Keep your eyes open for a new Chief of the Branch of Cultural Resource Management at Yosemite. Here are some of her/his duties. This is a GS-12 positon with some heavy credentials: Anthropologist, Archaeologist and Landscape Architect.
The person selected will serve as the chief of the Branch of Cultural Resource Management within the Resources Management and Science Division and report directly to the division chief. As the program manager, he/she will:
Be responsible for compliance with a variety of Department of the Interior guidelines, federal legislation, policies, and directives.
Manage a variety of fund sources to provide and coordinate a variety of professional support to Yosemite.
Supervise and/or direct archaeologists, anthropologists, the American Indian liaison, historic landscape architects, historic architects, and contractors.
Provide input and may also serve as the point of contact for several Sierra Network programs, representing three National Park Service units, and may represent the network during regional office funding prioritization efforts.
Provide professional guidance at the program level for projects by applying appropriate preservation guidelines, preservation laws, and directives.
Manage outreach programs with national implications dealing with sensitive and complex tribal, community, legal, cultural, and scientific issues.
Unrelated thought worth quoting: “He blesses the boys as they stand in line. The smell of gun grease and the bayonets they shine. He’s there to help them all that he can. To make them feel wanted he’s a good holy man.” – Sky Pilot, Eric Burdon & the Animals
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