This may be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the right individual. This is professional and specialized work in the Tribal Historic Preservation Office (THPO) of the Seminole Tribe of Florida (STOF). The incumbent assists in the preparation of THPO reviews of agency projects on ancestral, aboriginal, and ceded Seminole lands, as well as reviews of Tribal Archaeology Section projects occurring on STOF reservation lands, as described in Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, and the STOF Cultural Resources Ordinance. The incumbent participates, as required, in agency consultations through face-to-face meetings, teleconferences, phone calls, email correspondence, etc. The individual assists in conducting documentary research and personal interviews to further define the STOF area of interest. The individual attends public meetings and monitor news media outlets to keep informed about non-106 projects which may impact the Tribe. The incumbent assists in maintaining the THPO documents database and other files; participates in professional training, and performs other office work related to the THPO program.
Masters Degree in Archaeology, Historic Preservation, or History is required. A minimum of five (5) years experience related to cultural resources fieldwork (survey, testing, and mitigation) with at least two (2) years in a supervisory capacity is required. A minimum of two years compliance technical-report writing experience is required. The understanding of basic historic preservation law especially Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) is required. Prior experience working in or with Native American government is preferred. Must possess a valid Florida drivers license is required. Proficiency in the utilizing Microsoft software packages (especially Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Explorer, and Power Point) and a willingness to learn GIS and document management software is expected. Must demonstrate excellent office and interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays.