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  • Amy Gladding
    Archaeological Technician USDA Forest Service, Bridgeport & Carson Ranger Districts Description: Working collaboratively with the USDA Humboldt Toiyabe
    Message 1 of 16 , Apr 8, 2013
      Archaeological Technician
      USDA Forest Service, Bridgeport & Carson Ranger Districts

      Description: Working collaboratively with the USDA Humboldt Toiyabe National Forest to support survey work related to the East Walker Fuels Project.  The Great Basin Institute is recruiting experienced archaeologists to work cooperatively with a team of archaeologists currently conducting Section 110 surveys throughout the Bridgeport and Carson District regions. Section 110 surveys are strictly to gather information on what types of sites are located throughout the area and to determine whether or not they are being affected by resource management activity that is increasing throughout the area. Survey work will involve intensive ground surveys over a variety of terrains and in a variety of weather conditions; some remote areas may require overnight camping. All new survey sites will be recorded using the Nevada IMAC forms (example below). In addition, each team will create site maps that contain clear, concise and detailed information so that the sites can be relocated, will complete and submit all required 
      site paperwork including data forms and site reports. 
       
      Compensation: living allowance: $4,800, AmeriCorps education award*: $1,468, student loan forbearance*, student loan interest paid*, paid medical and dental benefits, housing offered in USFS Bridgeport dormitory, and $15 field per diem. * AmeriCorps Education Award may be used for past, present or future education experiences, including payment of qualifying federal student loans. Loan forbearance and accrued interest payment on qualifying student loans is also available.
       
      Timeline: May 20, 2013 (or sooner if available) –August 16, 2013, with potential for extension pending funding and positive performance review, Full time, 40+ hours per week
       
      Location: Bridgeport, CA, Carson City, NV.
       
      Qualifications: Technical requirements: Educational and field experiences related to archaeology  anthropology, or indigenous peoples studies, experience and understanding of the proper steps required to conduct and assess the condition of archaeological site surveys (e.g.: mapping, data recording, site photography, GPSing, figuring out location of and routes in to and out of survey site, and drawing artifacts or structures as needed), experience operating hand-held GPS units for navigation and electronic field data collection (previous experience operating Trimble units a plus), experience preparing, reviewing and documenting archaeological fieldwork, excavations or historical properties, ability to read and interpret topographical maps and navigate using a compass, previous experience conducting Section 110 field surveys –or– working with the U.S. Forest Service –or– working in the Sierra Nevada Great Basin regional desirable but not required.

      Additional requirements: Ability to work productively and cooperatively as part of a team to accomplish mutual goals and communicate effectively with a diverse public, possess good organizational skills and balance competing tasks, flexibility and capability to meet the demands of rapidly changing plans and schedules, possess a valid, state-issued drivers license and clean driving record, experience operating 4WD trucks on- and off-road, including narrow and steep forest roads, and conducting routine vehicle maintenance, ability to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments, work in all types of weather conditions, traverse uneven terrain, carry upwards of 40 pounds in a backpack, and otherwise maintain good physical condition, meet AmeriCorps eligibility requirements: (1) U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status, and (2) eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award (limit of two in a lifetime, regardless of award amount).

      How to Apply: Qualified and interested applicants should forward a cover letter, their résumé, and a list of three professional references to Amy Gladding, HR Coordinator at agladding@.... This program is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or religion. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    • Amy Gladding
      Description: Working cooperatively with the National Park Service’s Lake Mead National Recreation Area (LAKE) and Parashant National Monument (PARA), the
      Message 2 of 16 , Nov 5, 2014

        Description: Working cooperatively with the National Park Service’s Lake Mead National Recreation Area (LAKE) and Parashant National Monument (PARA), the Great Basin Institute is recruiting to hire an Archaeological Technician to join our AmeriCorps program. Through direct mentorship by NPS cultural staff, the Technician will gain tremendous insight and experience with how a federal land management agency operates and implements cultural resource projects. The Technician will assist with archaeological field work, museum work, lab analysis, and data processing throughout the Parks.

         

        Field work includes surveying for cultural resources, recording and documenting cultural resources, and testing and excavation of archaeological sites. Museum work will include accessioning and cataloging of museum objects and archives, maintaining museum records, and other miscellaneous tasks associated with the museum collections. Lab analysis and data processing duties include analysis and cataloging of artifacts, updating of databases, and filling out site forms in support of SHPO and NHPA reporting requirements. Museum and lab work is partially sedentary with prolonged standing, walking, and bending often required, as well as lifting and moving of heavy items weighing 50 pounds or more. Completing archaeological surveys in the southwest requires the physical endurance to walk over a variety of terrains and in a variety of weather conditions, including extreme heat. Overnight camping for several days at a time in remote areas is required.

