DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
National Park Service
1 vacancy in Lowell, MA. 1 vacancy in Boulder, CO or Lakewood CO.
Open & closing dates
11/14/2022 to 11/29/2022
This job will close when we have received 100 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more
$87,491 – $115,510 per year
Pay scale & grade
2 vacancies in the following locations:
Yes—as determined by the agency policy.
25% or less – Yes – 4 nights per month
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes—-Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will be paid if the person selected for the position is from outside the local commuting area and is otherwise eligible for reimbursement of relocation expenses under the Federal Travel Regulation.
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Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk
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We seek 2 Regional Coordinators for the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom: 1 in Lowell, Massachusetts & 1 in Colorado, Denver area. Knowledge of African American History with a specialization in either Northeast US or Western US History is required. Community engagement, interpretive material development, and familiarity with historic preservation practices should be detailed in the resume. Open to the first 100 applicants or until 11/29/2022 whichever comes first.
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Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a “surplus” or “displaced” employee.
U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
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The public, ICTAP and CTAP
As a Historian, GS-0170-12, with the National Park Service (NPS), your duties will include, but are not limited to:
The selectee will perform work as a Network to Freedom – Underground Railroad Coordinator directing an intricate program of historical and other cultural resources activities that involve sensitive and complex issues of African American and the History of the Northeastern United States, including guiding the research of others, that may impact a wide variety of parks, buildings, historic sites and facilities.
Collaborates with the other Interior Region 1 Network to Freedom-Underground Railroad Coordinators, Regional Program Coordinators and the National Program Staff.
Identifies, evaluates, and monitors cultural resources and their associated communities, identifies potential threats, and makes recommendations to management regarding status and mitigation of impacts (present and future).
Provides professional and technical assistance as an expert in African American History, History of the Northeastern United States, and African Diaspora History to cooperators.
Reviews historical research on the Network to Freedom-Underground Railroad project proposals, scopes of work, and task directives prepared for planning and other management purposes, including resource management plans.
Carries out Network to Freedom-Underground Railroad program management duties by developing work plans and schedules, scopes of work, cost estimates, and proposals and/or grants to justify funding requests and accomplish goals.
Develops and implements long range plans for the inventory, evaluation, documentation, preservation, research, and interpretation of the historical and other cultural resources within the appropriate mission, objectives, and resources contexts.
Coordinates historical and other cultural resources strategies and programs in National Park Service Interior Region 1 with activities on adjacent lands for the purposes of achieving broad protection strategies and minimizing human impacts.