The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs has an immediate job opening for a project review archaeologist in Dover, Del. Applicants must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications for Archaeology. This is a full time contractual position, supported by special funds for a period of one year with the possibility of renewal, contingent on the availability of funds.
The position is contracted through Goodwill of Delaware Staffing Services and includes benefits. To apply, go to: http://184.108.40.206/staffing/Goodwill/jobsNew.aspx. A full job description is available upon request. For questions regarding this opportunity, please e-mail GSS@goodwillde.org. Application deadline: Nov. 19, 2018.
The position will join the division’s State Historic Preservation Office team of cultural resource professionals and assist in stewardship and protection of the state’s archaeological resources. Job duties include: consulting with federal, state and local agencies and applicants concerning the effects of their projects on historic properties; reviewing archaeological work involving the identification, evaluation and treatment of sites; and supporting and participating in public outreach activities. The archaeologist will also advise agencies and constituents on appropriate delineation of cemeteries, and coordinate the division’s response to discoveries of unmarked burials.
Lead historic-site-interpreter Gavin Malone will portray a World War I veteran discussing the differences in American society between the 1910s and the early 1920s.
Deadline extended to Nov. 14, 2018
By Madeline Dunn, Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ historian and National Register of Historic Places coordinator
Event cancelled due to anticipated heavy rain and wind.
Program cancelled based on anticipated heavy rain and wind.
Written on: October 24th, 2018 in News
Staff and volunteers recognized during the event.
Part of a master planning process designed to safeguard the property’s historical integrity and improve visitors’ experiences.
Written on: October 23rd, 2018 in News
Responsibilities include care and maintenance of this historic 1847 property.
Changes to American society in the early 20th century, grave sites of notable New Castle veterans and candle-making among topics to be explored.