Topic ID #38605 - posted 8/16/2017 12:48 PM

Tribal Archaeologist, Permanent Full-Time, $17.00 to $18.28 hr



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VACANCY ANN. #: STOI-17-107

TITLE: TRIBAL ARCHAEOLOGIST

SUPERVISOR: PRESERVATION PROGRAM MANAGER

DEPARTMENT: PRESERVATION DEPARTMENT

LOCATION: WELLPINIT, WA

STATUS: REGULAR/FULL-TIME

RATE OF PAY: $17.00 - $18.28/HOUR, DOE/DOQ

OPENING DATE: AUGUST 15, 2017

CLOSING DATE: AUGUST 29, 2017

 

 

INTRODUCTION:

This position serves as the project lead for the Spokane Tribe of Indians Preservation Program (STIPP) on contract cultural survey and monitoring jobs performed on and off the Spokane Reservation. (S)he will submit bids for cultural survey and monitoring contracts, prepare contracts if awarded, and see through to completion the fulfillment of the responsibilities as stated in the contract.  The Tribal Archaeologist will adhere to professional standards of archaeological practice and ethics.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·  Bidding on potential cultural resource survey and/or cultural monitoring contracts

·  Field Survey: lead a crew of technicians in reconnaissance, intensive, and sub-surface survey; sampling by predictive modeling; handling of field collections

·  Documentation of the results of investigations (i.e., daily field notes, daily summary reports,  management recommendations to the PI; site reports for all sites located during survey)

·  Supervise Archaeological Technicians in safe and best field practices

·  Produce professional quality site forms and technical reports with assistance of Principal Investigator

·  Technical support of the Principal Investigator’s efforts (project related research designs, archival and ethnographic research, final project documentation, and preservation planning).

·  Manage multiple project deadlines

·  Proper use of safety equipment and safe work practices

·   Attend and contribute to technical meetings as needed

·  Minimal overnight travel as required for occasional technical meetings and trainings

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR POSITION:

  • Knowledge of professional archaeological theory and field methods.

·   Skill in communicating effectively with a wide range of audience members and individual/group settings.

  • Average knowledge of Microsoft Office software systems

·    Knowledge and ability to use common archaeology hand tools (shovel, pick, trowel, screen, etc.)

·     Ability to write clear and concise field reports summarizing theory, methods, and results of investigations. 

  • Ability to manage time and resources effectively.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid driver's license and good driving record.

·     Bachelor's degree in Anthropology or Archaeology with 1 year of field experience (Plateau culture area desired) and supervisory experience.  

·     Must have ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents.

  • Ability to lift 5-gallon buckets of dirt

·    Must be able to walk up to 5 miles per day in various weather conditions (often inclement) and over difficult terrain at times.

 
Applications Are Available In the Tribal Human Resources Department

P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA 99040 or at www.spokanetribe.com/jobs

Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Geraldine Abrahamson

PH: (509) 458-6583, (509) 458-6527,  
FAX: (509) 458-6556

E-mail:   sabrina.mccoy@spokanetribe.com or hrfrontdesk@spokanetribe.com   

Applications Must Be Received in The Human Resources Department No Later Than 
4:30 p.m. on the Closing Date

The Spokane Tribe Reserves The Right To Hire According To 
Its Indian Preference Hiring Policy

Applicants Are Subject To A Pre-Employment Drug Test

Positions with The Spokane Tribe Are Subject To A 90-Day Orientation Period






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