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    Summary

    This position serves as an Environmental Protection Specialist for the Office of Airports (ARP), Eastern Region in support of the Airport Improvement Program (AIP).

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    Responsibilities

    This position serves as an Environmental Protection Specialist for the Office of Airports (ARP), Eastern Region in support of the Airport Improvement Program (AIP).

    Duties for the FV-J Level: Serves as a point of contact, authoritative consultant, and technical expert for environmental and noise compliances. Reviews projects for applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, including FAA Advisory Circulars, Orders, Guidance and Grant assurances. Provides specialized technical services to ensure compliance with NEPA and other federal environmental laws for airport development and planning projects. These services include, but are not limited to: overseeing the environmental analysis, agency consultation, public involvement and preparation of environmental documents in accordance with NEPA and FAA requirements. These include Categorical Exclusions (CATEX), Environmental Assessments (EA) and/or Environmental Impact Statements (EIS). Participates in the development, review/approval of Findings of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Records of Decisions (ROD). Provides specialized technical services related to Airport Noise Compatibility Studies prepared pursuant to 14 CFR Part 150 and Notice and Approval of Airport Noise and Access Restriction prepared pursuant to 14 CFR Part 161. Prepares Federal Register Notice, Records of Approval, and other documents. Provides technical input and guidance to Planners, Engineers, and airport sponsors in the development of Airport Capital Improvement Plans and Master plans to ensure compliance with NEPA and other environmental laws. Provides technical input and guidance to Part 139 inspectors and other lines of business to minimize environmental impacts while promoting airport/aviation safety. This includes participation in the development, review and approval of Wildlife Hazard Assessments and Management Plans. Reviews and approves Scopes of Work, payment requests, grant applications and related project documents. Determines eligibility of work on projects involving environmental studies or assessments. Reviews and prepares correspondence including Congressional correspondence, briefing papers, approval letters and guidance to sponsors associated with all aspects of airport development. Participates in national teams to review current policy and guidance. Makes recommendations for changes to national policy. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    NA

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