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Posted: 11/04/2011

City of Fort Worth, Texas
Planning and Development Department

Fort Worth is the nation’s 16th largest city with 746,290 residents, more than many other well-known cities across the country, including Charlotte, El Paso, Seattle, Boston, Denver, Washington, Las Vegas, Portland, New Orleans, Cleveland, and Atlanta. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, between April 1, 2000 and April 1, 2010, Fort Worth’s population increased by 206,512 persons making it the fastest growing large city (500,000 or more population). Fort Worth’s physical and economic climates are ideal for residents and employers. Once dependent on defense, oil and agriculture, Fort Worth’s economy has become more diversified with high-tech jobs. The cost of living is low, keeping labor costs down and homeownership within reach of many. Fort Worth offers excellent opportunities for unique cultural experiences, quality education, recreation, and a safe environment, creating a high quality of life.

Historic Preservation Planner
Professional Opportunity
Fort Worth, TX
$44,574.00 to 48,963.00 Annually


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Planning, Urban Planning or Design, Public Administration, Urban Geography, or a related field; OR Master’s degree in Planning and no experience. Educational background in historic preservation and experience in historic preservation is strongly preferred.


Travel to various planning sites within the City required.


The purpose of this position is to assist in directing and maintaining the Historic Preservation Program for the City of Fort Worth. The Historic Preservation Planner will assist the Historic Preservation Officer in enforcing the historic preservation ordinance, and for providing staff assistance in the implementation of the policies, goals, and programs of the Historic and Cultural Landmarks Commission.

The Historic Preservation Planner will assist the Historic Preservation Officer with administrative acts required by the Historic Preservation Ordinance, including public notices, researching background material, preparing reports and recommendations, and receiving and processing appeals.

Work includes developing, recommending, implementing, and evaluating City policies related to historic preservation, and providing technical, architectural, design, historical, and policy guidance to staff, governmental officials, other City departments, boards and commissions, and regional, state, and national preservation agencies.

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How to apply
Apply online at the City of Fort Worth
Randy Hutcheson
Phone: (768) 111-00
1000 Throckmorton Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102

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