DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Open & closing dates
12/03/2021 to 12/09/2021
$64,649 – $100,739 per year
Pay scale & grade
GS 11 – 12
1 vacancy in the following locations:
Yes—as determined by the agency policy.
Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes—Relocation expenses may be authorized as allowable by Federal Travel Regulations (FTR) and USDA policy.
Job family (Series)
Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk
Trust determination process
How you will be evaluated
How to Apply
The incumbent provides leadership for Archeology and cultural resources activities of NRCS and is supervised by the State Resources Conservationist.
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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.
Federal employees – Competitive service
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.
Land & base management
Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.
Clarification from the agency
Applications will be accepted only from current permanent federal employees with competitive status, Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act, Farm Service Agency permanent county employees, CTAP/RPL/ICTAP and VEOA eligibles.
Serves as a staff specialist on all cultural resources issues, including Native American issues and concerns that result from the implementation of NRCS programs and activities.
Prepares and maintains all technical guides and information dealing with cultural resources.
Keeps abreast of developments and research in Archeological methods and procedures.
Carries out field investigations and produces professional quality cultural resources investigation and assessment reports.
Identifies necessary cultural resources studies, develops specifications for scopes of work, determines cultural and scientific significance of identified resources in accordance with the guidelines and national Register of Historic Places criteria.
Prepares technical cultural resource sections of contracts, environmental documents, agreement documents and other instruments of agency intent.