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🔗Archaeologist – Cultural/Natural Resources Specialist II

  • Full Time
  • Carson City, NV
  • $47,669.04 - $70,428.24 USD / Year
  • October 21, 2022
  • Department: Nevada Department of Transportation, Environmental Division, Cultural Resources Section
  • Job Reference #: 10838
  • Job Summary: Looking for adventurous, self-reliant professionals willing to work as part of a team. The Nevada Department of Transportation is looking for an Archaeologist to work resources from Late Pleistocene to yesterday. Hybrid work schedule possible.
  • Job Qualifications:

    Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in history, architectural history, historical preservation, art history, archaeology, anthropology or a closely related field and one year of experience performing professional archaeological work in research, field studies work which involved archaeological program research planning, compliance, enforcement and technical support collection, cataloging, analysis and preservation of artifacts and other data; OR Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in history, architectural history, historical preservation, art history, archaeology, anthropology or a closely related field and two years of experience as described above; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience above the Bachelor’s degree level; OR two years of experience as a Cultural/Natural Resource Specialist I in Nevada State service.

  • How to Apply:

    To apply, connect to this website – https://careers.nv.gov/job/CARSON-CITY-CULTURALNATURAL-RESOURCE-SPECIALIST2-Archaeology-NEVA-89701/886517000/

    Click apply button. Applications are entirely online.

    If there are any questions, please contact Cliff Creger at ccreger@dot.nv.gov

     

  • Job benefits: Health, Retirement, etc. https://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB/
  • Application URL: https://careers.nv.gov/job/CARSON-CITY-CULTURALNATURAL-RESOURCE-SPECIALIST2-Archaeology-NEVA-89701/886517000/

Website Nevada Department of Transportation

NDOT is responsible for the planning, construction, operation and maintenance of the 5,400 miles of highway and over 1,000 bridges which make up the state highway system. The department is divided into three districts, with a district engineer and assistant engineers in each. The districts are responsible for supervising all state transportation activities within their local areas. Our mission is to provide, operate, and preserve a transportation system that enhances safety, quality of life and economic development through innovation, environmental stewardship and a dedicated workforce. Our Vision is to be a leader and partner in delivering effective transportation solutions for a safe and connected Nevada.

The class series encompasses positions that perform a broad range of professional and technical work involving but not limited to; cultural/natural resource assessment, programming, funding, evaluation, survey, inventory, preservation, research, education, planning, mitigation, and recovery. Under direction, the Cultural/Natural Resource Specialist II acts as a staff specialist in Archaeology for an assigned project or program area, functions independently, is accountable for the final work product, and is at the journeyman level in the series.

The incumbent will:
-perform and supervise Archaeological and cultural resource field surveys and
-write comprehensive cultural resources research reports involving large and complex projects ensuring compliance with federal and state cultural resource guidelines and laws while working with other Native American Consultants and Architectural Historians that meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines.

Incumbents apply various professional and advanced technical knowledge, skills, methods, and practices in performing work for compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, Section 106, and other related federal regulations on historic preservation law. The incumbent will conduct research and reference work, collect, arrange, and record cultural resources information, perform public outreach, make formal presentations, and prepare grant applications. Conduct research and reference work, record cultural resource information, perform limited public outreach and make formal presentations. The incumbent will perform a consultation with a variety of State, Federal and Tribal parties also to include interested parties. Department of Transportation experience is a plus.

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