         

        Compensation:  

        • Living Allowance: $22,320
        • AmeriCorps Education Award*: $5,645
        • Student loan forbearance and interest accrual payment**
        • Medical and dental benefits
        • $20 Field per diem while camping

        * may be used for past, present or future educational expenses, including payment of qualifying federal student loans

        ** on qualifying federal student loans

         

        Timeline: 

        o   Annual appointment beginning in January 2015, or upon availability and completion of Department of Interior background investigation

        o   Full time, 40+ hours per week with some weekend work required

         

        Location: Lake Mead NRA and Parashant National Monument encompass over 1.5 million acres in southeastern Nevada and northwestern Arizona

         

        Qualifications:

        Required:

        • Educational and field experiences related to archaeology, anthropology, or indigenous peoples studies;
        • Ability to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments, camp in the backcountry for consecutive days, work in all types of weather conditions, traverse uneven terrain, and be in overall good physical condition;
        • Ability to work productively and cooperatively as part of a team to accomplish mutual goals and communicate effectively with a diverse public;
        • Posses a valid, state-issued driver’s license and clean driving record; and
        • Meet AmeriCorps eligibility requirements: (1) U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status, (2) eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award (limit of two in a lifetime, regardless of award amount), and (3) pass National Sex Offender Public Registry (NSOPR) and federal criminal background checks.

        Helpful but not required:

        • Knowledge of historic and/or prehistoric history and artifacts of the Mojave desert regions of the southwest;
        • Read and interpret topographical maps and navigate using a compass;
        • Experience operating hand-held GPS equipment for navigation and electronic field data collection;
        • Experience driving 4WD vehicles on paved and un-paved roads;
        • Posses good organizational skills and be detail oriented; and
        • Experience working in the desert southwest, or similar desert climates.

        How to Apply: Qualified and interested applicants should forward a cover letter, including where they sound the posting, their résumé, and a list of three professional references to Amy Gladding, GBI HR Coordinator, at agladding@.... Please let us know if you already have a fully adjudicated DOI background investigation. 

         

        This program is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or religion. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

      • Andrea McGinnis
        Archaeological Technician   Job Overview E3 Environmental, LLC (E3)is an environmental consulting company that offers professional growth andleadership
        Message 3 of 16 , Jan 25, 2015
          Archaeological Technician
           
          Job Overview
          E3 Environmental, LLC (E3) is an environmental consulting company that offers professional growth and leadership opportunities and rewards its employees with competitive pay and compensation packages.

          E3 is seeking to develop a pool of on-call Archaeological Technicians to serve in key roles on a variety of rewarding and challenging projects. As an Archaeological Technician, you will support the organization by conducting fieldwork, research (record searches), and the preparation of cultural resource reports and site forms.  This is an opportunity for individuals seeking to advance their career and experience with a growing environmental consulting company. Opportunities are generally located within a 4 hour radius of Watford City, North Dakota. E3 provides per diem and competitive compensation.
           
          Key Responsibilities
          ·         Class I record searches
          ·         Intensive Class III surface surveys
          ·         Subsurface surveys (shovel testing)
          ·         Test excavations and data recovery efforts
          ·         Preparation of site forms
           
          Minimum Qualifications
          ·         B.A. in Anthropology/Archaeology or related discipline
          ·         1-5 years of experience conducting archaeological surveys and excavation
          ·         Ability to work independently and with a team
          ·         Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe
          ·         Ability to complete physically demanding tasks in remote areas including walking, hiking, carrying loads up to 50 pounds, and digging
          ·         Willingness to adjust personal schedule to meet project needs, including performing work on weekends and for extended periods of time

          Preferred Qualifications
          ·         Working knowledge of ArcGIS 10.x
          ·         Knowledge and experience working with Section 106 of National Historic Preservation Act
          ·         Experience writing and producing technical reports for SHPO or other agency review
          ·         Familiarity with North Dakota prehistory and history, as well as State Historical Society of North Dakota guidelines
          ·         Experience using a Trimble and associated software (Terrasync and GPS Pathfinder Office)

          To Apply
          To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to careers@....
        • Andrea McGinnis
          Archaeological Technician Job Overview E3 Environmental, LLC (E3)is an environmental consulting company that offers professional growth andleadership
          Message 4 of 16 , Feb 12, 2015

            Archaeological Technician
            Job Overview
            E3 Environmental, LLC (E3)is an environmental consulting company that offers professional growth andleadership opportunities and rewards its employees with competitive pay and compensation packages.

            E3 is seeking to develop a pool of on-call Archaeological Technicians to serve in key roles on a variety of rewarding and challenging projects. As an Archaeological Technician, you will support the organization by conducting fieldwork, research (record searches), and the preparation of cultural resource reports and site forms.  This is an opportunity for individuals seekingto advance their career and experience with a growing environmental consulting company. Opportunities are generally located within a 4 hour radius of Watford City, North Dakota. Preference will be given to candidates local to North Dakota. E3 provides per diem and competitive compensation.
             
