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Archaeologist Intern

Employer
Greening Youth Foundation
Location
Lufkin, Texas
Closing date
Mar 30, 2023

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
Discipline
Archaeology
Hours
Full Time
Specialty
Children and Youth
Organization Type
Business
Position Description:

This 8-month program is a rigorous work and learning experience that provides exposure to the Forest Service, development and training opportunities, and the opportunity to make a lasting impression on generations to come. Participants will gain experience in archaeology and cultural resource management. Specific duties will include, but are not limited to:

Provide advice on identification and management of Heritage and Cultural Resources Program, including development of immediate objectives, integration with resource activities, and establishment or priorities.

Assist in ensuring integration with heritage and cultural resource activities and establishment of priorities. The Heritage and Cultural Resource Program covers one or more resource area, such as the protection of historic and pre-historic properties and artifacts.

Coordinate the budget and project plan of work for the unit's archeological and cultural activities within the NF unit.

Organize, supervise, or directly perform inventory of areas. Work includes preparation of maps, inventories, reports, and records related to the discovery, protection, inventory, salvage, and interpretation of heritage and cultural resource areas.

Determine eligibility of historical properties for the National Register of Historic Places.

Interpret heritage and cultural resources to the public and professional contacts through presentations at visitor facilities, professional journals, etc.

Ensure program data for documentation submission including contracts, National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) eligibility criteria, legal documents to fulfill programmatic requirements, and internal reports.

Qualifications:

Preferred Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree or higher in Archeology or Anthropology and have attended an archeological field school

Special Skills:

Knowledge of GPS/GIS

Enjoy working outdoors-field investigation

Average physical dexterity and ability are required

Fieldwork is performed in all weather conditions, and often in hot and heavily forested conditions

Ability to write reports, briefing papers and project narratives

Communicate effectively in writing and verbally with coworkers, designers, and contractors

Knowledge of construction techniques, processes, and methodologies sufficient to perform inspections

Strong record keeping and documentation skills

Benefits:

$16.25/hr

$1,000/month Housing Stipend

Up to $2,750 available for Forest Service work travel, orientation, trainings, professional development opportunities that align with RA role and goals

Direct Hire Authority Eligibility - after completing minimum of 960 hours, DHA status provides special non-competitive hiring status when applying for Forest Service positions

Option for health insurance coverage during full-term

*This is a 1099 position. Persons paid on a 1099 basis are independent contractors and are self-employed. Independent contractors are required to pay all self-employment taxes (Social Security & Medicare) as well as income tax. Independent contractors generally do not receive any type of employment benefits from the client. For more information please refer to www.irs.gov or talk with a tax professional.avel, training, etc.)

Questions? Email Rasheda Jackson at (url removed)

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