This position is located in the Division of Operations (Lands and Resources Division), Medford District, BLM, Medford, Oregon. This is a TERM, full-time position and reports to the Deputy for Resources in the Division of Operations (Lands and Resources Division). The duty location is Medford, Oregon. This position supports the Medford District Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) Program. Working with the AML program manager, the incumbent performs archaeological work assignments involving AML site inventory and data management, performing hazard identification and mitigation planning for AML, prepares archeology reports in compliance with Section 106 and Section 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), and conducts surface compliance inspections of mining claims and occupancy.
Field work often occurs in rugged terrain under very adverse weather conditions and dense vegetation. Thick brush including poison oak grows extensively throughout the Medford District and cannot be avoided during field work. The office environment is recently remodeled, however, space is limited and the position will be expected to work in a communal cubicle setting. The office is well lit and temperature controlled. Regular office noises including conversations that can be overheard are to be expected.