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Archeologist – Tallahassee, Florida
National Park Service, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 426873Start Date: 03/17/2021End Date: 03/29/2021
All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement-03/29/2021-unless otherwise stated in this vacancy announcement. Credit will be given for all appropriate qualifying experience. To receive credit for experience, your resume MUST clearly indicate the nature of the duties and responsibilities for each position, starting and ending dates of employment (month/year), and the resume must reflect full and/or part-time or total number of hours worked (i.e., work 40+ hours a week, rather than indicating full-time). If part-time, the hours must be annotated to be able to pro-rate the amount of qualified specialized experience.is required. Candidates who do not meet this requirement by close of this announcement will receive no further consideration for this position. Basic Requirement:: Degree: Have a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor’s or higher degree that included 3 semester hours each in the following course areas: 1) History of archaeology, 2) Archaeology of a major geographical area such as North America or Africa, 3) Regional archaeology, archaeological 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, 4) Theory and methods of archaeology. Methods include, but are not limited to, typology, classification, sampling, cultural evolution, diffusion, dating, and analytical techniques, 5) Archaeological 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: 1) geography, geology, or cultural geography; 2) history, historiography, or historical archaeology; 3) environmental studies; 4) scientific writing (nonfiction English composition); and/or 5) surveying; AND Archaeological field school. OR/ Have completed a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor’s or higher degree in a related curriculum: anthropology (with emphasis on ethnology, physical anthropology, or scientific linguistics); history; American studies; or a related discipline, provided the curriculum supplied academic course work sufficiently similar to the requirements in A (including archaeological field school). OR/ Have a 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/ Have 4 years of archaeological work experience that demonstrated a thorough knowledge of the fundamental principles and theories of professional archaeology. The work experience must have included archaeology field experience, which may include that gained in an archaeological field school. Field experience should have included a combination of professional experience in archaeological 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 archaeologist, 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 archaeological project. In order to qualify for Archeologist,GS-0193-12, grade level, you must possess at least one of the following minimum qualifications by close of the announcement: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the federal service. Examples of specialized experience include conducting bio archaeological/osteological assessments and reports, cultural resource inventory surveys, archeological field surveys; archeological excavation projects; assessments and documentation projects, laboratory analysis of artifacts, and preparation of technical reports; NAGPRA-related work including participating in consultations, determinations of NAPRA significance, and cultural affiliation assessments. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0100/archeology-series-0193/ and https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=Group-Standards 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. You must include months, years and hours per week worked to receive credit for your work and/or volunteer experience. One year of specialized experience is equivalent to 12 months at 40 hours per week. Part-time hours are prorated. You will not receive any credit for experience that does not indicate exact hours per week or is listed as “varies”.
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