Vacancy ID: 841708   Announcement Number: MG-2013-01566-KAS-841708COR   USAJOBS Control Number: 338206500

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

It is your responsibility to show how you satisfy the course requirements. If you do not provide information that clearly shows how your completed college course work meets all the requirements listed, you will be rated as ineligible. Your rating will be based solely on the information you submit with your application.

1. From the descriptions below, select the one response that best describes how your background meets the basic requirements for a GS-0193-11 Archeologist position.

A. I have a degree that included 3 semester hours each in the following course areas: History of archeology; Archeology of a major geographical area such as North America or Africa; Regional archeology, archeological cultures, or sites in a specific part or portion of a major geographical area to acquire or develop a foundation for regional specialization for professional development; Theory and methods of archeology (methods include, but are not limited to, typology, classification, sampling, cultural evolution, diffusion, dating, and analytical techniques); Archeological field school, to provide a basic understanding of theoretical and practical approaches to research design implementation, field preservation techniques, and report preparation by participation in actual field work; AND six semester hours of related course work in: geography, geology, or cultural geography; history, historiography, or historical archeology; environmental studies; scientific writing (nonfiction English composition); and/or surveying AND Archeological field school.
B. I have a degree in anthropology (with emphasis on ethnology, physical anthropology, or scientific linguistics), history, American studies, or a related discipline satisfying the full educational requirements, providing the curriculum supplied academic course work sufficiently similar to the requirements above (including archeological field school).
C. College-level education or training that provided knowledge equivalent to that described in A above, plus appropriate technical experience or additional education.
D. Four years of archeological work experience that demonstrated a thorough knowledge of the fundamental principles and theories of professional archeology. The work experience must have included archeology field experience, which may include that gained in an archeological field school. My field experience included a combination of professional experience in archeological survey, excavation, laboratory analysis, and preparation of written materials. The field experience meets the requirement of additional experience under the direction of a higher grade archeologist, and demonstrates my ability to be a crew chief, directing the work of others at a single location as a part of a larger archeological project.
E. My experience and/or education are less than that described above.

PLEASE BE SURE TO DESCRIBE YOUR EXPERIENCE IN YOUR RESUME THAT SUPPORTS YOUR RESPONSES TO THE QUESTIONS BELOW. It is important that your submitted application package clearly shows that you possess the experience and skill levels that you claim in this questionnaire. Each of your responses must be clearly supported by your education, training, and/or specific work experience you describe in your resume for this position. If not, your application will be determined not qualified. The information you provide will be verified. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for rating your application ineligible and losing consideration or terminating your employment, if hired.

2. Choose one answer that best describes your experience as related to the other qualification requirements for this GS-0193-11, Archeologist position.

A. I have at least one (1) year of specialized experience in the federal government, other state, local or non-profit organization, or private sector that is equivalent to at least a GS-09 level that has given me experience in the regulations governing Section 106 in order to complete, manage, coordinate, monitor, evaluate and implement Section 106 reviews.
B. I have 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree from an accredited educational institution concentrated in a field that is directly-related to the work of this position, in archeology, anthropology, or other directly-related subject matter. This education demonstrates my knowledge, skills, and abilities to do the work of the position to be filled.
C. I possess a combination of education and experience as described above that when added together they equal 100 percent of the total requirement.
D. My experience and/or education are less than that described above.