Job Openings

Iowa Economic Development Authority

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) is currently hiring for the following positions:
 

Environmental & Historic Preservation Specialist

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA), located in Des Moines, IA, is seeking a qualified candidate to join its team as an Environmental and Historic Preservation Specialist.
 
This position acts as the Environmental Officer for the agency and the Federally funded programs that require such review and compliance. Responsible for reviewing and interpreting federal guidelines of Historic Preservation Section 106 regulations and knowledge of the Secretary of the Interior's Design Standards for the organization.
 
General Duties:

  • Act as the Environmental Officer for the agency and the Federally funded programs that require such review and compliance.
  • Responsible for reviewing and interpreting federal guidelines for environmental laws, regulations and executive orders, particularly those under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
  • Review all Environmental Review Records prepared for federally funded programs.
  • Responsible for reviewing and interpreting federal guidelines especially Historic Preservation Section 106 regulations and knowledge of the Secretary of the Interior's Design Standards.  Manages the Section 106 Programmatic Agreement with the State Historic Preservation office.
  • Review section 106 submittals and provide responses to all Section 106 reviews submitted in a timely manner.  
  • Draft and update as needed the Section 106 compliance for Policy and Procedure manual for the federal programs managed by the organization.  

 The ideal candidate will have a degree in Historic Preservation, Architecture, Architectural History, Urban Planning, History, or other related field and have experience working with the Secretary of the Interiors Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.

Job posting closes on January 3, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

For more information and to apply, please visit: 
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/iowa/jobs/2925148/environmental-and-historic-preservation-specialist​

For Additional Information Contact: Brooke Parziale, HR Director,
brooke.parziale@iowafinance.com

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