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Posted: 09/09/2010

Metropolitan Gov't of Nashville & Davidson County

Historic Preservationist 1
Professional Opportunity
Nashville, TN


This position coordinates historical site development and restoration projects, provides technical assistance to owners of historic properties, and elevates awareness of Nashville's architectural history.


Inspects buildings and landmarks to establish their authenticity as historical sites and/or for compliance with preservation and zoning regulations.

Reviews specifications and issues approvals for exterior work proposed in historically zoned districts.

Surveys potential historic sites and/or districts and makes recommendations for preservation.

Assesses the impact of projects on surrounding area.

Studies proposals and evaluates impact they may have on historical properties and districts.

Draws architectural illustrations and specifications for projects.

Reviews and writes specifications for projects.

Coordinates and attends meetings and/or projects with the public, staff, and other agencies.

Researches and documents architecturally significant properties.

Writes articles and reports for various publications.


Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and significant experience, which would enhance skill in the field of preservation.


Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in a related field.

Valid "Class D" Driver's License

NOTE: To perform the duties of the position, applicants would typically have a degree in Architecture, Historic Preservation or Liberal Arts and related experience.

*Incumbents are required to use their personal vehicles in the performance of the job duties.

*Metro Government will not pay relocation expenses for this position.


Knowledge of architectural design and drafting techniques.

Skill in drawing architectural illustrations.

**An Incomplete application or missing documents may result in disqualification. **

Fill in complete work history, do not attach resume in lieu of requested information.

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How to apply
Visit the City website and link to Employment, then search Professional. An official employment application must be completed in order to be considered.

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