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Posted: 07/05/2011

City of New Orleans
New Orleans Historic District Lanmarks Commission

City agency charged with reglulating fourteen local historic districts as well as individually nominated and designated landmarks.

Uptown Building PLans Examiner
Professional Opportunity
New Orleans, LA

The New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission is seeking a highly organized individual with an architecture degree, Masters in Historic Preservation, or both for position of Building Plans Examiner for the Uptown and Algiers Point local historic districts.

Job Description:

The Uptown and Algiers Point Building Plans Examiner reviews all work to the exterior of buildings located within the St. Charles Avenue, Garden District, Irish Channel, Lower Garden District and Algiers Point local historic districts for compliance with the guidelines of the Commission. The Building Plans Examiner consults with applicants, performs site visits, coordinates monthly Architectural Review Committee and Commission meetings, reviews architectural plans for accuracy and appropriateness amongst other duties. This position entails extensive work with the public and other government agencies, including the Department of City Planning and the Department of Safety & Permits.


Qualified applicants shall have Bachelorís degree in Architecture or a Masterís Degree in Historic Preservation in addition to one (1) year of experience in preservation architecture. Applicants must have a knowledge of New Orleans architectural styles and types, excellent organizational skills, patience and motivation.

OPen until
none given

How to apply
Submit resume and cover letter to Eleanor Burke, Deputy Director, New Orleans and Central Business District Historic District landmarks Commission.
Eleanor Burke
Phone: (504) 658-7041
Fax: (504) 658-3802
1340 Poydras Street, Suite 1152
New Orleans, LA 70112

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