DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
Western Area Power Administration
Sierra Nevada Region, Mission Support, Environmental Management (N1800)
Open & closing dates
03/16/2022 to 03/28/2022
$86,945 – $113,032 per year
Pay scale & grade
1 vacancy in the following location:
Yes—as determined by the agency policy.
25% or less – Travel of up to 25% annually is required, with overnight travel of 4-5 nights per month on average.
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Job family (Series)
Position sensitivity and risk
Moderate Risk (MR)
Trust determination process
How you will be evaluated
How to Apply
This position is part of the WAPA-SNR-Sierra Nevada Region. As a Archaeologist, you will be implementing the cultural resource portion of the Western Area Power Administration’s environmental planning program for a Regional Environment Department. Assists in the Regions’ compliance with various cultural resource related laws and regulations.
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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.
Family of overseas employees
Family members of a federal employee or uniformed service member who is or was, working overseas.
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 Federal employees with competitive status or other eligibility; Former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility; CTAP/ICTAP eligibles; Veterans with VOW, VEOA, or 30% disability; Military Spouses; Individuals with Disabilities Schedule A; Peace Corps, Vista (AmeriCorps) eligibles; Those eligible under an OPM interchange agreement or other special appointing authority.
Responsible for ensuring that the Regions’ construction, operation, and maintenance activities are completed in compliance with applicable cultural resource related laws and regulations in an appropriate and timely manner. Conducts cultural resource background research, surveys, and monitoring, as necessary, to identify cultural resources potentially impacted by the Regions’ construction, operation, and maintenance activities and documents the results in the appropriate format. Works closely with internal (e.g. the respective Regions’ construction, maintenance, and environment department personnel) and external stakeholders (e.g. State Historic Preservation Officers; Advisory Council on Historic Preservation; tribes; Federal, state, and private landowners; and other consulting parties) to ensure the success of WAPA’s cultural resource management program. Serves as a Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) for archeological and environmental planning contract activities. Identifies the need for and coordinates contract support to accomplish cultural resource compliance for the Regions’ construction, operation, and maintenance activities. Prepares statements of work (SOWs) and independent government estimates (IGEs) for cultural resource services to be conducted by contractors for the Government. Reviews contractor deliverables and monitors contractor performance.