DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Open & closing dates
07/30/2021 to 08/13/2021
Pay scale & grade
$80,275 to $104,361 per year
1 vacancy in the following location:
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes as determined by agency policy
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.
Land & base management
Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.
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, and Reinstatements.
This position is located in the Southwestern Region, on the Tonto National Forest in Phoenix, AZ.
This position serves as a Special Projects Archeologist.
For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Devin Quintana at 602-225-5257 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Administer cultural resources program including providing historical and interpretive information, completing compliance surveys and stabilization activities and coordinating work with other resources.
Advise management on requirements, impacts, and consequences of current legislation and directives.
Interpret and implement directives to ensure program consistency and that professional standards are met.
Identify archeological and historical sites eligible for inclusion on national registers, assess eligibility and complete nomination of selected sites.
Coordinate, consult and work closely with state preservation offices, in carrying out preservation mandates, interpretive initiatives, register nominations, and overall program development.
Identify cultural resources requirements to be met in preparing environmental and planning documents.
Determine inventory levels and protection measures, and ensure measures and requirements are incorporated in project plans and special use permits.
Work with wide variety of private individuals, organizations, and personnel to identify and investigate sites, and collect and preserve historical documentary evidence.
Work with special interest groups and local/regional organizations to inform the public about cultural resources and develop interpretive programs.
Manage frequent and rapidly changing priorities and strategies and apply innovative management techniques for non-conforming resources.
Act as liaison between the unit and Native American groups regarding unit policy, tribal concerns, and requests for archeological information.
Work with mining companies, commercial interests, and permittees to identify, evaluate and protect significant sites in potential disturbance areas.
Interpret scientific research and data into highly diverse formats appropriate for a wide range of audiences.
Prepare technical papers on cultural resources.
Occasional travel – Travel with overnight lodging may be required for meetings, training, workshops, and field/site visits.