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  • 08/19/2023 21:25 | AAC Board Admin (Administrator)

    Classification Code: EN016

    Approved: 07/01/2011

    Grade: 13

    Salary Range: $50,319.20 - $75,478.80

    Non-Supervisory, Salaried Position

    Reports to Director or designee


    The Environmental Specialist is responsible for environmental planning, review and related environmental compliance and natural resource management as it relates to the Gila River Indian Community. In particular, the position focuses on ensuring compliance with National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and related environmental laws for projects on Community lands, especially realty actions (e.g. leasing, rights of way).


    • Prepare, review, analyze, and modify National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents and related natural resource management documents for Community lands.
    • Provide expertise on matters relating to environmental planning, environmental compliance, and natural resource management for community lands.
    • Conduct field surveys and assessments of plant and animal species within project areas on Community lands, and write reports on the survey findings.
    • Prepare comments and coordinate with federal agencies, tribal departments and consultants for the preparation of environmental impact statements, natural resource management plans and related documents.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    • Knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of environmental planning and natural resource management.
    • Ability to analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data and recognize solutions.
    • Ability to plan and organize work.
    • Intermediate computer skills including using MS Word, MS Excel and preferably MS Access and Adobe Photoshop.
    • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, Community Officials and the general public.
    • Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position; agree to maintain a Drug-free workplace.


    Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management or closely related field, and a minimum of two (2) years progressively responsible experience in environmental planning or natural resource management, or any combination of education, training, and/or experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the functions of this position.


    Tribal Driving Permit can be required.

  • 08/03/2023 19:35 | AAC Board Admin (Administrator)

    Archaeological Technician (DCA #4671)

    Santa Fe, NM


    $17.80 - $28.48 Hourly / $37,029 - $59,246 Annually

    This position is a Pay Band 55


    The Archaeological Technician position performs technical work and support for archaeological surveys, test excavations, monitoring, and data recovery of cultural material recovered from archaeological sites.

    The Archaeological Technician will assist with archaeological surveys, test excavations, monitoring, and data recovery activities as assigned. This position requires an ability to conduct a full day of work in remote settings carrying necessary equipment and an understanding of the types of artifacts and features that may be encountered. The employee will document archaeological sites and artifacts in the field using established standards under the supervision of others. This includes completion of field forms and photographs. All cultural materials collected as part of investigations need to be cleaned, sorted, counted, and entered into a database for analysis. Cleaning includes washing of ceramic, lithic, faunal, and historic materials as needed as well as flotation of bulk soil samples. Sorting and counting includes the general identification of cultural materials into ceramic, lithic, faunal, historic, and macro botanical categories as needed and a count of each individual object. Most analysis of cultural materials occurs in the laboratory and will be based on the expertise of the individual and needs of the Project Director. Analysis will be undertaken under the supervision, and in support of, reporting field investigation results.

    Ideal Candidate

    The ideal candidate has a Bachelor's degree in Archaeology or Anthropology with one (1) year of Archaeology or Anthropology survey and excavation experience; at least six (6) months' experience in New Mexico archaeology; and specialty in lithics, ceramics, or historic artifact analysis.

    Project Director (DCA #00023804)

    Santa Fe, NM


    $25.56 - $40.90 Hourly / $53,165 - $85,064 Annually

    This position is a Pay Band 70


    The project director at the Office of Archaeological Studies carries out archaeological field investigations (survey, monitoring, testing and excavation), completes artifact analysis and report writing, and supervises at least two (2) other archaeologists on staff.

    The project director designs, conducts, manages, and completes all types of archaeological field investigations, including survey, monitoring, testing, and data recovery. The position completes historic artifacts analysis for archaeological investigations they oversee and collaborates with other division staff to complete historic artifact analysis on other projects. The project director produces technical reports on the results of archaeological fieldwork and laboratory analysis; ensures final curation and disposition of archaeological collections; participates in office administration and activities, including public outreach and education opportunities; and directly supervises at least two (2) employees.

