DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
National Park Service
Yosemite National Park
Open & closing dates
08/01/2022 to 08/12/2022
This job will close when we have received 50 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more
$54,727 – $71,146 per year
Pay scale & grade
2 vacancies in the following location:
El Portal, CA
Yes—as determined by the agency policy.
Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Temporary – Not to Exceed One Year
Job family (Series)
Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk
Trust determination process
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How you will be evaluated
How to Apply
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These positions are located in Yosemite National Park within the Archeology Office, Branch of Anthropology, Division of Resources Management and Science. The incumbent serves as a Project Archeologist under the direct supervision of a GS-11 Archeologist.
Open to the first 50 applicants or until 08/12/2022 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.
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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.
U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
Clarification from the agency
Under this announcement, we are accepting applications from: 1. All United States Citizens (U.S. Citizens) 2. CTAP/ICTAP Eligibles.
Duties of the incumbent include, but are not limited to:
Serves as Project Archaeologist supervising archaeological work including record searches, survey and site documentation, test and data recovery excavations, construction monitoring, laboratory analysis, data entry, information synthesis, and professional reporting for prehistoric and historical archaeological resources.
Maintains professionally adequate records, maps, photographs, and other documentary materials; supervises daily operations of field and laboratory projects, reviewing work of others for accurateness, timeliness, and consistency with Yosemite standards.
Prepares archaeological project scopes of work, research designs, management summaries, and fully-professional reports.
Assists with preparation of, or prepares, archaeological documentation for Section 106 compliance purposes; assists park cultural resources staff with consultations with the State Historic Preservation Officer, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and park-associated Native American tribes.
Maintains proficiency in current developments in archaeological method and theory, including archaeological research in the Sierra Nevada and Great Basin conducted by other agencies and contractors; and assists supervisor with planning, scheduling, budget programming, and tracking of archaeological research.