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Archaeologist – Santa Fe, New Mexico
Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 288309Start Date: 07/09/2020End Date: 07/22/2020
In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the qualification requirements – please be sure to include this information in your resume. No assumptions will be made about your experience. Basic Education Requirement: A. Degree that included 3 semester hours each in the following course areas:
– History of archeology.
– Archaeology 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 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); OR 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; OR D. 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. In addition to meeting the education requirement, you must possess one (1) full year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 level that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity. Specialized experience is further defines as: Providing leadership, technical assistance, direction, policy guidance, and program support for cultural, archeological, and historical resources management activities. Serve as Tribal Liaison by representing an agency’s field office, state office or regional office (or agency equivalent) on tribal relationships and tribal consultation. 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 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 300.604. If you are a current Federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks at the next lower grade level. Travel and relocation expenses will be paid consistent with the Federal Travel Regulation, Chapter 302, and Departmental policy. Selectee will be responsible for tax obligations related to payments for moving expenses – 2017 Tax Cuts and Job Act, Public Law 115-97. See “Other” section for additional information on 2017 Tax Cuts as related to PCS.In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the qualification requirements – please be sure to include this information in your resume. No assumptions will be made about your experience.
Physical Demands: No special physical demands are required. Some work requires periods of travel. Occasional field visits require physical ability to traverse rough country for several miles, and stamina to accommodate desert and forest climatic conditions. Work Environment: The position is primarily performed in an office setting.
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