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Archeologist 1 - Arts, Culture & History - Culture & History - Kanawha County

State of West Virginia
Big Chimney, West Virginia
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
Full Time
Organization Type
The West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History/State Historic Preservation Office has an opportunity for an Archaeologist I to work under the supervision of the Senior Archaeologist to review proposed projects submitted by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Surface Mining, and other agencies for potential effects to archaeological resources and compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. Duties include, but are not limited to, reviewing project specific information and cultural resource reports; preparing recommendations regarding the need for archaeological survey or other field work; and drafting letters referencing office comments regarding recommendations. Other duties include drafting memorandums of agreement (MOAs), scopes of work and/or other project related documents for acceptability; participating in project related meetings and/or field visits; assisting in maintaining related records such as archaeological site forms; assisting with educational activities such as presentations. Position performs other duties as assigned.

Location of Vacancy: Kanawha County

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ATTENTION: Applicant must verify post high school education by submitting an official transcript or diploma, training or licensure earned pertaining to this position by the closing date of the posting, if not previously verified. If you are claiming Veterans preference, please submit "MEMBER 4" form and/or your VA Letter. Protecting your personal information is our highest priority. If your official transcript, training/licensure, or Veterans documentation contains your Social Security Number and/or birthdate, please redact that information before submitting it to the Division of Personnel.

Please attach documents to the online application before submitting it. Or, you may email it to: or by mail to: WV Division of Personnel, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E., Building 3, Suite 500, Charleston, WV 25305.

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Training: Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in archeology or anthropology.

Substitution: Additional experience as described below may substitute for the required Master's Degree on a year-for-year basis.

Experience: One year of experience in archeological research activities.

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