    Ideal Candidate

    The ideal candidate has a master's degree in Archaeology or Anthropology with 12 months of experience in the cultural resources of New Mexico as a crew member or supervisory archaeologist and at least one year's experience conducting artifact analysis.

    Minimum Qualification

    Bachelor's degree in Archaeology or Anthropology and two (2) years of experience in archaeology survey, excavation, analysis and/or reporting.

    Osteologist Lab Supervisor (DCA #24367)

    Santa Fe, NM


    $25.56 - $40.90 Hourly / $53,165 - $85,064 Annually

    This position is a Pay Band 70


    This position is for a skilled archaeologist and physical anthropologist who will be required to participate in field excavations of burials, train field excavators in burial excavation techniques, analyze human skeletal remains in both field and laboratory settings and prepare required descriptive and interpretive reports. This position may also analyze animal bone assemblages from archaeological sites and prepare reports on those analyses.

    Archaeological Field Investigations: The employee will be required to conduct unmarked human burial excavations and to train field excavators in human burial excavation procedures. Field procedures will adapted as necessary to the condition of the burial, the complexity of the burial, any associated funerary objects, and the stratigraphic context of the burial. The employee must be familiar with state or federal regulatory requirements and any agreements with Native American tribes that govern burial treatments. The employee must be qualified to conduct in-field burial analyses under conditions where regulations or agreements require immediate reinterment of burials.

    Analysis: Most analyses will be conducted in the laboratory, but some human bone analyses may have to be conducted under field conditions, depending on state or federal laws and agreements with Native American Tribes. Human burials and isolated bones will be analyzed in accordance with the minimum requirements of state statute and regulation and the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA). Animal bone analyses begin with rough sorts into potentially identifiable and unidentifiable fragments. Potentially identifiable fragments are organized by probable species and body part, and the individual bones are then compared with type specimens in the laboratory to establish identifications. In addition to species and body part identifications, animal bones are observed for evidence of age and any cultural modifications (butchering, burning, shaping into tools, etc.).

    Reporting: All human bone analyses carry a responsibility to state, federal, or tribal laws and regulations. Animal bone reporting begins with the creation of descriptive inventories and tabular summaries of bones found in the archaeological collections. These summaries become the basis for environmental reconstructions and interpretations of past human behavior. The interpretations are guided the research goals of the overall project, and by a vast literature on the interpretation of archaeological faunal collections.

    Ideal Candidate

    The ideal candidate has a Master's degree in Archaeology or Anthropology and four (4) years of Archaeology or Anthropology survey, excavation, analysis, and/or reporting experience. Must be listed or able to be listed on the unmarked human burial excavation permit.

    Minimum Qualification

    Bachelor's degree in Archaeology or Anthropology and two (2) years of experience in archaeology survey, excavation, analysis and/or reporting. 

  • 08/02/2023 21:50 | AAC Board Admin (Administrator)

    The President and CEO is responsible for providing strategic leadership for Archaeology Southwest by working with the Board of Directors and the Archaeology Southwest staff to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans, and policies. He/She oversees all organizational activities and ensures that these are carried out in a manner consistent with the organization’s mission, policies, and programs, as adopted by the Board of Directors. The President and CEO is the organization’s lead spokesperson and most visible representative. He/She directs Archaeology Southwest’s research, advocacy, and outreach agendas and secures financial support for the organization.

    The President and CEO reports to the Board of Directors and oversees a professional staff of 18 full-time employees. This position is based in the Historic Bates Mansion complex in downtown Tucson, Arizona.

    Archaeology Southwest_CEO_Position Announcement.pdf

  • 07/31/2023 21:18 | AAC Board Admin (Administrator)

    The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs is seeking an Executive Director for the Office of Archaeological Studies

    This position is open until filled.

    Please send the following for consideration in PDF format to

    • A one- or two-page letter of intent.
    • A resumé including five (5) references with contact information.

    The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) seeks an exceptional individual to fill the position of Executive Director of the Office of Archaeological Studies (OAS). The office conducts archaeological research throughout New Mexico with a mission to identify, interpret, and educate about, archaeological and historic sites across the state. A division of DCA, OAS provides public and private clients with archaeological, ethnographic, and historical research services. The office conducts research projects funded by grants and private donations. Finally, OAS presents educational outreach programs for the public on archaeology, history, and the culture of New Mexico.

