What is The Corps Network?

Our Impact FY19

Resource Assistant

Actively Recruiting:

Position title :
Archaeology - Resource Assistant

Deadline to apply :
Applications accepted on rolling basis

Town, City, Park, etc :

State / Territory :

Benefits :
Health Insurance,Housing – Primarily Non-Camping

Attachments/Supplemental Materials :
Archaeology - Richfield UT (final)

Organization/Program Description :

Do you enjoy the outdoors? Are you organized, interested in history or cultural resources?

The Corps Network (TCN) is looking for a Resource Assistant to provide archaeology support at a national forest. This internship position will conduct surveys, inventory, and advise planning groups.

What is the Resource Assistants Program (RAP)?

Particular attention will be given to ensure full representation of women and participants from historically Black, Hispanic, and Native American schools or other schools with diverse student populations. Resource assistants work under the supervision of Forest Service staff to complete mission-critical work that demonstrates leadership, critical thinking, and strategic communication. Through collaboration, training, and mentorship Resource assistants gain the tools to launch their natural and cultural resource careers.

Position Description :

Conducting inventories of cultural resources such as timber harvesting, prescribed fire, recreation development, and land exchanges. Inventories will include researching reference materials such as State and National Register files, historic documents, archaeological reports, maps, and aerial photos, and conducting interviews. Formulating, organizing and conducting routine field reconnaissance searches. Performing on- the-ground site survey and searches for surface and subsurface evidence of historic and prehistoric archaeological remains. Advising on methods of inventory and written instructions, research materials and supplies for planning and operation of natural resource activities. Reviewing work in progress to see that standards for pre-field research, survey design, site recording, graphics, and final report are being met. Analyzing archaeological data and making recommendations to be used in “determinations of eligibility” and “assessments of effect”. Writing reports, historic property plans, site identification strategies, predictive models, and other documents to support cultural resource management.

Requirements :

A background in archaeology or anthropology. Experience in academic research and analysis. Upper level or recent college graduate. Valid state driver’s license & good driving record. Driving a government vehicle is required. Must successfully pass a fingerprint criminal history background check. U.S. citizen, national or lawful permanent resident.

Additional Benefits :
  • Health insurance benefits
  • Housing allowance
Contact Information :

Submit your resume to [email protected] Please no phone calls. will reach out to those who best meet the qualifications.

Additional Information :

The Corps Network is the National Association of Service and Conservation Corps. Our 130+ Corps provide young adults and veterans the opportunity to serve our country through projects on public lands and in rural and urban communities. The Corps Network supports Corps by advocating on their behalf, providing access to funding and project opportunities, and by offering expertise in Corps operations and programming.