Florida job opportunity - Chief of the Bureau of Archaeological Research. - $45,000.0 - $73,582.34
- The Florida Division of Historical Resources is looking for
a new Chief of the Bureau of Archaeological Research.
The title of the position is Archaeology Supervisor
Position Number is 45000207
Employment Location is Tallahassee
Salary is $45,000.0 - $73,582.34
See online advertisement at
Applicants must submit a completed State of Florida Employment application
to the People First Service Center, either online, at
<https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com>.; via fax to (904) 636-2627, or
telephonically by calling 1-877-562-7287, and answer all qualifying
questions, by the application deadline, to be considered for the position.
Do Not submit applications directly to the agency.
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS 11:59 P.M. EST FEBRUARY 10, 2004
REQUIRED ENTRY LEVEL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
A master's degree in Archaeology, Anthropology or related field. Two years
of professional experience in cultural resource management/historic
preservation law application. Two years of supervisory experience. Four
years of professional experience in Archaeology. Ability to prepare
professionally accepted archaeological research reports. Experience
speaking in public. Ability to use Microsoft Office Professional
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Manages & coordinates all administrative, programmatic, & operational
activities of the Bureau. Assists with coordination of the Division's
technical assistance activities as well as responses to general & specific
public inquires regarding the survey, excavation, & interpretation of the
archaeological sites on state-owned lands. Administers & coordinates the
development & implementation of interagency agreements regarding the survey,
excavation & interpretation of the archaeological sites on state-owned
lands. Coordinates the archaeological research & underwater salvage &
exploration permit programs in accordance with rules of the Department of
State. Coordinates the designation of state archaeological landmarks.
Supervises & coordinates staff activities, archaeological projects, Bureau's
publication program, the preparation of nominations to the National Register
of Historic Places, & the Conservation & Recreation Lands survey program.
Writes scientific reports & papers on archaeological research. Represents
the Bureau at meetings & workshops, gives public presentations on Bureau
programs & on Florida Archaeology. Prepares draft rules & legislation as
assigned; prepares contracts; &, prepares & maintains data bases & programs.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
Supervises employees by assigning work, reviewing progress and assessing
Gathers, analyzes, and reports data on human physical characteristics,
social customs, and artifacts, such as weapons, tools, pottery, and
Studies museum collections of skeletal remains and human fossils to
determine their meaning in terms of long-range human evolution.
Studies physical and physiological adaptations to differing environments and
hereditary characteristics of living populations.
Studies growth patterns, sexual differences, and aging phenomena of human
groups, current and past.
Studies cultures, particularly pre-industrial and non-Western societies,
including religion, economics, mythology and traditions, and intellectual
and artistic life.
Observes and measures bodily variations and physical attributes of existing
Prepares and supervises archaeological excavations.
Manages and conserves archaeological results for the public and other
Interprets archaeological results for the public and other specialists.
Conserves and catalogues artifacts and other material remains from
Conducts background research on environmental and land use history and
previous research conducted on the geographic location and time period.
Studies relationships between language and culture and social linguistic
studies, relationship between individual personality and culture, or complex
Formulates general laws of cultural development, general rules of social and
cultural behavior, or general value orientations.
Applies anthropological data and techniques to solution of problems in human
Applies anthropological concepts to current problems.
Studies artifacts, architectural features, and types of structures recovered
by excavation in order to determine age and cultural identity.
Classifies and interprets artifacts, architectural features, and types of
structures recovered by excavation to determine age and cultural identity.
Establishes chronological sequence of development of each culture from
simpler to more advanced levels.
Understands different philosophical systems and religions, including their
basic principles, values, ethics, ways of thinking, customs, and practices,
and their impact on human culture.
Uses current professionally accepted methods of archaeological survey and