    The Executive Director is an appointee of the Governor of New Mexico, upon the recommendation of the DCA Cabinet Secretary. The position requires a multifaceted administrator and scholar to provide strategic and ethical leadership, direction, fiscal management, and overall supervision. The Executive Director must have the ability to proactively cultivate and maintain positive, productive relationships with Pueblo, Tribal, and traditional descendant communities across the state and throughout the region. Candidates should have the ability to successfully manage staff and volunteers, while collaborating with other DCA divisions, Museum of New Mexico Board of Regents, and Museum of New Mexico Foundation, including the Friends of Archaeology.

    The Executive Director is responsible for the sound financial management and stewardship of OAS by obtaining contracts and grants for OAS. The Executive Director must excel at directing staff in completing the work, including designing and directing research, supervising analyses, producing and editing reports and other deliverables, arranging for permanent curation of any associated collections, and directing financial accounts. Within OAS, the Executive Director is the primary contact for Pueblo, Tribal, and traditional descendant communities, the public, clients, donors, personnel, and researchers. The position supervises personnel including recommendations for hiring, performance evaluation, training, work allocation, and problem resolution.

    The OAS Executive Director must have a demonstrated knowledge of the laws related to Culture Resource Management work (National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 [NHPA]), Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act [NAGPRA], the Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 [ARPA]) as well as related state statutes.

    Strong communication skills are required, including oral communication with multiple audiences (public, professional, and academic) and written communication, including the ability to produce technical reports and edit others’ work. Excellent interpersonal skills, and supervisory and administrative experience is required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. Physical labor, including pedestrian survey and excavating archaeological sites, may be required. The scope of the position requires occasional evening and weekend work as well as out-of-town travel. Salary is approximately $100,000, with an attractive benefits package.

    OAS Executive Director Recommended Qualifications:

    1. Bachelor's or higher degree in a discipline related to the function of the division (M.A. or Ph.D. in Anthropology/Archaeology preferred).
    2. 10+ years of experience in Southwest archaeology, preferably in New Mexico.
    3. 10+ years of supervisory experience.
    4. 5+ years of experience working with a variety of cultural stakeholders, including Pueblo, Tribal, and traditional descendant communities.
    5. Experience managing a cultural resource management (CRM) facility or office, or a similar operation is required.
    6. Experience in building collaborative relationships with descendant communities, including incorporation of traditional knowledge as part of analysis.
    7. Within one year of appointment, become permittable as a Principal Investigator on State Land and able to be listed on the Annual Unmarked Burial Permit.
    8. Within one year of appointment, become permittable to conduct archaeological investigations in the Downtown, Rivers and Trails, and Suburban Archaeological Districts of the City of Santa Fe.
    9. A record of successfully identifying relevant Requests for Proposals (RFPs), developing proposals in response to those RFPs (including writing scopes of work, creating schedules, and preparing budgets), obtaining contracts, and completing the associated fieldwork and reporting is required.

    Please contact Jane Egan at 505.469.2417 with questions. Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2023.

  • 07/30/2023 16:37 | AAC Board Admin (Administrator)


    Tracking Code 8100-23-087.2

    Job Description

    Wilson & Company, Inc., Engineers & Architects, a national multi-disciplined engineering and architecture consulting firm, is currently seeking a full-time permanent Archaeologist and Cultural Resources Specialist to join our team in either our Albuquerque, NM or Phoenix, AZ offices. This individual will work with a team of environmental professionals from across the company to conduct environmental analyses and deliver quality documents supporting our federal, state, local and tribal clients under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, and other applicable federal and state regulations for environmental resource management.

