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    This position serves as an Archeologist at the Mid-Columbia River National Wildlife Refuge Complex (Complex), based in Burbank, Washington. You will work at a variety of sites located in Washington and Oregon, including Hanford Reach National Monument, Columbia National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), McNary NWR, Umatilla NWR, Cold Springs NWR, McKay Creek NWR, Toppenish NWR, and Conboy Lake NWR. For more information about the Complex, please visit our website at: http://www.fws.gov/mcriver/.

    Salary Range: GS-11, Step 01: $60,210 - Step 10: $78,270

    This announcement is being advertised concurrently under R1-18-10066507-BP-DE is open to all qualified individuals. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods.

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    As an Archeologist, you will be responsible for:

    • Conducts archeological surveys, inventories, site identification, and evaluations using standard archeological techniques, for compliance with section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). Prepares reports, letters, and agreements.
    • Coordinates cultural resource clearance surveys and applies cultural and heritage resource management practices to determine eligibility of historical properties for the National Register of Historic Places. Writes management plans related to cultural resources.
    • Coordinates and works with local Native American Tribes on cultural resource issues and NHPA compliance. Meets with tribal staff, and other parties, on sometimes complex issues, and develops working relationships which enhance cultural resource management on the Complex.
    • For cultural and historical resources, makes determinations of effect and provides alternatives, including supporting data, rationale, policy, and legal compliance.

    Travel Required

    75% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates, VEOA Eligibles, Special Appointment Authority

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

  • Job family (Series)

    0193 Archeology

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/482529800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.