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Posted: 10/04/2017


Historic Preservation Technician
Professional Opportunity
Denton, TX

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the Department of Homeland Security is seeking a limited number of applicants for jobs in Denton, TX.

All candidates should possess strong computer, communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills. Eighteen years of age and US Citizenship is required. Selected candidates will be required to complete a background investigation which includes finger printing. Employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Salaries are comparable to local pay rates.
FEMAs 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.

The Historic Preservation Technician 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 integrate considerations into the delivery of FEMAs assistance programs.
Provide assistance to the supervisor and staff on assignments in support of FEMAs 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 Technician requires experienced professionals with a background in/as a Historic Architecture, an Architectural Historian, an Architecture and an Archaeologist OR a Bachelors 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 the State Historic Preservation Office, Texas Historical Commission. Prior FEMA experience is not required yet preferred.

Good interpersonal, communication, analytical skills.
Written communication and computer skills to generate reports, correspondence, review documentation. Maintain computer based tracking and appointment systems. Developing office materials such as filling systems. Specific knowledge of Microsoft Office. Ability to multi-task.
Ability to work effectively either independently or as part of a team.

Submit resume to FEMA-DR4223TX-LOCALHIRES@fema.dhs.gov Subject line must read: Job ID-0124-Historic Preservation Technician-EHP-Denton

Local Hire employees are eligible for the following benefits:
Health insurance for individual or family coverage - Employer contribution is 75% of premium
Ability to earn 4 hours of paid Sick Leave per pay period
Holiday pay
Workers Compensation

Resume MUST contain your current and/or former job information, including employers name, address, phone and dates of employment (month and year).

Must have at least 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 10-12 hour a day 7 days a week during disaster activity.
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.)Selected candidates will be required to complete a background investigation which includes finger printing.
This is a TEMPORARY position and it may be terminated at any time for any reason. A Local Hire appointment does not entitle you to federal civilian status.
18 years of age and US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED.
Direct deposit of salary is a condition of employment.
Salaries are comparable to local prevailing wages.

FEMA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. FEMA has a 'zero tolerance' discrimination policy and is committed to nondiscrimination in hiring, assignment, management of the Joint Field Office, guidance to the State, presentations to the public, and the provision of disaster assistance. This commitment specifically includes sensitivity to providing reasonable accommodation for people with a disability and a clear statement that any appearance of sexual harassment will not be tolerated in FEMA.

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How to apply
Submit resume to FEMA-DR4223TX-LOCALHIRES@fema.dhs.gov Subject line must read: Job ID-0124-Historic Preservation Technician-EHP-Denton

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