Student Trainee (Archeology)
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
National Park Service
Petrified Forest National Park
Open & closing dates
04/23/2021 to 05/06/2021
Pay scale & grade
$43,683 to $56,790 per year
1 vacancy in the following location:
Petrified Forest National Park, AZ
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.
Yes as determined by agency policy
This job is open to
Current students enrolled in accredited educational institutions from high school to graduate level. Includes internships, pathways and other student programs.
Clarification from the agency
This is an indefinite, Excepted Service appointment that may continue if you continue to meet the eligibility requirements under the Pathways Internship program and funding is available.
Interns may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to permanent employment.
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Receives advanced instruction designed to familiarize incumbent with functions and operations of the organization, and to provide additional experience in the practical application of basic natural and/or cultural techniques and concepts. Through independent study, developmental assignments, literature review, on-site studies, and fieldwork, the incumbent expands his/her knowledge about the natural and cultural resources of the park and the National Park Service and related state and local parks and institutions. For example, the incumbent may study the history of discipline-specific scientific thought, studies and theories applicable to a region or park unit; and participate in archeological field studies, geologic mapping, consultations with Native Americans, water quality investigations, etc., as appropriate. Seeks training opportunities and educational activities that will increase his/her knowledge and understanding of the park’s resources in the context of the natural environment or the historical and cultural setting. As assigned, writes text and/or prepares illustrations as input to project of higher-graded professionals. Writes letters in response to inquiries about the park and its resources, basing responses on knowledge of park and Servicewide policy, park files, prior research, and other sources.