Environmental Services Cultural Resources Summer Intern (12206403)
This listing closes on 4/29/2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada).Salary
$14.00 – $21.00 Hourly
Richland County, SC
Temporary – Full-Time
Department of Transportation-Headquarters
Job Number 125327
Closing date and time
4/29/2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Class Code :AA50
Position Number: 12206402
Normal Work Schedule: Monday – Friday (8:30 – 5:00)
Hiring Range – Min.$14.00
Hiring Range – Max.$21.00
Opening Date 01/26/2022
EEO Statement Equal Opportunity Employer
Agency Specific Application Procedures:
Apply online and fully complete all sections of the application. A resume may be provided, but will not substitute for completing any section of the application. Accurately respond to all Supplemental Questions since they are part of your official application and are used to initially screen applicants. Candidates must present documentation of their attainment of college degree(s) at the time of interview. Documentation must be either an official or unofficial copy of the college transcript or Letter of Verification of Degree from the institution’s Registrar’s Office. If the candidate selected for the position provided an unofficial copy, it must be replaced with an official copy no later than thirty (30) calendar days after the effective date of employment. Failure to provide documentation within the required time frame will result in termination of employment. SCDOT Human Resources Office, Room 115, 955 Park Street, Columbia, SC 29201. Phone: (803) 737-1321.
Veteran Preference Statement
South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.
***This posting will be used to fill a summer internship position with the Environmental Services Cultural Resource Program.***
Intern will gain general exposure to all aspects of SCDOT’s Environmental Services Cultural Resource program which exists to help SCDOT comply with the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), including fieldwork, lab work, reporting, project review, and assisting with an ongoing Artifact Curation Project. Specific tasks could include:
- Fieldwork: works with staff to complete archaeology and historic architecture surveys for transportation projects, including using GIS software to create field maps, excavating shovel tests and recording archaeological sites, recording historic buildings and structures.
- Lab work: works with staff to process archaeological artifacts collected during surveys, including washing, identification, cataloging, and preparing the artifacts and project data for curation.
- Reporting: assists staff in writing cultural resource reports and using GIS to create maps and other report graphics, assists with filling out archaeological site forms and SHPO site cards for historic resources. Assist with using GIS software to create cultural resource and other reference layers to help with background research.
- Artifact Curation Project: works with staff to process existing artifact collections from SCDOT storage to prepare them for curation with the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology (SCIAA). Project will involve organizing artifacts and project data from past SCDOT cultural resources surveys that have not yet been curated. Intern will help to locate and compile relevant project data; wash, identify, and catalog artifacts as needed; re-bag and re-label artifacts and project data to current curation standards.
Pay Rate is between $14.00 – $21.00/per hour depending on qualifications.Minimum and Additional Requirements
A high school diploma; or an approved equivalence in accordance with State Human Resources Regulations.
Applicants must be accepted into or currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year college or university program in Anthropology, Archaeology, Historic Preservation, Museum Studies, or a related field.
The South Carolina Department of Transportation is committed to a diverse workforce and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.
State of South Carolina
Department of Transportation-Headquarters
955 Park Street, Room 115
Columbia, South Carolina, 29201