This position is located in the American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP), which focuses primarily on land use and cultural resource and site management planning which promotes the preservation of significant historic battlefields associated with wars on American soil. ABPP goals are (1) to protect battlefields and sites associated with armed conflicts that influenced the course of our history, (2) to encourage and assist all Americans in planning for the preservation, management, and interpretation of these sites, and (3) to raise awareness of the importance of preserving battlefields and related sites for future generations. Through outreach efforts, partnership development, and grants programs the ABPP provides guidance, support, non-federal land acquisition grants and seed money for battlefield preservation, planning, interpretation, and education projects. The primary purpose of the position is to engage in a variety of historic preservation activities related to planning, compliance, interpreting, and protecting historic battle sites. Please visit find a park for additional park information.Learn more about this agency
TERM position. Appointment to this position will not convey permanent status in the Federal service and will be for a period not to exceed thirteen months, with possible extensions up to a total of four years without further competition.
All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.
Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid. All travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the sole responsibility of the selected employee.
- Conducts analysis and prepares reports in response to congressional and other requirements related to identification, evaluation, and protection of significant battlefields of wars on American soil. Recommends improvements to directives, procedures, and policies.
- Provides information and assistance, as appropriate, to the academic fields of historic preservation, history, archeology, landscape architecture, and planning.
- Provides program information to national, State, and local battlefield protection organizations and friends groups, State and Federal Historic Preservation Offices, National Park Service cultural program staff, the preservation community and the public on issues relating to the preservation of this nation's historic battlefields.
- Monitors the actions of state and local governments and NPS regional offices and parks to assess conformance with Service and Department battlefield preservation policy.
- Informs Federal, State, and local agencies of provisions of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and of NEPA cultural resource compliance requirements.
- Applies and helps ABPP partners and constituents apply GIS/GPS and computer systems.
- Arranges for, develops, co-manages, and directs grants or cooperative agreements with outside organizations to carry out national projects involving three grant programs.
- Reviews grant projects and the work of consultants, professionals, and others inside and outside the NPS.
- Manages projects and analyzes project directives, policies, operational procedures, resource requirements, and inter-program relationships.
- Recommends improvements and develops guidance explaining the processes to the national historic preservation community.
- Develops project work plans and schedules, scopes of work, cost estimates, and proposals, and grants to Administers funds and prepares reports of accomplishments.
- Provides technical assistance and subject matter expertise to grantees in area of expertise. This may include: historic preservation, military history, archeology, planning, and landscape architecture.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…United States Citizens
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