Two Open Positions with Idaho Power

Environmental (Archaeology) Intern
Tracking Code 1722
Job Location Boise, ID
Salary $14.00 -16.00 (non-exempt)
Application Deadline 3/20/2012 (5:00 p.m. MST)

Job Description
This is a temporary, 10-week summer internship opportunity with a start and end date to be determined by the successful candidate’s class schedule. Must be a currently enrolled, degree seeking college student.
The successful candidate will function as an archaeological technician/cultural resource specialist and will assist the full-time Idaho Power archaeology staff in all aspects of the company’s cultural resource management program, including assisting with small scale surveys, annual site monitoring, artifact analysis, report writing, and site testing through limited excavation.

Required Skills
Knowledge of:
Basic concepts of archaeology methods and theory.
Ability to:
Write scientific reports and complete basic field and office work related to archaeological research. Position also requires ability to hike over rough and uneven terrain, work in field setting; and to work in adverse and highly variable climatic conditions, including heat, cold, wind and inclement weather.

Required Experience
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Education/Experience:
High school diploma or GED AND college coursework in archaeology, anthropology, historical archaeology, or closely related field. Prefer Bachelors degree in archaeology, anthropology, historical archaeology or closely related field with Archaeology field school or previous archaeological survey experience.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Candidate must be able to work outdoors, and hike and walk over uneven terrain up to 10 miles per day, and possibly in inclement weather. Must be able to use hand tools to conduct test excavation tasks at archaeological sites. The position term is for the spring-summer period, and may include field work during extremely hot weather conditions.
Competencies Communication, Managing Work (includes Time Management), Customer Focus, Adaptability, Quality Orientation, Contributing to Team Success, Initiating Action, and Follow-Up.

To be considered for this position, please visit our website at http://www.idahopower.com/careers and complete our online application.
If you have questions, or require assistance or accommodation to complete the online application, please contact us at:
Phone: (208) 388-2965 or E-mail: jobs@idahopower.com
Idaho Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

Environmental Technician II (Archaeologist)
Tracking Code 1721
Job Location Boise, ID
Salary $16.76 – 20.18 (non-exempt)
Application Deadline 3/22/2012 (5:00 p.m. MST)

Job Description
The successful candidate will function as an archaeological technician/cultural resource specialist and will assist the full-time Idaho Power archaeology staff in all aspects of the company’s cultural resource management program, including assisting with small scale surveys, annual site monitoring, artifact analysis, report writing, and site testing through limited excavation.
Please Note: This opening is a temporary, seasonal job, recurring annually (typically between May and September). Temporary employees are eligible for medical benefits after completing 12 months of continuous employment, and may contribute to the company sponsored 401k program upon hire, with the company match vested after one year of employment. Temporary employees are only eligible to apply for internal job postings if the posting is in their current department and in their current job classification. No housing or relocation benefits are provided.

Required Skills
Knowledge of:
Basic concepts of archaeological theory and methods, including basic understanding of the prehistory of the western United States, and methods of finding, recording, testing, and assessing archaeological sites and reporting field findings.
Ability to:
Learn and work in an office, lab, and/or field environment, write scientific reports and complete basic field and office work related to archaeological research; hike over rough and uneven terrain, work in a field setting, and work in adverse and highly variable climatic conditions, including heat, cold, wind and inclement weather.

Required Experience
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED and 1 year applicable experience (defined as working outdoors in all weather conditions), as well as a demonstrated ability to safely and effectively conduct field tasks. Prefer an Associates or Bachelors degree in archaeology, anthropology, historical archaeology or closely related field; and/or 2 years of applicable archaeological oriented field experience. Candidate must have completed applicable course work or field experience within the last two years.
Licenses & Certifications:
Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record according to the driving requirements of the position; ability to obtain DOT Medical Card prior to hire, and valid first aid/CPR card, or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire.
Physical Requirements
Job requires the person to occasionally bend, stoop, squat, crouch, crawl, climb into and out of vehicles/boats, twist, kneel, balance, reach, and walk on uneven and steep terrain for prolonged periods of time; sit in a car/truck for long periods of time while traveling to and from locations; function in a boat while on rough water or on land in rough, rocky terrain, occasionally lift items weighing up to 50 lbs. shoulder high and above, waist high and knee high, occasionally use exertional force less than 50 lbs. to push/pull items, occasionally carry items weighing up to 50 lbs. with two hands, frequently carry items weighing up to 20 lbs. with one hand. Must be able to drive an ATV and 4×4 vehicle, grasp and hold simple hand/power tools, sprayers, and controls on various types of equipment, use fine motor skills to write, operate a computer keyboard, and use small hand tools. Applicant must be able to perform the essential functions of the job without posing a direct threat of harm to self, others or property. Job placement is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment post-offer Functional Capacity Assessment (FCA) and Department of Transportation (DOT) medical exam.

To be considered for this position, please visit our website at http://www.idahopower.com/careers and complete our online application.
If you have questions, or require assistance or accommodation to complete the online application, please contact us at:
Phone: (208) 388-2965 or E-mail: jobs@idahopower.com
Idaho Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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