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    Summary

    You will serve as a senior professional on the Air Quality, Transportation Conformity, and Noise Team on policy matters in transportation-related air quality and noise issues.  You will provide technical guidance and policy interpretation on the development of national policies, procedures, and techniques for analyzing and mitigating transportation-related air quality and noise impacts and for providing advice and interpretation of FHWA policies, procedures, and regulations.

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    Responsibilities

    As an Environmental Protection Specialist, you will:

    • Serve as FHWA’s lead professional staff and use expert knowledge in areas that involve and relate to the air quality aspects of transportation environmental-related matters of Title 23, U.S.C. and the transportation programs and provisions of the Clean Air Act (CAA), especially the transportation conformity provisions.
    • Provide expertise and knowledge in the development of policy and guidance to ensure that adequate consideration is given to air quality and noise in transportation planning and project development processes, particularly as related to the determination of transportation conformity and meeting NEPA requirements.
    • Serve as senior expert for providing advice and guidance on a national scale and provides information and advice on practices in assessing and abating the air quality and noise impacts of transportation. 
    • Be responsible for the implementation and interpretation of FHWA environmental policies which contain basic FHWA policies and procedures for consideration of air quality and noise impacts in the transportation planning and development processes to ensure all Federal requirements are met.
    • Provide interface between the air quality and noise aspects of the Federal-aid highway program and the activities and programs of other agencies and relate the application of policies and procedures of other agencies to those of FHWA. 
    • Provide technical guidance and expertise in training activities in transportation planning, air quality and noise impacts, NEPA implementation, and transportation conformity areas.

    The ideal candidate for this position is a senior level professional who can function independently and demonstrate leadership in team environments. The candidate should have experience in developing Agency-wide policies, possess strong analytical and communication skills, and have experience working on multi-disciplinary teams.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Some travel is required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/518027600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.