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    Summary

    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 (OFAP), Federal Permitting, License and Assistance Section.

    Salary Information

    GG-13 ($90,823 - $118,069) per annum. First time hires to the Federal government normally start at the lower salary range of the grade level.

    This is a 13 month TERM position with the possibility of extension.

    The ACHP has determined that the duties of this position are telework eligible, but newly hired employees must complete a 12 month review before becoming telework eligible.

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    Responsibilities

    At the full performance level GG-13the major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

    1. Provides expert technical assistance and guidance to the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in order to ensure sound management and stewardship of historic properties. Provides assistance in the interpretation and application of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) as well as related laws, regulations, procedures, and guidelines to the NRCS, State Historic Preservation Officers (SHPOs), Tribal Historic Preservation Officers (THPOs), Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian Organizations (NHOs), preservation organizations and the general public affected by NRCS projects and programs.

    2. Assistance may include involvement in high profile and complex cases, maintenance of current best practice briefs and guidance on the ACHP website, development and support of NRCS program activities involving Indian tribes and NHOs program activities, Section 106 program alternatives to establish efficiencies such as coordination of NRCS Prototype Programmatic Agreements, developing and monitoring implementation of Section 106 Agreements, providing technical assistance to NRCS State Offices and field staff, preparation of program and regulatory briefs, review of NRCS amendments and/or extension of Section 106 Agreement documents and Tribal protocols, and development of training and outreach for field staff.

    3. Provide technical assistance to NRCS Headquarters and field staff in coordinating Section 106 and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) reviews for programs and projects.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - No more than 1-5 days per month travel likely for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

    Who May Apply

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    This position is open to all US Citizens.

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