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Company: Oneida Nation
Location: Green Bay, WI
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Hospitality, Travel, Leisure


Under direct supervision of the Cultural Heritage Turtle Clan Manager, the Tribal Historic Preservation officer (THPO) approves and monitors ground moving projects on and surrounding the reservation. The THPO is also responsible for conducting cultural reviews to preserve historical locations, artifacts and remains. This position works closely with various local governing bodies, Tribal Historic Preservation officers, historical societies and groups focused on repatriation of tribal property and artifacts. Continuation of this position is contingent upon funding allocations. 

1. Consult with other Tribes, Federal and State agencies and project managers on plans or designs related to historic preservation in accordance with Oneida Tribal Ordinance. 
2. Review, record and preserve archives, literature, burial maps, environmental impact statements, conduct site visits and oral histories on each earth moving activity as reported on the Cultural Properties Request Form. 
3. Review, determine status, and provide written determination whether each project follows Oneida Ordinance, State and Federal standards for earth moving project. 
4. Issue clearance letters to homeowners, tribal programs, project managers, federal and state, private and local contractors, and consultants.  
5. Review and respond to notification on earth moving projects from the Department of Transportation. 
6. Conduct site monitoring on all earth moving projects, and site investigation on homes scheduled for demolition. 
7. Provide information to the Project Manager to contact certified archaeologist to complete an
archaeological survey according to Oneida Ordinance, state and federal standards as needed/required. 
8. Maintain all records and archives generated by Oneida Ordinance, archeologist, and cultural or historic resource investigations undertake with the Oneida Tribal Boundaries. 
9. Cooperate with Advisory Councils on Historic Preservation, Wisconsin State Historical Preservation Office (SHPO), Menominee and Ho-Chunk Nations, Wisconsin Burial Sites Office, other Tribal Departments, other Tribes, state, and federal Agencies to ensure the archaeological, cultural, and historical resources on the Oneida Nation are taken into consideration at all levels of planning and development.
10. Consult with Wisconsin State Burial Sites Office if an inadvertent discovery of human remains exists and consults with other Tribal governments and federal agencies. 
11. Provide public information, education, training, brochures, and technical assistance on the Oneida Nation Historic Preservation Program.
12. Identify and nominate eligible properties to the National Register and otherwise administer applicants for listing historic properties on the National Register. 
13. When appropriate, coordinate archaeological surveys of Tribal lands before projects commence (in accordance with Section 106 of the NHPA) in order to identify and preserve archaeological and culturally significant sites/properties that may be affected by an undertaking. This information will be added to the THPO Digital Inventory Database. 
14. Work with Oneida Nation Museum staff to catalog artifacts recovered from archaeological surveys, excavation work or donated/recovered collections. 
15. Maintain positive working relationships with all agencies, departments, Oneida community and tribal entities.
16. Apply yearly to the National Park Service (NPS) for grant funding to maintain THPO status. Submit annual reports and work with the Grants office and accounting to successful maintain the NPS grant funding. 
17. Develop and maintain a cooperative and professional relationship with the National Park Service (NPS) in carrying out THPO duties and activities. 
18. Develop, implement, and update departmental standard operating procedures. Submit monthly reports to Turtle Clan Manager and utilize this information for annual report for NPS. 
19. Issue clearance letters and/or specifications to the Bureau of Indian Affairs and other agencies for ARPA permits.
20. Review, create, and make comments on MOA, MOU, and Programmatic Agreements with State and Federal Agencies.
21. Negotiate agreements with Federal agencies, attorneys, Tribal or other council members.
22. Practice excellent customer service at all times to include, but not limited to, addressing customer and employee needs courteously and promptly. 
23. Cooperate with the Wisconsin Inter-Tribal Repatriations Committee (WITRC), Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, Wisconsin State Historical Preservation Office (SHPO), Wisconsin Burial Sites Office, other WI and NY Tribes, state and federal Agencies to ensure the archaeological, cultural and historical resources of the Oneida Nation are taken into consideration at all levels of planning and development. 
24. Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
25. Responsible for all grant related activities of the THPO office, including, but not limited to, coordinating grant tasks, grant reporting, grant budget oversight, and maintaining grant status of the THPO program. 
26. Identify training opportunities related to tribal historic preservation, NAGPRA, the NHPA, curation of archaeological materials, archaeology, history, archiving historical documents, or any other preservation–related topic or issue. 
27. Ensure the coordination of activities to meet community needs. 
28. Develop and maintain a cooperative and professional relationship with other Tribes, Tribal historic preservation, and repatriation organizations, as well as other appropriate agencies.
29. Ensure a comprehensive reservation wide survey of historic properties is completed and develop and maintain the THPO Digital Inventory Database of significant properties. 
30. Implement the comprehensive Tribal Historic Preservation plan.
31. Continue to further education on Oneida traditions, practices, and teachings to aid in decision making process for cultural reviews and decision making for the best interest of the nation. 
32. Maintain strict department security, confidentiality, and quality to meet professional standards of the department. 
33. Implement, enforce, and ensure compliance with Oneida Cultural Heritage Operating Procedures, goals, and objectives. 
34. The above duties and responsibilities are not an all-inclusive list but rather a general representation of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position. The duties and responsibilities will be subject to change based on organizational needs and/or deemed necessary by the supervisor.
35. Adhere to all Tribal Personnel Policies and Procedures, Tribal Standard Operating Procedures, and Area and Program Strategic Plans and Policies.
36. Maintain strict department security, confidentiality, and quality to meet professional standards of the department.  
37. The above duties and responsibilities are not an all-inclusive list but rather a general representation of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position. The duties and responsibilities will be subject to change based on organizational needs and/or deemed necessary by the supervisor.