    This position will initially serve as a field team member throughout the southwest, including New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, and Texas. The team member will work with a field supervisor to conduct cultural resource inventories for a variety of federal, state, local and tribal clients. This position will assist with the management of field generated data including site forms, GIS files, photos, and artifact analysis forms. He or she will participate as a secondary author of inventory reports. Specific tasks will include completing field surveys, documenting archaeological and historic built environment resources, and supporting the preparation of larger NEPA documents. Strong writing skills are required and experience with GIS is preferred. Wilson & Company intends to provide experience and training for a motivated individual to progressively achieve a Field Supervisor position followed by Principal Investigator status. 

    This position will also support task managers and NEPA Project Managers in successful execution of deliverables, which includes marketing, scope and fee developments, and management of task schedules and budgets. All Wilson & Company environmental staff work collaboratively with engineering professionals in a variety of disciplines across the firm to meet project goals in order to build relationships both locally and in all states where Wilson & Company is conducting work.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Conduct field surveys consisting of 100% pedestrian surveys in accordance with Tribal, state, and professionally accepted archaeological protocols.
    • Coordinate with and support task and project managers for overall project performance and deliver projects to clients on schedule and on budget.
    • Travel throughout New Mexico, Arizona, and potential other out-of-state travel to support a national environmental program.
    • Complete archaeological forms and preliminary drafts of technical cultural resource reports.
    • Collaborate on the preparation of NEPA documents.
    • Work collaboratively and communicate effectively with engineering professionals in a variety of disciplines across Wilson & Company to meet project goals, and other key staff to build client relationships in New Mexico, Arizona, and other states where Wilson & Company is conducting environmental project work.

    Required Skills

    • Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in archaeology or anthropology, historic preservation, architectural history, or related discipline. Advanced degrees will be given due attention.
    • Experience in the field, for example, survey and/or excavation.
    • Participation in an archaeological field school or 1.5 months of full-time archaeological excavation.
    • Familiarity of National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), Section 106 regulations and state of New Mexico and/or Arizona cultural resource statutes.
    • Experience with GPS data collection technologies.
    • Task management skills with proven ability to complete work on schedule and within budget.
    • Ability to hike up to 10 miles per day while carrying field equipment, sometimes in difficult terrain and weather conditions.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Strong organizational and documentation skills with attention to detail.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

    Required Experience

    • Master’s in in archaeology or anthropology, historic preservation, architectural history, or related discipline.
    • Experience working on various jurisdictions in New Mexico or Arizona, including Navajo Nation, Pueblo lands, BLM, USFS and State Land.
    • Experience with ESRI or similar software in collecting geospatial data and creating maps.
    • Permitted or permittable to conduct survey on New Mexico State Land, BLM, USFS, and Navajo Nation land.
    • Experience documenting the historic built environment.
    • Experience with assisting in the preparation of NEPA documents including desktop data collection, analysis, and technical writing.
    • Excellent technical writing skills.
    • Experience coordinating and consulting with regulatory agencies.

    Please note that Wilson & Company is not currently sponsoring applicants for work visas.

    Hourly Range: $22.00 - $32.00

    About Us

    Wilson & Company has a rich history in planning and design, and the right candidate will become part of our bright future. We provide multidisciplinary engineering, architecture, surveying, mapping, environmental, and planning services, and employ staff throughout 15 offices in 9 states. The firm was founded in 1932 and provides services to a diverse client base including railroads; municipal, state, and federal agencies; energy, industrial, and commercial companies; and private developers.

    The cornerstone of our success is Higher Relationships, standards in Discipline, Intensity, Collaboration, Shared Ownership, and Solutions. Discipline is doing it right, with attention to details without exception. Intensity is doing what it takes to meet and exceed expectations. Collaboration is working together and bringing out the best in each other. Shared Ownership means we adopt the goals of others as our own. Finally, Solutions are achieved in a win-win environment. We value this commitment to Higher Relationships with our employees, clients, and the communities where we live and work. And for you, our culture intends to help you achieve personal and professional success. Come grow with us!

    Wilson & Company provides a comprehensive benefits package that encourages employee health and well-being.  We have several options to choose from for health insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, paid time off, and retirement savings plan benefits. We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment background checks.

