Oct 13 2020
Job Description




Pacific International Center for High Technology Research.  Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Pacific International Center for High Technology Research (PICHTR), performing project tasks on land controlled by U.S. Army Garrison Hawai‘i (USAG- HI), located on the Island of Oahu, Hawai‘i. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws. 


MONTHLY SALARY RANGE:  $4,553-$6,000/Mon. 


DUTIES:  Directs, supervises, and assigns work to PICHTR CRM Oahu staff and implements actions necessary for compliance with Federal, State, and Army laws and regulations governing possible effects of Army actions on historic/cultural resources, which includes archival research, document preparation, and performing limited architecture and archeology surveys and excavations necessary to support consultations. Duties include but not limited to supervision of work, personnel functions (hiring, promotions, and terminations) managing safety of direct reports. Ensures day-to-day support in implementing the Oahu Cultural Resources Program Scope of Work (SOW). Integrates the Cultural Resource Program with the Army Archaeologists and staff. Ensures all fieldwork, including accompanying cultural accesses, monitoring, pedestrian survey, data collection and input, and coordination of assigned tasks/projects. Responsible for project deliverables and meeting the objectives of the SOW. Reviews installation development plans, proposed undertakings, and troop training/maneuver plans. Responsible for staff safety and compliance with all safety Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), including but not limited to Unexploded Ordnance (UXO). Work assignments may include driving project 4-wheel drive vehicles (e.g., to properties to supervise evaluations of historic buildings to determine potential eligibility for listing on State and National Registers of Historic Places), field work involving hiking up to ten (10) miles per day carrying supplies/equipment up to forty (40) pounds over uneven terrain, and/or work in environments requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Participates in public outreach activities as requested. 


PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/TRAINING:  Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Anthropology, Archeology, Architectural History, Historic Preservation, or Cultural Resource Management. (Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Anthropology, Archeology, Architectural History or a related field such as Historic Preservation, or Cultural Resource Management, and at least three (3) years of field or project supervision, or management experience may substitute for a Master’s Degree).  EXPERIENCE:  Three to five (3-5) years of experience in field and program/project supervision or management in Archeology, Architectural History, Historic Preservation, or Cultural Resource Management. Architectural Historian experience may include three to five (3-5) years of experience conducting surveys necessary to support Section 106 consultation and mitigation measures, and formal evaluations of historic buildings to determine eligibility for State and National Registers of Historic Places, performance of archival research, preparation of documents and technical reports on historic buildings. Archeology experience may include three to five (3-5) performing archaeological fieldwork, drafting archaeological plans, writing results of field or lab procedures, lab analysis, and data collection and input. Experience may be three to five (3-5) years of experience as a Field Supervisor in an Archaeological project, which include pedestrian survey, mapping, minor excavation, testing and project report write-up.  ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS:  Proficient knowledge and understanding of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended, and related laws and regulations. Knowledge of cultural history, preferably of Hawaiian or Pacific Islands. Knowledge of management principles including, but not limited to, supervising/developing employees, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), workplace safety, corrective/disciplinary actions, and administration of policies and procedures. Ability to establish work standards/expectations and clear direction to meet goals and objectives of ongoing work for direct reports. Ability to provide guidance, motivate, and engage direct reports through effective communication and leadership. Ability to assign work and to establish work rules and acceptable levels of quality and quantity of work. Ability to review work and evaluate performance, and develop required job competencies of direct reports. Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to communicate and interact with internal/external staff, officials, and public in a professional manner.  Ability to use a compass, map, and GPS. Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Additional software knowledge includes familiarity with ArcView Geographic Information System (GIS) software or similar. Must possess a valid driver’s license (and if use of personal vehicle on the job is required, must also have valid personal driver’s insurance equivalent to Hawai‘i’s No-Fault Driver’s Insurance) and maintain throughout the duration of employment. Must be able to drive a 4-wheel drive vehicle with automatic transmission.   PHYSICAL/MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Able and willing to possibly work under strenuous and extreme outdoor conditions. Ability to hike up to ten (10) miles per day with backpack weighing up to forty (40) pounds.


SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS:  Three to five (3-5) years of experience in identifying, documenting, evaluating, monitoring, or managing cultural resources. One to three (1-3) years of experience with project management to include budget development and management, personnel management and grooming, contract project oversight and management, as well as familiarity with curation, archival records management, archival research, GIS, and outreach. Knowledge of the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS)/Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) documentation standards and guidelines. Specialized knowledge of the Secretary of Interior’s Standards and Guidelines for Preservation, Rehabilitation, Restoration, and Reconstruction. Education and experience in the cultural, archaeological and architectural setting specific to Army lands on Oahu or Hawai‘i islands. Experience in Hawai‘i or Pacific Islands archaeology. Knowledge of DoD cultural resources in general and the policy, organizational, and operational contexts within which they are managed. Skill as a catalyst and motivator to elicit cooperation and compliance actions from diverse individuals and groups. Knowledge of local, Federal, and State lands use and environmental laws. Demonstrated ability and willingness to make frequent, effective oral and written presentations. Familiarity with integrative techniques used to inventory, assess, and display cultural resource assets, environmental impacts, and their interrelationships. Experience coordinating a variety of cultural resources program tasks, particularly in a governmental agency setting. 


INQUIRIES:  Dr. Lisa Gollin 943-9581 (Oahu).  


Please apply directly on the RCUH website to be considered for the position.<​/p>


APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to www.rcuh.com and click on “Job Postings.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Supervisory References, 4) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawai‘i Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to [email protected] If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-7262 or (808)956-0872. 


CLOSING DATE:  October 26, 2020. 


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Equal Opportunities Employer – Minorities/Women/Disability/Veteran.