This position will manage all the primary data for cultural resource management in Idaho as needed by the Idaho State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) and State Archaeologist and by state and federal agencies, professional consultants, private businesses, educational institutions, researchers, and the public.
- Develops and manages a cultural property GIS that integrates with archaeological and historic site and survey databases and includes related environmental and management layers.
- Works with federal and state agencies, consultants, and academic researchers in securing the appropriate GIS data.
- Applies database, GIS, and programming skills in creating systems for rapid and efficient response to requests for historic preservation data.
- Assists students and academic researchers in developing queries to answer research questions.
- Compiles and analyzes archaeological data as needed for historic preservation and academic studies.
- Assures release of sensitive data in accordance with state and federal laws and with sensitivity to the concerns of Native American Tribes.
- Develops data standards and advises archaeological professionals in field identification and recording methods that are consistent with SHPO and archaeological data systems and meet current professional practices.
- Negotiates and manages data sharing, cooperative, and challenge cost share agreements with federal and state agencies.
- Applies for and manages available grants for technical and data services.
- Serves as the Idaho SHPO representative in archaeological data partnerships with agencies and other SHPOs.
- Conducts or oversees electronic imaging of archaeological site forms and survey reports.
- Maintains permanent archival archaeological site records and systems for their access.
- Oversees library of reports and develops policies for its security and use.
- Develops, implements, and updates the SHPO Internet web pages.
- Provides technical support in database and GIS use for the SHPO staff.
- Supervises data support staff, interns, and volunteers.
- Experience using database management systems and other software.
- Experience independently evaluating and defining data management needs, and recommending and implementing new solutions.
- Experience compiling and analyzing data and drawing conclusions.
- Some knowledge of supervisory practices.
- Experience working with archaeological data in a GIS.
- Good knowledge of anthropology.
Salary or Pay Rate
$18.14 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!
How To Apply
Please visit https://www2.labor.idaho.gov/dhr/ats/statejobs/jobannouncement.aspx?announcement_no=00800002956 for more information. Closes May 31.