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Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps - New Mexico BLM Farmington GIS Archeology Individual Placement

Company: Conservation Legacy
Location: Farmington
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Title: ALCC New Mexico Bureau of Land Management Farmington GIS Archeologists

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

Dates: 7/11/2022 - 6/2/2023 (potential for a later start depending on background check process)

Term: 48 weeks, Full time

Reports To: Bureau of Land Management, Farmington Field Office

Locations: Farmington, NM

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 individuals to work in the Cultural Heritage Resource program at the Farmington Field Office (FFO). 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

Preferred Qualifications

+ Prefer anthropology background, specifically archaeology.

+ Completed or Currently Enrolled in Undergraduate Study

+ GIS course and general GIS experience is preferred

Required Experience

? Ages 18-30

? U.S. Citizenshipo Permanent Resident Card, INS form I-551o Alien Registration Card, INS form I-551o A passport indicating that the INS has been approved it as temporary evidence of lawful admission for permanent residenceo 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. For any questions contact: Ryan Aguilar, ALCC IP Program Manager, raguilar@conservationlegacy.org.

Keywords: Conservation Legacy, Farmington , Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps - New Mexico BLM Farmington GIS Archeology Individual Placement, Other , Farmington, New Mexico

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