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    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/

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    BOEM's Office of Environmental Programs (OEP) is responsible for assessing the environmental impact of Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) development and providing guidance concerning the place, time, and nature of activities to be authorized. The Program informs decision-makers and the public about potential environmental impacts of OCS energy and mineral resource development, how to prevent or mitigate those impacts, and how to monitor impacts and measure for environmental protection.

    The Division of Environmental Sciences (DES) provides for the management of the Environmental Studies Program (ESP) providing national level coordination with research managers within the Department of the Interior, other Federal agencies and coordinating committees, and non-Federal research organizations. This research is designed and managed to provide important information to decision-makers involved in OCS-related activities.

    The incumbent serves as a technical specialist on, and a DES contact for, archeological and historic preservation aspects of the OCS energy and mineral programs. Duties and responsibilities tend towards, but are not restricted to, oversight and support with respect to archeological and historic properties in the OCS environments and possible impacts resulting from offshore geological and geophysical exploration, energy and mineral programs exploration, construction, and development.

    The major duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

    1. Lead the planning, review, and analysis of marine archeological research activities.
    2. Participate as a consultant or contract inspector for all BOEM-funded archeological studies and field projects.
    3. Identify and coordinate the procurement of archeological studies; manage studies as a Contracting Officer's Representative (COR).
    4. Collect, review, and analyze the data, deliverables, and reports submitted for all DES archaeological studies and fully incorporate this information into the BOEM decision-making process.
    5. Participate and coordinate with BOEM regional offices during Studies Development Plan (SDP) process.
    6. Serve as the lead for the BOEM Archeology Subject Matter Expert (SME) Team.
    7. Prepare and review national-level environmental analyses and documentation to ensure accuracy and compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), and other relevant Federal statutes and regulations.
    Salary Range Information:
    GS-13: $102,663 - $133,465 per annum

    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.

    This vacancy may be used to fill additional positions as vacancies become available.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0193 Archeology

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