The White Mountain National Forest (WMNF) is now accepting applications for two Archaeological Technician positions. These positions are based in Campton, NH, and are full-time temporary seasonal positions, with an expected season of mid-August through December. Pay is $20.93/hr (GS-7). Please see the job posting for additional information and instructions on how to apply. Applications must be submitted by April 4, 2021.
Link to job posting: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/596184500
More information about WMNF: https://www.fs.usda.gov/whitemountain
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Open & closing dates
03/25/2021 to 04/05/2021
Pay scale & grade
$20.93 to $20.93 per hour
Few vacancies in the following location:
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
This position is located within a National Forest. The primary purpose of this position is to provide technical support to the heritage resources staff.
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Analyzes archeological data in preparing reports, for situations where precedents are not fully applicable. Makes recommendations to be used in “determinations of effect” and “determinations of eligibility” by the archaeologist.
Compiles and reports information about the nature and extent of known cultural resources. Monitors archeological projects to ensure sufficiency of fieldwork.
Adapts ground search strategies as determined by specific project requirements i.e., terrain, vegetation cover, and time frames. Applies scientific methods to survey parcels of land to determine likely sites of archeological interest.
Prepares Cultural Resource Inventory reports and site forms. Enters site and inventory information into databases and onto GIS maps.
Responsible for the preparation of archeological and historical information to create interpretive materials for display and dissemination. Conducts inventories of Forest cultural resources in areas of proposed Forest Service projects.
Researchers reference materials such as State and National register files, historic documents, archeological reports, maps and aerial photos, and interviews source individuals concerning project areas.
Insures that archeology work assignments are carried out in safe, timely manner according to established standards and procedures.
Reviews work in progress to see that standards for pre-field research, survey design, site recording, graphics, and final report are being met.
Advises other employees on methods of cultural resource inventory and provides written instructions, research materials and supplies to all involved in planning and operation of natural resource activities. Generally serves as a crew work leader.
Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.