Historic/Cultural Resources Specialist

Job Locations US-VA-Tysons
Posted Date 5 months ago(3/31/2020 9:21 AM)
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LMI is a consultancy dedicated to powering a future-ready, high-performing government, drawing from expertise in digital and analytic solutions, logistics, and management advisory services. We deliver integrated capabilities that incorporate emerging technologies and are tailored to customers' unique mission needs, backed by objective research and data analysis. Founded in 1961 to help the Department of Defense resolve complex logistics management challenges, LMI continues to enable growth and transformation, enhance operational readiness and resiliency, and ensure mission success for federal civilian and defense agencies.

LMI seeks a cultural/historic resources specialist to support a federal program management office in the Washington, DC/Tysons, Virginia area. Join our team of collaborative self-starters focused on delivering practical and efficient solutions to help our client keep U.S. borders safe and facilitate trade and travel. As part of our high-performing team, you will augment our vital work to provide “eyes and ears” technology to protect our nation.


You will assist a federal agency in executing its cultural, historic, archeological, and environmental program and complying with federal and state laws and regulations, such as the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA, and others). Strong communication skills, a demonstrated ability to deliver innovative solutions, a sound understanding of required laws and processes, and creative problem-solving acumen are critical success factors.


Representative responsibilities:

  • Supports the environmental and project teams in assuring regulatory compliance for assigned projects and programs;
  • Reviews technical reports for compliance with DHS/CBP and other federal policies and directives;
  • Provides management and technical oversight of various cultural tasks, including archaeological investigations and reporting;
  • Oversees field survey methods, schedules, and execution, field reports, coordination and consultation with state, federal, and tribal representatives;
  • Oversees BMP development, implementation and corrective measures where needed;
  • Coordinates with Project Managers on implementation of BMPs during construction and project execution, provides status reporting on BMP implementation as needed;
  • Tracks progress of requirements until completion and ensures schedules are updated and documents are entered into team and client document tracking systems (i.e. FITT and TRIRIGA);
  • Consultation with various State Historic Preservation Offices on behalf of our clients in fulfillment of compliance requirements under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA); consultation with various Tribal Historic Officers as well
  • Update team and processes based on regulation changes and agency protocols and requirements;
  • Attend project review meetings and site visits


  • Must meet Professional Qualification requirements of the Secretary of the Interior Standards under 36CFR61;
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Anthropology, Archaeology, Historic Preservation, or related field;
  • Minimum of 6 years of Cultural Resources Management (CRM) experience;
  • Previous work with CBP, DHS, US Border Patrol portfolios is a plus;
  • Ability to synthesize archaeological data from intensive field studies;
  • Proficiency of all aspects of compliance procedures under Section 106 of the NHPA;
  • Knowledge of Federal Agency implementation protocols for Section 106 compliance;
  • Excellent mentoring, communication, and writing skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of an integrated team;
  • Experience consulting with SHPOs and Federally recognized tribal organizations;
  • Work experience in one or more of the following areas: 
    • NEPA
    • NHPA
    • ESA
    • CAA
    • CWA
    • RCRA
    • Development and implementation of training programs.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and SharePoint;
  • A true team player who maintains a positive attitude in a dynamic environment.

Ability to pass a government background investigation, including financial, criminal, residential, educational, foreign affiliation, prohibited substance use, and employment verifications; active U.S. Customs and Border Protection background investigation preferred. Please note that only U.S. citizens are eligible for a suitability determination;

EEO Statement

LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer-all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. 


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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other factors protected by applicable law.

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