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WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Open to all qualified United States Citizens
WORK SCHEDULE/DURATION: This is a full-time TERM position not to exceed 13 months. This position can be extended up to 4 years depending on funding and/or performance.
VACANCY IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN): 1108219
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Serves on an integrated multidisciplinary team of cultural resource professionals (architects, landscape architects, and historians) dedicated to documenting and listing cultural landscapes and historic structures on their respective databases and providing assistance to parks on these cultural resources types. Incumbent assists in the identifying and mapping cultural landscape features and associated historic structures using established databases, photographic imagery, geographic positioning system (GPS) and geographic information system (GIS). Employee assists the team with developing and implementing work plans for data collection and monitoring of landscape and structure attributes and condition using technical instruments, manuals, protocols, knowledge of the resources and identified impacts affecting the resources. Duties include creating maps that convey baseline data on resource features, creating GIS data sets that can be used by the parks and NPS programs, providing technical assistance with data, and contributing to the development of the regional cultural resource inventory's GIS. Products include GIS data sets, narratives, maps, and graphics that contribute to the preparation of National Register evaluations, cultural resource documents, and management plans. Responsibilities include following national and regional standards for the collection, processing, and distribution of GIS data and assisting programs in the Division of Cultural Resources as directed.
The office is located in Omaha, Nebraska. Omaha is the largest city in Nebraska and is the county seat of Douglas County with a population over 750,000. Located along the Missouri River, the 8-county metropolitan Greater Omaha area is home to five Fortune 500 companies; the CenturyLink Center Omaha which attracts top name entertainers, expositions, the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Swimming, and other events; the new TD Ameritrade ball park which hosts the NCAA Men's College World Series; and other theaters, museums, and cultural amenities. The area also has 15 hospitals, including the state's only Children's Hospital, and two medical schools and research centers. Greater Omaha is also home to Offutt Air Force Base. The region's cost of living index averages 10-15% below the national average, and there is a plentiful supply of reasonably priced new and pre-owned homes. The September 2011 unemployment rate was 4.2%, nearly half the national rate. On average, the warmest month is July with a mean temperature of 77 degrees and the coldest month is February with 28 degrees. Eppley Airfield is serviced by 8 air carriers, and the Greater Omaha area has passenger bus, Amtrak rail service, and affordable commuter bus and taxicab service. http://www.omahachamber.org/