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Cultural Resources Specialist – Bowie, Arizona
National Park Service, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 190135Start Date: 01/08/2020End Date: 01/22/2020
This position is in the professional series and has a minimum education requirement to meet the minimum qualifications for this position. The minimum education requirements for each series is identified below. To qualify for this position at the GS-9 grade level, you must possess all of the following education and any additional experience or education by close of the announcement: Applicants who meet the basic education requirements described in the individual occupational requirements are fully qualified for the specified entry grade (generally grade GS-5). Applicants must provide copies of transcripts. GS-170, Historian:
A. Successful completion of a 4-year degree in history; or related field that included at least 18 semester hours in history. – OR- B. Combination of education and experience with courses equivalent to a major in history, or a major in a related field that included at least 18 semester hours in history, plus appropriate experience or additional education. GS-1015, Museum Curator A. Possess possess a 4-year degree in Museum work; or in an applicable subject-matter field. -OR- B. Combination of education and experience – courses equivalent to a major, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. -OR- C. Four years of experience that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study as shown in A above. GS-0193, Archeologist
A. Possess a 4-year degree in Archeology 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 which 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- B. Combination of experience/education: Combination of college-level education, experience or training that provided knowledge equivalent to that described above, plus appropriate technical experience or additional education. Creditable experience in this field is considered to be 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. GS-807, Landscape Architect: A. possess successful completion of a 4-year or higher degree in landscape architecture or landscape design. -OR- B.Combination of education and experience-for each year short of graduation, the applicant must have had one year of experience under professional leadership and guidance of such character and diversity as to be a satisfactory substitute for the required education. (NOTE: The following kinds of experience are not acceptable as professional landscape architectural experience: routine drafting or developing of plans where original investigations or designs are not involved; laying out or executing illustrations in black and white or in color; nursery work involving he propagation of trees, shrubs, vines; experimental horticultural, or landscape, gardening; breeding, testing, propagation, culture, nd production of plants, flowers, trees, or corps; forestry work involving the management of forest resources for the continuous production of timber, water, forage, and other forest values; architectural and engineering work limited to the design of structures; work in city and community planning that relates primarily to the broad social and economic growth of cities and communities and the organization of community services and facilities). In addition to meeting the basic education requirements above, applicants must have specialized experience and/or directly related education amounts shown below. From the descriptions below, select the letter corresponding to the statement that most clearly and accurately describes your qualifying experience for the Interdisciplinary for Cultural Resources Program Manager, GS-9. Failure to respond to this question will result in an ineligible rating. EXPERIENCE: One (1) year equivalent to at least GS-7 (two-grade interval professional and scientific positions). Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and that is typically in or related to the work of the position being filled. Qualifying specialized experience for this position include: Develop and conduct professional or graduate-level research focused on Archaeology, History, Historic Architecture/Landscapes, or Traditional Cultures of the American Southwest (typically this means that your research was peer reviewed and contributed significantly to one of the applicable disciplines); Author or review cultural resource sections of resource management plans; develop mitigation strategies to resolve adverse effects to historic properties; directs activities to protect & improve the conditions of cultural resources. NOTE: Applicants must provide month/year and number of hours worked to receive credit for experience. EDUCATION: Two (2) years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master’s degree or master’s or equivalent graduate degree. OR- COMBINATION OF EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Combination of successfully completed graduate level education and specialized experience may be used to meet total experience requirements. 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.
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