Topic ID #34807 - posted 2/6/2015 1:37 AM

Historic Preservation Specialist, GS-11 - 2 vacancies, Queens, NY

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Historic Preservation Specialist
Department:Department Of Homeland Security
Agency:Federal Emergency Management Agency
Job Announcement Number:FEMA-15-KT-40211COR
SALARY RANGE:    $66,031.00 to $85,841.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:    Thursday, February 5, 2015 to Tuesday, February 10, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0301-11
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Temporary - Not to Exceed 2 Years
DUTY LOCATIONS:    2 vacancies in the following location:
Queens, NY View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:    All U.S. citizens
This announcement will close on 02/10/2015 OR the date the 200th application is received, whichever comes first.

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SECURITY CLEARANCE:    Public Trust - Background Investigation
About the Agency
When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit for additional information.
This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Sandy Recovery Office (SRO) in Region 2 located in Queens, NY. The incumbent is responsible for coordinating and completing EHP's Section 106 review responsibilities under the National Historic Preservation Act in support of FEMA's grant programs. Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the SRO Environmental/Historic Preservation team within FEMA.
EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.
This position is being announced under FEMA's CORE Program (Cadre of On-call Response/Recovery employees). These positions are authorized under P.L. 93-288 to perform temporary disaster work and are funded from the Disaster Relief Fund. Appointments are excepted service, temporary appointments. This is a 2 year temporary appointment in the Excepted Service.
Occasional Travel
Occasional travel required
You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
You must successfully pass a background investigation.
Selective Service registration is required for males born after 12/31/59.
This position may require occasional non-emergency travel.
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In this position, you will serve as Historic Preservation Specialist for the response and recovery of all Presidentially-Declared disasters for which the Sandy Recovery Office is responsible. Typical assignments include:
Assist in completing, managing, coordinating, monitoring, evaluating, and implementing Section 106 review of projects funded under FEMA's Grant Programs;
Apply strategies and appropriate process to complete FEMA's responsibilities under Section 106 and 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), to include identification and evaluation of historic properties including archeological resources and Traditional Cultural Properties;
Provide guidance to various local, state, and federal agency personnel regarding requirements of the Section 106 compliance process

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