This position is located within a National Forest. It serves as a member of an archeological survey crew. The position is established for the purpose of aiding in basic archeological compliance through field work.
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Serves on a team conducting simple surveys and receives training in the use of a compass, topographical maps, and aerial photographs.
Assists in recording information about sites found on standard archaeological forms. Assists with marking site boundaries with flagging tape.
Assists in preparing sitesketch maps and assists in taking photographs of visible remains.
Assists with the collection of samples of artifacts and plotting their locations.
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0102 Social Science Aid and Technician
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National
Males born after 12/31/59 must be Selective Service registered or exempt
Satisfactory background investigation and/or fingerprint check
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND FINGERPRINT CHECK: Selection and retention in this position is contingent on a successfully adjudicated FBI National Criminal History Check (fingerprint check) and a background investigation.
E-Verify: Federal law requires agencies to use the E-Verify system to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires. If you are selected as a newly hired employee, the documentation you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 on your entry-on-duty date will be verified through the DHS E-VERIFY' system. Under the system, the new hire is required to resolve any identified discrepancies as a condition of continued employment.
No additional requirements.
You must possess the Basic Requirements identified below to be considered eligible for this position. Transcripts must be provided for qualifications based on education. Your application or resume must clearly show that you possess the appropriate experience requirements.
GS-03: (6) Six months of general experience.
General Experience is defined as: Working on a landscape or construction crew or other outdoor environment. Performing general office duties, such as completing, filing and maintaining simple records. Working and performing other general labor in an outdoor environment. Any work experience, paid or unpaid in a related activity. Unpaid experience, for example, may be regular volunteer work, such as at a park, hospital, community sports league, etc.-OR
Successful completion of 1 year of study above high school.
Completion of an intensive, specialized course of study of less than 1 year may meet in full the experience requirements for GS-3. Courses of this type normally require completion of up to 40 hours per week of instruction rather than the usual 20 hours per week, and are usually of at least 3 months duration. Such courses may have been obtained through a variety of programs such as those offered by business or technical schools, and through military training programs. To be creditable, such a course must have been designed specifically as career preparation for the work of the position being filled, and must have provided the applicant with the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to do the work.
A combination of education and experience listed above.
To receive consideration for this position, you must meet all qualification requirements on the closing date of this announcement.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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