    Wilson & Company is a federal contractor and subject to various health and safety regulations enforced by federal, state, and local agencies, as well as health and safety requirements of our clients. Wilson & Company is committed to complying with all regulations and requirements, which could include, but are not limited to, vaccination requirements, testing requirements, masking requirements, and personal protective equipment requirements. All regulations and requirements are subject to change, which could impact Wilson & Company policy and requirements for employees.

    Job Location: Phoenix, Arizona, United States

    Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

  • 07/19/2023 20:52 | AAC Board Admin (Administrator)

    Job Title: Archaeological Field Crew Chief
    Position Type: Full Time - FLSA Exempt
    Department: Archeological Resources – Innovation and Optimization
    Location: Phoenix, AZ
    Rate of Pay: $55,000-$60,000 DOE

    Who do we want to join our team?

    Pinyon Environmental, Inc. (Pinyon), eagerly invites motivated people to join our growing team. We pride ourselves on our culture—we are dedicated to each other and the communities in which we live, work, and serve. We are actively hiring people who are excited about developing themselves and creating a long-lasting and fulfilling career. At Pinyon, successful team members are creative problem solvers and life-long learners. Pinyon eagerly tackles challenging problems for our clients (our motto is, “we run toward the problem”), and we strive to keep staff engaged by bringing in meaningful and interesting projects for them to work on for great clients.

    You will work in a flexible work environment focused on providing you with opportunities to achieve your career and life objectives, while helping our clients design and build environmentally sustainable projects. Our firm is extremely proud of a culture founded in the principal values of character, efficiency, personal responsibility, quality, responsiveness, team, and timeliness. We are passionate about the environment and our communities, and we are proud to work on some of the most visible, unique, challenging, and rewarding projects in the western United States and beyond. You will join a team of highly respected professionals and a highly regarded firm with an outstanding reputation. We continuously strive to create a fun and collaborative work environment that makes us all excited to come to work every day.

    Job Announcement

    Pinyon, based in Lakewood, Colorado seeks a Field Crew Chief with field experience in Arizona and surrounding states.  The Field Crew Chief will be responsible for assisting project Field Directors with supervising fieldwork crews and calendars, coordinating lodging and per diem, completing site file checks, report writing, and providing general administrative support as assigned under the supervision of the Senior Archaeologist and Archaeological Resources Group Manager. Overnight travel will be required for this position.  A successful candidate will be collaborative, knowledgeable, organized, professional and demonstrate a willingness to learn.  This candidate will primarily be responsible for conducting/coordinating fieldwork and data collection in support of Class I, II, and III cultural resource surveys, construction monitoring, and data recovery.  

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology or Archaeology
    • Experience with assisting project Field Director(s)
    • Meet the Secretary of Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeology (36 CFR 61)
    • Experience with archaeological field survey and resource identification and documentation in Arizona is required
    • Familiarity with local, state, and federal historic preservation laws and policies
    • Knowledge, or willingness to learn, Section 106, Section 4(f) Compliance, ARPA, NAGPRA, Antiquities Act, and relevant state legislation
    • Knowledge of field data collection, including GPS unit(s)
    • Knowledge/experience with cultural resources throughout Colorado and surrounding states is a plus
    • Ability to complete technical memorandums and other state and local inventory forms, as necessary
    • Ability to travel
    • Strong problem-solving skills
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a variety of colleagues, clients, agencies, and other project stakeholders, of all levels and diverse backgrounds
    • Strong verbal and written communications skills
    • Strong GPS skills
    • Capable of safely performing physically demanding tasks in adverse conditions including walking up to 10-miles/day over variable terrain while carrying 40 lbs. of gear
    • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
    • Employment contingent upon passing a background check

    Summary of Benefits

    Pinyon offers a comprehensive range of benefits including accrued vacation, sick, and paid holidays; health insurance through United Health; life insurance; long term disability; ESOP and employer matching 401k.  Pinyon also offers several bonus programs including an overtime bonus program, profit share program, and a spot bonus program.

