Topic ID #34541 - posted 1/21/2015 12:25 AM

Archeologist, GS-0193-11 - Term NTE 13 months, Pierre/Rapid City/Spearfish, SD

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Archeologist
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service
Job Announcement Number:R6-15-1305888-D
SALARY RANGE:    $58,562.00 to $76,131.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:    Wednesday, January 21, 2015 to Wednesday, February 11, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0193-11
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Term NTE 13 months
DUTY LOCATIONS:    1 vacancy in the following location(s):
Pierre, SD View Map
Rapid City, SD View Map
Spearfish, SD View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:    United States Citizens
SECURITY CLEARANCE:    Q - Nonsensitive
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The employee in this position serves as a full-time, Term, Archeologist, for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 6, Refuges.  The position may be located in Pierre, Spearfish, or Rapid City, South Dakota.  
This is a Term appointment, not-to-exceed 13 months, which can be extended for a total appointment of 4 years.
50% or Greater
Field Work
U.S. citizenship required
Completion of a one-year trial period may be required
Valid state driver's license required
Background investigation may be required
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- Works with the Regional Historic Preservation Officer (RHPO) and responsible for all phases of compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) in addition to other historic preservation and cultural resource laws and procedures.
- Responsible for all phases of cultural resource review for various U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) programs. 
- Works closely with Service staff to review undertakings and other projects that may impact cultural resources.
- Provides recommendations concerning the appropriate level and type of cultural resource work to be performed.
- Conducts background research, surveys, site identifications, and evaluations using standard techniques.
- Provides professional advice, assistance, and training for Service staff on issues concerning cultural resources.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:   Work is performed in the office and outdoors.  Assignments must be carried out in a wide variety of environmental settings with majority in rural areas.  Conditions will include access through barbed wire fences and farm gates, livestock, wetlands to semi-arid environments, and long distances to town.  Extensive travel by vehicle and long periods in the field is required from March through October.  Anticipated time in the field is 50%.

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