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Hazard Mitigation Environmental and Historic Preservation (EHP) Specialist

May 7, 2018

Position available in St. Croix only.

DEFINITION

Under general supervision from the Territorial Hazard Mitigation Officer, acts as an expert in Federal and Territorial Environmental and Historic Preservation (EHP) requirements as they pertain to the implementation of the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) within the Territory.

Supervision may be received in the form of conference, review of reports and evaluations of performance.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (NOT ALL INCLUSIVE)

  • Makes recommendations to the Territorial Hazard Mitigation Officer on historic preservation policy and procedures, and program guidance and training information on historic preservation compliance issues.
  • Develops and maintains liaison with Territorial and Federal resource agencies, and private sector organizations, in order to coordinate compliance issues, disseminate technical information and maintain knowledge of government-wide programs and initiatives associated with implementation of historic preservation laws and their impact on the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, and related disaster assistance laws
  • Provides historic preservation compliance advice to VITEMA personnel and serves as subject matter expertise for review of existing materials to ensure that historic preservation compliance issues are adequately addressed.
  • Analyzes and recommends implementation of guidance, policies, procedures, and directives to enhance historic preservation compliance strategies and further integrate considerations into the delivery of FEMA’s assistance programs.
  • Provide all assistance to the supervisor and staff on assignments in support of FEMA mitigation programs by researching historic preservation compliance requirements procedures and guidelines to effectively and expeditiously ensure compliance with appropriate historic requirements.

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> VITEMA Job Descriptions - Mitigation EHP Specialist

 

To apply, email a copy of your resume to erika.callwood@vitema.vi.gov. Be sure to include the title of the position you are applying for in the SUBJECT of your email.