Jacobs FEMA Disaster Environmental Historic Preservation Specialist Region II in New York, New York
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When it comes to FEMA disaster recovery work, we’re focused on helping our communities to recover for a brighter tomorrow.
We are seeking EHP Specialists to build a technical roster in support of our FEMA client in Region II; New York and New Jersey for future disaster recovery efforts. We are seeking local candidates who reside in these 2 states to help support our program with FEMA Public Assistance.
If you want to join a company committed to you and your success, invest your technical expertise with us as a FEMA EHP (Environmental Historic Preservation) Specialist.
Jacobs currently has a contract with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), known as the “Public Assistance Technical Assistance Contract (PA TAC IV)” to provide technical assistance support for FEMA disaster-related operations throughout the U.S. FEMA uses the PA TAC nationally to obtain Environmental Planners, Engineers, Construction Managers, Project Managers, Financial Analysts, EHP Specialists and other related professional services to assist state and local municipalities in developing grant applications for Federal Public Assistance funding for the repair of their infrastructure damaged by natural or man-made disasters (roads, bridges, hospitals, schools, water treatment facilities, etc.).
As a FEMA EHP Specialist, you’ll provide technical expertise to address and resolve anticipated environmental and/or historic preservation issues relating to compliance review and approval process for proposed actions to be funded by FEMA during emergency and recovery operations. You’ll review and implement executive orders, environmental and historic preservation laws, and provide guidance for FEMA-funded activities. You’ll also perform administration work, analyze environmental and floodplain issues, serve as project managers for task orders and interagency agreements. And, you’ll be a liaison with State, Tribal, and Federal resource agencies, as well as private sector organizations.
Bring your technical expertise and passion for FEMA disaster recovery work, and we’ll empower you to restore and improve our communities across the U.S.
For our FEMA client, qualified candidates must be U.S. citizens, able to clear Department of Homeland Security background check for security clearance level of “Public Trust”, and open to working 8-12 hours per day for 5-6 days per week. You’ll potentially deploy to the field in remote disaster conditions, and most of the job responsibilities will be conducted in a FEMA office. Due to the nature of this type of unpredictable work, you must also have the ability to mobilize within 24-48 hours if ever needed to deploy, commit to up to 6 months or longer on a disaster deployment, and be flexible for contingent type of project work.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
• Minimum of 5 years specialized experience or education in Environmental, Historic Preservation, Archeology, Architecture, History, Ecology, and/or Natural/Biological Science.
• Bachelor’s degree in area of expertise.
• Experience using Microsoft office products, such as Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint.
• Experience completing environmental compliance reviews for state or federal agencies.
Ideally, You’ll Also Have:
• Experience with federal environmental and historic preservation regulations in your area of expertise including but not limited to the National Environmental Protection Act, Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act, Clean Water Act, Migratory Bird Treaty Act and the National Historic Preservation Act.
• Working knowledge of computer applications (databases, Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) applications, shape files, and mapping programs.
• Significant focus and experience in providing excellent customer service.
• Attention to detail and excellent communication (writing and verbal) skills.
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