Three (3) individuals meeting or exceeding the National Park Services Professional Qualifications Standards for archaeology with three years experience.
The Archaeologists shall be responsible for:
a) Reviewing applications under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, in accordance with the Hurricane Sandy Programmatic Agreement, 36 CFR §800, the Secretary of the Interiors Standards and Guidelines for Archaeology and Historic Preservation, and the Secretary of the Interiors Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties;
b) Assisting in identifying the appropriate interested parties to be involved in Section 106 consultation;
c) Advising on the proper methods to use in identifying historic properties within a project's area of potential effects
d) Evaluating properties for eligibility for the National Register of Historic Places in accordance with the 36 CFR §60,;
e) Assessing the effects of a project on National Register eligible resources by applying the Criteria of Adverse Effect at 36 CFR §800.5;
f) Recommending and negotiating measures to avoid, minimize, and/or mitigate adverse effects on historic properties. If Standard Mitigation Treatments outlined in the Program Agreement are not applicable to a particular project, ensures appropriate mitigation measures are adequately documented and spelled out in a Memorandum of Agreement; and reviews adequacy of draft Memoranda of Agreement for carrying out appropriate mitigation measures prior to signature by the Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer;
g) Reviewing, and evaluating technical and substantive sufficiency and recommends approval of archaeological research and survey quotes, survey reports, and historic preservation plans;
h) Performing reviews required under the New Jersey Register of Historic Places Act, including reviewing applications for completeness and encroachment, for encroachments, prepares written recommendations in resolution format to the Historic Sites Council; and
i) Preparing Section 106 comments, in written format, in accordance with Historic Preservation Office policies and procedures, for signature by the Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer.