Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Applicants must have a degree that includes 3 semester hours EACH in the following course areas: History of archeology, Archeology 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 archeology (Methods include, but are not limited to, typology, classification, sampling, cultural evolution, diffusion, dating, and analytical techniques), Archeological 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 Archeological field school; OR a degree in degree in anthropology (with emphasis on ethnology, physical anthropology, or scientific linguistics), history, American studies, or a related discipline may be accepted as satisfying in full the educational requirements, provided the curriculum supplied academic course work sufficiently similar to the requirements above (including archeological; OR a combination of college-level education or training that provided knowledge equivalent to that described above, plus appropriate technical experience or additional education; OR have four years of archeological work experience that demonstrated a thorough knowledge of the fundamental principles and theories of professional archeology.
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In addition to the basic requirement, you must also meet the specialized experience below:
FOR GS-12: At least one (1) year of shave one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-11) or pay band in the federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. The experience includes broad professional knowledge of, and skill in applying a wide range of Archeological, Cultural Resources or scientific theories, principles, concepts, standards, and methods to resolve unique or novel cultural problems, conditions, or issues; provide expert advice to leadership and/or agency officials responsible for broad program operations; and execute significant cultural projects affecting the welfare of the public and/or the sustainability of natural and cultural resources on the environment.
FOR GS-13: At least one (1) year of specialized experience to the next lower grade level (GS-12) or pay band in the federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. The experience includes mastery of archeology or physical science as they relate to cultural resources and historic preservation. Broad professional knowledge of, experience, and skill in applying a wide range of archeological or scientific theories, principles, concepts, standards, and methods to resolve unique or novel cultural problems conditions, or issues; provide expert advice to leadership and/or agency officials responsible for broad program operations; and execute significant cultural projects affecting the welfare of the public and/or the sustainability of cultural resources in the human environment.
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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Knowledge of professional Archeological principles, practices, techniques, and procedures to effectively perform project development, execution, training, and advisory services in cultural resources program.
2. Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and other guidance to make informed decisions and recommendations on assigned projects.
3. Skill in programming, budget, and funding processes in order to forecast, develop, and evaluate resource requirements pertaining to comprehensive planning.
4. Skill in project management to include programming future year projects, writing statements of work, preparing cost estimates, evaluating contractor proposals, managing work performed by contractors and reviewing technical documents. 5. Ability to gather, assemble, and analyze facts, draw conclusions, devise solutions to problems, and identify changes and trends related to comprehensive planning issues.
6. Ability to effectively communicate via a formal briefing or in a public speaking forum, and to develop understandable written technical information appropriate for any specific audience.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
This is a Direct Hire Public Notice and is being used to fill under the Direct Hire Authority for Select Technical Acquisition Positions for grades GS-12/13. Under this recruitment procedure applications will be accepted for each location/ installation identified in this Public Notice and selections are made for vacancies as they occur. There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application. Positions may be filled as permanent, temporary or term with a full-time or part-time work schedule. Pay will vary by geographic location. Duties vary and may increase according to grade level. This Public Notice may be used to fill positions in other equivalent pay systems (i.e., NH, NJ, NK).
This public notice may be used to fill target grades GS- 12 target GS-13. There may be promotion potential up to the GS-13 or equivalent.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated in the "Highly Qualified" or "Best Qualified" Category on the rating criteria for this vacancy. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.
Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.
Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position in the competitive service, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition. Additionally, if you are serving on a term appointment in the competitive service, you may be converted to a career or career-conditional appointment without further competition. NOTE: Current federal civilian employees may apply for this position and if selected, a break in service of at least 3 days may be required prior to appointment to this position.
Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.
Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
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Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses, en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities, please visit: https://www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/FTR%20Bulletin%2018_05%20Relocation%20Allowances_0.pdf
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit. The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.
Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.