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Archaeologist/SHPO Liaison – Guam

  • Full Time
  • Guam
  • Job Reference #: 202001011AP
  • Salary ($): $63,000 - 76,000
  • Job Summary: The Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) has an open Archaeologist/SHPO Liaison position at Guam. For full position details and to submit application materials, please visit the website link provided below.
  • Job Qualifications:

    MA/MS degree in anthropology/archaeology, or closely related field.
    Meet the Secretary of Interior’s professional qualification standards in Archaeology (36 CFR, part 61).
    Minimum of four (4) years of post-graduate archeological work experience that demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the fundamental principles and theories of professional archeology. Experience should include a combination of professional knowledge and experience working with applicable federal (most specifically Section 106 and 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act), and state regulations.
    Candidates must have conducted Phase IA, IB, and II field investigations and previously authored compliant documentation for state and local level review.
    Have a thorough understanding of most standard computer programs.
    Previous work experience in a highly structured, hierarchical workplace with a well-defined chain-of-command.
    Must be legally authorized to work in the United States by the proposed start date. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
    Ability to pass a federal background check in order to obtain a DoD Common Access Card (CAC).
    Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license by the employment start date.

  • How to Apply:

    For full position details and to submit application materials, please visit the link provided below. Emailed or mailed applications will not be accepted.

    CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

  • Application URL:

Website CEMML, Colorado State University

The position will serve as an independent liaison between the Department of the Navy (DON) and Guam State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) to assist with coordination, communication, and document preparation and review during the construction phase of the military buildup on Guam. The successful incumbent will support project review and assessment of impacts on archaeological sites and historic properties and coordinate with project proponents and managers, as well as other programs/offices. Primary duties include coordinating with DON personnel/offices to collect and respond to SHPO requests for additional information, and preparing/consolidating project data and information for SHPO review and consultation in accordance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and agency implementing regulations. Relocation expenses may be available; conditions apply.

The successful incumbent will operate as a team member within the Guam SHPO’s Office, requiring excellent interpersonal skills, collaboration, flexibility, and diplomacy. This position will be duty stationed at the SHPO office in Agana Heights, Guam. The DON manages thousands of known terrestrial (and submerged) cultural resources on Guam and within the Joint Region Marianas Area of Responsibility, including Chamorro (prehistoric), Spanish-era, and World War II-era historic properties retaining a high degree of historical integrity.

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