US Maritime Administration Historian

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This position is located in the Office of the Associate Administrator for Strategic Sealift, Maritime Administration (MARAD). This position is established to perform historical work required to document significant events through research, evaluation, and interpretation of material relevant to the subject, and for agency actions subject to review under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended (NHPA). 

As the Historian, you will:

  • Provide technical expertise and support for project undertakings subject to review under Section 106 of the NHPA and its implementing regulations, 36 C.F.R. § 800.
  • Apply professional knowledge of historical principles, concepts, research sources, methodology, and techniques sufficient to provide expert advice, interpretation, and guidance on merchant ship and naval ship history.
  • Implement policies that document significant historical events and document missions and other noteworthy events, preserves the record, and provides historical perspective to decision-makers, which is critical to making informed decisions.
  • Recommend projects and priorities in anticipation of future management needs. Responds to internal and external inquiries on history-related issues and researches and drafts histories for ships, marine infrastructure, programs, and projects in which MARAD has an interest.

The ideal candidate possess professional knowledge of historical principles, concepts, research sources, methodology, and techniques sufficient to provide expert advice, interpretation, and guidance on merchant ship and naval ship history.

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