Topic ID #34496 - posted 1/16/2015 2:37 AM

Lead Historic Preservation Specialist, GS-12 - NTE 2 Years, Queens, NY

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Lead Historic Preservation Specialist
Department:Department Of Homeland Security
Agency:Federal Emergency Management Agency
Job Announcement Number:FEMA-15-KT-40210COR
SALARY RANGE:    $79,145.00 to $102,894.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:    Thursday, January 15, 2015 to Wednesday, January 21, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0301-12
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Temporary - Not to Exceed 2 Years
DUTY LOCATIONS:    1 vacancy - Queens, NY View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:    All U.S. citizens
This announcement will close on 01/21/2015 OR the date the 200th application is received, whichever comes first.
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SECURITY CLEARANCE:    Public Trust - Background Investigation
About the Agency
When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit for additional information.
This position starts at a salary of $79145.00 (GS-12). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Region II, Sandy Recovery Office team within FEMA.

EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.
This position is being announced under FEMA's CORE Program (Cadre of On-call Response/Recovery employees). These positions are authorized under P.L. 93-288 to perform temporary disaster work and are funded from the Disaster Relief Fund. Appointments are excepted service, temporary appointments. This is a 2 year temporary appointment in the Excepted Service.
Occasional Travel
Occasional Travel is required
You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
You must successfully pass a background investigation.
Selective Service registration is required for males born after 12/31/59.
This position may require occasional non-emergency travel.
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This position is located in the Federal Emergency Management Agency, (FEMA), Region II, Sandy Recovery Office, Recovery Division in Queens NY. The primary duties of this position are managing, coordinating, monitoring, evaluating and implementing Section 106 review for certain projects funded under FEMA's Grant Programs and ensuring compliance with applicable federal environment laws.
Serves as the chief subject matter expert on all National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) issues. Must have demonstrated knowledge and experience working on complex Undertakings and Resolution of Adverse Effects.
Demonstrated knowledge of current practices for conservation methods of historic structures.
Knowledge of and experience working with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Endangered Species Act (ESA), and Executive Orders 11988, 11990 and 12898.
The lead provides senior level interface with personnel in FEMA's Grant programs.
Manages and provides leadership in directing work of multiple Historic Preservation Specialists and Archaeologists within the EHP section.
Works with other projects or activities related to FEMA's Historic Preservation Programs, to include ensuring that all disaster program activities receive the appropriate level of review as required by NEPA, NHPA, and associated statues, regulations and Executive Orders; providing expert technical assistance.
Ensures that the organization's strategic plan, mission, vision and values are communicated to the team in integrated into the team's strategies, goals, and plans.
Monitor and report on the status and progress of work, checking on work in progress and reviewing completed work to see that supervisors instructions on work priorities, methods, deadlines and qualify have been met.
Report to the supervisor periodically on team and individual work accomplishments, problems, progress in mastering tasks and work processes, and individual and team training needs.
Performs other duties as assigned.

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