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Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps - New Mexico Bureau of Land Management GIS Archeology Individual Placement




Category

Individual Placement/Internships

Job Location

Carlsbad, Farmington, Las Cruces, Socorro, New Mexico

Tracking Code

3092-984

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Title: New Mexico Bureau of Land Management GIS Archeologists

Stipend: $600.00 Weekly Living Stipend (+ Education award)

Dates:  May 30, 2022 - April 28, 2023 (potential for a later start depending on background check process)

Term: 48 weeks, Full time

Reports To:  Bureau of Land Management staff

Locations: Carlsbad, NM (1 position); Farmington, NM (2 positions); Las Cruces, NM (2 positions); Socorro, NM (1 position)

Status:  1700 hour AmeriCorps Service Term 

Benefits:  AmeriCorps  Education Award  $6,495.00 after successful completion of term.

  

Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps’ Mission 

It is the mission of the Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps to lead our Nations back to cultural and ecological well being. The Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps is specifically designed to engage Indigenous youth and young adults in conservation corps programming.  *Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps also serves local tribal communities in the regions we operate outside of our 5 offices.  Indigenous applicants are preferred .

 

Bureau of Land Management Mission:

The Bureau of Land Management's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of public land of present and future generations. The BLM manages the largest amount of public land in the United States.

BLM's Carlsbad Field Office (CFO) manages 2.1 million acres of public lands, as well as administrating over 3.5 million acres of Federal mineral estate. BLM's Farmington Field Office (FFO) manages 1,400,000 acres of public lands, as well as administrating over 2,700,000 acres of Federal mineral estate.  BLM's Las Cruces District Office (LCDO) manages 5.4 million acres of public lands, as well as administrating over 10 million acres of Federal mineral estate. BLM's Socorro Field Office (SFO) manages 1.5 million acres of public lands, as well as administrating over 6 million acres of Federal mineral estate.

ALCC New Mexico Bureau of Land Management GIS Archeologists Overview:

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is providing an opportunity for six (6) qualified individuals to work in the Cultural Heritage Resource program at the Carlsbad Field Office (CFO), Farmington Field Office (FFO), Las Cruces District Office (LCDO), and Socorro Field Office (SFO). The program implements the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), the Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA), the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), and other applicable cultural resource laws. There are two key components to the program: archaeological compliance and proactive management of archaeological resources.  Individua Placements will be assisting with populating a geodatabase of all backlogged sites and surveys completed for compliance related activities from these two program components, as well as organizing and scanning sets of backlogged site form and survey report files. 

BLM Instruction Memorandum (IM) 2018-079 "Guidance for Implementation of National Cultural Resource Management Data Standard" requires that BLM follow this data standard when managing spatial data related to cultural resource sites and surveys. The interns will be assisting with implementation of the data standard through incorporating the sites and surveys from compliance projects at the Carlsbad, Farmington, Las Cruces, and Socorro Field Offices. The environmental benefit that the intern will be providing is that through having up-to-date digital information and organized records, the Field Office archaeologists will be able to make better resource management decisions and analyses related to cultural resource conservation and protection. 

Essential functions and responsibilities:

There will be two primary products of these positions: (1) Geodatabase, set to the BLM cultural resource data standard, backlogged of all the sites and surveys from compliance projects. (2) Organized and scanned set of backlogged site form and survey report files.


Required Skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completed or Currently Enrolled in Undergraduate Study
  • GIS course and general GIS experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Some graduate coursework is preferred, but MA doesn't need to be completed.
  • Prefer anthropology background, specifically archaeology.

Required Experience

● Ages 18-30

● U.S. Citizenship
o Permanent Resident Card, INS form I-551
o Alien Registration Card, INS form I-551
o A passport indicating that the INS has been approved it as temporary evidence of lawful admission for permanent residence
o A departure record (INS 194) indication that the INS has approved it as temporary evidence of lawful admission for permanent residence
● Valid driver’s license
● Periodic overnight work and non-traditional work hours, inclusive of weekends and evenings, 6pm-6am.  Work may require backcountry camping
● Participate in occasional offsite in person/virtual meetings, trainings, and presentations

 

 

 

 

Apply Now!

To apply, please submit an updated resume and letter of interest along with the online application.  Contact ALCC IP Coordinator:  Red Thunder at gspoonhunter@conservationlegacy.org with any questions.

 

This position is located in Carlsbad, Farmington, Las Cruces, Socorro, NM. View the Google Map in full screen.



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