Job Overview


About the Agency

When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce.

This position is being announced under FEMA's Reservist Program.  This is a 2 year appointment in the Excepted Service.  Employment is on an intermittent basis. 


The Historic Preservation Specialist provides subject matter expertise in historic preservation for Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation (EHP) review, reports, and compliance. Primary duties include the following:

  • Collect data on historic preservation considerations related to potential impact; Synthesize information using Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation(EHP)-related computer applications;
  • Make determinations for National Historic Preservation Act Section 106 compliance;
  • Complete historic preservation reviews for the potential presence of, and impact to, historic properties;
  • Coordinate the integration of historic reviews with concurrent environmental and floodplain reviews;
  • Provide technical assistance on historic preservation considerations to the incident management organization and external stakeholders;
  • Prepare and submit written EHP reports and other documents through proper channels; and
  • Manage documentation according to the EHP Management Plan.