Cultural Resource Specialist (Interdisciplinary)
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
National Park Service
Blue Ridge Parkway
This job will close when we have received 100 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more
Pay scale & grade
$64,649 to $84,049 per year
1 vacancy in the following location:
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.
Yes as determined by agency policy
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
Internal to an agency
Current federal employees of this agency.
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
Status Candidates, VEOA, and those eligible under special hiring authorities
Open to the first 100 applicants or until 03/03/2021 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.
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The incumbent directs, coordinates and participates in the development and review of cultural resource documentation, including the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), for a range of routine and complex park projects, including historic structures, permits and rights-of-way, interagency trail and access plans and large-scale road and paving projects to ensure compliance with applicable environmental regulations. Prepares and coordinates the writing of the cultural resources section of the resources management plans and specific action plans pertaining to the management and protection of cultural resources. Applies a range of knowledge and expertise of cultural significance of regional history, ethnography and designed features. Represents the park when working with others on resource stewardship issues. Develops and maintains effective working relations with tribes, other traditional associations, and related groups, agencies, and the public. Serves as park Tribal Liaison. Attends management and professional conferences and other events for the purpose of exchanging information and advancing advocacy for park stewardship. Maintains liaison with the State Historic Preservation Office and other interested parties. Conducts or coordinates the review of projects to assure protection of cultural resources and compliance with applicable federal laws such as the NHPA, Archeological Resources Protection Act, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, and National Environmental Policy Act. Ensures projects are reviewed and considered in context of historic design intent and guidance consistent with the Secretary’s Standards for the National Register of Historic Places and for draft National Historic Landmark status.
Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.
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