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Posted: 11/03/2017

DHS-Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Office of Environmental and Historic Preservation (OEHP)

The Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation (EHP) program integrates the protection and enhancement of environmental, historic, and cultural resources into FEMA's mission, programs and activities; ensures that FEMA's activities and programs related to disaster response and recovery, hazard mitigation, and emergency preparedness comply with federal environmental and historic preservation laws and executive orders; and provides environmental and historic preservation technical assistance to FEMA staff, local, State and Federal partners, and grantees and subgrantees.

Historic Preservation Specialist
Professional Opportunity
Albany, Warner Raboins, Atlant, GA


Historic Preservation Specialist


This same position is listed under EmployGeorgia.com as Historic Site Administrator


FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency Region IV)


Jobs are located in the following locations:


Albany, GA


Warner Robins, GA


Atlanta, GA


Brunswick, GA


You must be in commuting distance to one of these locations.  Be advised that FEMA does not reimburse travel and lodging expenses for LOCAL HIRE positions.


Working days vary between weekdays and weekends.
Normal work shifts: Varies
Hourly "Non-exempt" position


About FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency Region IV)
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 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the Department of Homeland Security is seeking a limited number of applicants for TEMPORARY jobs in multiple locations in GA. Seasonal - Not to exceed 120 days with possibility of extension. Local hire appointment does not entitle you to Federal Civilian status. Salaries are comparable to local prevailing wages.




  • The Historic Preservation Specialist will be responsible for conducting Historic Preservation compliance reviews with minimal supervision.

  • Understanding of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) is a plus. Knowledge of Environmental Laws, Historic Preservation Laws, and Executive Orders is desirable.

  • Recommends and implements streamlining measures for Environmental and Historic Preservation (EHP) compliance activities, in coordination with appropriate regional staff and Federal, Tribal and State EHP resource agencies, as required.

  • Provides technical assistance to program staff and other personnel, Tribal/State and local officials regarding FEMAs EHP compliance responsibilities, and may serve as a technical expert for specific environmental laws or Executive Orders.

  • Delivers concise environmental and historic preservation information to applicants and program staff.

  • Conducts environmental reviews, prepares required documentation, and submits recommendations to the appropriate team leader for approval.





  • 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-quali

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How to apply
HOW TO APPLY: Send your resume to: FEMA-DR4338GA-LocalHires@fema.dhs.gov and include the job title “Historic Preservation Specialist” and the city you are applying to work in (for example "Albany") in the subject line.
David Con

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