Topic ID #34691 - posted 2/1/2015 2:58 AM

Historian, GS-12 - Seattle, WA

Jennifer Palmer

Department:Department of the Army
Agency:U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Hiring Organization:Seattle District, Engineering Division, Environmental & Cultural Resources Branch
Job Announcement Number:WTHF155051461305911D
SALARY RANGE:    $74,896.00 to $97,370.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:    Wednesday, January 28, 2015 to Wednesday, February 11, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-0170-12
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Permanent
DUTY LOCATIONS:    1 vacancy in the following location:
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WHO MAY APPLY:    United States Citizens
SECURITY CLEARANCE:    Public Trust - Background Investigation
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
This position is also advertised under the Agency's Merit Promotion Plan as a GS-0170-11/12 under announcement WTHF155051461306092.
This position is also open to the public as a GS-0170-11 under announcement WTHF155051461305527D.
About the Position:
Seattle District, Corps of Engineers, Seattle, Washington is one of the world's premier public engineering organizations, capable of providing a full spectrum of engineering services.  Our strength lies in our technical excellence, our willingness to collaborate with our customers and understand their needs, and, our ability to facilitate creative solutions to achieve mutual goals. Our high-performing team members have a deep respect for each other, opportunities for professional growth, and, consistently strive to bring out the best in each other, our partners, and our customers. For more information visit
Other Advantages: 
Alternative work schedules, telecommuting, free parking, fitness center, cafeteria, on-site daycare, and transportation subsidy vouchers are available. Since late 2012, the District has been housed in a state of the art building. Among the many green features of the new building are extensive use of natural daylight, conversion of existing hardscape into low impact sustainable green space, use of recycled timbers and other building materials, and an energy-efficient HVAC system utilizing under-floor air distribution. At the heart of the design concept is an integrated workplace connected to nature and natural light. Inspired by the oxbows present in the original course of the Duwamish Waterway, the U-shaped design creates a dynamic 21st century environment where everyone has access to daylight.
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

Occasional Travel
Business travel is approximately 20%
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You will:
•    Serve as field investigator and built-environment specialist to identify, evaluate, and treat historic buildings and structures for District projects in compliance with Sections 106 and 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). 
•    Perform field and office work to assure cultural resources are given full consideration in a program of planning, design, construction, and operation..
•    Manage the programmatic framework, direction, and coordination for cultural resources projects and programs at Operating Projects, assuring financial management to plan and execute CR programs.
•    Provide guidance in the fields of history, architectural history, historic preservation, and cultural resources management relative to Corps studies or projects, including preparation and presentation of oral and written professional judgments.
•    Establish cultural resources project scopes, schedules and budgets, workload strategies and priorities, and cultural resources program goals
•    Manage cultural resources budgets and contracts, including preparing statements of work and costs estimates for cultural resource studies or services to be conducted by contractors for the Government, providing contract negotiation, maintaining work schedules, and reviewing contractor's work reports and invoices.
•    Coordinate cultural resource studies to assure timely interface with investigations and construction schedules being conducted by other District programs.
•    Assure that civil works operation and maintenance activity approvals are in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, etc.
•    Prepare environmental documents relating to pre-historic and historic cultural resources.

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