Archeologist Job in Pawhuska, Oklahoma – Department of the Interior



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Archeologist – Pawhuska, Oklahoma
Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 186372
Start Date: 12/30/2019
End Date: 01/21/2020

Qualification Summary
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: (OPM Operating Manual, Qualification Standards for Professional and Scientific Positions; and Individual Occupational Requirements for GS-0193: Archeology Series). BASIC REQUIREMENTS: 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 potion 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 supplies 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 archeology 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 large archeological project. ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: In addition to meeting the basic entry level qualification requirements, applicants must have the following: GS-11: I meet the basic requirement and I have at least 1 year of specialized experience or the equivalent, comparable to at least the GS-9 in the Federal Service (obtained in either the public or private sector). This experience must include planning and carrying out the Bureau’s cultural resources management and NEPA programs; fulfill and execute the Federal government’s legal responsibilities related to cultural resources used by the tribes for sustenance, cultural enrichment and economic development and support; promote the conservation, development and wise use of these resources for the maximum benefit of Indian people.
3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D degree or Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree. GRADUATE EDUCATION: Graduate education must be related to the occupation and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA’s) to perform successfully the duties of the position, and is typically in or related to the position to be filled. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Merit Promotion candidates must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the announcement closing date. Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (title 25, USC Section 472).

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