Cultural Resources Professional

Idaho Falls
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Created: July 27, 2016


Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is seeking applicants for a Cultural Resources Professional.  As the Technical Lead of the Cultural Resources Management Office (CRMO):
-Serves as a Principle Investigator (PI), field team leader and contributing team member to the INL Cultural Resource Management (CRM) Program;
-Lead role on key research-based, compliance-driven CRM projects as mandated by federal and state laws/regulations, as tailored and implemented through the INL Cultural Resources Management Plan (CRMP);
-Lead role in timely completion and submission of INL CDRLs
CDRL F.45 (Annual Report to the Secretary of the Interior)
CDRL F.46 (Annual CRM Monitoring Report)
CDRL F.48 (National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) Nominations);
-Adapts and applies cultural resource management theories, principles, and concepts and emerging technological processes to the management of cultural resources;
-Communicate regularly with Shoshone-Bannock Heritage Tribal Office staff to ensure compliance with DOE Idaho and Tribal 2002 Agreement-in-Principle;
-Prepare, and/or oversee subcontractors and support personnel, in the development of scope, schedule, and budget for archaeological and historical projects in consultation with regulators, tribes and stakeholders;
-Prepares research proposals to attract new customers and build a diverse funding base.

As Laboratory Space Coordinator (LSC) for CRMO:
-Ensure that all field crewmembers from INL and those from outside of INL (e.g., tribal or university members) comply with all aspects of the Laboratory Instruction for Archaeology Field Work (LI 606) in a safe and appropriate manner.

As Historian/Architectural and Landscape Historian:
-Conducts research and produces written contexts/reports to document the cultural and scientific history of INL;
-Conducts research and produces written contexts/reports to document historic land use on INL;
-Reports research results through publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at regional and national conferences;
-Applies knowledge of federal laws, regulations, state law, DOE orders, professional standards and a broad knowledge of INL land use, prehistory, and history;
-National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) process and compliance as pertains to the built environment;
-Subject Matter expert (SME)/Technical Point of Contact (TPOC) for project/undertaking cultural resource review of historic properties (built environment).

As Archivist:
-Management of INL Archives and Special Collections;
-Curation of archival data/materials pertaining to the cultural record of/historic land use on INL;
-Application of professional archival practice/policy;
-NHPA process and compliance as pertains to historic objects;
-SME/TPOC for best archival practice.


Baccalaureate in a relevant field plus4 years relevant experience in architectural history, history, historic preservation, archives and records management, or closely related field, or advanced degree in a relevant field plus 2 years relevant experience in architectural history, history, historic preservation, archives and records management, or closely related field.

Special Requires and/or Training:

Meet Secretary of the Interior's Standards for History or Architectural History ( Established relationship and track record with Tribal Heritage Office staff and local universities. Training in historic preservation laws and requirements. Valid driver's license.

Information in the "Special Requirements and/or Training" section are meant to be distinguishing factors and not requirements.  Candidates with these qualities and/or experiences will be preferred, but candidates without them will still be considered based on the strength of their overall qualifications.

Employee Job Functions

Employee Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position.  These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job position which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation.  Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations.  An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.

Prolonged walking and standing; Lifting ability - 50 lbs. max; Moderate exertion; Intermittent repetitive work.; Near vision; Heat stress; Cold stress; UV(sun) exposure; Typing/keyboard; Working > 8 hours/day; Working alone.

Please Apply Before:

07/29/2016 (Midnight).


Environmental, Safety and Health Statement

Must be familiar with, and comply with all relevant health and safety requirements.  Must be knowledgeable of emergency action policies and procedures, methods for reporting/resolving work practices or conditions to available cognizant professionals.

Other Information

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INL Overview

INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense.  With 3,800 scientist, researchers and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and develop technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security and environmental missions.

The Idaho Falls Area

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.  It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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