ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (ADOT)
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Historic Preservation Team Lead
Supervises members of the Historic Preservation Team (HPT), and manages the cultural resources review of development projects in accordance with applicable regulations under the general direction of the Cultural Resources Program Manager. Reviews and approves documentation required under 36 CFR 800.11 in support of environmental review under ADOT’s assumption of Federal responsibility for Categorical Exclusions and ADOT’s assumption of responsibility for NEPA Program Assignment.
Manages and oversees schedules, consultant contracts, budgets, the preparation of required documentation that is legally sufficient and defensible in the court of law, and coordinates timely completion of project deliverables for cultural resource analyses, consultation, permitting, and NEPA/Environmental authorizations in accordance with federal and state law. Tracks environmental deliverables and ensures that the HPT projects are delivered on-schedule. Advises management and project teams of potential environmental risk relating to the protection of cultural resources, and suggests resolution. Supervises the work of professional consultants.
Essential Job and Duties:
Make project effect findings and A/NRHP eligibility recommendations, and prepare and review Section 106 documents, including Memoranda of Agreement, Programmatic Agreements, and consultation letters
Provide cultural resource input to environmental documents
Attend project related meetings
Provide project-specific information and technical expertise throughout the project development
Coordinate concerns with project team members, stakeholders, and agencies, and negotiate resolutions
Assist in the development of ADOT planning studies, serve on technical advisory committees, and assist in education and outreach efforts to other groups within ADOT
Perform contract administration tasks, including review and approve budgets and monthly billing of all cultural resources contracts
Determine need for consultant , prepare request for proposals, review proposals; provide assistance to Engineering Consultants for outside services
The Ideal Candidate for this Position will have:
Training/experience in management/supervision of employees; training in Section 106 of NHPA, Arizona SHPA, Section 4(f), NEPA, and other State and Federal cultural resource laws and implementing regulations; experience in the evaluation and documentation of the historic built environment helpful; training/experience in project management, public speaking, facilitation, negotiation.
Must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Qualification Standards for Archaeology.
To view additional details and apply directly for this job, please visit: https://www.azstatejobs.gov/home and search for req# 495622