            Key Responsibilities
            ·         Class I record searches
            ·         Intensive Class III surface surveys
            ·         Subsurface surveys (shovel testing)
            ·         Test excavations and data recovery efforts
            ·         Preparation of site forms
            Minimum Qualifications
            ·         B.A. in Anthropology/Archaeology or related discipline
            ·         1-5 years of experience conducting archaeological surveys and excavation
            ·         Ability to work independently and with a team
            ·         Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe
            ·         Ability to complete physically demanding tasks in remote areas including walking, hiking, carrying loads up to 50 pounds, and digging
            ·         Willingness to adjust personal schedule to meet project needs, including performing work on weekends and for extended periods of time

            Preferred Qualifications
            ·         Working knowledge of ArcGIS 10.x
            ·         Knowledge and experience working with Section 106 of National Historic Preservation Act
            ·         Experience writing and producing technical reports for SHPO or other agency review
            ·         Familiarity with North Dakota prehistory and history, as well as State Historical Society of North Dakota guidelines
            ·         Experience using a Trimble and associated software (Terrasync and GPS Pathfinder Office)

            To Apply
            To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to careers@....

          • Andrea McGinnis
            Archaeological TechnicianJob OverviewE3 Environmental, LLC (E3)is an environmental consulting company that offers professional growth andleadership
            Message 5 of 16 , Feb 27, 2015
              Archaeological Technician
              Job Overview
              E3 Environmental, LLC (E3) is an environmental consulting company that offers professional growth and leadership opportunities and rewards its employees with competitive pay and compensation packages.

              E3 is seeking to develop a pool of on-call Archaeological Technicians to serve in key roles on a variety of rewarding and challenging projects. As an Archaeological Technician, you will support the organization by conducting fieldwork, research (record searches), and the preparation of cultural resource reports and site forms.  This is an opportunity for individuals seeking to advance their career and experience with a growing environmental consulting company. Opportunities are generally located within a 4 hour radius of Watford City, North Dakota. E3 provides per diem and competitive compensation.
               
              Key Responsibilities
              ·         Class I record searches
              ·         Intensive Class III surface surveys
              ·         Subsurface surveys (shovel testing)
              ·         Test excavations and data recovery efforts
              ·         Preparation of site forms
              Minimum Qualifications
              ·         B.A. in Anthropology/Archaeology or related discipline
              ·         1-5 years of experience conducting archaeological surveys and excavation
              ·         Ability to work independently and with a team
              ·         Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe
              ·         Ability to complete physically demanding tasks in remote areas including walking, hiking, carrying loads up to 50 pounds, and digging
              ·         Willingness to adjust personal schedule to meet project needs, including performing work on weekends and for extended periods of time

              Preferred Qualifications
              ·         Working knowledge of ArcGIS 10.x
              ·         Knowledge and experience working with Section 106 of National Historic Preservation Act
              ·         Experience writing and producing technical reports for SHPO or other agency review
              ·         Familiarity with North Dakota prehistory and history, as well as State Historical Society of North Dakota guidelines
              ·         Experience using a Trimble and associated software (Terrasync and GPS Pathfinder Office)

              To Apply
              To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to careers@....


            • Andrea McGinnis
              Archaeological TechnicianJob OverviewE3 Environmental, LLC (E3) is an environmental consulting company that offers professional growth and leadership
              Message 6 of 16 , Mar 2, 2015
                Archaeological Technician
                Job Overview
                E3 Environmental, LLC (E3) is an environmental consulting company that offers professional growth and leadership opportunities and rewards its employees with competitive pay and compensation packages.

                E3 is seeking to develop a pool of on-call Archaeological Technicians to serve in key roles on a variety of rewarding and challenging projects. As an Archaeological Technician, you will support the organization by conducting fieldwork, research (record searches), and the preparation of cultural resource reports and site forms.  This is an opportunity for individuals seeking to advance their career and experience with a growing environmental consulting company. Opportunities are generally located within a 4 hour radius of Watford City, North Dakota. E3 provides per diem and competitive compensation.
                 
