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    This position is located in the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP); Office of Federal Agency Programs; Federal Permitting, Licensing, and Assistance Section. The position duty location is in Washington, DC.

    ACHP encourages those candidates with experience in Federal, State, and local transportation projects that assess and manage effects to historic properties to apply.

    This is a 12 month Term position. This position is in the excepted service and is not subject to competitive service procedures. Normal Merit Promotion procedures do not apply. Travel is expected to be no more than 1-5 days/month.

    While not required for consideration, the ACHP would prefer candidates with at least 2 years of qualifying specialized experience.

    First time hires to the Federal government normally start at the lower salary range of the grade level.


    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.

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

    • Provides expert technical assistance and guidance to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in order to ensure sound management and stewardship of their 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 FHWA, State Historic Preservation Officers (SHPOs), Tribal Historic Preservation Officers (THPOs), Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian Organizations (NHOs), preservation organizations and the general public affected by FHWA projects and programs.
    • Assistance may include representing the ACHP in high profile and complex cases, maintaining the current best practice briefs and guidance on the ACHP website, developing and supporting FHWA program activities and Section 106 program alternatives to establish efficiencies in project review, developing and monitoring implementation of Section 106 Agreement Documents, providing technical assistance to FHWA Divisions and State Departments of Transportation (DOTs), contribute to Transportation Research Board and American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials workshops, preparation of program and regulatory briefs, review of FHWA assignments to States, assistance with amendments and/or extension of Section 106 Agreement documents, development of traning and outreach to FHWA, State DOTs, and transportation project proponents.
    • Provide technical assistant to FHWA Headquarters and State DOTs in coordinating Section 106 and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) reviews for programs and projects , and development of related training and outreach for staff.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1-5 days/month

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/496953900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.