DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Bureau of Land Management
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Explore a new career with the BLM – where our people are our greatest natural resource.
This position is located in the Bureau of Land Management, California State Office, Division of Natural Resources in Sacramento, California. Information about the area can be found at City of Sacramento.
We expect to fill 1 vacancy at this time; however, additional positions may be filled from this announcement if they become available.
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THIS JOB IS OPEN TO
Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a “surplus” or “displaced” employee.
Federal employees – Competitive service
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
Individuals with disabilities
Land & base management
Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.
Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista
Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.
Clarification from the agency
All current career/career-conditional or former federal employees with reinstatement eligibility; Veterans’ Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA); Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA) and former Public Land Corps (PLC) eligibles; Persons eligible under other Special Hiring Authorities. CTAP and ICTAP eligibles within the local commuting area.
Position serves as the lead Cultural Heritage Resources Program and Deputy Preservation Officer for BLM CA.
Serve as lead on highly complex and diverse cultural materials and properties such as Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACECs), National Conservation Areas (NCAs), National Monuments and Historic Trails or Landmarks.
Provide expertise in the analysis, review, development, and implementation of BLM wide policies, procedures, objectives of the Cultural Heritage Program.
Serve on the Federal Preservation Board and addresses cultural heritage issues of national significance, and affect numerous federal agencies, national organizations, and Native American Tribes.
Provide technical data, professional advice, or recommendation on historic preservation, serve on agency task forces to develop national standards for cultural heritage preservation.
Evaluate program effectiveness for the Cultural Heritage Program and management activities, provides recommendations and program reports to management.
Ensure compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act, Archeological Resources Protection Act, Federal Land Policy and Management Act, National Environmental Policy Act, and other various laws related to cultural resource programs.
Provide advice regarding allocations of funding for cultural heritage activities for the State and Districts. Manages cultural heritage program budget.
Participates on interdisciplinary teams to address frequently complex or controversial issues and coordinates with Headquarters, other BLM State Offices, Districts and staff.
Coordinate, consult, and negotiate with tribes on issues of cultural value, traditional uses, and confidential data that are sensitive and controversial, regarding agency actions on historic land under applicable laws, regulations, and polices.
Prepare and administer regional contract and agreements for cultural heritage professional services and activities.
Develop, provide, and direct training for BLM personnel in heritage resource management.