The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) manages the exploration and development of the nation's offshore resources. It seeks to appropriately balance economic development, energy independence, and environmental protection through oil and gas leases, renewable energy development and environmental reviews and studies. For information about our bureau go to: http://www.boem.gov/Learn more about this agency
Due to administrative error, this announcement will close on December 18th, 2018. Applicants must have all supporting documents submitted with their application prior to the closing of this announcement.
The mission of BOEM is to manage ocean energy and mineral resources on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in an environmentally sound and safe manner and to timely collect, verify, and distribute mineral revenues from Federal lands. The Office of Renewable Energy Programs (OREP) oversees the development and implementation of the OCS renewable energy leasing and operations programs, and provides policy direction, coordination and oversight for the OCS renewable energy-related uses program.
The OREP’s Environment Branch for Renewable Energy (ERBE) is responsible for conducting environmental reviews for Atlantic OCS renewable energy competitive and noncompetitive leasing processes and post-lease operational activities in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). In addition, EBRE develops, coordinates, reviews, and manages a long-term OCS environmental studies program related to renewable energy activities on the Atlantic OCS. The incumbent serves in OREP’s EBRE, located in Sterling, Virginia, as a senior coordinator of environmental reviews mandated under NEPA for renewable energy activities on the Atlantic OCS.
At the full performance level (GS-14) the major duties for the position include, but are not limited to the following:
- Coordinating all aspects of the preparation, review and publication of environmental impact statements (EISs), environmental assessments (EAs), and other environmental compliance documents
- In the case of contracted environmental compliance documents, preparing statement of works, reviewing/tracking the project’s progress, serving as a Contracting Officer Representative, and serving on Technical Evaluation Proposal Evaluation Committees;
- Leading multidisciplinary teams of bureau scientists in the preparation and review of EISs, EAs, and other environmental compliance documents as well as input into planning and leasing activities;
- Arranging and conducting public scoping meetings, public hearings, and information meetings;
- Serving as OREP’s Environmental Lead for one or more Atlantic States through all phases of renewable energy development.
- Developing procedures and guidance for other OREP NEPA coordinators;
- Provides guidance, instructions and critical review for EBRE’s subject matter experts; and
- Representing BOEM at professional meetings, Intergovernmental Task Forces and committees involving Federal, State, or private agencies and individuals where expertise of subject matter is required.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.
Salary Range Information:
GS-14: $114,590 - $148,967
This vacancy may be used to fill additional positions as vacancies become available.
This vacancy is also announced as BOEM-MMEE-19-KS-029(MP) for those applicants who wish to apply and be considered under Merit Promotion procedures.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.
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