DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Open & closing dates
07/29/2022 to 08/12/2022
$54,727 – $86,074 per year
Pay scale & grade
GS 9 – 11
1 vacancy in the following locations:
Watford City, ND
within Region 1
Location Negotiable After Selection, United States
Yes—as determined by the agency policy.
25% or less – Travel is required for site visits, meetings, and training including occasional overnight travel.
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes—Relocation/Recruitment Incentive or Transfer of Duty Station may be available at discretion of management in accordance with agency policy.
Job family (Series)
Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk
Trust determination process
This job is open to
How you will be evaluated
How to Apply
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
The COVID-19 vaccination requirement for federal employees pursuant to Executive Order 14043 does not currently apply. Some jobs, however, may be subject to agency- or job-specific vaccination requirements, so please review the job announcement for details. Click here for more information.
This position is located in Region 1, Dakota Prairie Grasslands, McKenzie Ranger District, Watford City, ND.
This position serves as a zone Archeologist. The incumbent is responsible for inventory, evaluation, protection, and development of historic and prehistoric sites.
For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Kim Anderson, 701-842-8507, email@example.com; or Shannon Boehm, 701-989-7307, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more about this agency
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 eligible candidates.
Duties listed are at the full performance level.
Develop, coordinate, and implement the Heritage Resource Program on the unit, including the development of policy, immediate and long-range objectives, integration with resource activities, and establishment or priorities.
Develop the unit’s budget and project plan of work.
Ensure that scientific and systematic procedures are followed in identifying, evaluating, and classifying cultural resource areas.
Evaluate and act upon a wide range of on-site management needs, such as the factual reporting of excavation and/or survey findings, and implement corrective measures within the framework of archeological program requirements.
Evaluate archeological and historical sites and identify which are appropriate for inclusion to the National Register of Historic Places.
Supervise the excavation and salvage of archeological resources protection act assessments.
Direct the preparation of maps, inventories, reports, and records relative to the discovery, protection, inventory, salvage, and interpretation of heritage and cultural resource areas.