ACE EPIC USFS (CA): Sequoia National Forest, Archaeology Technician
Summary:* American Conservation Experience, a nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the Sequoia National Forest, is seeking two Archaeology Technicians .* This opportunity is intended for an enthusiastic young professional with a deep interest in advancing their career goals in natural resource management and conservation.
The Archaeology Technicians will support Forest Service initiatives by providing technical support to the heritage resource staff. The members will have a variety of tasks, including conducting cultural resource inventories, analyzing data, adapting ground search strategies, preparing reports and making recommendations. The purpose of the work is to serve as a technician and ensure that archaeological survey work is accomplished within established rules and methods. The work directly affects the design and execution of surveys and the adequacy of long range work plans. The workload is divided between field inventory, recordation and monitoring, and documentation of prehistoric and historical cultural resources.
Start Date: Early-Mid June
End Date: 18 weeks after start
Location: Kernville, CA - Sequoia National Forest, Kern River Ranger District
The Kern River Ranger District offers something for every recreationist. The district covers 663,000 acres and offers 25 campgrounds and 10 developed day use areas. Over 578 miles of trails run through the mountains, high desert, along rivers and through the forest, 68 miles of which run through designated wilderness.
Project Websites: For more information regarding Sequoia National Forest, please click here.
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Living Allowance: The member should anticipate serving 40 hrs/wk, with potential to work holidays and weekends. The Member will receive a living allowance of $640/wk for food and incidentals, dispersed bi-weekly.
Housing: Housing will be the responsibility of the member. Local candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Training Provided: The Forest Service will strive to provide members the opportunity to shadow conservation professionals to learn about the archaeological discipline, but a strong foundational knowledge of archaeology technician work is required for these positions.
Qualifications: Applicants for this position should hold a bachelor's degree in archaeology, or a similar natural resource field, and have specific archaeological field work experience. This is a highly demanding outdoor position that requires substantial physical fitness and mobility, and a tolerance for extreme weather and demanding conditions.
The member must be willing and able to represent ACE and the Forest Service in a professional, positive and enthusiastic manner.
To Apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references using the APPLY NOW section located in the upper right hand corner of the position listing on our website here: https://usaconservationepic.applicantpool.com/jobs/
Note: Early consideration will be given as applications are received. This position may close at any time. If you have any questions regarding this position, please feel free to contact ACE USFS Recruitment Specialist, Caroline Canter at firstname.lastname@example.org or 385-249-4740
EEO: American Conservation Experience provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, American Conservation Experience complies with applicable state and local laws governing non- discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.