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    Summary

    This position is located within a 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.

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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 of 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 areas, 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

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0193 Archeology

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