The National Park Service is accepting applications for an applied Cultural Anthropologist for the Southeast Region of the National Park Service (NPS). Applications will be accepted August 7 to August 21, 2019. Visit USAJobs to view additional information and application requirements for Job Announcement Number: SE-1618-SERO-19-10562726-DE.
This career/career-conditional full time position is located in Southeast Regional Office, in the Cultural Resources, Partnerships and Science Division. The Southeast Regional Cultural Anthropologist will:
Direct an intricate program of cultural anthropology/ethnography activities that involve sensitive and complex issues that may impact a wide variety of park or multi-park issues;
Advise park management on park natural (geophysical areas, flora and fauna) and cultural ethnographic resources (sites, structures, objects, and landscapes) and the contemporary people who value them;
Develop and implement long range plans for the inventory, evaluation, documentation, preservation, research and interpretation of cultural anthropological resources within a park or regional context.
Make significant contributions to cultural resources management plans, long range interpretive plans, and other documents such as plans specific to cultural anthropology and/or ethnographic studies, strategic plans, park management plans, and fiscal and budget documents;
Prepare written reports and/or make presentations in parks, public gatherings, and professional meetings on anthropological resources and research results.
To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section of the job announcement. To receive consideration, the complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 08/21/2019. Hard-copy or e-mail application packages will not be accepted.
Questions directly related to this position can be directed to Cynthia Walton, Branch Chief, Research and Science, NPS Southeast Regional Office, at 404-507-5792. Questions about the job announcement or application process should be directed to Chaunita Webb at 404-507-5856 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
U.S. Citizenship required.
Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.
Meet Selective Service Registration Act requirement for males.
Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program.
You may be required to operate a government (or private) motor vehicle as part of your official duties. Prior to your first official motor vehicle operation, and again every year thereafter (or more frequently if management determines such need exists), you will be required to sign an affidavit certifying to your possession of a valid State issued driver's license that is current and has not been revoked, suspended, canceled, or otherwise disqualified in any way to prohibit your operation of a motor vehicle. You will also submit a photocopy of your valid State issued driver's license prior to your first official motor vehicle operation, and again every year, or more frequently if management determines such need exists. Lastly, you may be required to submit (within a State sealed envelope or submitted directly by the State authorities), and at your own expense, all certified driving records from all States that discloses all valid driver's licenses, whether current or past, possessed by you. Please indicate in your application whether you possess a valid State driver's license.
If you are a new employee or supervisor in the Federal government, you will be required to complete a one-year probationary period.
You may be required to travel overnight away from home. You must obtain a government charge card for travel purposes.
You may be required to complete training and obtain/maintain a government charge card with travel and/or purchase authority.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: To qualify for this position at the GS-12 grade level, you must possess at least one or all of the following minimum qualifications by close of the announcement:
Basic Individual Occupational Requirements for 0190 Anthropologist:
1. Degree: appropriate field of anthropology.
2. Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major, or a combination of courses totaling at least 24 semester hours in an appropriate field of anthropology, or related course work, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
3. Experience: four years of appropriate experience in anthropology performing research, museum work, or similar professional-level work.
*See the full description of education and qualifications required in the job announcement.
Internal Number: SE1618SERO19-10562726-DE
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