Topic ID #39991 - posted 8/5/2018 3:49 AM

Archeologist, GS-11 - Las Vegas, NV

Jennifer Palmer

Bureau of Land Management
Open & closing dates
 08/02/2018 to 08/16/2018
$61,812 to $80,358 per year
Pay scale & grade
GS 11
Work schedule
Full-Time - Full Time
Appointment type
Permanent - This is a permanent position.
Few vacancies in the following location:
Las Vegas, NV
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes Travel and relocation expenses will be paid consistent with the Federal Travel Regulation, Chapter 302, and Departmental policy. The use of a relocation service company and home marketing incentive will not be offered.
This job is open to
The public
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
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Control number
This announcement will either close after the application limit of 30 has been reached, or it will close on it's scheduled day. 
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This position is located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Information about the Winnemucca area can be found at Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce.
This announcement may be used to fill more than one position within the district.
Physical Demands: Field work routinely requires physical exertion such as long periods of standing or walking over rough, uneven, rocky surfaces or mountainous terrain; recurring bending, crouching, stooping or reaching; using hand tools such as shovels, trowels, or screening devices; and lifting of moderately heavy items such as equipment and samples.
Work Environment: The work regularly involves moderate risks or discomforts which may require special safety precautions. Incumbent will adhere to all saftey rules and regulations as prescribed in manuals/supplements or by the designated Safety Officer.
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The duties described are at the full perfomance level
The archaeologist performs research, field investigations, and integration of results into agency or departmental environmental assessments, impact statements, operational programs, historic preservation compliance reports, and varied types of planning documents, laboratory and other data analysis, library research, interpretation or consultative work, preparation of reports for publication, curatorship and exhibition of collections, or development and implementation of programs and projects which carry out such work. This work requires a professional knowledge of archaeological principles, theories, concepts, methods, and techniques.
Develops and maintains a cultural resource information base for the field. Conducts inventories, which may include compiling and analyzing existing data from institutional files and databases, professional literature, archival and other historical documents, original interviews, and other indirect sources.
Participates as a team member in preparing multiple-use resource management plans and environmental impact documents, identifying special cultural resource considerations, potential multiple-use conflicts, and potential impacts to cultural resources. Reviews applications for cultural resource use permits and fieldwork authorizations, recommending approval or denial and/or changes in work proposed or personnel to be utilized. Helps prepare the cultural resources portions of the current budget and program work plans.
Travel Required
Occasional travel - Field work can involve hiking or riding vehicles or horses over rough terrain. May be exposed to discomfort from extremes in weather temperatures or be subjected to hostile wildlife, chemicals and physical hazards.
Supervisory status
Promotion Potential
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
All U.S. Citizens – No previous Federal Service is required.

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