At the full performance level, the incumbent is responsible for performing a variety of duties including, but not limited to the following:
- Developing, maintaining, evaluating, and planning cultural resources information for the Field Office.
- Establishing and maintaining continuing relationships with individual public and users, contractors, permit holders, tribal representatives, city, county and state officials, and other federal agencies and educators.
- Coordinating and/or supervising the implementation of cultural resource projects protection plans.
- Reviewing applications for cultural resource use permits and fieldwork authorizations, recommending approval or denial and/or changes in work proposed or personnel to be utilized.
- Consulting with the Native American Tribes to develop mitigation measures for projects affecting Traditional Cultural Properties.
- Recommending goals, objectives, and plans to direct the long-range protection and management of important cultural resources.
- Serving as the Contracting Officer's Authorized Representative (COAR) for cultural resource contracts that involve survey, analysis, ethnographic studies, excavation, etc.
- Driving a four wheel drive vehicle over rough terrain to reach various sites.
Physical Demands and Work Environment: Work is usually performed in an office setting, however, field work is required to gather samples and complete inventory activities and other projects. The individual may be exposed to discomfort from extremes in weather temperatures and/or hostile wildlife, chemicals and physical hazards. Work in the field may require hiking or riding ATVs or horses over rough terrain. Work may require recurring bending, crouching, stooping, reaching, or lifting moderately heavy items.