    Pinyon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

    About Pinyon

    President and CEO, Lauren Evans, PE, established Pinyon in 1993. Over the past 29 years she has grown Pinyon from a one-woman outfit based out of her garage, to a thriving and growing environmental consulting firm. The firm now employs approximately 70 environmental professionals and support personnel and has expanded from headquarters in Lakewood, Colorado (near Denver), to include branch offices in Colorado Springs, Colorado, as well as satellite offices in Phoenix, Arizona, and Bozeman, Montana. Pinyon is a client-centric environmental consulting firm that works toward collaborative solutions to advance our clients’ needs while protecting environmental health and safety. Pinyon supports private and public sector projects for commercial and industrial, energy, public works, federal, and transportation clients. Our team is energized by working in a flexible, fast-paced, and collaborative environment – solving complex problems for our clients. Pinyon is committed to continue to expand our portfolio of projects both in our current geographies and elsewhere in the United States.

  • 07/18/2023 21:10 | AAC Board Admin (Administrator)

    “Terrestrial Wildlife Specialist - LRP 2”


    FLSA- Exempt / SALARY GRADE 21 / HIRING SALARY RANGE  $43,981 - $55,000

    REQUISITION #517947 / CLOSING DATE: 08/13/2023

    The mission of the Arizona Game & Fish Department is to conserve and protect Arizona’s diverse wildlife resources and manage for safe, compatible outdoor recreation opportunities for current and future generations.  It is our vision to be the national conservation leader supporting the continuation of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation and Arizona’s most trusted, respected and credible source for wildlife conservation products, services and information.

    Description of Duties: This position will serve as the regional lead and manager for habitat improvement projects and access projects implementation. Builds new and maintains existing relationships with landowners, lessee, wildlife conservation organizations and land management agencies to influence planning and implementation decisions that enable the implementation of new and existing habitat and wildlife related projects. This position will also provide consultation and technical advice within the specialty area and are expected to make public presentations.

    Major responsibilities include:

    • Administer, plan, organize, monitor, and implement habitat and access projects.
    • Implement activities associated with conservation program funds.
    • Writes, maintains and tracks project environmental compliance.
    • Program budget tracking.
    • Represents the Department at technical meetings and public information sessions.
    • Works closely with other governmental agencies, conservation organizations and landowners to resolve issues, concerns and problems with habitat and/or access.
    • Use technical equipment to plan, plot, monitor and track projects.
    • Assist customers with map making.
    • Maintain and increase proficiencies in technology through ongoing training.
    • Performs other duties as assigned 

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: The candidate will have knowledge of/in: wildlife habitats; southwest ecosystems, wildlife biology, application of management; conservation principles; project management; experience in procurement and the execution of cooperative agreements; report writing and basic mapping techniques. The candidate will have skills of/in: wildlife identification; project management; budget tracking; restoration ecology; ecological evaluations; GIS software; strong written and oral communication; and use of equipment including 4-wheel drive vehicles, computers, UTV and cameras. The candidate will have the ability to work independently or as part of a team; develop working relationships with public, federal and state agencies, and special interest groups; resolve conflicts; negotiate consensus through partnerships; work irregular hours, including weekends, to benefit wildlife and maintain positive relationships.

    The preferred candidate will have experience in project management.

    The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in a wildlife science or a closely related field from an accredited college or university and two years of field experience in wildlife management.

    Employment is contingent upon completion of a post-offer medical/physical examination and the agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions.

    Position requires possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment.  Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.). 

    All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification program.  

    Our work environment offers training opportunities and encourages career development.

    The State of Arizona offers an outstanding comprehensive benefits package including:

    • 13 days of vacation
    • 12 sick days with accumulation benefits
    • 10 paid holidays
    • Participation in the nationally recognized Arizona State Retirement System
    • Superior health care options
    • Vision care, dental care, pharmacy benefits, and flexible spending account (options available)
    • Life, long-term disability, and short-term disability insurance options are available
    • Many more benefit programs are available

    An Equal Employment Opportunity Agency

  • 07/13/2023 22:08 | AAC Board Admin (Administrator)

    Museum Curator

    Salary:  $66,542.32 - $92,983.49 Annually

    Job Type: Full Time

    Job Number: 13310

    Department: (H400)Arts and Culture

    Opening Date: 06/30/2023

    Closing Date: 7/27/2023 11:59 PM Arizona


    The current vacancy is for the Anthropology Assignment; however, this recruitment will also be used to establish an eligible list for possible future vacancies in other assignment areas.

