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Cultural Resources Specialist - JBPHH, Oahu, HI

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado
Closing date
Jul 4, 2024

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
Cultural Anthropology
Full Time
Organization Type
Posting Detail Information
Working TitleCultural Resources Specialist - JBPHH, Oahu, HI
Position LocationJoint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Oahu, Hi
Work LocationPosition qualifies for hybrid/in-office work
Research Professional PositionYes
Posting Number202400785AP
Position TypeAdmin Professional/ Research Professional
Classification TitleProf/Indiv Contrib II
Number of Vacancies
Work Hours/Week40
Proposed Annual Salary Range$89,000 - $98,000
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Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on06/10/2024
Description of Work Unit
CEMML is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University ( CSU ). CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DoD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations.
To learn more about CEMML's contributions to land management, our mission, vision, and values, visit
Position Summary
A Cultural Resources Specialist (Professional Contributor II) position is available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands ( CEMML ) to provide on-site program support for Commander, Navy Region Hawaii. This position will be duty-stationed at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam ( JBPHH ) on the Island of Oahu. Relocation expenses are available; conditions apply.
The Cultural Resources Specialist is expected to function as part of a team that supports Navy Region Hawaii's ( CNRH ) cultural resources management and compliance tasks. The position requires a combination of office and field activities to assess potential effects of proposed undertakings. This position requires excellent interpersonal skills, collaboration, flexibility, and diplomacy. The Cultural Resources Specialist will provide cultural resource management and evaluation technical support, review and asses impacts on archaeological sites and historic properties, and coordinate with project proponents and managers.
The primary duties include assisting Navy Region Hawaii in the following: perform background and archival research; assess potential effects of proposed undertakings; review and/or prepare reports, NRHP eligibility evaluations, and site forms; and assist in the development of mitigation and/or treatment plans.
Must be able to communicate and interact with internal/external staff, Navy officials, seamen, airmen, and the public in a professional manner. Work requires a high degree of independent judgment/decision making, technical writing and organizational skills, attention to detail, and people skills.
LOCATION : Commander Navy Region Hawaii is the regional coordinator for all shore-based naval personnel and shore activities in Hawaii. Navy Region Hawaii at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam provides key services to maintain the safety and vital infrastructure that allows the Navy to operate efficiently in Hawaii. Pearl Harbor was established as a U.S. Naval Base in 1908 and is listed as a National Historic Landmark for its contribution to the rise of the U.S. as a major power in the Pacific and the crucial role it played in World War II, beginning with the December 7, 1941 attack.
Work location is dependent on the needs of the partner/project/role. In some instances, positions may require staff to be fully in-person. In other instances, hybrid or remote arrangements may be possible.
Required Job Qualifications
- MA degree in anthropology, archaeology, or related field.
- Minimum of two (2) years of professional work experience that demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the fundamental principles and theories of professional archeology.
- Proficient in archaeological research, including research design, fieldwork, analysis, and site form preparation
- Experience authoring reports and other documentation for state and local level review.
- Have a thorough understanding of most standard computer programs.
- Experience communicating technical information clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
- Must have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain a driver's license by the employment start date.
- The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. by proposed start date; CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Preferred Job Qualifications
- Highly qualified candidate will possess greater than two (2) years of post-graduate professional work experience in archaeology
- Meet the Secretary of Interior's professional qualification standards (36 CFR 61) and/or applicable Office of Personnel Management ( OPM ) standards in accordance with Section 112 of the NHPA (54 USC 306131)
- Demonstrate professional expertise in working with Federal historic preservation laws and regulations that govern cultural resource management (e.g., the National Historic Preservation Act).
- Working knowledge of cultural resource application of Geographic Information Systems ( GIS ) and Global Positioning Systems ( GPS ) technology.
- Previous work experience in the Pacific region, particularly the Hawaiian Islands.
- Familiarity with Hawai?i State Historic Preservation Division ( SHPD ) Guidelines and Documentation.
- Experience working with a wide range of data and information, maintaining organized details, and consistently meeting deadlines.
Diversity Statement
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Essential Duties
Job Duty CategoryInventory, Documentation, and Evaluation of built-environment historic resources
- Work collaboratively as part of a team to survey, document, evaluate and periodically monitor archaeological resources and sites.
- Perform research and fieldwork necessary for the identification, documentation, evaluation, and reporting of historic/prehistoric properties.
Percentage Of Time40
Job Duty CategoryCultural Resources Management
- Assist with project and document review, conduct background/archival research, and provide professional input and analysis, as requested and as required for compliance under NHPA .
- Write and produce documents to support the CNRH Program.
- Participate in project reviews of undertakings to consider effects on archaeological resources and write, prepare, assemble, and distribute NHPA compliance documents, as directed.
- Based on research and investigations, compile sufficient information for NRHP eligibility evaluations.
Percentage Of Time40
Job Duty CategoryCommunication and coordination
- Regularly and routinely communicate via in-person meetings, tele/video conferences, and email to provide support and assistance regarding all aspects of cultural resource management
- Prepare meeting materials and minutes
- Document preparation, review, and summary;
- Prepares briefs, presentations, and memoranda that support management deliberations and decisions;
- Gathers, synthesizes, and analyzes data;
Percentage Of Time15
Job Duty CategoryOther Duties
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Percentage Of Time5
Application Details
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than June 10, 2024, for full consideration. Mailed or emailed applications will not be accepted.
Upload each of the items below individually as a Word Document (.doc), PDF (.pdf), or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered. Please remove social security numbers and birth dates from application materials. A complete application consists of:
- Statement of Qualifications (one-page letter addressing each qualification described in the announcement) uploaded in the 'Cover Letter' slot.
- Resume
- References - please include within your application contact information for 3 professional references including at least one supervisor. References will not be contacted without prior notification to candidates.
CSU is committed to full inclusion of qualified individuals. If you are needing assistance or accommodations with the search process, please reach out to the listed search contact.
Conditions of EmploymentPre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Valid Driver's License, Special Requirements/Other - Must be able to comply with all applicable regulations to obtain a Department of Defense Common Access Card (CAC) and public trust clearance. Furthermore, candidates are required at a minimum to complete a NACI/SF85 and successfully pass a federal backgro
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The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University's Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836,
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Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks for the finalist before a final offer. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.
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- Cover Letter
- Resume
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