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Posted: 01/05/2018

Employer
Florida State Historic Preservation Office
Bureau of Historic Preservation, Compliance Review Section


Position
Archaeologist-DOT Project Reviewer
45945242
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Tallahassee, FL
Details
$31.39 per hour
Open Until
01/11/2018
 

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

This position is responsible for: completing transportation project reviews and preparing appropriate correspondence at each phase of the Division of Historical Resources' (DHR) involvement in Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) projects; reviewing the completeness and sufficiency of cultural resource assessment surveys and related technical documents; participating in consultation with FDOT, federal and state agencies, and Compliance staff regarding review of transportation projects; consulting with FDOT and archaeological consultants to determine appropriate archaeological methodology for certain projects; providing technical assistance for other Compliance Section FDOT reviewers regarding appropriate archaeological testing methodology and potential effects to archaeological resources resulting from transportation projects; preparing quarterly invoice data and reports for FDOT and DHR; and providing the Compliance supervisor and DHR leadership with opinions and recommendations regarding transportation projects.

Requirements:

  • Master's degree in archaeology, anthropology, or a closely related field
  • Three to five years of cultural resource management and/or archaeology experience related to the federal process under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, including archaeological site identification and assessment
  • Meets or exceeds the Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeology, as stipulated in 36 CFR Part 61
  • Knowledge of and experience applying archaeological field methods and the theory guiding archaeological methodology
  • Experience working with the Section 106 process, as established by 36 CFR Part 800
  • Experience applying National Register of Historic Places criteria to evaluate archaeological site eligibility for listing in the NRHP
  • Knowledge of Chapter 1A-46: Florida Administrative Code, Module 3: Guidelines for Use by Historic Preservation Professionals, and the Secretary of the Interior's Standards and Guidelines for Archaeology and Historic Preservation
  • Experience applying archaeological expertise to analyze potential effects to archaeological resources resulting from transportation or other infrastructure projects and identifying appropriate measures to address any potential effects
  • Understanding of SHPO's role in reviewing transportation projects and related technical reports
  • Familiarity with both terrestrial and maritime archaeological methodology
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines, work independently or as part of a team, manage multiple projects, strong organizational skills, and strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of Florida's history and prehistory
  • Computer literacy, including ESRI ArcView GIS software

Preferred Requirements:

  • Five or more years of cultural resource management and/or archaeology experience directly related to the Section 106 process
  • Knowledge of FDOT's PD&E procedures and related documents
  • Knowledge of the NEPA process

Duties:

  • Complete transportation project reviews and prepare appropriate correspondence at each phase of DHR's involvement in FDOT projects
  • Review and comment regarding the completeness and sufficiency of cultural resource assessment surveys and related technical documents
  • Participate in consultation with FDOT, federal and state agencies, and Compliance staff regarding review of transportation projects
  • Consult with FDOT and archaeological consultants to determine appropriate archaeological methodology for certain projects
  • Provide technical assistance for other Compliance Section FDOT reviewers regarding appropriate archaeological testing methodology and potential effects to archaeological resources resulting from transportation projects
  • Prepare quarterly invoice data and reports for FDOT and DHR
  • Provide Compliance supervisor and DHR leadership with opinions and recommendations regarding transportation projects

How to apply
Please complete the online application at the URL provided.
Jason Aldridge
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