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    One position is located on the Tonto National Forest, with a duty station of Payson or Phoenix, AZ.  The duty station will be determined at the time of selection.

    One position is located on the Tonto National Forest, with a duty station of Phoenix, AZ, and will be shared with the Prescott National Forest.

    The incumbents are 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 the positions in Payson and/or Phoenix, please contact Kristina Hill at 602-225-5233 or khill@fs.fed.us.

    Pay rates vary depending on location. Pay rates displayed above are for the Rest of the U.S. (RUS). See the OPM website at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/ for additional information on pay rates for specific locations.

    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.

    These positions are being concurrently announced under Merit Promotion Announcement Number 18-SVQ3-0312-2964G-DQ . Current or former Federal employees may apply to both announcements, but should be sure to apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement in order to avoid losing consideration since different referral criteria apply to each type of announcement. Disabled veterans, candidates with 3 or more years of active duty military service, and candidates eligible for special hiring authorities may apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement if they meet the criteria outlined in the announcement and submit supporting documentation.

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    The incumbents are responsible for inventory, evaluation, protection, and interpretation of historic and prehistoric sites, and will act as a Contracting Officers Representative (COR) for heritage survey contracts. The incumbents will also assist the Heritage Program by ensuring integration of heritage and cultural resource activities with other resources. The incumbents will plan, direct, coordinate and execute surveys as part of the land use planning process based on Forest-wide priorities and needs. Work includes preparation of maps, inventories, reports, and records related to cultural resources, as well as data entry of this information into the Forest Service database of record (i.e. NRM). These positions verify archeological and historical sites and provides guidance to line management in marking, protection, and salvage of these sites. These positions ensures that scientific and systematic procedures are followed in identifying, evaluating, and classifying cultural resources and will assist in the development of contract specifications for heritage and cultural resource work and acts as COR or inspector on such contracts.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel required will be dependent on location.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    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.

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    0193 Archeology

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/500731200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.