    The Museum Curator develops, interprets, evaluates, communicates, and curates the collections of the Arizona Museum for Natural History for the fields of natural and social sciences.  Responsibilities include:  developing and implementing procedures of a general curatorial nature relating to the fields of Social Sciences (history, ethnology, archaeology, anthropology) or Natural Sciences (paleontology, geology, biology); conducting original and secondary research; ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local laws in the acquisition and collection of objects; writing policies, plans, grant proposals, reports, etc., regarding museum collections, general curatorial information, or a designated subject area; and providing curatorial expertise on certain changing and permanent exhibits.  The Museum Curator also supervises full-time, part-time, contractual, and volunteer personnel.  This class is also responsible for performing related duties as required.

    Anthropology Assignment:  Conducts primary and/or secondary research in anthropology or related disciplines; oversee the disciplines of ethnology, and archaeology; coordinates the permanent gallery rotations, changes and updates exhibits, public engagement, and educational programming.

    General supervision is received from the Museum Administrator, who reviews work through conferences, meetings, reports, and overall results achieved.  This class is FLSA exempt-professional.

    Qualifications & Requirements

    Minimum Qualifications Required:  Any combination of training, education, or experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in a Social Science, Natural Science, or related field such as:  Museum Studies, Anthropology, Biology, Geology, Paleontology, or a closely related area.  Considerable (3 - 5 years) museum experience.  

    Preferred/Desirable Qualifications:  A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university may be required (depending on assignment).  Ph.D. in a field of the Social or Natural Sciences and experience in responsible positions in a museum is preferred. 

    Employee Values:  All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to uphold and exhibit the City’s shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity. 

  • 07/09/2023 15:58 | AAC Board Admin (Administrator)

    The Coronado National Forest is seeking qualified candidates to fill a GS-0301-13 Program Manager position. This outreach is also to determine interest in the permanent position that will eventually be advertised on This detail and permanent position will be located at the Coronado National Forest Supervisors Office in Tucson, Arizona. This is not a remote position.

    The position works on one of 21 nationally designated landscapes under the Wildfire Crisis Strategy, the San Carlos Apache Tribal Forest Protection project in southern Arizona. This project is unique because over 60% of the 3-million-acre project area falls on the San Carlos Apache Reservation lands and the remaining areas cover portions of 3 national forests (Coronado, Tonto, and Apache-Sitgreaves). Program management for this landscape following protocols and strategies set by the Washington Office team is a priority for this position. One area of focus is managing two new 638 agreements with the San Carlos Apache Tribe under the Tribal Forest Protection Act (TFPA) and one new 638 agreement with the White Mountain Apache Tribe.

    Identifies, develops, and incorporates effective project management tools and business practices to efficiently plan, execute and monitor program and project objectives. Applies knowledge of mandates, goals, strategies, initiatives, and budget direction in addition to laws and regulations to support the work of the program. The position works for the Coronado National Forest, Deputy Forest Supervisor, who serves as the Responsible Official over the full San Carlos Apache Tribal Forest Protection Landscape.

    Specific duties of the job include: perform program management duties (manage program milestones, status tracking reports, file management, agendas and meeting notes, tracking wildfire crisis strategy metrics, maintain the landscape action plan, track and coordinate reply dues), coordinating with POCs across 3 forests, coordinating with two Tribes, develop communication materials (communication plans, press releases, talking points, briefing papers, success stories), track overall program budget in close coordination with the Forest Budget Officer, track staffing needs and supervises one Resource Assistant, coordinate with Regional Office (RO) grants and agreements staff, coordinate with RO for fuels modeling on the landscape. Other duties as assigned.

    If you are interested in the position, please fill out the attached response form and email it with your resume to Angela Kelley, Forest Administrative Officer, at by July 19, 2023.

