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    WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Open to all qualified U.S. citizens. You do not have to be a current or former government employee to be considered for this position.

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    Responsibilities

    Major duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Direct a complex program of historical architecture preservation activities.
    • Prepare plans, specifications and cost estimates for construction, preservation and rehabilitation projects for historical buildings, site development and other projects.
    • Supervise design consultants on preservation and other projects and independently develops designs using Geographic Information System (GIS) technology and AutoCAD software, when required.
    • Carry out program management duties by developing work plans, schedules, scopes of work, justifications and funding proposals, most often for historic structures. 
    • Conduct on-site investigations of project sites to determine the feasibility of proposed projects, including development of design alternatives and subsequent analysis to ensure the project is consistent with NPS policies, guidelines, and standards and environment and cultural compliance laws and regulations.
    • Develop and maintains liaison and effective working relations with related agencies and the public in order to encourage preservation of local resources.
    • Designated Contracting Officer's Authorized Representative ensuring contractual requirements, including technical adequacy, design and construction excellence and that project budgets and schedules are met.

    AREA INFORMATION: This position is duty stationed at Boston National Historical Park, a unique partnership park that encompasses eight historic sites of national significance associated with the colonial struggle for independence and American ideals of self-determination and civil freedom. The park works collaboratively with federal, municipal and private partners to preserve, protect, and interpret the Old South Meeting House, Old State House, Faneuil Hall, Paul Revere House, Old North Church, Charlestown Navy Yard (including USS Constitution and USS Cassin Young), Bunker Hill Monument and Dorchester Heights. The park also operates three visitor centers. For additional information, please visit www.nps.gov/bost.

    Boston, the capital and largest city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is home to more than 600,000 residents. The city encompasses twenty-one diverse neighborhoods and includes exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, and a solid network of parks, community centers, and libraries. Boston is also the anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, a commuting region that includes the six Massachusetts counties of Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Suffolk, Plymouth, and Worcester; all of Rhode Island; and parts of New Hampshire. The City of Boston offers a variety of amenities such as schools, hospitals, restaurants and theaters, museums and shopping facilities. Temperatures range from 90 degrees or more in the summer and from zero to below in winter. Public transportation is available throughout the City of Boston.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional Travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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