Job Overview

Summary

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 Federal Agency Programs; Federal Permitting, Licensing, and Assistance Section; Washington, DC.

Salary Information

GG-13 ($92,145 - $119,794) 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 telework eligible, but newly hired employees must first complete a 6 month performance review before any telework request may be approved.

Duties

At the full performance level (GG-13)the 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 my include involvement in high profile and complex cases, maintenance of current best practice briefs and guidance on the ACHP website, developments and support of NRCS program activities involved 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 the 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 assistant to NRCS Headquarters and field staff in coordinating Section 106 and the National Policy Act (NEPA) reviews for programs and projects.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • This position is expected to require no more than 1-5 days of travel per month.

Relocation Authorized

  • No