DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Open & closing dates
11/05/2021 to 11/12/2021
$20.93 – $20.93 per hour
Pay scale & grade
Few vacancies in the following locations:
Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Job family (Series)
0102 Social Science Aid and Technician
How you will be evaluated
How to Apply
This position is located within a National Forest. The primary purpose of this position is to provide technical support to the heritage resources staff.
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THIS JOB IS OPEN TO
U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
Analyzes archeological data in preparing reports, for situations where precedents are not fully applicable. Makes recommendations to be used in “determinations of effect” and “determinations of eligibility” by the archaeologist.
Compiles and reports information about the nature and extent of known cultural resources.
Adapts ground search strategies as determined by specific project requirements i.e., terrain, vegetation cover, and time frames. Applies scientific methods to survey parcels of land to determine likely sites of archeological interest.
Prepares Cultural Resource Inventory reports and site forms. Enters site and inventory information into databases and onto GIS maps.
Responsible for the preparation of archeological and historical information to create interpretive materials for display and dissemination. Monitors archeological projects to ensure sufficiency of fieldwork.
Conducts inventories of Forest cultural resources in areas of proposed Forest Service projects.
Researchers reference materials such as State and National register files, historic documents, archeological reports, maps and aerial photos, and interviews source individuals concerning project areas.
Insures that archeology work assignments are carried out in safe, timely manner according to established standards and procedures.
Reviews work in progress to see that standards for pre-field research, survey design, site recording, graphics, and final report are being met.
Advises other employees on methods of cultural resource inventory and provides written instructions, research materials and supplies to all involved in planning and operation of natural resource activities. Generally serves as a crew work leader.
NOTE: As a field going position working in brown or black bear habitat, this position is required to be firearm certified for personal and/or crew safety.
Executive Order 12564 requires employees designated to carry a firearm to be subject to random drug testing.
This position will be subject to random drug testing and will be placed in the applicant testing pool. The ability to obtain and maintain weapons certification is a condition of employment in this position.
Which involves receipt of a negative pre-certification drug test result, passing a minimum background investigation, passing firearm classroom training, passing the shooting proficiency test and enrollment in the random drug testing pool.