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    Summary

    Provides airport planning and environmental division, as a lead subject matter expert on environmental laws, regulations, policies, guidance and practices.

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    Responsibilities

    Serves as an Environmental Protection Specialist in the Federal Aviation Administration, Office of the Associate Administrator for Airports, Office of Airport Planning and Programming, Airport Planning and Environmental Division, as a subject matter expert on environmental laws, regulations, policies, guidance, and practices for airport development.

    Provides guidance on compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other Federal environmental laws and regulations, including serving as a FAA Headquarters representative on NEPA teams for major airport development projects; and review of Environmental Assessments (EAs), Environmental Impact Statements (EIS), and other environmental documentation for major airport development projects.

    Helps analyze complex technical, policy, or procedural issues related to the environmental aspects of airport development proposals. Helps identify and evaluate alternative solutions that meet Federal requirements and local needs.

    Provides guidance for Office of Airports field offices and the airport industry on a variety of environmental subject areas, including the requirements of NEPA and other laws, regulations policy, or guidance related to special environmental programs such as aircraft noise around airports and mitigating noise effects on local populations, historic preservation, threatened and endangered species, water quality and wetlands, air quality and emissions reduction. Also provides advice to Office of Airports leadership on substantive and procedural environmental issues in these areas.

    Conducts internal coordination on environmental matters.

    Coordinates with other Departments and Agencies, and FAA Lines of Business and offices as required.

    Advises Office of Airports field offices on best practices to prepare high-quality NEPA documentation, EISs and EA within established budgets and schedules, and addressing the requirements of other environmental laws and regulations.

    Manages contracts related to environmental reports or documents that are prepared on behalf of the Office of Airports. Reviews and edits reports or documents prepared with consultant support for final approval prior to external distribution.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    NA

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