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Posted: 03/17/2017

Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
Cultural Resources Protection Program

The Archaeologist will be responsible for the protection and management of historic properties and First Foods resources within the Confederated Tribes ceded lands and traditional use areas by assisting in monitoring the compliance of federal, state, and tribal cultural resource laws and working with various entities. The Archaeologist will assist the Senior Archaeologist on National Historic Preservation Act Section 106 consultation projects and the review of Section 106 archaeological reports. The Archaeologist will be responsible for the implementation, direction, and successful completion of archaeological field projects.

Professional Opportunity
Pendleton, OR

1. Work with CRPP staff to ensure that field work, research, and report writing are completed in a professional manner.
2. Lead or assist in conducting and/or overseeing archaeological field work- monitoring, inventory, testing, excavation, and remote sensing - at various locations within the CTUIR' s ceded lands, traditional use areas and on the Umatilla Indian Reservation.
3. Conduct file and literature searches using the CTUIR Archives, Washington, and Oregon State Historic Preservation Office records, public and/or private museums, universities, and other archival sources as appropriate.
4. Write archaeological reports to CTUIR, Washington, and/or Oregon state standards using established report template as directed by supervisor. Accession final reports into the CRPP archives using established procedures.
5. Participate in various meetings with tribal and city governments, federal and state agencies, private companies, working groups, and contractors, representing the CTUIR in a constructive and positive manner and ensuring that the governments, agencies, companies, and contractors are following federal, state, and/or tribal cultural resources laws.
6. Assist in reviewing and commenting on NHP A Section 106 consultation and compliance work including areas of potential effects, field methodologies, archaeological reports, cultural resource reviews, mitigation agreements, management plans, permits, and other pertinent documents.
7. Assist in negotiating potential work for archaeological and traditional use investigation studies for the CRPP including the development of a proposal (scope of work and budget) to various governmental agencies, private entities, other tribes and CTUIR departments, programs, committee or commissions.
8. Utilize GIS and remote sensing technologies as necessary to complete fieldwork, reports, and other tasks.
9. Review and comment on draft archaeological and traditional use reports of the CRPP.
10. Prepare progress reports on work accomplished.
11. Work to complete projects on time and manage project budgets effectively.
12. Assist with training and mentoring tribal archaeological field staff.

13. Work with other tribal staff on First Food related projects.
14. Attend training that will augment the skills needed to perform the work detailed above.
15. Carry out other duties as assigned by supervisor or the Program Manager.

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Please go to http://ctuir.org/archaeologist for more information about the job and directions on how to apply.

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