Topic ID #37380 - posted 9/20/2016 2:17 AM

Historian, GS-09/11 - Omaha, NE

Jennifer Palmer

Agency Contact Information
1 vacancy in the following location:
 Omaha, NE
Work Schedule is Full Time - Term NTE Up to 4 year
Opened Monday 9/12/2016
(8 day(s) ago)
 Closes Monday 10/3/2016
(13 day(s) away)
Salary Range
$48,968.00 to $59,246.00 / Per Year
Series & Grade
Promotion Potential
Supervisory Status
Who May Apply
United States Citizens
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Job Announcement Number
Job Overview
Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service, as we prepare for a second century of Stewardship and Engagement.  Become a part of our mission to connect with our past and create important connections to the future by building a rich and lasting legacy for the next generation of park visitors, supporters and advocates. For more information about the National Park Service, click
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Open to all qualified United States Citizens
Full-time Term Historian position not to exceed 13 months. This position can be extended up to 4 years depending on completion of the project and/or performance.
Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid.
All travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the sole responsibility of the selected employee.
Serves as an advisor to park management on cultural resources, particularly history, in the Midwest Region.  Identifies, evaluates, and monitors cultural resources, identifies potential threats, and makes recommendations to management regarding status and mitigation of impacts (present and future).  Coordinates park historical and other cultural resources strategies and programs with activities on adjacent lands for the purposes of achieving broad protection strategies and minimizing human impacts.
Plans and conducts historical research for planning documents, including general management plans, special history studies, resources management plans, environmental impact statements, environmental ssessments, and special resource studies as required to meet the needs of the park.
 Responsible for or makes significant contributions to the preparation of historic preservation documentation, compliance, and background materials for clearances, permits, licenses, etc., as required by Section 106 and Section 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), NPS Management Policies, and cultural resources management guideline for all park undertakings. Recommends, plans for, and executes historical investigations required to meet NHPA, NPS guidelines, and the research needs of the park.
 Serves on an integrated multidisciplinary team of cultural resource professionals (archeologists, architects, landscape architects, historians, curators, and cultural anthropologists) dedicated to documenting and listing historic properties to the National Register of Historic Places and as National Historic Landmarks.  Assist parks in assessing the condition and the management of cultural resources, historic structures, cultural landscapes, archeological sites, ethnographic resources, and museum collections, through research, planning, and stewardship.
Travel Required
Occasional Travel
Up to 3 nights per month
Relocation Authorized

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