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Posted: 10/03/2017

Office of Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation


Historic Preservation Specialist
#10556283 – 4008 Historic Pres
Professional Opportunity
Ft. Myers, FL


The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the Department of Homeland Security is seeking a limited number of applicants for temporary jobs in Ft. Myers, FL.  All candidates should possess strong computer, communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills.  Selected candidates will be required to complete a background investigation, which includes finger printing.  FEMA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Salaries are comparable to local pay rates.

FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.  Must be of legal age to perform all required job duties.

4008-Historic Preservation Specialist-Ft Myers

The Historic Preservation Specialist will be responsible for conducting Historic Preservation compliance reviews. Understanding of NEPA and NHPA is a plus. Knowledge of Environmental Laws and Executive Orders is desirable.

Analyzes and recommends implementation of guidance, policies, procedures, and directives to enhance historic preservation compliance strategies and further integrates considerations into the delivery of FEMA's assistance programs.
Provide assistance to the supervisor and staff on assignments in support of FEMA's disaster programs by researching historic preservation compliance requirements procedures and guidelines to effectively and expeditiously ensure compliance with appropriate historic requirements.  
Ability to draft professional-quality documentation, consultation letters, and email is required.
The candidate must be able to work independently, possess strong communication skills, and be able to handle a stressful work environment.
The candidate should possess strong computer, interpersonal, and customer service skills, including Microsoft Office. Google Earth and MS Visio is a plus.

The Historic Preservation Specialist requires experienced professionals with a background in/as a Historic Architecture, an Architectural Historian, an Architecture and an Archaeologist OR a Bachelor's Degree in one of the following Anthropology, History, Museum Studies, Archeology, Historic Preservation, Architecture, and Cultural Resource Management. Preference is given to individuals who have education and experience to meet the Secretary of Interior's Professional Qualifications Standards and who have prior experience consulting with State Historic Preservation or Tribal Historic Preservation Offices. Prior FEMA experience is not required yet preferred.


Must be comfortable in working in a variety of outdoor terrains and conditions. Must be familiar with basic office settings. Must have intermediate to advanced experience with Microsoft Office Suite & Google Earth. Must have knowledge of/experience in Historic Preservation Laws. Must have excellent organizational skills and be able to prioritize and manage tasks.  Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, and protect confidential and sensitive information.


Resume MUST contain your current and/or former job information, including employer's name, address, phone and dates of employment (month and year).
  Must have 1-2 years of experience.
  You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
  You must pass a background fingerprint/security check.
  You may be required to work more than 8 hours a day 6 days a week.
  You must provide two forms of ID: such as a VALID Driver License, Social Security Card, Birth Certificate etc. or Passport. (We will not accept if expired.)

 Subject line must read:  Job ID-4008-Historic Preservation Specialist-Fort Myers









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How to apply
SEND RESUME TO: FEMA-DR4337FL-LOCALHIRES@fema.dhs.gov Subject line must read: Job ID-4008-Historic Preservation Specialist-Fort Myers

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