EHP Specialist
Remote Contract/CTH Jun 3, 2024
Environmental Planner Senior:
  • Must have experience in the production and management of all levels of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review documentation.
  • Experience in the development and management of Environmental Assessments.
  • One Environmental Planner also must have experience building and maintaining GIS databases, and using GIS software to analyze the spatial and non-spatial information in them.
  • Must have the ability to work independently.
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Implementing compliance with applicable federal environmental laws, including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Endangered Species Act (ESA), National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), and Executive Orders 11988, 11990, and 12898; and others as they pertain to FEMA's disaster programs. This includes scoping environmental/historic issues, reviewing grant applications for compliance, providing technical assistance to those involved with grant implementation, and ensuring compliance is sufficiently documented.
  • In addition, the specialists will work on other projects or activities related to FEMA's Environmental/Historic Preservation Section.
General activities include:
  • Ensuring that all recovery activities receive the appropriate level of environmental review as required by NEPA, NHPA, and associated statues, regulations, and Executive Orders
  • Providing expert technical assistance; performing a full range of activities for environmental/historic preservation compliance and project management, performing data gathering, analysis, and inter-agency coordination
  • Preparing (or assists in the preparation of environmental and historic preservation compliance documents from simple to particularly complex and politically sensitive projects including resource evaluations, consultation letters, memorandums of agreement, categorical exclusions, and environmental assessments.
  • Identifies, plans, coordinates, monitors, and completes project EHP compliance reviews of FEMA-funded (in part or whole) projects under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and other applicable EHP laws, implementing regulations, Presidential Executive Orders (EOs), other Federal state requirements, and relevant DHS/FEMA policies.
  • Coordinates and completes work with FEMA EHP and project staff and program managers, EHP Team Leads, Applicants, state agencies, and other Federal agencies, and contractors.
  • Provides EHP technical assistance for the State and Applicants for project EHP reviews, planning, design, regulatory consultations, and compliance.