The Great Basin Institute, in collaboration with the Bureau of Land Management Southern Nevada District, is recruiting one Archaeology Research Associate for southern Nevada. Prior experience and knowledge of historic and prehistoric Mojave archaeology are desired to expedite field data collection..
This position will be responsible for supporting a variety of activities related primarily to field survey workload targets.
Specific tasks include:
• Assist District archaeologists with field inventories;
• Finish field inventories, report draft, and associated site records for the BLM Burned Area Restoration Project;
• Maintain and update the GIS database as needed;
• Maintain and update cultural paper files as needed;
• Coordinate with the Southern Nevada District Archaeologist to identify sites that will need to be monitored, write-up monitoring forms, and update site forms when necessary; and
• Coordinate with the Southern Nevada District Archaeologist to identify areas for National Historic Preservation Act, Section 110, and inventory, write reports and sites forms in compliance with the latest edition of the Guidelines and Standards for Archaeological Inventory as needed.
The Research Associate will be based out of the BLM Southern Nevada District office, which is located in northwest Las Vegas, NV. The Southern Nevada District Office manages more than three million acres of Mojave Desert in Clark and Nye counties. The scenery varies from dramatically colorful geologic landforms and largely unspoiled panoramic vistas of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area to remote and rugged wild landscapes of Gold Butte Back Country Byway. Recreation opportunities abound and viewing sites for desert plants and animals are easily accessible.
Successful applicant(s) must also complete a Department of Interior (DOI) Background Investigation (BI); applicants already in possession of a fully adjudicated DOI BI should highlight this in their cover letter.
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