This position is located within a National Forest. The primary purpose of this position is to provide technical support to the heritage resources staff.Learn more about this agency
Conducts inventories of Forest cultural resources in areas of proposed Forest Service projects. Researches reference materials such as State and National register files, historic documents, archeological reports, maps and aerial photos, and interviews source individuals concerning project areas.
Performs on-the-ground area surveys for surface and subsurface evidence of historic and prehistoric archeological remains. Identifies and records historic and prehistoric cultural resource sites.
Performs a variety of computations and assessments of standard archeological data, such as entering archeological artifact and projects data in appropriate forms and databases. Produces site and survey maps.
Transfers GPS data to a GIS Arc View program loaded in a computer to create a map. Conducts cultural resource surveys of areas designated for various projects. Records sites and monitors affected sites during these project activities.
Insures that archeology work assignments are carried out in safe, timely manner according to established standards and procedures.
Reviews work in progress to see that standards for pre-field research, survey design, site recording, graphics, and final report are being met.
Advises other employees on methods of cultural resource inventory and provides written instructions, research materials and supplies to all involved in planning and operation of natural resource activities. May serve as a crew work leader.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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