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    This position is in the excepted service and not subject to competitive service procedures. Merit promotion procedures do not apply.

    This position is located within the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP), Office of Federal Agency Programs, Washington, DC.

    Salary Information

    GG-14 ($107,325 - $139,523). First time hires to the Federal government normally start at the lower salary range of the grade level.

    The ACHP has determined that the duties of this position allow for this position to be telework eligible after the completion of a one (1) year trial period.

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    At the full performance level GG-14the major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

    1. The incumbent serves as the Assistant Director for Federal Property Management overseeing one of two sections within the Office of Federal Agency Programs. The Assistant Director has direct line authority over professional staff responsible for consulting with federal property management agencies to improve their historic preservation programs and to ensure that diverse stakeholders fully participate in the review of federal undertakings under Section 106 of the NHPA. In addition, the Assistant Director ensures that policy, program, and compliance issues are identified and addressed in a manner that allows agencies to meet the broad goals established for them under the NHPA.

    2. The incumbent assigns to and reviews work of staff assigned to his/her unit, providing training to and working effectively with subordinates from a variety of backgrounds and with different levels of training and expertise. Specifically, the incumbent is responsible for ensuring that the work assigned to her/his unit is carried out in a timely and professional manner by subordinate staff. The incumbent may be responsible for handling complex, controversial Section 106 case reviews when circumstances warrant.

    3. The incumbent assists professional staff in the management of complex or controversial projects assigned to them to ensure that the requirements of Section 106 are fully met, including review of pertinent background information, agreement preparation, public involvement, and preparation of briefing materials for management and ACHP members.

    4. The incumbent oversees or assists OFAP staff in developing program alternatives which improve federal agencies’ coordination of Section 106 reviews in accordance with 36 CFR Section 800.14. The incumbent monitors agency performance under such program alternatives once approved and reports on the effectiveness of these arrangements.

    5. The incumbent directly consults with federal agencies and other stakeholders to develop programmatic, policy, and procedural improvements that assist an agency in complying with the requirements of Sections 106, 110, and 111 of the NHPA. The incumbent ensures that outcome of these consultations are disseminated to other federal agencies, stakeholders, and the public.

    6. The incumbent assists the Director in evaluating and working with state and tribal historic preservation programs to help improve their overall participation in the Section 106 process and developing outreach to these stakeholders to help them overcome obstacles to effective utilization of the Section 106 review of federal undertakings.

    7. The incumbent is responsible for working with the Director, OFAP, to guide federal property managing agencies in meeting reporting requirements to the ACHP under Section 3 of Executive Order 13287, analyzing the reports submitted by agencies, and formulating the ACHP’s triennial report to the President called for under the Executive Order on the state of federal historic property stewardship.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel of up to 5 days per month may be required of this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0340 Program Management

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