[OR_Archaeology] ODOT Arch'gist in Roseburg/Medford position closing date next Wed!!
Susan.White at state.or.us
Thu Nov 6 13:42:18 PST 2008
Posting Number: OCDT8652
Job Title: Archaeologist
Location: Roseburg or Medford
Closing date: 11/12/2008
Closing time: 11:59 PM
Job Class: C3846 - Environmental Prgm Crd 2
Job Hours: Full Time - Business Hours
Salary: $3629 - $5359 Monthly
OCDT8652 - Roseburg or Medford
As an Archaeology Specialist this position will be the staff expert in
archaeology, traditional cultural properties and general cultural
resources. This position will analyze and document impacts of projects
and other Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) activities on
archaeological sites, traditional cultural properties and structures.
Also will coordinate avoidance, minimization or mitigation of project
impacts with the project team, SHPO and other non-ODOT stakeholders.
Effective November 1, 2008, this position is expected to receive a 3.2%
Cost of Living Adjustment increase in salary.
This Announcement has Supplemental Information Required for Submission.
Online applicants will automatically be directed to the supplemental
questionnaire; all others must select the link at the end of this
announcement to access the questionnaire.
This position is represented by the Association of Engineering
Employees of Oregon (AEE).
H.I.R.E. System participants interested in being considered must follow
the instructions for applying Online or with a paper application.
Employee will be required to use a vehicle to conduct business; you
must possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license and an
acceptable driving record.
Generally, work is performed in the field and requires frequent travel
by car within the Region and occasional to Salem to attend meetings or
perform field work.
Field work involves exposure to hazards of traffic as well as hot and
Maintain records; account for archaeological work; prepare estimates.
Perform research to assess the effects of transportation projects on
archaeological resources, traditional cultural properties and general
cultural resources in accordance with historic preservation laws and
Research includes conducting archaeological and other reconnaissance
surveys, document searches and contact with Native American
representatives, planners, historians and preservationists to aid in
determining significant properties. These findings, plus the assessment
of project effects and mitigation, are included in technical reports and
related Determinations of Eligibility and Section 106 reports.
Establish and maintain liaison for the section with other ODOT
personnel and various state and federal agencies whose expertise or
jurisdiction is related to cultural resource management, such as the
State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) and Native American tribal
Conduct fieldwork to help in the assessment of archaeological needs for
You must complete a personal data sheet and submit a cover letter,
resume and response to the supplemental question. Failure to provide
this information may result in eliminating your application from further
In your cover letter and resume you must clearly describe how you meet
the below qualifications.
Two years of environmental analysis or resource project management
experience and a Bachelor's degree with 30 quarter or 20 semester hours
in an environmental science, a physical science, a natural science,
engineering, or a closely-related field.
Three additional years of environmental analysis or resource project
management experience directly related to Archaeology may substitute for
the Bachelor's degree.
Note: preference may be given to individuals that meet the Secretary of
the Interior*s guidelines for a professional archaeologist and have a
Master*s Degree in Anthropology.
There are Cover Letter and Resume Upload Boxes on the on-line
On a separate sheet of paper you must clearly answer the following
supplemental questions. (Failure to provide this information may result
in eliminating your application from further consideration.)
At ODOT projects are developed by multi-disciplinary teams that are
empowered to make decisions at the team level. Describe your experience
working on multi-disciplinary teams. How have you established
credibility and build and maintain trust on multi-disciplinary teams
with peers, managers and stakeholders?
Please describe a project that you have worked on that was particularly
challenging, gratifying, and/or rewarding. Describe your role in this
project. What was it about this project that made it so special?
This position coordinates with a variety of regulatory agencies,
consultants, tribal organizations, and other ODOT Project Teams, and
other ODOT divisions. (a) Describe your training, experience, and role
in communicating with and coordinating among a number of specialists,
agencies, and groups with diverse concerns. What groups and/or agencies
were involved? How did you assure that your efforts were successful?
Include in your response any experience you may have in coordinating
directly with Indian Tribal governments or representatives. (b) Describe
your knowledge and experience implementing federal regulations regarding
the protection of archaeological and cultural resources.
A significant function of this position is performing research to
assess the effects of transportation projects on archaeological
resources and traditional cultural properties. Please describe your
experience performing related research, including length and scope of
project, reporting method, and outcome.
Your application materials must clearly describe how you meet the
qualifications. Qualified applicants whose background most closely
matches the needs of the position will be invited to interview.
You can apply online at www.ODOTJOBS.com
On-line applications are submitted instantly, and applicants receive
immediate email confirmation.
The Direct Link to job description and application=
Hard Copy Version of the ODOT EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION (Not for internet
submission. Submit by mail, fax or hand deliver.)
Please contact ODOT HUMAN RESOURCE CENTER
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