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Archeologist – Atlanta, Georgia
National Park Service, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 19121Start Date: 11/26/2018End Date: 12/03/2018
BASIC REQUIREMENT: Successfully completed a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor’s or higher degree that included 3 semester hours each in the following course areas: 1) History of archeology, 2) Archeology of a major geographical area such as North America or Africa, 3) Regional archeology, archeological cultures, or sites in a specific part or portion of a major geographical area to acquire or develop a foundation for regional specialization for professional development, 4) Theory and methods of archeology. Methods include, but are not limited to, typology, classification, sampling, cultural evolution, diffusion, dating, and analytical techniques, 5) Archeological field school, to provide a basic understanding of theoretical and practical approaches to research design implementation, field preservation techniques, and report preparation by participation in actual field work. AND six semester hours of related course work in: 1) geography, geology, or cultural geography; 2) history, historiography, or historical archeology; 3) environmental studies; 4) scientific writing (nonfiction English composition); and/or 5) surveying; AND Archeological field school. You must include a copy of your transcripts. OR
?Successfully completed a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor’s or higher degree in a related curriculum: anthropology (with emphasis on ethnology, physical anthropology, or scientific linguistics); history; American studies; or a related discipline, provided the curriculum supplied academic course work sufficiently similar to the requirements in A (including archeological field school). You must include a copy of your transcripts.OR four years of specialized experience in archeological work 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 meet the basic requirement and to qualify for this position at the GS-11 grade level, you must possess at least one of the following minimum qualifications by close of the announcement: EXPERIENCE: At least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-9 grade level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience includes activities such as: conducting bio archaeological/osteological assessments and reports, cultural resource inventory surveys, archeological field surveys; archeological excavation projects; assessments and documentation projects, laboratory analysis of artifacts, and preparation of technical reports; NAGPRA-related work including participating in consultations, determinations of NAPRA significance, and cultural affiliation assessments. You must include hours per week worked.
EDUCATION: Successful completion of at least 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in anthropoogy, archeology, or related fields from an accredited educational institution.. You must include transcripts.
Successful completion of a combination of education and experience as described above that meets 100% of the requirements. You must include transcripts. Volunteer Experience: 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. You must include months, years and hours per week worked to receive credit for your work and/or volunteer experience. One year of specialized experience is equivalent to 12 months at 40 hours per week. Part-time hours are prorated. You will not receive any credit for experience that does not indicate exact hours per week or is listed as “varies”.
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