Job Overview


About the Agency

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 Communications, Education and Outreach in Washington, DC.

Salary Information

GG-13 ($90,823 – $118,069) per annum. GG-14 ($107,325 – $139,523) per annum. 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 are eligible for ad hoc and regular/recurring telework after successful completion of a 1 year trial period.


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

1. Conducts the public affairs and media efforts within the agency with responsibility for planning and executing said program to inform and educate the diverse audiences and specialized publics about the ACHP’s programs, activities and services, regardless of their knowledge and understanding of historic preservation.

2. Plans, directs and executes national campaigns to convey complex information concerning the work of the ACHP, our policies and programs and historic preservation.

3. Serves as project manager and the authoritative resource for media, works with other Offices to provide authoritative advice and consultation to leadership, federal agencies and other constituencies regarding specific communications and to amplify messaging.

4. Researches, writes and edits leadership speeches and materials with regard to briefing materials, talking points, and publications and other support necessary to perform the critical functions of the Communications Office.

5. Writes, documents, manages the interpretation of complex case information and reports on existing, new and proposed legislation and regulations using plain language so that various audiences can clearly understand the meanings and implications of agency programs and the legislative and regulatory language authorizing them.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Not to exceed 1-5 days per month.

Relocation Authorized

  • No