Cultural Resources Management Specialist

Tetra Tech - Aiken, SC3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $61,000 - $81,000 a year
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We are currently seeking a Cultural Resources Management Specialist who will be responsible for conducting oversite of cultural resource activities at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Georgia. The right candidate will meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards, as well as the requirements under Army Regulation 200-1; have experience directly related to cultural resources management at Army Installations with a working knowledge of Federal laws and regulations; be able to communicate proficiently across all mediums and provide technical support where needed, including having a close working relationship with colleagues at the Georgia State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO).

The Cultural Resources Management Specialist will be on-site to provide deliverables to government employees who are ultimately responsible for any final decisions regarding the cultural resources’ management program.

The Cultural Resources Management Specialist will specifically have experience in, and will be responsible for, National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) Compliance, Archaeological Repatriation and Protection Act (ARPA) Compliance, Integrated Cultural Resources Management Plan (ICRMP) and Programmatic Agreement (PA) Revisions, File and Database Management, and Outreach and Education.

Document Preparation and Review – Prepare, review, and provide comments on various plans and reports, such as the historic building survey, Integrated Cultural Resources Management Plan, historic preservation plan, and any archaeological surveys and reports of proposed undertakings. Review and comment on cultural resources sections of NEPA documents. Prepare standard operating procedures for cultural resources management related to installation operations

Regulatory Compliance – Prepare Section 106 documentation for all installation projects as needed. Coordinate installation activities with the Georgia SHPO as required. Implement the programmatic agreement between Fort Gordon and the Georgia SHPO to streamline section 106 compliance. Implement the installation Integrated Cultural Resources Management Plan. Prepare documents, reports, photographic displays, etc., required to fulfill Memorandums of Agreements (MOA) between Fort Gordon and the Georgia SHPO and culturally affiliated federally recognized Indian tribes, as necessary

Field Inspections – Conduct all required annual inspections of historic properties, sites, and structures. Conduct site field inspections to determine potential effects of military field training, construction, and other projects on historic properties, sites, and structures

Installation Training Courses – Prepare and present NHPA compliance information to military and civilian personnel during environmental compliance training sessions and, as requested/needed, by activities at Fort Gordon, Georgia. Participate in educational presentations to school groups and the general public, as necessary

Report Preparation – The Cultural Resources Management Specialist shall prepare the quarterly reports and presentations for EMS, PMR, ISR, and EQCC requirements for Garrison Command. The reports and data will cross-feed to provide consistent reporting data and command information for regulatory focus and decision making. The Cultural Resources Management Specialist shall provide a quarterly report documenting the findings, analyses, and conclusions of cultural resource actions

The Cultural Resources Management Specialist shall provide support for addressing technical issues in response to review of documents and associated initiatives concerning cultural resource programs. The tasks above shall not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Archeology, Historic Architecture, Historic Preservation, or related cultural resources management field and meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards as listed in 36 CFR 61, Appendix A

3-5 years’ experience

The Cultural Resources Management Specialist must meet Army Regulation 200-1 requirements

Work experience must directly relate to cultural resources management at Army Installations and must include working knowledge of Federal historic preservation laws and regulations including NHPA, NAGPRA, and 36 CFR Part 800 (Section 106); archeology, historic architecture, historic preservation, or related cultural resources management

Computer proficiency in MS Office and ESRI ArcGIS; NHPA technical support

Excellent communication skills

About Tetra Tech:
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.