Topic ID #34596 - posted 1/24/2015 3:22 AM

Historic Preservation Specialist, GS-1001-13 - few vacancies, Washington, DC

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Historic Preservation Specialist
Department:General Services Administration
Agency:Public Buildings Service
Job Announcement Number:1511040KADE
SALARY RANGE:    $89,924.00 to $116,901.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:    Friday, January 23, 2015 to Friday, February 6, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-1001-13
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full-time - Permanent
DUTY LOCATIONS:    FEW vacancies - Washington DC, DC View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:    All United States citizens and nationals (residents of American Samoa and Swains Island).
SECURITY CLEARANCE:    Public Trust - Background Investigation
About the Agency
GSA has been repeatedly named by the Partnership for Public Service as one of the 'Best Places to Work in the Federal Government'.
Position serves as the expert Historic Preservation Specialist for the National Capital Region (NCR), with responsibility for administering the divisional Historic Preservation Program, providing authoritative counsel to GSA management. professional colleagues. contractors, District of Columbia officials, private industry and others responsible foi facilities management in government-owned and leased buildings in the National Capital Region (NCR).
This position is located in the Public Buildings Service, National Capital Region, Office of Planning and Design Quality, Fine Arts and Historic Preservation Division, in Washington, DC. 
GSA offers its employees a wide range of benefits including:
Federal health insurance plans (choose from a wide range of plans)
Life insurance coverage with several options to choose from
Leave policies to help you take care of your personal, recreational, and health care needs
Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)
Flexible work schedules and telework
Transit and child care subsidies
Training and development
At this time, only one selection will be made. However, additional selections for similar vacancies may be made, if necessary.
This vacancy is also being announced as Vacancy Announcement Number 1511039KAMP under Merit Promotion regulations. Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under Merit Promotion Procedures. Note: You must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered under both procedures.
Occasional Travel
There may be occasional travel.
Meet time-in-grade requirements within 30 days of closing date
U.S. Citizenship or National
Apply online (See How to Apply section.)
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The incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:
In conjunction with organizational directors and deputy directors, works in support of and significantly contributes to the development of agency-wide policy on a variety of diverse and complex technical, professional or administrative issues related to historic preservation and restoration. Provides administrative and technical expertise to GSA personnel and components of the NCR: as a recognized expert in the historic preservation field, is called upon to review and/or assess problematic or potentially controversial situations which are either out of the ordinary, unique or otherwise unusual in nature.
Provides technical expertise and actively guides GSA design, construction, site acquisition and other activities affecting historic buildings in the purview of the NCR. Serves as designated liaison to the NCR, keeping the client informed regarding preservation issues and project milestones. Advises the client and assists n making final determinations on key programmatic decisions related to historic preservation activities. Exercises specific responsibility for ensuring implementation and compliance with mandated legal, regulatory and agency requirements and guidance.
Monitors Federal agency operations and studies worldwide design developments to avail GSA of the best available technology and design prototypes related to functional requirements and architectural/historic reservation parameters. Maintains ongoing liaison with project managers, the NCR, other federal agency, private industry and contractor personnel for the purpose of exchanging current data regarding historic preservation projects and proposed changes in policies and plans. Interprets laws such as National historic Preservation Act policies, regulations and other operating guidelines established by Central Office and regional personnel. Provides expert advice and guidance to client agency liaisons and personnel.
Ensures compliance with agency directives and policy guidance. Provides guidance to GSA managers, employees and client agencies. Prepares reports, meetings and publicity material profiling organizational preservation activities. Ensures the availability of technical information, preservation guidelines, and information on historic buildings to regional staff. Responds to GSA regional and external requests for information required in connection with agency reporting requirements and to support national initiatives. Coordinates public outreach activities and conducts briefings, discussions and negotiations with higher agency representatives, GSA managers and supervisors.

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