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Posted: 04/06/2015

West Virginia State Historic Preservation Office
West Virginia Division of Culture and History

State Historic Preservation Office is located in West Virginia's cultural agency and is responsible for activities mandated by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.

Archeologist I
Professional Opportunity
Charleston, WV

Under the supervision of the senior archaeologist, review proposed projects submitted by the WV Dept of Environmental Protection, Office of Surface Mining, and other agencies for potential effects to archaeological resources and compliance with Section 106 of the national historic preservation act. Duties include, but are not limited to, review of project specific information and cultural resource reports; making recommendations about the need for an archaeological survey or other field work; summarizing field reviews; mapping archaeological survey and site locations; assist in maintaining records; assist with educational activities such as archaeology month, school presentations and contributing to the agency's monthly newsletter. Perform other related duties as may be required. Candidates must have a valid drivers license, be willing to travel frequently, and be able to Perform field work in areas and sites which do not meet ADA access standards. Other duties as assigned


Training: Master's Degree from an regionally accredited college or university in archeology or anthropology.

Substitution: Experience as described below may substitute for the required Master's Degree on a year-for-year basis.

Experience: One year of experience in archaeological research activities. Experience related to Historic Preservation preferred.

NOTICE: If you are claiming college or other post-high school education or license, you MUST attach or provide by mail a legible copy of your education transcript, license or training record. You will not be considered for employment until this verification has been received. To avoid missing a job opportunity, it is important that you provide this verification as soon as possible. You only have to provide this verification one time. It is not required with every application. Attach documents to the online application, or mail to: Division of Personnel, 1900 Kanawha Blvd E. Charleston, WV 25305.

Historic Preservation Experience. This job involves the review of the potential effects of mining and construction projects to archaeological resources and compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. Briefly describe how the extent and depth of your education and experience qualifies you for this type of work.


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How to apply
Hiring Process: APPLY ONLINE. Do not use a paper application unless you cannot apply online. If you must use a paper application due to disability or other valid reason, please call the WV Division of Personnel office (304) 558-3950 (8-4:30pm) for special instructions. Your eligible score will be based on information provided in your application. If you have previously applied and want to update your name, address or email, do not re-apply. Simply login to your online account and click "My Account". Make changes and Save. You do not need to re-apply or notify us to make account contact information changes. If you must change or add education, work history, work preferences, or county availability, you may submit a new updated online application after 24 hours. We will use the most recent application. You MUST do this BEFORE any stated closing date. After that, you may send us a letter and we will update your record. IMPORTANT: This posting is for one or more specific vacancies. Applicants will be considered ONLY for these position(s) and specified location(s). Your application will remain active for this job for 120 days or until the job is filled. Should this job title be re-opened for applications at a later date, applicants who remain interested in this job title MUST re-apply to be considered. You may complete an online Interest Card at our main jobs page to receive an email notice anytime jobs in this or other categories are posted.
Melinda Pauley
Phone: 304-558-0220 x. 708
1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston, WV 25305

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