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Archaeologist - Cultural Resources Specialist

National Older Worker Career Center
Syracuse, New York
Closing date
May 27, 2024

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
Full Time
Organization Type
Archaeologist - Cultural Resources Specialist

ID: ANY-019 Location: Syracuse Program: ACE

Wage/Hr: $42.00 Hours/Week: 15-20 Minimum Age: 55

Being Age 55 or Older is Good for The Environment! The Agricultural Conservation Experienced Services (ACES) Program offers unique opportunities in Scientific, Technical, and Agricultural support for individuals aged 55 and over to support the Department of Agriculture?s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) through a grant administered program awarded to National Experienced Workforce Solutions (NEW Solutions). This is a unique program where your talents, expertise, and experience will truly be valued. The ACES program provides an opportunity to work side-by-side with NRCS staff that are doing important work every day. Benefits: Paid Health Insurance Premium for positions budgeted at 60+ hours per pay period, Accrued Vacation and Sick Leave, Paid Federal Holidays, and optional Vision and Dental Insurance available for positions budgeted at 35+ hours per pay period. Positions listed here do not guarantee employment for any definite period. Enrollment in the Experienced Worker Programs administered by NEW Solutions is temporary. The enrollment relationship between NEW Solutions and the Enrollee is an "at-will" relationship. This means that an Enrollee is free to terminate enrollment at any time during the enrollment period, and NEW Solutions and the Agency have the right to terminate the relationship with the Enrollee. PLEASE NOTE: An ?ACES Enrollee? is not a federal employee, nor an employee of NEW Solutions. An ?ACES Enrollee? is a participant in a grant program established through a Cooperative Agreement funded by the USDA-NRCS and administered by NEW Solutions. This opportunity applies to applicants legally eligible to work in the United States.


Minimum of 15 year(s) of experience in Minimum of 15 years of experience in Archaeology. OR MA/MS Degree in Archaeology, Anthropology.

Valid State Driver's license required. Ten (10) years field experience conducting site investigations. Must meet SOI Professional Qualifications Standards. Knowledge of cultural resources processes, including site survey/assessment protocol and report writing. Registered Professional Archaeologist accreditation preferred. Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel PowerPoint. Other Software: ArcGIS Duties:

Evaluates the significance of archaeological, historical, and traditional cultural properties. Provides authoritative recommendations for the treatment of cultural resources to field, field support, and state office personnel. Provides guidance on cultural resource issues to the field, field support, and state office personnel. Responsible for technical quality of cultural resource reviews for all field office personnel.

Assists SRC and CRS with review of ECS-21 forms and correspondence with State SHPO for Farm Bill projects. 25% Evaluates the significance of archaeological, historical, and traditional cultural properties. 25% Provides authoritative recommendations for the treatment of cultural resources to field. 25% Review cultural resources reports prepared by contractors for consistency with professional standards, section 106 of NHPA, and NRCS requirements, and coordinate responses and corrections. 15% Defines areas of major cultural resources and environmental concerns. 10%

Other: Annual information system security, anti-harassment, civil rights training, and any other required trainings. Travel Requirements: Occasionally to satisfy the duties of the position. Remote work arrangements are available for this position.

NEW Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunity and to an environment free from discrimination and harassment in any form administering Experienced Worker Programs under cooperative agreements with federal agencies. It is NEW Solutions' policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in enrolling participants in the federal programs.

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