DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Open & closing dates
09/12/2022 to 09/16/2022
$54,727 – $66,214 per year
Pay scale & grade
GS 9 – 11
6 vacancies in the following locations:
San Diego, CA
San Fernando, CA
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South Lake Tahoe, CA
Upper Lake, CA
Yes—as determined by the agency policy.
Occasional travel – Occasional travel may be required to attend meetings, training, and project related work.
Relocation expenses reimbursed
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Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk
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Five (5) positions will be filled with differing full performance levels. Each Unit has one vacancy but some offer several duty station locations. You must apply for the duty location to be considered for any or all of these locations.
The Archaeologist is located on a Forest Service unit responsible for inventory, evaluation, protection, and development of historic and prehistoric sites.
Please see EDUCATION REQUIREMENT section for location specific information and point of contact (POC).
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U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
The responsibilities listed are at the full performance level.
Plan and execute surveys for the location and verification of archeological and historical sites
Evaluate sites and identify which are appropriate for inclusion to the National Register of Historic Places.
Administer archeological examination of road, reservoir, recreation, and other ground disturbing projects where archeological materials may be subject to destruction or damage for protection and mitigation of cultural sites.
Develop archeological data in tabular and spatial format (use databases, spreadsheets, and other computer applications to organize and record cultural resource data/project information) to support research and management information needs
Ensure scientific and systematic procedures are followed in identifying, evaluating, and classifying cultural resource areas.
Direct the preparation of maps, inventories, reports, and records related to all aspects of the heritage and cultural resource program.
Prepare contract specifications for surveys of cultural and heritage resource sites to establish terms and conditions.
Provide guidance to management in marking, protection, and salvage of sites
Consult with recognized Indian Tribes under provisions of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), and Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) to discuss concerns, ensure compliance, and assess impact.
Provide consultation and advice to unit personnel for problems in which cultural resources are involved.