Topic ID #35093 - posted 2/25/2015 2:23 AM

Archeologist (Regional Heritage Program Leader), GS-0193-12/13 - Juneau, AK

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:ARCHEOLOGIST (Regional Heritage Program Leader)
Department:Department Of Agriculture
Agency:Forest Service
Job Announcement Number:15-111052-120349G-PM
SALARY RANGE:    $107,731.00 to $140,051.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:    Wednesday, February 25, 2015 to Friday, April 3, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0193-12/13
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full-Time - Permanent
DUTY LOCATIONS:    1 vacancy - Juneau, AK View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:    Current permanent Federal employees with competitive status, reinstatement eligibles, persons with disabilities, VEOA eligibles, certain military spouses, 30% or more disabled veterans, former Peace Corps or VISTA volunteers, CTAP/ICTAP eligibles,  Farm Service Agency permanent county employees and those eligible for other Special Hiring Authorities.
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.

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This position is located in the Alaska Region, R10, Regional Office in Juneau AK. 
This position is eligible for telework and other flexible work arrangements. However, are not virtual positions and the duty station will be in Juneau, AK. 
Salary may be adjusted to include a Cost of Living Allowance (COLA). See the OPM website at: for additional information about the continuation of COLA after December 31, 2012.
OVERSEAS SERVICE AGREEMENT: Employees who transfer to the Alaska Region from continental United States (CONUS) are required to sign FS-R10-6500-0002, Initial Overseas Employment Agreement before the hiring process is complete. This form documents the employee’s agreement to serve 12 months in an overseas location in return for the Government’s agreement to pay all available transfer of station entitlements for the transfer to Alaska and at least a partially-funded return to the CONUS point of hire. Employees who transfer to another Government position will generally receive all available transfer of station entitlements.
Occasional Travel
Occasional Travel may be required.
Relocation expenses are authorized
US Citizenship is required.
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
A 1-year probationary period is required.
College Transcripts are required to be submitted with application.
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The incumbent serves as the Regional Heritage Program Leader in the Regional Recreation, Lands and Minerals Staff Unit. The Regional Heritage Program Leader reports to and works directly for the Regional Director, and provides leadership, guidance, expert staff advice, and recommendations related to a highly technical and complex regional heritage program. The incumbent may assist with other related programs in recreation such as tourism. 
Provides strategic planning for Region’s heritage program. Develops regional policies, procedures, goals, objectives, targets and priorities for the heritage program. Designs regional heritage program elements to ensure the national direction, goals, and objectives for heritage stewardship and public service in the human dimensions of ecosystems management are met; provides regional input to national direction. Represents the Region on the national heritage team; helps the national team establish direction for the agencies heritage program. Ensures regional compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act, Archaeological Resources Protection Act, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, National Environmental Policy Act, and various other laws, regulations, executive orders, federal and state guidelines, and agency policy as they relate to heritage program and agency activities. As Federal Preservation Officer, negotiates agreements for regional policies, procedures, and goals pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, various State Historic Preservation Officer’s, Tribal Historic Preservation Officers, and other consulting agencies.
Serves as primary advisor for heritage program activities and responsibilities and cultural resource management to the Regional Forester, deputies, and staff directors, state and private forestry and research station directors, and Forest Supervisors. Participates in interdisciplinary groups to address frequently complex and/or controversial regional issues. Coordinates with the regional office staffs and national forests and with the Washington Office. Provides regional program leadership in managing highly complex and diverse historic properties of national, state, regional and local significance; representing diverse themes, cultural contexts, time periods, and archaeological and historical processes; further scientific research, commemorative, educational, interpretive, traditional cultural, archaeological, historical, architectural, and engineering values. Serves as Federal Preservation Officer for nominations to the National Register of Historic Places. Evaluates the effectiveness of the region’s national forests in meeting agreed-upon results as set forth in laws, regulations, policy, direction, agreements, goals, and objectives for heritage program and cultural resources management activities and responsibilities; provides recommendations for Regional Forester implementation; coordinates and provides upward reporting to the Washington Office and external agencies.
Provides professional and technical guidance to the regions forest heritage resource specialists.. Coordinates with the regional tribal relations program on frequently sensitive and controversial regional issues common to both programs, such as Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, American Indian Religious Freedom Act, and various executive order responsibilities.

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