GS-09 Federal Archaeologist Opening at Pohakuloa Training Area on Hawai’i Island – Closing Date OCtober 11, 2013

The Army is advertising for a second federal archaeologist at PTA at a GS-09 level. The selected individual will be working with Dr. Julie Taomia.

The position is open until October 11, 2013, and is currently being advertised for current or former federal employees. For more information on the position, who can apply, and how to apply, go to usajobs.gov, enter 0193 in the “What” box on that page, then under Refine Your Search box on the left click the button for “federal employees”.

The position is at PTA, which is remote from all population centers on the island. It is also very rugged, located in a volcanic desert at 6000-8000 feet above sea level.
Responsibilities include:

– conducting anthropological/archaeological/historical studies of cultural resources,

– involving planning, scheduling, budgeting, research, coordination, analyses and evaluation of assigned projects.

– participate in cultural resource surveys, excavations and other field projects.

– ensure historic properties are managed in accordance with criteria and applicable standards of the National Historic Preservation Act. Plan.

– conduct and supervise cultural resources investigations.

– locate, inventory, evaluate, and protect historic properties, ensuring that programs and projects are in compliance with federal laws and regulations and Army regulations and directives.

– identify properties that are eligible for the National Register of Historic Places.

– evaluate and compare impacts that proposed activities may have on significant cultural resources.

– consult with State Historic Preservation Officer, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and other consulting parties as appropriate for proposed projects.

– review the Integrated Cultural Resource Management Plan (ICRMP) to ensure that it reflects current management needs and to ensure projects are initiated to fulfill the plan requirements.

– represent the Army as a professional archeologist and environmental planner at meetings with other agencies.

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