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Posted: 02/08/2019

LRS Federal LLC

LRS Federal, a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned (SDVO) company, is in its 13th year of providing environmental and engineering services to the federal government. In the last five years alone, LRS has been successful in winning and executing over $33 million of environmental task orders for our federal customers. LRS has a diverse staff of engineers, scientists, attorneys, and field technicians with experience supporting a range of federal programs and projects LRS was awarded DHS’ Small Business Achievement Award for our work on the BioWatch air monitoring program and was selected as a GovStar Awards finalist for outstanding government contractors.

Historic Preservation Specialist – Architectural Historian
Professional Opportunity
Pasadena, MD
Open Until
Until Filled

Position Overview:
Support LRS Federal with historic preservation projects throughout the United States. Responsible for reviewing projects for compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Assist with the identification and evaluation of historic properties, evaluate the effects of proposed actions on the historic properties, and prepare historic reviews, recommendations for action, and consultation documentation. The position requires an individual who is a self-starter, detail-oriented, and capable of functioning independently and on teams.

Salary is based upon experience and qualifications.

LRS Federal will consider both part-time and full-time applicants for this position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1.      Perform assigned tasks with and/or without direct supervision supporting LRS Federals clients and their unique project needs.

2.      Conduct historic resource assessments/evaluations according to local, state, and federal criteria of significance.

3.      Perform research, focusing on primary and secondary sources and utilizing online and local resources.

4.      Document results of assessments, survey, and research in reports and appropriate state and local forms and databases.

5.      Write historic context statements, which identify significant context, themes, and property types.

6.      Conduct NHPA Section 106 review and review projects for compliance with the Secretary of the Interior's Standards.

7.      Nominate historic properties and districts to local, state, and federal registers.

8.      Review and prepare compliance documentation in support of NHPA Section 106 compliance, NEPA, and other federal, state, and local ordinances.

9.      Develop management plans for treatment, maintenance and other activities affecting historic properties.

10.   Coordinate and support consultation with State Historic Preservation Offices.

11.   Develop mitigation strategies, Memorandum of Agreement, and Programmatic Agreements. 

12.   Contribute to proposal and marketing efforts.


Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

1.      A Masters Degree (or equivalent experience) in architectural history, historic preservation, historic preservation planning, or a closely related field.


How to apply
To apply, please send resume and cover letter.
Robyn Palmer

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