                Key Responsibilities
                ·         Class I record searches
                ·         Intensive Class III surface surveys
                ·         Subsurface surveys (shovel testing)
                ·         Test excavations and data recovery efforts
                ·         Preparation of site forms
                Minimum Qualifications
                ·         B.A. in Anthropology/Archaeology or related discipline
                ·         1-5 years of experience conducting archaeological surveys and excavation
                ·         Ability to work independently and with a team
                ·         Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe
                ·         Ability to complete physically demanding tasks in remote areas including walking, hiking, carrying loads up to 50 pounds, and digging
                ·         Willingness to adjust personal schedule to meet project needs, including performing work on weekends and for extended periods of time

                Preferred Qualifications
                ·         Working knowledge of ArcGIS 10.x
                ·         Knowledge and experience working with Section 106 of National Historic Preservation Act
                ·         Experience writing and producing technical reports for SHPO or other agency review
                ·         Familiarity with North Dakota prehistory and history, as well as State Historical Society of North Dakota guidelines
                ·         Experience using a Trimble and associated software (Terrasync and GPS Pathfinder Office)

                To Apply
                To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to dwoodward@....
              • Amy Gladding
                Working collaboratively with BLM Winnemucca District, the Great Basin Institute is recruiting to hire an Archaeological Field Technician to support the
                Message 7 of 16 , Feb 18, 2016
                  Working collaboratively with BLM Winnemucca District, the Great Basin Institute is recruiting to hire an Archaeological Field Technician to support the District’s Fuels and ESR Program by implementing field surveys and inventories. The central purpose of this project is to survey project areas for cultural resources, identify avoidance zones, as well as collect and enter data using BLM protocols. The primary project focus areas are hazardous fuels, emergency stabilization and rehabilitation (ES&R), and weeds management. The selected individual will be working with GBI’s Cultural Resource/Archaeology Specialist, as well as BLM staff. Specific duties include assisting with:
                  Class I literature review and Class II and Class III cultural resources inventories for BLM actions associated with fire management and natural resources activities. 
                  Reviewing IMACS site forms and filing of reports and site forms.
                  Reviewing, submitting to SHPO, and filing cultural reports and filings associated with fire management, natural resources, and other projects.

                  Compensation & Timeline:  
                  Rate of Pay: $15.25-$17.00/hour, depending on experience.
                  26-week appointment beginning April 4, 2016 (or upon availability), provided Background Investigation has been completed.
                  Local applicants who have housing and require minimal relocation time will be strongly considered.

                  Location:
                  The BLM Winnemucca District (WD) encompasses roughly 11 million acres, of which 7.38 million acres are public lands managed by the BLM. Elevations range from approximately 4,000 feet to close to 10,000 feet. Winnemucca lies roughly in the northwest part of Nevada, nested in the basin and range province of the western U.S. The WD is approximately 2.5 hours east of Reno, NV and 2 hours west of Elko, NV on I-80, and 5.5 hours south of Boise, ID on State Highway 95. 

                  Qualifications:
                  Technical requirements:
                  Educational and field experiences related to archaeology, anthropology, or indigenous peoples studies – in particular, historic Great Basin archaeology;
                  Experience and understanding of the proper steps required to conduct and assess the condition of archeological site surveys (e.g.: mapping, data recording, site photography, GPSing, figuring out location of and routes in to and out of survey, and drawing artifacts or structures as needed);
                  Experience operating hand-held GPS units for navigation and electronic field data collection (previous experience operating Trimble units a plus);
                  Experience preparing, reviewing and documenting archeological fieldwork, excavations or historical properties; 
                  Experience using ArcGIS 10.x, strongly preferred;
                  Ability to read and interpret topographical maps and navigate using a compass; 
                  Previous experience working with the BLM, involvement in wildland fire operations, and/or working in the Central Great Basin region, desirable; 
                  Physically fit and able to hike to remote field sites in steep terrain both on and off trail, and accurately complete required field duties; and
                  Desire to assist with site forms, collecting and cataloging field data, coding sheets, photographs and narrative data to ensure that field data relationships are catalogued, maintained, and entered into appropriate databases.

                  Additional requirements:
                  Ability to work independently and in a team setting to accomplish project goals;
                  Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both written and orally, with a diverse audience including field technicians, agency personnel, and the general public;
                  Possess good organizational skills with ability to balance concurrent tasks;
                  Ability to operate basic computer equipment, including scanners, and Microsoft Office programs, including Access;
                  Flexibility and capability to meet the demands of rapidly changing plans and schedules;
                  Possess a valid, state-issued driver’s license and clean driving record with experience safely operating 4WD trucks on and off paved roads, including narrow and steep forest roads, and conducting routine vehicle maintenance; and
                  Ability to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments, work in all types of weather conditions, traverse uneven terrain, carry upwards of 40 pounds in a backpack, and otherwise maintain good physical condition.
                  Successful applicant(s) must complete a Department of Interior (DOI) Background Investigation (BI) or submit paperwork to BLM human resources indicating an active and fully adjudicated BI has already been completed prior to beginning position.

                  How to Apply:
                  Qualified and interested applicants should forward a cover letter, their résumé, and a list of three professional references to rarecruitment@.... Please write “WDO Arch Tech” in your email subject line. In your e-mail response, please include where you found this position posted, as well as where you currently live/work. Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone inquiries, please. 

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