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DOS - SENIOR ARCHAEOLOGIST - 45000215 1

Employer
State of Florida
Location
Tallahassee, Florida
Closing date
Jun 2, 2024

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
Discipline
Archaeology
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Government
Requisition No: 822618

Agency: Department of State

Working Title: DOS - SENIOR ARCHAEOLOGIST - 45000215 1

Position Number: 45000215

Salary: $40,991.00

Posting Closing Date: 11/21/2024

Department of State

Senior Archaeologist

Division of Historical Resources

Bureau of Archaeological Research

Open Competitive

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree or PhD in Anthropology, Archaeology, or Maritime Studies, or related field, OR (6) six years of work experience in one or more of the related fields.
  • Underwater archaeological field experience that includes remote sensing, underwater site recording, mapping, and assessment.
  • Successfully completed a scientific diving training program (AAUS or equivalent).
  • Knowledge of pertinent states and federal submerged cultural resource legislation.

Preferences:
  • Master's Degree or PhD in Anthropology, Archaeology, or Maritime Studies, or related field
  • Boat experience that includes launching, trailering, and operating vessels.
  • Experience conducting submerged cultural resource surveys.
  • Experience with underwater geophysical survey software (SonarWiz or Hypack).
  • Knowledge of theory and methods of nautical archaeology.
  • Knowledge of ship construction.
  • Experience in shipwreck documentation.
  • Experience conducting archival research.
  • GIS experience.
  • Experience in underwater photography and video recording and/or editing.
  • Experience with submerged pre-contact (pre-1492) archaeological site investigation.
  • Knowledge of the types and distribution of Florida's submerged pre-contact and historic archaeological sites.
  • Technical archaeological experience including report writing, data management, laboratory management, cataloging, artifact documentation.
  • Public speaking experience.
  • Vessel/equipment maintenance and repair (including outboard motors, trailers, 12-volt wiring, fiberglass repair, airlift, dredge, remote sensing equipment).


Special Note:

Responses to qualifying questions must be clearly supported in your employment history.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct submerged cultural resource surveys on state lands.
  • UW Equipment Inventory and servicing (annual dive equipment servicing, vessel and vehicle servicing, equipment servicing
  • Promotion and management of Panhandle Shipwreck Trail
  • Annual underwater program report
  • Process, edit, and archive underwater digital images and video.
  • Maintenance and upkeep of BAR boats.
  • Perform other work-related duties as required.


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Including utilization of equipment, required for the position:
  • Knowledge of GIS
  • Knowledge of launching, trailering, and operating of boats.
  • Knowledge of underwater photography.
  • Knowledge of Vessel/equipment maintenance and repair (including outboard motors, trailers, 12-volt wiring, fiberglass repair, airlift, dredge, remote sensing equipment).
  • Experience with Public Speaking.
  • Experience with laboratory management, cataloging, artifact documentation.
  • Knowledge of the types and distribution of Florida's submerged pre-contact and historic archaeological sites.
  • Experience conducting submerged cultural resource surveys.
  • Knowledge of pertinent state and federal submerged cultural resource legislation.


CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS: A Level 2 criminal background check is a condition of employment. If selected for this position, you must provide your fingerprints. We will send your fingerprints to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a criminal background check.

IMPORTANT NOTICES:

We are committed to enhancing our workforce through the employment of Veterans, individuals with disabilities and seek qualified candidates with diverse backgrounds, abilities, skills, and talents to join our workforce.

Male applicants born on or after January 1, 1960, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: https://www.sss.gov

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans' Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

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