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Archeologist – Rock Island, Illinois
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army
Job ID: 425070Start Date: 03/15/2021End Date: 03/29/2021
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPeople with Disabilities, Schedule APriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: The below link contains the minimum educational standard from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). These standards describe the minimum qualification requirements (for example, education) for each occupational series. Archeologist Degree – 0193 series SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: In addition to meeting the basic education requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the specialized experience listed below: GS-11: At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 in the Federal Service which includes experience: assisting in the planning and management of cultural resources projects for an organization; interpreting policies and directives relating to technical archaeological aspects of cultural resource laws; assisting in the preparation and review of cultural resources contracting documentation; and developing recommendations to ensure that cultural resources are protected and preserved.
Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position.
Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the first year (total graduate semester hours minus 18) by 18. Add the two percentages. GS-12: At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 in the Federal Service which includes experience: planning and managing cultural resources projects for an organization; independently interpreting policies and directives relating to technical archaeological aspects of cultural resource laws; preparing and reviewing cultural resources contracting documentation; and developing recommendations to ensure that cultural resources are protected and preserved. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
CommunicationsHistory and ArchaeologyTechnical Competence Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent. For GS-11 level, you must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent, GS-09. For GS-12 level, you must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent, GS-11.
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