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    Summary

    This position is temporary, has a Not-to-Exceed date and will be filled for up to 6 months. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds.

    This position is located within the Payette National Forest. The incumbent is responsible for inventory, evaluation, and advice on heritage and cultural resource management, including determination of effects of projects on cultural resources and recommended mitigation.

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Morgan Zedalis, PH:208-634-0752, EMAIL: mazedalis@fs.fed.us

    The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career-Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply.

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    Responsibilities

    Provides advice on identification and management of Heritage and Cultural Resources Program, including development of immediate objectives, integration with resource activities, and establishment or priorities.

    Assists in ensuring integration with heritage and cultural resource activities and establishment of priorities. The Heritage and Cultural Resource Program covers one or more resource area, such as the protection of historic and pre-historic properties and artifacts.

    Coordinates the budget and project plan of work for the unit’s archeological and cultural activities within the NF unit.

    Designs inventory strategies as part of the land use planning process based on Forest-wide priorities and needs.

    Organizes, supervises, or directly performs inventory of areas. Work includes preparation of maps, inventories, reports, and records related to the discovery, protection, inventory, salvage, and interpretation of heritage and cultural resource areas.

    Reviews reports as part of project planning to evaluate the quality of the inventory, the completeness of the report, and the significance of heritage or cultural sites found. Prepares determinations of effect for such projects identified during project inventories. Recommends mitigation procedures.

    Determines eligibility of historical properties for the National Register of Historic Places.

    Provides heritage and cultural resource management orientation to Forest Service personnel on statutes, regulations and purpose of work to be performed.

    Interprets heritage and cultural resources to the public and professional contacts through presentations at visitor facilities, professional journals, etc.

    Develops contract specifications for heritage and cultural resource work and as delegated, acts as COR or inspector on such contracts.

    Assists in developing and carrying out projects related to stewardship enhancement and public interpretation of heritage and cultural resources, such as partnership agreements and site steward programs.

    Interprets heritage and cultural resources to public and professional contacts through presentations at professional conferences, visitor facilities, professional journals, etc.

    Ensures program data for documentation submission including contracts, National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) eligibility criteria, legal documents to fulfill programmatic requirements, and internal reports.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    09

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Job family (Series)

    0193 Archeology

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