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Archaeologist

Company name
U.S. Department Of The Interior Bureau of Land Management

Salary
$57,264.00 to $90,071.00

Location
Moreno Valley, CA

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Open & closing dates

02/14/2018

to

03/02/2018

Salary

$57,264 to $90,071 per year

Pay scale & grade

GS 09 - 11

Work schedule

Full-Time - Full Time.

Appointment type

Permanent - Permanent.

Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

Moreno Valley, CA

1 vacancy

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

This job is open to

Federal employees

Current or former competitive service employees, including:

Merit promotion

Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

Transfer

Veterans

Individuals with a disability

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Announcement number

CA-Merit-2018-0043

Control number

491435600

Duties

Duties

Summary

The California Desert District Office is seeking applicants to serve the public as an Archaeologist responsible for providing leadership for assessing impacts on cultural and archaeological resources from proposed undertakings within the district. The California Desert District is located in Moreno Valley; a semi-arid region of western Riverside County just southwest of the San Bernardino Mountains and National Forest and southeast of the San Gabriel Mountains and Angeles National Forest. Moreno Valley is conveniently located about an hour from everything: mountains, desert and beaches. The community is surrounded by several other communities including Redlands, Riverside, Colton, San Bernardino, Banning, and Yucaipa. It is an hour north of Murrieta and Temecula’s wine country, 45 minutes west of Palm Springs and one hour east of coastal communities like Newport Beach. There are ski areas, mountain lakes, wilderness areas and the Pacific Crest Trail just an hour away. Average annual high temperature is 76 degrees with an average low of 49 degrees. An average of close to ten inches of rain falls in any given year, making the weather great for year-round outdoor activity. Read all about Moreno Valley at www.moreno-valley.ca.us

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Responsibilities

Develops and maintains a cultural resource information base for the field.

Conducts inventories, which may include compiling and analyzing existing data from institutional files and databases, professional literature, archival and other historical documents, original interviews, and other indirect sources.

Participate as a team member in preparing multiple-use resource management plans and environmental impact documents, identifying special cultural resource considerations, potential multiple-use conflicts, and potential impacts to cultural resources.

Provides Field Office employees technical advice and information regarding cultural resource management laws, regulations, and policies.

Consult internally with other archeologists and resource specialists in Field, District and State Offices and externally with State and Federal Agency cultural resource professionals and educators.

Review applications for cultural resource use permits and fieldwork authorizations, recommending approval or denial and/or changes in work proposed or personnel to be utilized.

Helps prepare the cultural resources portions of the current budget and program work plans.

Establishes and maintains continuing relationships with a variety of publics such as individual public land users, contractors, permit holders, and educational institutions through informal contacts, formal presentations, and public meetings.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - For meetings and training.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

11

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

All current federal employees or former federal employees with competitive/reinstatement eligibility; CTAP and ICTAP eligibles within the local commuting area; Veteran Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA), Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA), Veterans more than 30% disabled eligibles, Persons eligible under Special Hiring Authorities, Schedule A and/or individuals w/disabilities, and All former PLC members who within the past 2 years have completed all requirements of a creditable PLC project.

Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.

Job family (Series)

0193 Archeology

Requirements

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Be sure to read the How to Apply and Required Documents Sections.

You cannot hold an active real estate license; nor can you

have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Land.

Direct Deposit Required.

Background Investigation Required.

This position has a positive education requirement which requires that you have a degree that included:

Three semester hours each in the following areas:

History of archaeology;

Archaeology of a major geographical area such as North America or Africa;

Regional archeology, archeological cultures, or sites in a specific part or portion of a major geographical area to acquire or develop a foundation for regional specialization for professional development;

Theory and methods of archaeology. Methods include, but are not limited to, typology, classification, sampling, cultural evolution, diffusion, dating, and analytical techniques; and

Archaeological field school, to provide a basic understanding of theoretical and practical approaches to research design implementation, field preservation techniques, and report preparation by participation in actual field work.

AND Six semester hours of related course work in:

Geography, geology, or cultural geography;

History, historiography, or historical archeology; environmental studies;

Scientific writing (nonfiction English composition); and/or

Surveying;

AND Archaeological field school

You will need to clearly state your undergraduate/graduate degree(s) and submit your college transcripts or a listing of your college courses that includes hours and grades.

Qualifications

Specialized Experience Requirements: In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the specialized experience requirement - please be sure to include this information in your resume. To be creditable, this experience must have been equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade of the position to be filled.

Examples of experience to qualify for the GS-11: Planning and carrying out specific project and assignments to their completion; Planning and conducting archeological research, excavations, documentation, and investigations; Incorporating appropriate geographic information system (GIS) technology to provide comprehensive and scientifically sound answers to complex issues; Preparing or interpreting a variety of technical documents, such as, archaeological evaluations, completion reports, management summaries, permits, publications and/or peer-reviewed journal articles; And determining budget and scope of program assignments and projects.

OR Possess 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, in an accredited college or university.

OR Have a combination of the type of experience and the type of education described above.

Examples of experience to qualify for the GS-09: Carrying out field studies to identify cultural, historic and/or paleontological resources and writing reports based on findings; Researching reference materials such as site maps, existing archaeological inventory information, books and other written data for possible cultural sites within an area slated for development; make professional recommendations on archaeological & historical resources affected by surface disturbances.

OR Possess 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Master's degree or Master's or equivalent graduate degree, in an accredited college or university.

OR Have a combination of the type of experience and the type of education described above.

You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.

Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade requirement in accordance with 5 CFR 300.604. If you are a current Federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled.

Education

Additional information

SELECTIVE SERVICE: Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. To register or verify your registration go to the Selective Service System

website.

May require completion of a 1 year trial period.

Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid by the Department of the Interior. Any travel, transportation and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the selected employee.

Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. Information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility is available from OPM's Career Transition Resources website at CTAP

or ICTAP

. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration or that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) This vacancy is within your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility; 2) You apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) You are found well qualified for this vacancy. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, or a copy of your separation personnel action form. CTAP and ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified if they receive a minimum score of 90 based on the rating criteria used for this position.

Reemployment Priority List (RPL): The RPL is the mechanism agencies use to give reemployment consideration to their former competitive service employees separated by a RIF or who have fully recovered from a compensable injury after more than one year. If you are currently on a Reemployment Priority List, you may be given priority consideration.

BLM may use certain incentives, currently offered by the Federal government, to attract high quality applicants.

This announcement is being advertised concurrently under Announcement #CA-DEU-2018-0010, which is open to all qualified persons. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods.

The Bureau of Land Management has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.

You must be able to obtain and maintain a valid driver's license.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your rating will be based on your responses to the Job Specific Questionnaire and the information stated in your resume. If qualified, your score may range from 70-100 points. In addition, interviews may be conducted for this position. The interviews may be conducted on a pass/fail basis or may be scored. The job specific questions relate to the following knowledge, skills and abilities required to do the work of this position:

KSA#1: Knowledge of archeological principles, concepts, and practices related to multiple-use resource management and planning.

KSA#2: Knowledge of the impacts of various land management practices on cultural resources.

KSA#3: Knowledge of administrative programming planning, and budgeting techniques and procedures to project and assess developing trends relating to cultural resources management and develop current and long-range plans for complex projects.

KSA#4: Ability to direct members of the public in monitoring, evaluating, patrolling and other administrative or physical protective measures.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Not Applicable

Required Documents

Required Documents

Resumes must show relevant experience and other information. Your resume must list your education and work experience including the dates (mm/dd/yy) of each employment along with the number of hours worked per week and salary information. Your resume will be used to validate your responses to the assessment tool(s). You are welcome to submit a cover letter (optional). If you wish to do so, include it with your resume.

In addition to the online application (resume and responses to the questionnaire), you are required to submit the following forms:

Copy of Transcripts or a list of college courses that include hours and grades from an accredited U.S. college/university. If your degree is from a Foreign Institution, See Foreign Education

Former PLC Member: Submit a copy of your “Certificate of Eligibility for Noncompetitive Hiring” along with a copy of your “PLC Participant Verification Work Hours Sheet.”

Veterans' Preference: If you are entitled to veterans' preference, you should indicate the level of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume. Your veterans' preference entitlement will be adjudicated (verified) by the employing agency using the documents you provide.

For 0-point Sole survivorship veterans’ preference (SSP), please provide the documentation you received granting this preference.

For 5-point veterans' preference, please provide your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty), official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty, or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that proves your military service was performed under honorable conditions.

For 10-point veterans' preference, please submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, DD-214, and the required documentation.

For more information on which type of preference is applicable please visit VetGuide

Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibles: documentation verifying your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility - this includes a copy of the agency notice and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level and duty location.

You may submit your documents either via Auto-Requested Fax or by uploading your documents from your USAJOBS Profile.

Auto-Requested Fax: allows you to submit required documentation that will be electronically displayed along with your resume.

UPLOADING DOCUMENTS: instead of faxing your documents you may use the uploading procedures thru Applicant Manager. Do not use both options.

Hard copy paper supplemental documents, submitted without prior Human Resources approval, will be considered as an incomplete application.

Required documentation must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, on the closing date of this announcement.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

Benefits

Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

How to Apply

How to Apply

To receive consideration for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes ALL of the following items: 1. Your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire; 2. Your resume; and 3. Applicable supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

Click on the button Apply Online and login to MY USAJOBS.

If you haven't already registered with USAJOBS, the system will require you to create a user name and password, complete a questionnaire and upload, paste or type a resume into USAJOBS.

If you have already registered with USAJOBS and forgot your login information, select the Did you forget your username and/or password link from the right side menu.

Your application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time by the closing date of this announcement.

If you need assistance in applying on-line, please contact the Ashley Halsell at ahalsell@blm.gov or at 916-978-4475. If applying on-line poses a hardship for you (i.e. you do not have access to the internet) you must contact us prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying.

Agency contact information

Greg Comella

Phone

916-978-4484

Email

gcomella@blm.gov

Address

Bureau of Land Management

BLM California State Office

CA-945

Sacramento, California

United States

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Next steps

You will be notified of the status of your application as the qualification review process is conducted.

You may also check the status of your application by viewing your MY USAJOBs account.

Fair & Transparent

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations

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Financial suitability

Social security number request

Privacy Act

Signature and false statements

Selective Service

New employee probationary period

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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Company info

U.S. Department Of The Interior Bureau of Land Management
Website : http://www.blm.gov/nhp/index.htm

Company Profile
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), created in 1946 through a merger of the General Land Office (GLO) and the U.S. Grazing Service, has roots going back to the creation of the GLO in 1812. In celebration of 200 years of land management, the BLM presents this website -- a collection of the stories, traditions and heritage that make up our unique history. BLM employees, current and retired, have contributed to this labor of love and many more will continue to add their unique histories over time.

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