Topic ID #34851 - posted 2/10/2015 1:17 AM

Archeologist, GS-0193-09 - Lufkin, TX

Jennifer Palmer

Department:Department Of Agriculture
Agency:Forest Service
Job Announcement Number:15-0813-121804DP-CD
SALARY RANGE:    $48,403.00 to $48,403.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:    Tuesday, February 10, 2015 to Monday, February 16, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0193-09
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full-Time - Permanent
DUTY LOCATIONS:    1 vacancy - Lufkin, TX View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:    US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
SECURITY CLEARANCE:    Q - Nonsensitive
A career with the Forest Service will challenge you to manage and care for more than 193 million acres of our nation's most magnificent lands, conduct research through a network of forest and range experiment stations and the Forest Products Laboratory, and provide assistance to State and private forestry agencies.
It's an awesome responsibility - but the rewards are as limitless as the views.
This position is being concurrently announced under Merit Promotion Announcement Number 15-0813-121804G-CD. Current or former Federal employees may apply to both announcements, but should be sure to apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement in order to avoid losing consideration since different referral criteria apply to each type of announcement. Disabled veterans, candidates with 3 or more years of active duty military service, and candidates eligible for special hiring authorities may apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement if they meet the criteria outlined in the announcement and submit supporting documentation.
This position is located on the National Forest in Texas, Lufkin TX. For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact((see listing))
The incumbent is responsible for inventory, evaluation, and advice on heritage and cultural resource management, including determination of effects of projects on cultural resources and recommended mitigation.

The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career-Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply.
Occasional Travel
Travel may be required for site visits, training and conferences.
US Citizenship is required.
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
A 1-year probationary period is required.
Applicants MUST provide college transcripts
Veterans must provide Member Copy 4 of their DD214 for consideration.
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Provides advice on identification and management of Heritage and Cultural Resources Program, including development of immediate objectives, integration with resource activities, and establishment or priorities.Assists in ensuring integration with heritage and cultural resource activities and establishment of priorities. Coordinates the budget and project plan of work for the unit’s archeological and cultural activities within the NF unit. Designs inventory strategies as part of the land use planning process based on Forest-wide priorities and needs. Work includes preparation of maps, inventories, reports, and records related to the discovery, protection, inventory, salvage, and interpretation of heritage and cultural resource areas. Reviews reports as part of project planning to evaluate the quality of the inventory, the completeness of the report, and the significance of heritage or cultural sites found. Prepares determinations of effect for such projects identified during project inventories. Recommends mitigation procedures. Determines eligibility of historical properties for the National Register of Historic Places. Interprets heritage and cultural resources to the public and professional contacts through presentations at visitor facilities, professional journals, etc. Develops contract specifications for heritage and cultural resource work and as delegated, acts as COR or inspector on such contracts. Assists in developing and carrying out projects related to stewardship enhancement and public interpretation of heritage and cultural resources, such as partnership agreements and site steward programs. Interprets heritage and cultural resources to public and professional contacts through presentations at professional conferences, visitor facilities, professional journals, etc. Ensures program data for documentation submission including contracts, National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) eligibility criteria, legal documents to fulfill programmatic requirements, and internal reports.

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