DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
National Park Service
NPS Regions 6, 7 & 8
Open & closing dates
11/17/2021 to 12/01/2021
This job will close when we have received 200 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more
$35,265 – $43,683 per year
Salary does not include locality pay. For specific wage information, reference the OPM Salaries and Wages link in the Additional Information section.
Pay scale & grade
GS 5 – 7
25 vacancies in the following locations:
Flagstaff Area Parks
Glen Canyon NRA
Colorado National Monument
Mesa Verde National Park
Mesa Verde National Park, CO
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Black Canyon of the Gunnison
Montrose County, CO
Bryce Canyon National Park
Bryce Canyon, UT
Canyonlands National Park
Zion National Park
Capitol Reef National Park
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Temporary – Temporary. Additional text Not-to-exceed 1039 hours.
Job family (Series)
0102 Social Science Aid and Technician
Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk
Trust determination process
How you will be evaluated
How to Apply
These positions may be filled for a six month seasonal period, but can vary due to weather conditions, project needs, or funding. Anticipated Entry on Duty: March-July 2022.
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THIS JOB IS OPEN TO
Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a “surplus” or “displaced” employee.
U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
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At the GS-5 level
Participates in basic archeological field surveys by walking over the landscape and searching for archeological features and artifacts.
Conducts limited supervised excavation and testing of sites, including the careful recovery of sample Materials.
Maintains related databases, forms, maps, and files.
At the GS-6 level
In addition to the GS-5 duties
Process specimens in the field
Conducts record searches and interviews, and synthesizes information collected for scientific, historical, and interpretive values.
At the GS-7 level
In addition to the GS-5 and 6 duties
Retrieves and compiles data as required for resource management reports, interpretive exhibits, etc.
Provides leadership to field crews by assigning tasks and monitoring the status of those assignments.
Prepares specimens for specialized analysis to be sent to dating and other laboratories. Identifies, labels and packages artifacts for curation.