Physical Anthropologist – DIRECT HIRE Job in Sacramento, California – Department of the Army



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Physical Anthropologist – DIRECT HIRE – Sacramento, California
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army
Job ID: 632422
Start Date: 11/02/2022
End Date: 12/02/2022

Qualification Summary
Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the education AND 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 Requirement for Physical Anthropologist: Degree: Bachelor’s or graduate (or higher level) degree in anthropology (e.g., cultural). OR Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major, or a combination of courses totaling at least 24 semester hours in an appropriate field of anthropology (i.e., cultural), or related course work, plus appropriate experience or additional education. OR Experience: four years of appropriate experience in anthropology performing research, museum work, or similar professional-level work. In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes reviewing plan to ensure compliance with cultural resource laws and regulations, such as NHPA and NAGPRA; preparing a variety of high quality written reports and documents to support cultural resource program goals; working as a member of multi-disciplinary teams; using elements of human osteology, bioarchaeology and/or physical anthropology applied to compliance with cultural resource laws and regulations; working with NAGPRA regulations, archaeological collections and interested Native American tribes; and ability to identify human remains in fieldwork environments. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11). Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you MUST meet the qualification requirement using experience alone–no substitution of education for experience is permitted. SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: Army Regulation (AR) 200-4 C 1-9b. and 2-3b(3), requires that installation commanders ensure efforts to identify, evaluate and treat historic properties follow the Secretary of the Interior’s Guidelines for Archeology and Historic Preservation and are conducted under the supervision of personnel who meet the applicable professional qualifications standards set forth in 36 CFR 61 appendix A. Therefore, this position requires a graduate degree (e.g., masters or higher), in the subject matter discussed under the basic education requirements, i.e., graduate 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 (including archeological field school). Refer to Archaeology and Historic Preservation: Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines (35 CFR Part 61 or for more information on the graduate degree requirement.

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