    Links to this notice:

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  • 07/07/2023 21:58 | AAC Board Admin (Administrator)

    This position is located in Carlsbad Caverns National Park, in the Natural & Cultural Resources Division. Carlsbad Caverns National Park is located 27 miles from the city of Carlsbad in southeastern New Mexico. The Park, at an elevation of 4400 feet, has a semi-arid climate with hot summers, mild winters, abundant sunshine, low humidity, and approximately 10 inches of rainfall per year. Carlsbad (population 29,000) has all amenities and services including medical and dental facilities, motels, banks, restaurants, churches, grocery stores, department stores, and several recreation facilities. Information about Carlsbad and the Carlsbad area can be found at the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce. Schools include K-12, and New Mexico State University - Carlsbad Campus. Other services can be found in Albuquerque (280 miles), El Paso, Texas (170 miles), Lubbock, Texas (180 miles), or Midland/Odessa, Texas (150 miles). Recreation opportunities are plentiful with Guadalupe Mountains National Park located 50 miles from the city of Carlsbad, two state parks (Brantley Lake and Living Desert Zoo), and the Lincoln National Forest within an hour's drive. Please note: A government van pool may be an available amenity to provide service, at a nominal cost, between Carlsbad, NM and Carlsbad Caverns National Park for staff on the core shift.

    Salary: $69,107 - $89,835 per year

    Pay scale & grade: GS 11

    Major Duties:

    • This position interprets and applies the laws and policies governing cultural resources within national parks and the State, including the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA), Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGRPA), and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
    • The incumbent coordinates NHPA Section 106 compliance for all park projects and prepares and finalizes Planning, Environment, and Public Comment (PEPC) documentation. The incumbent will maintain liaison with the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), Native American and other traditionally associated groups, and other interested parties.
    • The incumbent will carry out program management duties by writing agreements and contracts and coordinating and managing complex projects that involve multiple partners with government and non-government funding. They will develop and manage a program budget, annual operations planning, work plans and schedules, scopes of work, cost estimates, and funding requests. They will meet all Regional and NPS Cultural Resource reporting requirements.
    • The incumbent will lead subordinate staff and volunteers, including providing support for employee development.
    • The incumbent supervises and manages all aspects of the management of the Park's museum collection. This includes annual reporting, documentation, monitoring, preservation, protection, exhibition, and use of park collections whether housed in the park or at an off-site repository according to NPS guidelines.
    • This position will develop and manage sustainable partnerships for cultural resources preservation and stewardship and communicate complex resources issues to a variety of stakeholders including SHPO, tribes, other agencies, researchers, and the public.
    • The incumbent identifies research needs and provides oversight for research projects. This position will coordinate baseline documentation of cultural resources, including historic structures, and archeological monitoring, survey, and inventory within the park.

    Conditions of Employment:

    • U.S. Citizenship required.

    • Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.
    • Meet Selective Service Registration Act requirement for males.
    • Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program.
    • Any individual who is currently holding, or has held within the previous 52 weeks, a General Schedule position under non-temporary appointment in the competitive or excepted service, must meet time-in-grade requirements (must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent in the Federal service). Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal civilian employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.
    • You may be required to operate a government (or private) motor vehicle as part of your official duties. Prior to your first official motor vehicle operation, and again every year thereafter (or more frequently if management determines such need exists), you will be required to sign an affidavit certifying to your possession of a valid State issued driver's license that is current and has not been revoked, suspended, canceled, or otherwise disqualified in any way to prohibit your operation of a motor vehicle. You will also submit a photocopy of your valid State issued driver's license prior to your first official motor vehicle operation, and again every year, or more frequently if management determines such need exists. Please indicate in your application whether you possess a valid State driver's license.
    • You will be required to wear a uniform and comply with the National Park Service uniform standards. A uniform allowance will be provided.
    • You may be required to work on-call, evenings, weekends, holidays, overtime and shift work.
    • If you are a new employee or supervisor in the Federal government, you will be required to complete a one-year probationary period.
    • You may be required to travel overnight away from home. You must obtain a government charge card for travel purposes.
    • You may be required to complete training and obtain/maintain a government charge card with travel and/or purchase authority.

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