DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Open & closing dates
01/11/2022 to 01/20/2022
$66,214 – $103,176 per year
Pay scale & grade
GS 11 – 12
1 vacancy in the following locations:
Yes—as determined by the agency policy.
Occasional travel – Travel for meeting, training, or site visits may be required.
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Job family (Series)
Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk
Trust determination process
How you will be evaluated
How to Apply
This position is located on the Shawnee National Forest in either Harrisburg, Vienna, or Jonesboro, IL.
The position manages heritage/cultural resources program activities, and serves as a key liaison and consultant to removed Native American tribes and as the primary forest liaison with the State Historic Preservation Officer.
For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Tim Pohlman, at 618-658-1326 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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 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.
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 eligibles (GS-11 only).
Duties are listed at the full performance level GS-12.
Administer heritage/cultural resources program including public historical and interpretive information, evaluative research, safeguarding archeological sites and artifacts, and related activities.
Interpret and implement directives to ensure program consistency and that professional standards are met.
Advise management on requirements, impacts, and consequences of current legislation and directives.
Coordinate, consult and work closely with state preservation offices, in carrying out preservation mandates, interpretive initiatives, register nominations, and overall program development.
Identify cultural resources requirements to be met in preparing environmental and planning documents.
Determine inventory levels and protection measures, and ensure measures and requirements are incorporated in project plans and special use permits.
Identify issues and concerns to develop resolution strategies and provide comprehensive recommendations to management.
Act as liaison between the unit and Native American groups regarding unit policy, tribal concerns and requests for archeological information.
Partner with and/or negotiate with heritage staff and personnel from the Department of Natural Resources which oversees state historic preservation programming.
Prepare technical approval for documentation submitted for program matters, including national register eligibility.
Assess adverse impacts to heritage sites and recommend solutions for resolution.