The selectee for this position will serve as an ARCHAEOLOGIST for the DEPARTMENT OF THENAVY.
THIS IS AN EXPEDITED HIRING AUTHORITY ANNOUNCEMENT.
The Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) FY 2009 provides that the Secretary of Defense can designate acquisition positions as shortage positions and recruit and appoint highly qualified persons to these positions.
This announcement is open to accept resumes from candidates interested in helping the Department of the Navy meet our mission requirements for the acquisition of systems, equipment and facilities.
This public notice announcement is for anticipated vacancies to be filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA) for acquisition positions located at Department of Navy installations identified in this public notice.
Positions may be filled as permanent, term, or temporary with a full-time or part-time work schedule.
Pay will vary by geographic location.
There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application.
As such, Notices of Results (NORs) may or may not be sent to applicants who apply to this announcement.
Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.
Vacancies filled from this announcement may be filled at any grade level listed and in equivalent pay systems (e.g., NH, NJ, NK, etc.).
Selectees may be appointed to a position with promotion potential (e.g. selected at the GS-5 grade with potential to the GS-11).
If selected below the full performance level, incumbent may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management.
Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed.
Recruitment incentives may be authorized.
Information on Temporary and Term Appointments: Temporary appointments may be extended up to 3 years at the discretion of management and in accordance with applicable regulations.
Temporary actions taken under this announcement may be made permanent without further competition.
Term appointments may be extended up to 6 years at the discretion of management and in accordance with applicable regulations.
Additionally, selectees may be noncompetitively converted to permanent career-conditional or career appointments under specific conditions.
Temporary or term positions may be terminated at any time before the established not-to-exceed date.
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered.
Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position.
Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.
BASIC REQUIREMENTS: A bachelor's degree or higher at an accredited college or university that included 3 semester hours each in the following course areas: 1) History of archeology; 2) Archeology of a major geographical area such as North America or Africa; 3) Regional archeology, archeological cultures, or sites in a specific part or portion of a major geographical area to acquire or develop a foundation for regional specialization for professional development; 4) Theory and methods of archeology.
Methods include, but are not limited to, typology, classification, sampling, cultural evolution, di??usion, dating, and analytical techniques; 5) Archeological field school, to provide a basic understanding of theoretical and practical approaches to research design implementation, field preservation techniques, and report preparation by participation in actual field work AND six semester hours of related course work in: 1) Geography, geology, or cultural geography; 2) History, historiography, or historical archeology; 3) Environmental studies; 4) Scientific writing (nonfiction English composition); and/or 5) Surveying AND Archeological field school.
Note: You must submit a copy of your transcripts to be considered for the position OR have successfully completed a bachelor's degree or higher at an accredited college or university in anthropology (with emphasis on ethnology, physical anthropology, or scientific linguistics), history, American studies, or a related discipline may be accepted as satisfying in full the educational requirements, provided the curriculum supplied academic course work su??iciently similar to the requirements above (including archeological field school).
Note: You must submit a copy of your transcripts to be considered for the position OR have a combination of education and experience with College-level education or training that provided knowledge equivalent to that described above, plus appropriate technical experience or additional education.
Note: You must submit a copy of your transcripts to be considered for the position.
OR have four years of archeological work experience that demonstrated a thorough knowledge of the fundamental principles and theories of professional archeology.
The work experience must have included archeology field experience, which may include that gained in an archeological field school.
Field experience should have included a combination of professional experience in archeological survey, excavation, laboratory analysis, and preparation of written materials.
Applicants with such field experience should, after additional experience under the direction of a higher grade archeologist, be able to demonstrate the ability to be a crew chief, directing the work of others at a single location as part of a larger archeological project.
(NOTE: This information must be supported in your resume.) GS-05: Applicants who meet the basic requirements described above are fully qualified for GS-5.
GS-07: Your resume must also demonstrate that you have successfully completed one full year of graduate level education OR you have have successfully completed a bachelor's degree with superior academic achievement OR you have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-05 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a professional Archaeologist collecting, analyzing and interpreting data by applying principles, theories, concepts, methods, and scientific techniques GS-09: Your resume must also demonstrate that you have successfully completed a master's or equivalent graduate degree OR have successfully completed two full years of progressively higher graduate level education leading to a master's degree OR you have obtained an LL.B. or J.D. that is related to the position being filled OR you have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a professional Archaeologist assisting in the examination, documentation and preservation of artifacts by applying principles, theories, concepts, methods, and scientific techniques GS-11: Your resume must also demonstrate that you have have successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR you have successfully completed three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent degree OR you have successfully completed an LL.M. degree that is related to the position being filled OR you have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a professional Archaeologist performing preservation and maintaining written, photographic and drawn records and electronic databases.
GS-12: Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a professional Archaeologist excavating, dating and interpreting finds of historical interest to establish the age of an artifact and its origin for archaeological resources.
GS-13: Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a professional Archaeologist planning site surveys and excavations or writing reports, papers and other articles for publication to maintain historic preservation and cultural resources programs.
Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0100/archeology-series-0193/ https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF Warrant authority above the small purchase threshold may be required.
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