaining an optimal work/life balance. The Corps offers a team-inspiring and collaborative work environment; providing challenging and rewarding careers across a variety of disciplines. .
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is an innovative, transformative organization providing engineering solutions to customers worldwide. Working at the Corps as a civilian employee means making a direct contribution to war fighters and their families; supporting overseas contingency operations; developing technology and systems that save the lives of soldiers and civilians; providing disaster relief; and protecting and enhancing the environment and the national economy.

About the Position:
This is an Archeologist GS-0193-11 target GS-12 position with the USACE Little Rock District's Operations Division. This position is with the Technical Support Branch located in the District Office in Little Rock, AR. This vacancy can be filled at either the GS-11 developmental level with promotion potential to the GS-12, or at the GS-12 full performance level.
Who May Apply:
U.S. Citizens
Eligible due to

Duties

As the senior Archeologist, you will serve as an authoritative source of information in matters pertaining to archeology, anthropology, history and cultural resource management. You will establish and independently manage the work program for the Division staff on cultural resources issues and studies of the District including all Planning, Engineering, Real Estate or Construction-Operations actions.

You will represent the Little Rock District in high level meetings with citizen groups and agency representatives on cultural resources management and historic preservation, the President's Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and State Historic Preservation Office. Duties may also include the following:

Establish goals, assists in establishing policy, and develops and initiates innovative cultural resources inventory, assessment and management procedures applicable to District investigations and projects.
Direct and conduct the studies (by in-house staff and/or professional services contracts) necessary to identify and evaluate significant cultural resources, assess the impacts of proposed projects, and formulate appropriate plans for preservation, protection, and/or data recovery.
Develop preservation and mitigation plans and alternatives in compliance with Federal Directives and cost effective completion of Corps projects.
Review estimates of time and costs required to develop, assess and coordinate cultural resources aspects of planning alternatives and project plan formulation.
Provide technical guidance and leadership in investigations and analysis of cultural resources conducted by in-house archeological staff and in the review of proposals, research designs, and reports submitted by cultural resource contractors.
Determine sources of funds required for the accomplishment of literature and record searches, field reconnaissance, systematic survey programs, test excavations and reports for all District studies.

Travel Required

Occasional Travel
Business travel is required up to 20% of the time

Relocation Authorized

Yes
Permanent change of station (PCS) allowances are authorized, but DoD National Relocation Program (DNRP) services are not authorized

Job Requirements

Key Requirements

Background investigation may be required

Qualifications

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. 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
Basic Requirements:
The 0193 Archeology occupation has specific basic requirements which apply to all positions. To meet the basic requirements for this position, you must meet one of the following:

A. Education:

  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.
    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
  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: College-level education or training that provided knowledge equivalent to that described in A above, plus appropriate technical experience or additional education; OR

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.

Experience Requirement:
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.

To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.
For the GS-11, specialized experience is defined as performing 2 of the 3 following duties: 1) conducting cultural resource studies to identify archeological, historical, and environmental impacts on project areas; OR 2) drafting archeological study reports; OR 3) verifying projects are in compliance with the requirements of preservation/environmental regulations and policies. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09).
For the GS-12, specialized experience is defined as performing 2 of the 3 following duties: 1) providing technical support to project managers on archeological, historic, and cultural resource requirements; or 2) conducting archeological site surveys; or 3) preparing documents for environmental statements and survey reports on items of archeological and historic significance in relation to other environmental factors. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:

  • Cultural Resources Management

  • Project Management

  • Communication

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below.

-- At the GS-11 level:

  1. Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M, if related; OR

  2. Combination of education and experience -- Less than one year of specialized experience listed above may be combined with more than two years but less than three years of higher level graduate education as described in B. To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12.

    Then divide your semester hours of higher level graduate education beyond two years year by 18. Add the two percentages. The two total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.


-- At the GS-12 level:

You must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone -- no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

(NOTE: If you are substituting your education for specialized experience, you MUST provide transcripts with your application.)

Other Requirements: Click for expanded definitions.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.

Security Clearance

Not Applicable

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What To Expect Next

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position.
If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.
The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

BENEFITS

The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in

Other Information

Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the information sheet.
You may claim military spouse preference, see the information in the information sheet.
Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.

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