NOAA Archeologist

The incumbent serves as an archeologist and lead historic preservation professional for National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) grant programs within the West Coast Region. The incumbent is responsible for leading NMFS implementation and compliance with federal historic preservation legislation, especially the National Historic Preservation Act, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, and the Archaeological Resource Protection Act.

As an Archeologist, you will perform the following duties:

  • Coordinate with grant program staff, grant recipients, partners, and Tribes to manage cultural resources impacted by National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) undertakings on historic properties on federal, state, private, or tribal lands.
  • Create new procedures for historic preservation compliance that meet the requirements of law and regulation.
  • Serve as liaison between NMFS, Tribes, and State Historic Preservation Officers to consult on cultural resource issues.
  • Prepare and conduct educational and outreach activities, presentations, and events that provide information on NMFS compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA).
  • Conduct research at libraries, agencies, and other institutions for archeological, historic, and ethnographic information, and create and implement a cultural resource administrative program for NMFS.
  • Update and maintain cultural resource hard-copy and computer records tracking project status, sites, inventories, consultations, and artifact collections.
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