Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director, Federal Property Management Section, the GSA Liaison serves as primary policy coordinator for cultural management initiatives developed in conjunction with GSA. The GSA Liaison also serves as an expert on GSA for the ACHP and evaluates historic preservation management policies and problems and recommends solutions for consideration and resolution by the ACHP and GSA. The GSA Liaison conducts expert professional review of GSA projects and programs under Section 106 of the NHPA, coordinating with the GSAs Center for Historic Buildings and appropriate regional offices in such review, involved State Historic Preservation Officers, Indian tribes, local government, and the public.
The GSA Liaison provides technical and expert assistance to GSA in the development and implementation of program alternatives under 36 CFR ?800.14, in particular the development of memorandum agreements and programmatic agreements. The GSA Liaison participates in negotiations with State Historic Preservation Officers, Indian tribes, local government, tenant agencies and the public. The GSA Liaison assists in monitoring; analyzing and evaluating proposed legislation, regulations, and guidelines that may intersect historic preservation issues significant to GSA.
To facilitate successful outcomes, the GSA Liaison develops and maintains professional working relationships with federal, state, tribal and local representatives; local, regional and national historic preservation organizations; and the public. The GSA Liaison is also responsible for developing a working knowledge of GSA agency programs, evaluating historic preservation management policies and procedures to assess how historic preservation should be integrated into agency operations and organizational structure. The GSA Liaison develops recommendations to improve the effectiveness and consistency of GSA programs with the policies of the NHPA, and identifies other opportunities to better integrate Section 106 with other regulatory reviews.
The GSA Liaison assists in the development of ACHP policy and guidance, and monitors, analyzes and evaluates proposed legislation, federal regulations, and guidelines impacting historic preservation projects. The GSA Liaison develops briefing materials for ACHP managers and GSA assessing the impact of the above on ACHP and GSA regulations and the NHPA.
The GSA Liaison participates in the development and/or delivery of introductory and advanced level training on the Section 106 process to educate and inform GSA staff and customers as well as other federal, state and local officials, Indian tribes, preservation professionals and the general public.
Pay Range: $86,927.00 to $113,007.00 per year
How to apply: See the full job announcement at www.usajobs.com; search by agency (Advisory Council on Historic Preservation) or by announcement number (ACHP-TL-09-MM238128) for complete information.
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Advisory Council on Historic Preservation:
The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) is an independent Federal agency that provides a Public forum to influence Federal policy, programs, and activities that affect historic resources nationwide. The ACHP promotes the preservation, enhancement, and productive use of our Nation's historic resources, and advised the President and Congress on national historic preservation policy. The ACHP was established by the National Historic Preservation Act, which entrusts to the ACHP the unique mission of advancing historic preservation within the Federal Government and the national historic preservation program. The ACHP has 36 full time staff operating with a budget of $5,265,000 for fiscal year 2008. http://www.achp.gov