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The Carson National Forest is seeking applicants for 2 Archeologist positions. One to serve as the East Zone Archeologist supporting the Camino Real and Questa Ranger Districts with a duty station in Penasco. The other position will serve as the Assistant Archeologist for the Forest with a duty station in Taos.

The positions are responsible for inventory, evaluation, protection and development of historic and prehistoric sites.

  • Develop, coordinate, and implement the units Heritage Resource Program.
  • Plan, direct, and execute surveys/excavations, for location, verification and salvage of sites.
  • Evaluate sites and identify which ones are appropriate for inclusion to the national registers.
  • Administer examinations, identifying areas where materials may be destroyed or damaged, and recommending mitigations.
  • Develop units budget and project plan of work.
  • Ensure that scientific and systematic procedures are followed in identifying, evaluating, and classifying cultural resource areas.
  • Evaluate and act upon a wide range of on-site management needs within the framework of program requirements.
  • Direct the preparation of maps, inventories, reports, and records related to all aspects of the program.
  • Provide guidance to line management in marking, protection, and salvage of sites.
  • Consult with recognized Indian Tribes under provisions of laws related to native American cultural preservation and repatriation.
  • Provide technical and administrative supervision to subordinate employees.