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Eldorado National Forest Archaeology position opening

                      ELDORADO NATIONAL FOREST






Eldorado National Forest

Amador Ranger District

Location/Duty Station:  Pioneer, CA




The Eldorado National Forest is planning to fill a permanent, full-time Archaeologist at the Amador Ranger District in Pioneer, CA. 


The purpose of this Outreach Notice is to determine the potential applicant pool for this position and to establish the appropriate recruitment method, e.g. merit and demo announcements; use of special hiring authorities such as veteran hiring authorities and persons with disabilities authorities; and area of consideration for the advertisement. 


Individuals stating interest in this position with the Outreach Response Form found at the end of this notice will be notified when the vacancy announcement is posted on USAJOBS.  If interested, please return the Outreach Response Form by 18 September 2013.





This position is responsible for the Amador   Ranger District’s Cultural Resource Program, including support of the Cornerstone   Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration program and Power Fire settlement.   Specific responsibilities include: supporting the District’s program of work   which includes a large fuels program and a variety of lands, special uses and   FERC projects; inventory, evaluation, protection, and development of historic   and prehistoric sites; developing the district program for cultural resources   management, including policy formulation, and development of immediate and   long-range objectives; prepares mitigation plans and evaluations as   resolution to adverse effects; serves as inspector for contract work in   support of FERC and lands projects. Responsible for overall management of a   12,000 acre Archeological District. Work also includes providing   archaeological support of wildland fires and prescribed burning activities. The   District Archaeologist may supervise seasonal archaeological technicians and   conducts training programs in cultural resource management for Forest   personnel.


Specific questions regarding the position can be addressed to Rick Hopson, District Ranger, (209) 295-5910 or rhopson@fs.fed.us


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