Topic ID #34868 - posted 2/11/2015 2:38 AM

Archaeological Technician II - Sacaton, AZ



Jennifer Palmer

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Job: Archaeological Technician II
Posted: 02/09/2015
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 5333-14-2036
Job Type: Government Science/Biotech/Research
Jobing Description
15-296 Archaeological Technician II Cultural Resource Management Program, 152 S. Skill Center Road, Ste. 200, Sacaton, AZ 
Job Title: Archaeological Technician II
Closing Date: 03/03/2015
Job Number: 15-296
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Department: Cultural Resource Program Managment
City: Sacaton
Location: Cultural Resource Program Management, 152 S. Skill Center Road, Ste. 200, Sacaton, AZ
Area of Interest: Archaeology
Salary Type: Base Pay for Career Center
Salary/ Hourly Rate: $12.13 Hourly
Tribal Driving Permit Required: Yes
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BENEFITS INFORMATION: 
Medical EPO or PPO Self-Funded Plan utilizing Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Network
Prescription Program
Dental Plan is provided through CIGNA with no deductible for preventive services or $50 (individual)/$150 (family) deductible for basic and major services
Vision plan benefits are provided through SightCare of Arizona and carry a $10 co-pay for exams, zero co-pay
Life and AD&D Basic, dependent, and/or voluntary benefits provided through CIGNA Group Insurance. GRIC pays the full cost for your basic Life and AD&D
Other Voluntary Benefits 
Aflac offers various supplemental benefit plans
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program
12 Paid Holidays
Vacation Leave
Sick Leave
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DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: 
The Archaeological Technician II is responsible for making sure Archaeological Aide crew members correctly fill out survey and excavation forms and all necessary information is complete for archaeological field research projects conducted by the Cultural Resources Management Program of the Gila River Indian Community. This position participates in aspects of archaeological monitoring, survey and excavation projects.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 
Assist in surveying and excavating prehistoric and historic archaeological sites.
Check specimen bags from survey and excavation collections to ensure information on the bags is filled out and assigned specimen numbers.
Assist in turning in all specimen bags to the lab at the end of the day.
Assist in keeping track of field equipment, filling out vehicle maintenance forms, and reporting to supervisor when equipment needs repair.
Assist in training new crew members (at level of Archaeological Aide).
Participate in classroom, laboratory and field training to increase knowledge about archaeology and improve basic job skills.
Carry out reassigned tasks on a regular and consistent basis as assigned by the supervisor.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: 
Working knowledge of duties involved with the Archaeological Aide.
General knowledge of prehistoric and historic artifacts.
Ability to make accurate site maps in a timely fashion.
Ability to fill out relevant field forms other than site form (i.e., site collection strategy, artifact diversity, photo log, specimen log).
Ability to assign specimen log and numbers and properly track on all necessary forms and bags.
Ability to operate field cameras and take professional quality photographs.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, Community Officials and the general public.
Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position; agree to maintain a Drug-free workplace. 
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: 
High School diploma or GED and a minimum of one (1) year work experience; or High School diploma or GED and one (1) year of participation in the training program as an Archaeological Aide.
Valid state driver's license with a current proof of driving record for the past 39 months will be required to qualify for a tribal driving permit. Proof of driving record must be submitted with application.
Non-Supervisory, Hourly Position
Reports to Director or designee 
Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, U.S. Code, Section 472 and 473). The Gila River Indian Community is also committed to achieving the full and equal opportunity without discrimination because of Race, Religion, Color, Sex, National Origin, Politics, Marital Status, Physical Handicap, Age or Sexual Orientation. In other than the above, the Gila River Indian Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
If you are claiming Preference in one or more of the following categories please attach a copy of the required documentation to the completed Employment Application.
Preference for Community Members (with proof of enrollment)
Preference for Native Americans (must meet membership requirement of a federally recognized Tribe.)
Preference point for Spouse of Community Member (with proof of spouse enrollment)
Preference point for Veteran (must meet statutory requirements)

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