The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is hiring an Archaeologist (Executive I). Full Job Posting
This position will work closely with the Chief Archeologist, in Archeological Resources, for a Federal agency archaeological compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
1. Under general direction of the Chief Archeologist, operates a program for Federal agency archaeological compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
- Responsible for archaeological review and compliance on Federal undertaking as required pursuant to Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
- Makes evaluations of National Register eligibility pursuant to Section 106.
2. Responsible for Section 106 policy implementation including development and implementation of mitigation procedures and treatment plans for archaeological sites.
- Develops and implements programmatic agreements and memorandum of agreement for Federal projects.
- Coordinates consultation with federal, state, and private entities as well as the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.
3. Provide public education services and training for archeology programs.
- Develops, implements and delivers trainings to the public and state and local governments as requested, virtually or in person.
- Gives presentations at public meetings, workshops and seminars, virtually or in person.
- Conducts site visits as needed.
- Contributes to DNR and SHPO websites and other publications (in print or electronic).
4. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.
1. Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college, preferably with courses in business or public administration.
2. Requires two years of responsible administrative experience in a public or business organization.
1. One (1) year of working knowledge of the principles and practices of public and business administration.
2. One (1) year of working knowledge of the functions of state government and of the character of relationships between the executive branch with the other branches, and between the State and higher and lower levels of government.
3. One (1) year of experience in the ability to develop and manage a supportive agency program.
4. One (1) year of experience in the ability to analyze administrative problems and adopt an effective course of action.
5. One (1) year of experience in the ability to develop, install and evaluate new and revised methods, procedures and performance standards.
6. One (1) year of experience in the ability to exercise judgment and discretion in developing, implementing and interpreting departmental policies and procedures.
7. One (1) year of experience in the ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships.
8. Prefers Graduate degree in archeology, anthropology, or closely relate field plus: (1) at least one yar of full-time professional experience or equivalent specialized training in archeological research, administration or management (2) at least four months of supervised field and analytic experience in general North American archeology and (3) demonstrated ability to carry research to completion.
9. Prefers the federal minimum professional qualification for an archeologist pursuant to 36 CFR, Part 61, Appendix A.