Topic ID #35113 - posted 2/26/2015 1:38 AM

Archeologist, GS-0193-09/11 - Rock Island, IL

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Archeologist
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Job Announcement Number:SWGG155997931334059D
SALARY RANGE:    $48,403.00 to $76,131.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:    Thursday, February 26, 2015 to Tuesday, March 10, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0193-09/11
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Permanent
DUTY LOCATIONS:    1 vacancy in the following location:
Rock Island, IL View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:    United States Citizens
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
About the Position: This position is with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Regional Planning and Environment Division North (RPEDN). RPEDN is responsible for planning water resource projects in the Upper Mississippi Valley from St. Louis to the Canadian border. Projects include supporting inland navigation, flood risk management, restoring environmental resources and providing emergency response to disasters. It provides economic analysis assistance and support for Corps of Engineers studies and related activities within St. Louis, Rock Island, and St. Paul Districts.
About the Area: The position is located in the Rock Island District Headquarters which is in the Clock Tower Building on Arsenal Island in Rock Island, Illinois. Rock Island is part of a metropolitan area known as the Quad-Cities. The Quad-Cities rests on the banks of the Mississippi River and has a total population of 400,000. The Quad-Cities is comprised of the cities of Rock Island and Moline/East Moline in Illinois, and Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa. Rock Island District Homepage is
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

25% or Greater
Temporary Duty (TDY) travel is 25%
Moving expenses are not authorized
Defense National Relocation Program (DNRP) is not authorized
Temporary Duty (TDY) travel is 25 percent
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The incumbent performs developmental assignments under closer than normal supervision until the full-performance level is reached at the GS 11 level. At full performance level the incumbent exercise management responsibility for assigned cultural resource studies in connection with engineering, construction, operation and maintenance projects within the assigned geographical area/river basins/functional areas. These work assignments are complex in that they pertain to water resource projects in the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance phases with varying geological and topographic features; several areas of historic and prehistoric significance; areas and sites presenting data recovery problems caused by flooding and varying water levels which may require study of impacts to archeological sites. Work involves a variety of responsibilities, such as determining work that can be accomplished in-house and that which must be accomplished under contract or work order; conducting office studies and library research concerning anthropology, archeology, and history of sites under study; directing and reviewing field studies conducted in-house; coordination with universities and Federal and state historical preservation organizations and specialists; coordinating with other District, Division and field offices whose work could impact cultural resources. Work involves a variety of historic and prehistoric topics and requires consideration of the types of water resource projects involved; unique environmental characteristics of the project area; project scheduling and funding; previous cultural resources investigations; etc. Applies a full professional knowledge of conventional archeological principles, theories, practices, and techniques, especially those of historical and prehistoric archeology, sufficient to design and perform cultural resource investigations; and manages and reviews archeological work accomplished through contracts.

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