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Cultural Resources Management Specialist

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.
Crystal, Virginia
Closing date
Jul 18, 2024

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
Cultural Anthropology
Full Time
Organization Type
Cultural Resources Management Specialist

Key Role:

Develop, implement, and oversee cultural resources management and Section 106 consultation in support of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) for federal government clients, apply advanced consulting skills, extensive technical expertise, and full industry knowledge, and develop innovative solutions to complex problems. Possess professional cultural resources knowledge and expertise about a wide variety of cultural resource laws, regulations, policies, procedures, and technologies affecting federal agency activities and operations in the related professional fields of anthropology, historic preservation, archaeology, cultural resources management, curation, or preservation planning. Lead, participate, facilitate, and communicate with the team and the client on all critical stages of the NHPA consultation process and provide supervision, daily work direction, quality control, and oversight to the team on project deliverables. Oversee and manage the preparation of administrative records and prepare and monitor schedules, milestones, workload projections, and staffing needs to meet client requirements.

Basic Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience in cultural resources management, including cultural resources management planning and programming
  • Experience with federal agency historic preservation, including policies, principles, and application technologies
  • Experience with and studies and analyses on new and emerging cultural resources management issues, challenges, technologies, and concerns
  • Experience with resource consultations, specifically cultural and historic, in support of NHPA Section 106 including drafting Section 106 documentation, correspondence, and closeout reports
  • Knowledge of NEPA, including executive orders, laws, regulations, and policies throughout the NEPA process
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust or Suitability/Fitness determination based on client requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Historic Preservation, or Archaeology

Additional Qualifications:
  • Experience with historic resource or archaeology surveys, SHPO/THPO consultation, developing historic contexts, or developing Determinations of Eligibility or National Register Nominations
  • Experience with stakeholder engagement, including working with NGOs, community partners, and decision-makers
  • Ability to think critically as a project lead, multi-task, and work closely with a team to execute project activities under strict timelines or deadlines
  • Ability to write, edit, and format complex documents using Microsoft Word
  • Ability to use SharePoint and MS Teams in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to analyze situations and make well-informed decisions
  • Possession of excellent written and verbal communication skills


Applicants selected will be subject to a government investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements of the U.S. government client.

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Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual's particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $60,400.00 to $137,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen's total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

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