Department: Department Of Transportation
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration
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This job is also being advertised for applicants eligible for status consideration. Current and former status employees and veterans who qualify under VEOA are encouraged to also apply to announcement: FRA.RPD-2013-0035.
The Federal Railroad Administration’s mission is to enable the safe, reliable, and efficient movement of people and goods for a strong America, now and in the future.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) promulgates and enforces rail safety regulations; consolidates government support of rail transportation activities; administers financial assistance programs; conducts research and development in support of improved railroad safety and efficiency, and national transportation policy, including improved intercity passenger service.
FRA is committed to fostering a diverse, highly skilled workforce capable of meeting or exceeding our strategic goals with efficiency, innovation, and a constant focus on better serving our customers.
Do you like identifying problems, analyzing facts, and making recommendations; are you a good communicator; would you like to make a difference in the railroad industry, if so, then this job is for you!
The position is located in the Environment and Systems Planning Division, Office of Passenger and Freight Programs, Office of Railroad Policy and Development (RDP), Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). You will provide technical assistance and expert advice for the Office of Railroad and Policy Development, to other FRA and Department of Transportation (DOT) offices, and to states on strategic planning, professional principles and practices of environmental assessment, environmental protection, historic preservation and project development planning requirements and key competencies associated with intercity passenger and freight rail improvements in the United States.
The ideal candidate for this position is a mid-career professional who is experienced in leading others in the application of federal environmental laws for transportation infrastructure investment programs, including the national environmental policy act, Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation (DOT) Act, and the national historic preservation act.
This position may be eligible for regular telework (at least 1 day per pay period), ad hoc telework (on a supervisor approved intermittent basis) or emergency telework in accordance with FRA’s Telework Policy (FRA Order 3600.3b) and implementation plans.
PLEASE NOTE: A writing sample will be requested from applicants who are determined as qualified and referred to the
This announcement has been extended until Oct. 11, 2013.
- Applications will be accepted from any U.S. Citizen.
- Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date.
- Position may be eligible for Telework, see Benefits & Other Info Tab.
- Travel and transportation expenses will not be paid.
- Announcement also advertised merit promotion: FRA.RPD-2013-0035.
- Announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 30 days.