Archeologist Job in Burbank, Washington – Department of the Interior



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Archeologist – Burbank, Washington
Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 106929
Start Date: 06/07/2019
End Date: 06/24/2019

Qualification Summary
Only experience and education obtained by 06/24/2019 will be considered. BASIC REQUIREMENT
ALL applicants must meet one of the following basic requirements:
A. Education – bachelor’s degree (or higher) that included: 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;
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;
Archeological field school.
B. 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).
C. Combination of Education and Experience – College-level education or training that provided knowledge equivalent to that described in A above, plus appropriate technical experience or additional education, that is comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of a full four-year college level course of study.
D. 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. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
In addition to meeting the basic requirements, to qualify for GS-12, applicants must also meet the following:
At least one year of specialized professional archeology experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal Service, or comparable non-federal experience, which includes: 1) Carrying out the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), Section 106 process from start to finish including identification, evaluation, report production, and determination of project effects on historic properties; 2) Negotiation and consultation with State Historic Preservation Officers (SHPOs), tribes, and other interested parties, in the preparation and implementation of NHPA, Section 106 compliance and agreement documents; 3) Conducting consulting and negotiating agreements with interested parties such as tribes, SHPOs, and agency personnel for compliance with historic preservation legislation including NHPA, ARPA, and NAGPRA; 4) Developing and managing a cultural resources administrative and research program by maintaining, updating, and producing cultural resource data, project records, and technical reports.

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