HISTORIC PRESERVATION SPECIALIST 2
- Review and Compliance Archaeologist
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 35
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Perform professional cultural resources management activities in statewide historic preservation efforts to ensure compliance with State and/or federal programs, laws, rules and regulations.
Incumbents possess a degree and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
This position will serve as an archaeological reviewer in the Review and Compliance Program for the Nevada State Historic Preservation Office. The incumbent will recommend to State and federal agencies the kind and intensity of archaeological surveys and historic contexts and background studies to be conducted; review and provide comments on archaeological survey reports prepared in the State to ensure they meet federal and State standards; determine the adequacy of documentation for evaluation of cultural resources discovered; recommend whether or not to concur with federal agency determinations of significance and project related effects; conduct site inspections; provide advice and technical assistance to State and federal agencies regarding the treatment and stewardship of cultural resources; review and prepare technical papers at professional conferences and educate the public on preservation issues; and coordinate with other State and federal agencies to set standards for report writing, evaluation, stewardship, and mitigation of cultural resources.
The incumbent will manage the Office's administration of the state's Native American Burial Protection statutes on behalf of the Administrator and will coordinate burial activities with Native Americans and other State agencies.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Master's degree from an accredited college or university in archeology, anthropology, architectural history, art history, history, historic preservation, cultural geography or closely related field plus one year of experience in research, writing, or teaching American architectural history, restoration architecture, history, art history, or historic preservation with an academic institution; working for a professional historic preservation consulting firm or a Federal, state, local entity performing historic preservation work in archaeological research, architectural history, history, or historic preservation; or managing and/or maintaining cultural resource databases to include the digitization of GIS data, data validation and normalization, and resolution of duplicates; OR Bachelor's degree in architectural history, history, art history, anthropology, historic preservation or closely related field, plus two years of professional experience in research, writing, or teaching American architectural history, restoration architecture, history, art history, or historic preservation with an academic institution; working for a professional historic preservation consulting firm or a Federal, state, local entity performing professional historic preservation work; or managing and/or maintaining cultural resource databases to include the digitization of GIS data, data validation and normalization, and resolution of data duplicates; OR one year as a Historic Preservation Specialist I level in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Applicants' professional qualifications must meet National Park Service standards as described in the Code of Federal Regulations for any one specialty as described in 36 CFR 61.
The incumbent may be required to travel statewide.
Requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
This position requires up to 25% of travel.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Please provide a written description of your experience working with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. Include where and when you gained this experience.
2) Please provide the following: a) a list of archaeological inventories where you have been an author and b) attach a writing sample of a National Register evaluation of archaeological resources that you have authored for federal compliance.