DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Open & closing dates
01/24/2022 to 02/04/2022
$74,317 – $96,607 per year
Pay scale & grade
1 vacancy in the following location:
Yes—as determined by the agency policy.
25% or less – You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes—You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.
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 a Archeologist, GS- 0193-11 working in Anchorage, Alaska for the R7-Division of Refuge Visitor Services.
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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.
Land & base management
Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.
Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.
Clarification from the agency
Govt. Wide: Current Career or Career Conditional Federal Employees, Land Management eligibles, 30% disabled veterans, Military Spouse, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, Vista, VRA, VEOA, ICTAP/CTAP, Schedule A, Reinstatement eligibles, PLC.
As a Archeologist your duties will include but are not limited to the following:
Maintains expertise in multiple preservation statutes, regulations, standards and guidelines, in order to ensure proposed agency projects in the Alaska region are in compliance with Federal mandates and minimize or avoid harm to archeological/historical sites. Keeps informed of current archeological and historical developments by reviewing a variety of publications and attending selected training and meetings. Performs literature, reconnaissance, and intensive cultural resources investigations to ensure archeological topics and historical information concerning USFWS (Service) projects are sufficiently evaluated. Gathers information detailing the cultural resources (archeological and historic) that are known to exist within the areas of potential effect from activities, and provides expert advice on the treatment and/or mitigation of such resources.
Summarizes and interprets cultural resources related technical materials for management officials. Coordinates cultural resources strategies and projects with those on adjacent lands for the purposes of achieving broad protection strategies and minimizing further human impacts.
Coordinates with project managers in the region to identify, evaluate, and monitor cultural resources, identify potential threats, and provide guidance/advice concerning appropriate consultation requirements for proposed projects occurring in their jurisdiction.
Is responsible for, or makes significant contributions to, the preparation of historic preservation documentation, compliance, and background materials for clearances, permits, licenses, etc., as required by the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Archeological and Historic Preservation Act, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), Archeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA), and other preservation statutes, policies and guidelines.
In cooperation with appropriate staff, researchers, and partners, the incumbent assists with and/or leads in the design, implementation, and supervision of multi-phased projects involving documentary, archival, and collections research; field investigations (both survey and excavation); laboratory analysis of recovered data; and professional report writing.
Develops and monitors contracts for cultural resource studies by: preparing scopes of work to meet Service cultural resource mandates and research interests; assisting potential contracting organizations in developing research designs through reviewing them for relevance, thoroughness, and professional quality; evaluating proposals; monitoring contracts by acting as contracting officer’s technical representative; and reviewing contract reports for contract compliance and professional adequacy.
Assists in preparation and reviews of programmatic agreements, memoranda of agreement, formal correspondence, Federal Register notices, and other legally-binding documents required for compliance with Federal mandates related to cultural resources.