DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
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Open & closing dates
10/12/2021 to 10/18/2021
Pay scale & grade
GS 9 – 11
$53,433 to $84,049 per year
Salary wage as shown is for Rest of the U.S. For more information, refer to the Office of Personnel Management, Salary and Wages web page.
5 vacancies in the following locations:
Baker City, OR
Idleyld Park, OR
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Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes as determined by agency policy
This job is open to
Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a “surplus” or “displaced” employee.
Federal employees – Competitive service
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
Individuals with disabilities
Land & base management
Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.
Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista
Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.
Family of overseas employees
Family members of a federal employee or uniformed service member who is, or was, working overseas.
Clarification from the agency
Current permanent federal employees with competitive status, Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act, CTAP/RPL/ICTAP and VEOA eligibles, Farm Service Agency permanent county employees, 30 percent or More Disabled Veterans, Certain Former Overseas and Foreign Service Employees, Military Spouses, Interchange Agreement and Other Miscellaneous Authorities, People with Disabilities, Peace Corps and VISTA, Reinstatement, Public Land Corps, Resource Assistant Program, and VRA eligible candidates.
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These positions are located in the Pacific Northwest Region, Region 6 on the Gifford Pinchot, Wallowa-Whitman, and Umpqua National Forests at one of the duty locations listed above.
The incumbent serves an Archeologist responsible for inventory, evaluation, protection, and development of historic and prehistoric sites.
Please see the “Education” section for further position location information.
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Responsibilities listed below are at full performance grade level of GS-11.
Plan, direct, and execute surveys/excavations, for location, verification and salvage of sites.
Evaluate sites and identify which ones are appropriate for inclusion to the national registers.
Administer examinations, identifying areas where materials may be destroyed or damaged, and recommending mitigations.
Develop policy and immediate and long-range objectives, establish program priorities, and integrate heritage needs with other resource activities.
Ensure that scientific and systematic procedures are followed in identifying, evaluating, and classifying cultural resource areas.
Direct the preparation of maps, inventories, reports, and records related to all aspects of the program.
Prepare technical approval for documentation submitted for program matters, including national register eligibility.
Prepare contract specifications and monitor contract operations.
Provide guidance to line management in marking, protection, and salvage of sites.
Consult with recognized Indian Tribes under provisions of laws related to Native American cultural preservation and repatriation.
Provide consultation and advice to unit personnel for problems in which cultural resources are involved.
Occasional travel – Travel is required for this position for field work, site visits, training and/or meetings.