These positions are located in the Pacific Northwest Region, Region 6 on the Gifford Pinchot, Wallowa-Whitman, and Umpqua National Forests at one of the duty locations listed above.Learn more about this agency
The incumbent serves an Archeologist responsible for inventory, evaluation, protection, and development of historic and prehistoric sites.
Please see the "Education" section for further position location information.
- Responsibilities listed below are at full performance grade level of GS-11.
- Plan, direct, and execute surveys/excavations, for location, verification and salvage of sites.
- Evaluate sites and identify which ones are appropriate for inclusion to the national registers.
- Administer examinations, identifying areas where materials may be destroyed or damaged, and recommending mitigations.
- Develop policy and immediate and long-range objectives, establish program priorities, and integrate heritage needs with other resource activities.
- Ensure that scientific and systematic procedures are followed in identifying, evaluating, and classifying cultural resource areas.
- Direct the preparation of maps, inventories, reports, and records related to all aspects of the program.
- Prepare technical approval for documentation submitted for program matters, including national register eligibility.
- Prepare contract specifications and monitor contract operations.
- Provide guidance to line management in marking, protection, and salvage of sites.
- Consult with recognized Indian Tribes under provisions of laws related to Native American cultural preservation and repatriation.
- Provide consultation and advice to unit personnel for problems in which cultural resources are involved.
Occasional travel - Travel is required for this position for field work, site visits, training and/or meetings.
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