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FEMA is hiring Historic Preservation Specialists (Reservists)

Angela Gladwell asked that the following be passed on to all those
participating in the Heritage Emergency National Task Force efforts to
assist in the Hurricane Katrina assessment and recovery efforts. As she
noted in a conference call this solicitation is limited to those with
expertise in the areas described below. l

Beginning immediately under an expedited process, FEMA is hiring 15-20
Historic Preservation Specialists to work as part of FEMA?s environmental
and historic preservation cadre of reservists (Disaster Assistance
Employees, or DAEs).  This is on-call employment, but due to Hurricane
Katrina, there are immediate needs for these specialists.  I have attached a
general job description with required knowledge, skills and abilities and
job responsibilities while in the field.  Under this position, we have
various specialties, including archeologists, architectural historians,
historic preservation trainers, preservation architects, Section 106
specialists, and tribal/cultural specialists.  

Please note that FEMA employees may be subject to 24-hour on-call in the
event of an emergency. This service may require irregular working hours,
work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include
duties other than those specified in the employee`s official position
description. Selectee must be able to relocate to emergency sites with
little advance notice and function under intense physical and mental

If you are interested in applying for FEMA employment, please send your
resume or application or Optional Application for Federal Employment
(OF-612) OR any other written format to Fax number (540) 542-2484.  Please
feel to also let me know that you have submitted an application and I will
do my best to keep track of where it is in the process.  

The resume or application must contain: 
1. Indication that you are seeking a position as a Disaster Assistance
Employee in the Environmental and Historic Preservation Cadre as an Historic
Preservation Specialist 
2. Full name, mailing address, day and evening phone numbers, social
security number, country of citizenship, branch and date of military
service, if applicable; 
3. High school name and location, date of diploma or highest grade
completed, college name and location, majors, type and year of any degrees
4. Work experience that includes job titles, duties and accomplishments,
employer's name and address, supervisor's name and phone number, starting
and ending dates, hours per week and salary; and 
5. List of other qualifications such as job related training courses, job
related skills, job related certificates and job related honors, awards and
special accomplishments. 
Once applicants meet all general eligibility requirements, they will be
forwarded to each of the 10 FEMA Regions, based on the home address of the
applicant, for review and selection.  

Angela R. Gladwell
Team Administrator
Environmental /Historic Preservation 
FEMA, Department of Homeland Security
500 C. St., SW  Room 417
Washington, DC  20472
202-646-3193 (o)
202-646-3990 (f)

Attachment: FEMA HPSpecialist_05.pdf
Description: Adobe PDF document

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