• State of Nevada
  • Carson City, Nevada
  • May 18, 2022
Natural Resources
  • Salary: N/A USD

Job Description

CULTURAL/NATURAL RESOURCE SPECIALIST2 - Archaeology - Requisition ID: [[id]]

Recruitment Type: Open Competitive

Posting Close Date: N/A

Geographical Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa





*Pay Grade: GRADE 33

Salary Range: $47,188.80 - $69,739.20

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time


Phone: 775 888-7176


Position Description

The Cultural/Natural Resource Specialist II, under direction, acts as a staff specialist in Archaeology for an assigned project or program areas and function independently and are accountable for the final work product. The class series encompasses positions that perform a broad range of professional and technical work involving but not limited to; cultural/natural resource assessment, programming, funding, evaluation, survey, inventory, preservation, research, education, planning, mitigation, and recovery. This is the journeyman level in the series. The incumbent will perform and supervise Archaeological cultural resource field surveys and write comprehensive cultural resources research reports involving large and complex projects ensuring compliance with federal and state cultural resource guidelines and laws while working with other Native American Consultants and Architectural Historians that meet the Secretary of the Interior's Standards and Guidelines. Incumbents apply a variety of professional and advanced technical knowledge, skills, methods, and practices in performing work for compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, Section 106, and other related federal regulations with historic preservation law. The incumbent will also conduct research and reference work, collect, arrange, and record cultural resources information, perform public outreach, make formal presentations, and prepare grant applications. Conduct research and reference work, record cultural resource information, perform limited public outreach, and make formal presentations. The incumbent will perform consultation with a variety of State, Federal and Tribal parties also to include interested parties. Department of Transportation experience a plus.

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Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in history, architectural history, historical preservation, art history, archaeology, anthropology or a closely related field and one year of experience performing professional archaeological work in research, field studies work which involved archaeological program research planning, compliance, enforcement and technical support collection, cataloging, analysis and preservation of artifacts and other data; OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in history, architectural history, historical preservation, art history, archaeology, anthropology or a closely related field and two years of experience as described above; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience above the Bachelor's degree level; OR two years of experience as a Cultural/Natural Resource Specialist I in Nevada State service.

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam
  • The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.

    Informational Note

    Applicants' professional qualifications must meet federal and State requirement to manage cultural/natural resource programs and/or to receive the Principle Investigator designation.

    Special Requirements
    • A valid drivers license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    • Positions in this series may require specialized education and experience which will be identified at the time of recruitment.
    • Positions at the Cultural Natural Resource Specialist II and III levels in the Department of Transportation are required to hold Principle Investigator status at the time of appointment.

    This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

    *The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.

    The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

    Nearest Major Market: Carson City
    Nearest Secondary Market: Reno

Job Address

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