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Cultural Resources Specialist - Andrews AFB, MD

Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands
Camp Springs, Maryland
Closing date
Oct 6, 2021

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Cultural Resource Management
Cultural Anthropology
Environmental Anthropology
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The Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) has an open Cultural Resource Specialist position at Andrews Air Force Base, MD. For full position details and to submit application materials, please visit:

Emailed or mailed applications will not be accepted

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

This position is a Subject Matter Expert in cultural resource management. Position provides program management support, project management direction, and data management oversight for the Air National Guard Headquarters' Cultural Resources Management Program supporting the Air National Guard (ANG) Cultural Resource programs.

This is a customer service oriented position, responsible for coordinating with installation personnel at more than 160 ANG installations, 54 State Historic Preservation Offices, and numerous consulting American Indian Tribes. The Cultural Resources Specialist will actively coordinate with ANG Natural Resources, NEPA, Air Quality, and Civil Engineering programmers and managers to ensure proactive compliance with historic preservation legislation and Air Force regulations governing cultural resources management and tribal consultation. This position will also participate, facilitate, and ensure ANG Cultural Resources training and Native American Consultation training is available to ANG staff. Position is physically located at Andrews Air Force Base, MD.

Required Qualifications:

* Master's Degree in Historic Preservation, Anthropology/Archaeology, Architectural History, or related field, and knowledge and experience with historic preservation, planning, and cultural resources management and other technical training pertinent to the position is required, plus 5 or more years of relevant experience.

* Experience managing cultural resources projects from initial programming and planning to the conclusion of the project, with little to no supervision.

* Demonstrated experience working with and/or managing programs and projects involving both archaeological resources and historic buildings.

* Demonstrated experience evaluating historic buildings.

* Demonstrated knowledge working with U.S. federal historic preservation laws and regulations that govern federal historic preservation requirements and tribal consultation, and have demonstrated experience carrying out consultation and compliance activities under those regulations.

* Have a thorough understanding of most standard computer programs.

* Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

* Must demonstrate knowledge of Department of Defense policies and processes and military culture in general.

* Prior experience writing Historic American Building Surveys (HABS)/Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) documents

* Experience completing Story Maps using ESRI Story Map software

* Must have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain a driver's license by the employment start date.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience working in highly structured organizations such as governmental agencies, the military, or corporations with clearly established lines of authority, procedures, and protocols is desirable.

* Demonstrated experience acting with diplomacy and discretion at all organizational levels is necessary.

* Excellent critical thinking abilities and problem-solving skills are essential.

* Knowledge of cultural resource issues on U.S. military installations and extensive knowledge of Department of Defense and Air National Guard policies and processes relating to historic preservation and cultural resources management is highly desirable.

* Experience working with and/or developing SharePoint systems is preferred.

* Experience with and proficiency in VEMO, ACES or TRIRIGA, Air Force eDash, and DoD SharePoint systems is also beneficial.

* Project management and/or process management certification highly desirable (e.g. PmP, Learn Six Sigma, etc.)

* Prior experience writing Memorandum of Agreements and Programmatic Agreements is preferred.


Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than September 13, 2021, for full consideration at Mailed or emailed applications will not be accepted.

Upload each of the items below individually as a Word Document (.doc), PDF (.pdf), or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered. Please remove social security numbers and birth dates from application materials. A complete application consists of:

* Statement of Qualifications (one-page letter addressing each qualification described in the announcement) uploaded in the ‘Cover Letter' slot.

* Resume

* References - please include within your application contact information for 3 professional references including at least one supervisor.

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
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