DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Open & closing dates
09/21/2022 to 09/27/2022
$54,727 – $86,074 per year
Pay scale & grade
GS 9 – 11
1 vacancy in the following location:
Watford City, ND
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.
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Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk
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This position is located in Region 1 on the Dakota Prairie Grasslands, McKenzie Ranger District, in 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 Mac Herrera at 701-989-7310, firstname.lastname@example.org or Aidan McCarty at 701-989-7306, Aidan.McCarty@usda.gov.
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U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
Duties listed are at the full performance level.
Develops, coordinates, and implements 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.
Develops the unit’s budget and project plan of work.
Ensures that scientific and systematic procedures are followed in identifying, evaluating, and classifying cultural resource areas.
Evaluates and acts upon a wide range of on-site management needs, such as the factual reporting of excavation and/or survey findings, and implements corrective measures within the framework of archeological program requirements.
Evaluates archeological and historical sites and identifies which are appropriate for inclusion to the National Register of Historic Places.
Supervises the excavation and salvage of archeological resources protection act assessments.
Directs the preparation of maps, inventories, reports, and records relative to the discovery, protection, inventory, salvage, and interpretation of heritage and cultural resource areas.