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DESCRIPTION: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the Department of Homeland Security is seeking applicants for TEMPORARY jobs in multiple locations in GA. Seasonal
JOB DUTIES: The Historic Preservation Specialist (also known as the Historic Site Administrator) will be responsible for conducting historic preservation compliance reviews. The Historic Preservation Specialist will be responsible for conducting Historic Preservation compliance reviews with minimal supervision. An understanding of Environmental Laws and Executive Orders is desirable. Provides technical assistance to program staff and other personnel, Tribal/State and local officials regarding FEMA's EHP compliance responsibilities, and may serve as a technical expert for specific environmental laws or Executive Orders. Deliver concise environmental and historic preservation information to applicants and program staff. Conduct environmental reviews and prepare required documentation, and submit recommendations to the appropriate team leader for approval.
REQUIREMENTS:Completion of an undergraduate degree in Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, Biology, Historic Preservation, Anthropology or related discipline OR four (4) years of experience working in a technical position focused on resource management, environmental compliance, cultural resource management or related discipline. 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 and Google Earth.
Candidates may be experienced professionals with a background in/as a Historic Architecture, an Architectural Historian, an Architecture and an Archaeologist. 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. Prior FEMA experience is not required yet preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:Knowledgeable in implementing the requirements of selected federal Environmental Historic Preservation laws, Executive Orders and regulations in a federal/state/local context, which may include, but is not limited to: the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), the Endangered Species Act (ESA), Coastal Barrier Resources Act (CBRA), Clean Water Act (CWA), Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA), Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act (FWCA), Clean Air Act (CAA), Farmlands Protection Policy Act (FPPA), Migratory Bird Treaty Act, Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, Executive Order 11988 (Floodplains), Executive Order 11990 (Wetlands), Executive Order 12898 (Environmental Justice), and 44 CFR Parts 9 and 10.Ability to multi-task and service multiple clients.