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Posted: 07/26/2011

Virginia Department of Transportation

The Commonwealth's Transportation Agency-The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is responsible for building, maintaining and operating the state's roads, bridges and tunnels. And, through the Commonwealth Transportation Board, it provides funding for airports, seaports, rail and public transportation. Virginia has the third-largest state-maintained highway system in the country, just behind North Carolina and Texas.

Cultural Resource Coordinator #20560
Professional Opportunity
Stafford, VA
$40,959 - $84,062

This position will plan and coordinate the archeology component of one of VDOT's regional statewide cultural resource programs. Position will be based in the Fredericksburg District office and will be responsible for duties throughout the Northern Region covering Fredericksburg, Culpeper and Northern Virginia. Applies project-level techniques, principals, and practices used in the collection and analysis of cultural resource data to assess the significance of identified resources; determines the effects of transportation projects on significant resources; and determines the appropriate treatment of affected resources in project design and construction. Applies cultural resource management principals and techniques in the intra and interagency coordination of transportation projects involving complex archeological issues with Federal and state environmental laws, regulations and policies, procedures, and interagency agreements. Ensures project-level compliance with Federal and state laws and regulations, while maintaining environmental quality for transportation projects. Coordinates findings with Central and District offices to ensure historic property issues are incorporated into the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of transportation facilities. Works with project stakeholders to develop memoranda of agreement/programmatic agreements and implements agreed upon mitigation measures.

May fill additional vacancies from this recruitment.

In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers core benefits including competitive health and life insurance programs, pre-tax spending accounts, and leave programs. Employees participate in a State Retirement Plan; a tax-deferred Retirement Savings Plan with employer-matching provisions is also available. Employees are eligible for participation in a Short and Long Term Disability Program after one year of employment. Miscellaneous benefits include paid holidays, training and tuition assistance programs, wellness programs, etc.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. It is the intent of VDOT's employment and personnel practices to conform to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination. View details & knowledge, skills, & abilities for applicant evaluation at local VEC or http://www.vdot.jobs.

TDD 1-800-828-1120.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated knowledge of the Commonwealth's archeological resources and the ability to apply technical and scientific principles to their management in an applied transportation context. Knowledge of current archeological history method and theory. Demonstrated ability to design, conduct, and oversee cultural resources studies. Demonstrated ability to effectively negotiate and manage consultant contracts and ensure compliance with contract deliverables and schedule. Proficient knowledge of and ability to interpret a wide range of transportation, environmental, and cultural resources statutes, regulations, policies and procedures at both the federal and state level. Demonstrated knowledge of the Commonwealth's cultural resources and the ability to apply technical and scientific principles to their management in an applied transportation context. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to individuals and groups. Demonstrated ability to work with professionals to advise and resolve environmental engineering problems as they relate to cultural resource issues in a transportation context. Must be able to physically perform archeological fieldwork.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Education and experience consistent with the Secretary of the Interior's Professional Standards for Archaeology, Architectural History, History, Preservation Planning or a related discipline (e.g., historic engineering, cultural resource management; (Federal Register 48:44738-44739; 36 CFR Part 61; 36 CFR Part 800).

Project management experience in the application of advanced and complex technical and scientific environmental principles and practices as related to cultural resources issues as they pertain to public works projects, especially pertaining to civil and structural engineering.

NOTE: Only online applications will be accepted. To apply, go to www.vdot.jobs

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Only online applications will be accpeted. To apply, go to www.vdot.jobs

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