Background and Description:
The Great Basin Institute, in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service’s Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU), is recruiting an Archaeological Technician to support a variety of cultural resource projects. As part of the analysis required by the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) and by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for potential ground disturbing projects, a Section 106 of NHPA cultural resource evaluation must be completed to evaluate effects to federally owned historic and prehistoric sites. In order to complete these specialist reports, surveys for archaeological resources need to be completed for all proposed projects.
In coordination with the Forest Archaeologist the Archaeology Field Technician will work under the direction of a professional archaeologist learning and then performing archaeological surveying, site recording, artifact identification, mapping, orienteering, archaeological site monitoring, archaeological site protection, as well as the use of GIS and GPS. Office tasks will be a component of this position and will include data processing, report preparation, and filing.
The successful applicant will be enrolled in GBI’s AmeriCorps program and receive all associated benefits.
The base of operations for this opportunity is the Forest Service LTBMU Supervisor’s Office located in South Lake Tahoe, CA.
Compensation and Benefits:
* AmeriCorps Education award may be used for past, present or future educational experiences including, but not limited to, paying off/down federal student loan debt and is valid for up to seven (7) years after completion of a term of service.
Contract & Timeline:
How to Apply:
Qualified and interested applicants should upload a cover letter, résumé, and list of three professional references at: http://crcareers.thegreatbasininstitute.org/careers/careers.aspx?rf=CONSBOARD&req=2017-ACI-029.
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This AmeriCorps position is made possible by a generous grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service.
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