TITLE: ANCESTRAL LANDS - GLEN CANYON ARCHAEOLOGY TECHNICIAN
START/END DATE: JULY 22ND, 2019 - JULY 17TH, 2020
STIPEND: $400/week (+Education Award)
TERM: 52 weeks
REPORTS TO: National Park Service - Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
LOCATION: Page, AZ 86040
STATUS: 1700-hour AmeriCorps Service Term
BENEFITS: AmeriCorps Education Award $5,920.00 after successful completion
SOUTHWEST CONSERVATION CORPS’ MISSION
It is the mission of the Southwest Conservation Corps to empower individuals to positively impact their lives, their communities and the environment. The Ancestral Lands program is specifically designed to engage Native American youth and young adults with offices in Acoma, Durango, Gallup, Salida, Zuni, and Hopi. *ANCESTRAL LANDS SERVES LOCAL TRIBAL COMMUNITIES IN THE REGIONS WE OPERATE. APPLICANTS MUST BE NATIVE AMERICAN.
Join the Southwest Conservation Corps’ individual placement team and help the National Park Service carry out its mission of preserving unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations
This position works closely with cultural resource personnel in performing the following tasks:
Participate in cultural resource inventories; recording/monitoring archaeological sources; monitoring activities to ensure cultural resources are not damaged; and other similar field-based cultural resource activities.
Participate in office-based cultural resource work such as map production, report writing, scanning, and communicating with external parties.
Present information about cultural resources at public outreach events, meetings, and similar venues.
Conduct archaeological field surveys including: walking over the landscape to identify archaeological sites, features, and artifacts.
Complete Technical writing including writing short passages for inclusion in cultural resource reports.
Produce documents, reports, and presentations using a variety of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and graphics software packages.
In-field identify and analyse prehistoric and historic artifacts common in the American Southwest (i.e. Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, and Colorado)
Complete final versions of archaeological site forms and similar records with an emphasis on well-structured narrative description and data accuracy.
Use geographic information systems (GIS) software to produce maps, organize and manipulate data, ensure data quality, and transfer spatial data to and from global positioning system (GPS) units.
Training will be provided in the following:
Social Security Card
Birth Certificate or Passport
To apply, please submit an updated resume and letter of interest along with the online application.
Contact Clara at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Required Skills Required Experience