PLEASE NOTE that this position will involve travel throughout the state; therefore the qualified applicant can be from anywhere within the state of Wyoming.
Provide technical support to the State Cultural Resources Specialist, utilizing a basic understanding of anthropological and archaeological field techniques in connection with locating, testing and evaluating cultural resource sites. Conducts pre-field office research, field surveys and site evaluations, using a variety of reference materials, interviews with source individuals, aerial photographs, and technical instruments. Searches areas of proposed projects for evidence of historic and prehistoric remains. Determines exact location of sites and marks them on maps and aerial photographs. Records information on site survey form and prepares an archaeological reconnaissance report needed for evaluation and management of the project. Insures that work assignments are carried out in safe and timely manner according to established standards and procedures. Reviews work in progress and reports to superiors relative to the completion date and other standards set in report.
- Provides archeology/cultural resources assessments on specifically-assigned projects to facilitate agency objectives. 50%
- Works directly with NRCS staff to complete surveys/assessments in support of overall agency objectives that are typically part of Farm Bill cost-share programs. 50%
- Selected candidate required under NRCS policy to complete Cultural Resources Training Modules 1-8. This is a one-time requirement.
- Training in NRCS-centric business tools such as IRMA will be provided as needed
- Overnight travel: Up to five (5) nights of travel per month.