STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B22

Class No. 7310

ARCHEOLOGIST III

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs advanced (senior-level) archeological, research, and cultural resource management work. Work involves the preservation, management, and research of land and underwater archeological sites. May assign and/or supervise the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Oversees archeological investigations, research, preservation or stabilization programs, and field and laboratory experiments and analysis.

Oversees an inventory of archeological sites.

Oversees and/or prepares contracts for professional services.

Oversees, prepares, and edits archeological publications, files, reports, and records.

Monitors and inspects archeological investigations, testing programs, and preservation and stabilization projects.

Monitors archeology-related grants.

Reviews plans for construction projects that require archeological resource protection.

Plans and executes research designs.

Advises on compliance with the Antiquities Code of Texas (within the Texas Natural Resources Code).

Coordinates research activities and cultural resource management.

Develops policies and procedures.

May assign and/or supervise the work of others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in archeological work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in anthropology, archeology, history, or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of preservation techniques, field investigations, and of laboratory procedures and analysis.

Skill in the use of a computer and applicable software.

Ability to plan and organize research projects and fieldwork, to gather field data, to communicate effectively, and to assign and/or supervise the work of others.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

May require registration, certification, or licensure in a specialty area.


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