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Falls (), Idaho
United States
Management - Other
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree


Job Information Job Title: Archivist
Grade: 190
Org: Regulatory & Monitoring Services
Work Location: Idaho Falls (9x80s schedule)
Mission/Vision Statement Empowering the Nation's Energy Future Mission: Discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure. Vision: INL will change the world's energy future and secure our critical infrastructure.Responsibilities Idaho National Laboratory is seeking an Archivist. In this role, you will conduct research to reconstruct record of past human life and culture from archival records, oral histories, artifacts, historic and prehistoric archaeological deposits, cultural features, architectural properties, structures, and landscape features recovered from archival research, survey, monitoring, testing, and data recovery. In addition, you will conduct work with a multidisciplinary team of archaeologists, architectural historians, historians, geologists, other scientists, engineers, and project managers in a variety of settings on the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Site and other Department of Energy (DOE) facilities. You will be responsible for managing and preserving a collection according to professional museum and archival practices. You will be directly responsible for the care and academic interpretation of all objects, materials, and specimens belong to or lent to the museum; recommendations for acquisition, de-accession, attribution and authentication; and research on the collections and the publication of the results of that research. Cultural training should involve experience with the chemical and physical properties of material culture, as well as practical and legal aspects of health and safety, an understanding of all climate control systems, security, and conservation methods. Work may involve walking on uneven terrain while carrying up to 25 lbs. of field equipment in conditions that may include extremes of heat or cold and inclement weather.

Minimum qualifications:
M.A. or M.S. in Anthropology or Archaeology required;
10 years professional experience in cultural resource management required.

This position requires a DOE "L" clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.

Working knowledge / experience related to archaeological survey and excavation in southeastern Idaho;

Working knowledge / experience related to curation of archaeological collections;

Working knowledge / experience related to collections and site file database management;

Working knowledge of southeastern Idaho prehistory/history;

Working knowledge of NHPA Sections 106 and 110 process and compliance;

Working knowledge of 36CFR800, including Programmatic Agreements and Memoranda of Agreements.

Working knowledge of ARPA and NAGPRA process and compliance;

10 years professional experience with the Idaho State Historic Preservation Office Guidelines and consultation process.

10 years professional experience with the Shoshone-Bannock tribal consultation process (preferred);

Familiarity with NEPA process and compliance as related to cultural resources;

10 years professional experience and proficiency with GPS/GIS;

Experience with geospatial modeling of cultural resource landscapes.

Strong writing and verbal communications skills;

Strong organizational skills.

Must have a Valid driver’s license;

Meet or exceed the Secretary of the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Curation (

Must be able to pass an INL Security review.

Selective Service Requirements To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). This includes U.S. born and naturalized citizens, parolees, undocumented immigrants, legal permanent residents, asylum seekers, refugees, and all males with visas of any kind which expired more than 30 days ago. The few individuals who are exempt from this requirement are those on current non-immigrant visas. For more information see 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.

Motor Abilities: Walking and standing for prolonged periods of time, bending/stooping, squatting, twisting, grasping/gripping, fine motor control (hands), lifting of 50 lbs max., repetitive prolonged work.

Special Senses: Visually demanding work, audio alarms.

Work Conditions: Stairs, heat and cold stress, UV (sun) exposure, radiation work, power tools, protective clothing, motor vehicle use, typing/keyboard, >8 hrs./day. Certifications: Testing Designated Position (TDP)Please Apply Before: December 13, 2018 (11:59 p.m., MST) 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 When applying to positions please provide a resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.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 more than 4,300 scientists, 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 Idaho Falls is conveniently situated near many national treasures such as Yellowstone National Park, Teton National Park, Jackson, WY, etc. For more information about the area, please visit and 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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