Wood's Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is searching for an on-call, temporary Historic Preservation Specialist, with 5 years or more of supervisory experience, to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in the event of a declared federal disaster, and undertakings in accordance with the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). We are looking for self-motivated candidates who can work as part of a dynamic project team; think clearly; have excellent communication skills, good technical writing skills, are proficient using Microsoft Office product suite; and are experienced in performing historic preservation compliance activities. Work may be conducted in all fifty states and in U.S. Territories. Work is performed for the duration in assigned locations.
Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, pass a Public Trust background investigation, and be willing to commit to a minimum 90-day assignment. A graduate degree in historic preservation, historic architecture, anthropology, or a closely related field is strongly preferred. Experience working with the FEMA Public Assistance Program, or other Federal or State agencies is also a plus. Candidates must be able to perform both office and field tasks, with exposure to a variety of climatic conditions. Work may take place in undesirable or austere conditions that include exposure to excessive heat, and extended hours, including 10 to 12 hours per day, 6 to 7 days per week. Most expenses, i.e. travel to and from the assigned location, per diem (food and lodging), are covered by the project and reimbursed to the deployed person in a timely fashion, in accordance with federal travel regulations.
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
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