1. Frequently stand, walk, bend, stoop, squat; use hands and arms; talk and hear.  Occasionally sit, crouch, kneel, balance, and carry/lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds.  
2. Work is generally performed in an office setting with a moderate noise level.  Work is frequently performed in an outdoors setting with a high noise level.  Exposure to natural weather conditions and temperatures, various dusts and mists, and normal debris may occur while performing outdoor duties.  Prolonged standing and walking may be on uneven surfaces or unstable ground.
3. Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed.
4. A Tuberculosis (TB) Screening and/or TB 2 Step is required within thirty (30) days of employment and annually thereafter as required.

1. Knowledge of the Oneida Community, its history and culture with the ability to integrate into work.
2. Knowledge of the Historic Preservation Laws.    
3. Skill in organization, written and verbal communication and file management.  
4. Ability to present a professional appearance and demeanor as a representative of the Oneida Nation.
5. Ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships with staff, community members, management, Tribal departments, State and Federal agencies or other external agencies necessary to effectively carry out job duties.
6. Ability to read and interpret topographical maps, aerial photographs, historical plats and atlas.
7. Ability to plan, organize and schedule priorities efficiently and effectively, meet deadlines and successfully cope with challenging situations and conditions.
8. Ability to inform and communicate orally and in writing with the ability to process information effectively to identify and define problems and make objective decisions.
9. Ability to be tactful and mature with the ability to work with a wide variety of personalities demonstrating objectivity, respect, courtesy, maturity, and patience.
10. Ability to demonstrate excellent customer service.  
11. Ability to operate a personal computer, printer, copy and fax machine, and camera.
12. Experienced with interpersonal relations.  
13. Experience managing electronic data and working effectively in databases. 
14. Must adhere to strict confidentiality in all matters. (Must sign a confidentiality statement prior to employment.)
15. Oneida Certification on Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect within ninety (90) days of employment.
16. Must be willing and able to obtain additional education and training.
17. Must pass a pre-employment drug screening.  Must adhere to the Nation's Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace Policy during the course of employment.
18. Must pass a background security check with the Oneida Nation in order to meet the Employment Eligibility Requirements, Tribal/State Compact and/or Oneida Nation Gaming Ordinance as they pertain to the position. A temporary license or Gaming License issued by the Oneida Gaming Commission is required as a condition of employment and continuing employment within the Oneida Nation's Gaming Division.
19. A valid driver's license or occupational driver's license, reliable transportation, and insurance are required.  Must obtain a Wisconsin driver's license or occupational driver's license within thirty (30) days of employment if applicant has an out-of-state driver's license.  Must be authorized as eligible to operate a Personal and Tribal vehicle under the Oneida Nation's Vehicle Driver Certification and Fleet Management Law prior to actual start date.  Must maintain driver's eligibility as a condition of employment.
Applicants please clearly state on the application/resume if you meet these qualifications. 
1. Geographic Information System (GIS) or Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) skills.
2. Training and knowledge of historic and cultural preservations laws, regulations, grants and issues

Applicants please clearly state how you meet these qualifications on the application/resume.
1.  Must be an enrolled member of the Oneida Nation.  
2. Bachelor's Degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, History, Native American Studies or closely related field.
3. One (1) year of documented successful grant writing experience.
4. One (1) year of research experience, preferably in identifying and nominating historic sites.
5. Three (3) year of experience and background in historic preservation field; and/or equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.  

1. Must provide a copy of diploma, license, degree or certification upon employment. 
2. Background information disclosure (BID) form.


Department: Cultural Heritage
This is a full time position
Job Code: 01807
Closing Date: Until Filled
Responsible To: Turtle Clan Manager

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