Job Overview

Summary

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is the lead agency for the United States in carrying on a government-to-government relationship with the tribal nations. A challenging and dynamic place to work, it enhances the quality of life, promotes economic opportunity, and carries out the responsibility to protect and improve the trust assets of American Indians, Indian tribes and Alaska Natives.

Vacancy ID: 971292

 

ARCHEOLOGIST, GS-0193-12, 

Posn.# 1000010,

Western Region,

San Carlos Irrigation Project,

Office of the Project Manager,

Coolidge, Arizona

 

GS-12: $70,376 - $91,487 Per Annum

 

NOTE: RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL BE PAID IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPROPRIATE FEDERAL TRAVEL REGULATIONS.  THE PAY FLEXIBILITIES OF THE RECRUITMENT BONUS, RELOCATION BONUS, AND STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT MAYBE AUTHORIZED BY THE MANAGER.  GOVERNMENT HOUSING IS NOT AVAILABLE.  

 

NOTE:  This position is also being advertised under Merit Promotion (MP) Vacancy Announcement Number CRPA 90/13. Applicants who wish to be considered under both Merit and Competitive Procedures must submit a separate application for each announcement. 

 

INDIAN PREFERENCE: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472). Verification of Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Indian Preference eligibles not currently employed in the Federal service will be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment Authority Schedule A, 213.3112(A)(7). Consideration will be given to Non-Indian applicants in the absence of a qualified Indian Preference eligible. Applicants not entitled to Indian Preference must be Federal civilian employees with competitive status or former Federal civilian employees with reinstatement eligibility and must submit latest Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50B, as proof. 

Duties

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

 

  • Coordinate and provide advice in compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966, Archeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA), Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and other laws relating to the protection of cultural resources. 
  • Perform field visits for new construction to determine impact on cultural resources. 
  • Prepare program and annual reports concerning the Federal Archeological Resources Protection Act, and Natural Park Service on activities covered by the Archeological Resources Protection Act and other program reports. 
  • Provide archeological data, mitigation measures, and documents for inclusion in project environmental assessments. 
  • Carry out consultations with the State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO), Tribal Historic Preservation Officer (THPO), Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP), and Indian Tribes in compliance with federal historic preservation legislation.   
  • Conduct archaeological surveys on lands.  

     

Travel Required

  • Not Required