Topic ID #34821 - posted 2/9/2015 1:38 AM

Archaeologist I - Marshall Islands

Jennifer Palmer

Archaeologist I
Location: Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands Date Posted: 02-06-2015 Apply Now
Responsible for ensuring compliance with the USAKA Environmental Standards (UES), Army Regulation (AR) 200-1, the Historic Preservation Plan, and overseeing compliance with historic preservation laws and regulations during on-going construction projects.
Conducts archaeological fieldwork, monitoring, survey, and data recovery efforts.
Completes analysis and cataloging of data, assists in the preparation of technical reports, and assists in the assessment of cultural resources.
Evaluates proposed activities and makes determinations concerning proper treatment of known or potential archaeological/cultural resources.
Assists in the identification of potential cultural material recovered during fieldwork.
Maintains records, prepares reports, and composes correspondence relative to the work and as assigned by the Supervisor.
Reviews and signs dig permits for excavation activities.
The archaeologist implements public education program requirements as specified in the USAKA Historic Preservation Plan, including, but not limited to, conducting applicable training for the KRS and other Contractor’s work force and generating electronic publications on cultural resource issues.
Works with KRS staff regarding planning and construction activities and provides guidance to assure they are accomplished in a manner to ensure that the features of historical significance are given appropriate consideration and are in compliance with relevant standards and regulations.
The archaeologist assists in the preparation of specific reports/white papers as required in accordance with KRS contract deliverables and cultural resource related queries as required by supervisor.
Participates in the performance and documentation of the annual condition assessments of historic properties.
Maintains a public education program as specified in the USAG-KA Historic Preservation Plan, including, but not limited to, conducting applicable training for the KRS work force and generating electronic publications to raise awareness of cultural resource issues.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Refined skills in oral and written communication.
Knowledge of the established principles, methods and techniques of archeological investigation, survey and excavation.
Demonstrated skill in data entry, data analysis and database management.
Knowledge of US federal laws, regulations and policies pertaining to cultural resources.
Knowledge of the following software programs: GIS (ArcGIS), Re:Discovery or ANCS+.Cataloging software, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, CorelDRAW, Corel PhotoPAINT, and AutoCAD.
Knowledge of basic stabilization and conservation methods, cataloging and inventory of cultural resources including artifacts, structures, and archives.
Knowledge of Six Sigma program tools and methodologies and/or Six Sigma Certification.
Knowledge of archeology, with an emphasis on the archeology of the Pacific Region and specialized knowledge of Central Pacific and World War II archaeology.
Experience operating Ground Penetrating Radar equipment and associated software.
2 years of full-time professional experience or equivalent specialized training in archeological research.Experience must include 1 year of archaeology field experience with archaeological survey, excavation, laboratory analysis, and preparation of written materials; this may include experience gained in an archaeological field school.
Documented experience coordinating with historic preservation agencies and foreign dignitaries, such as the Republic of the Marshall Islands Historic Preservation Office, and Japanese Ambassadors.
Archaeological experience working in the Pacific Region, especially in the Central Pacific and World War II archaeology. 
Bachelor's Degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or closely related discipline.
Master's Degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or closely related discipline.    
Common Access Card (CAC) required to perform job duties.
This position is unaccompanied.
Must be able to relocate to the United States Army Kwajalein Atoll.
Traveling to Kwajalein Atoll, you are required to have a valid passport in your possession prior to relocation. You must maintain a current passport during your stay on Kwajalein Atoll.
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