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Posted: 11/28/2011

West Virginia Department of Transportation
Division of Highways-Engineering Division-Environmental Section

The Division of Highways is responsible for planning, engineering, right-of-ways acquisition, construction, reconstruction, traffic regulation and maintenance of more than 34,000 miles of state roads. Additional duties include highway research, outdoor advertising contiguous to state roads, roadside development, safety and weight enforcement and dissemination of highway information. Traversing mountains, valleys, wild rivers and rolling countryside, the roadways maintained by the Division of Highways include: 38,452 miles of public roads 34,726 miles of state owned highways, 88 miles of West Virginia Turnpike, 835 miles of federally owned roads and 2,866 miles of municipally owned roads 549 miles of Interstate highway 1,824 miles included in the National Highway System, 23 miles of which are connectors to other modes of transportation such as airports, trains and buses 6,710 bridges of which 32 percent are more than 100 feet in length 2 national and 8 state scenic byways The more than 4,500 men and women of the Division of Highways (DOH) are proud to preserve the quality and integrity of this world-class mountain transportation system.

Structural Historian
Professional Opportunity
Charleston, WV

Under general guidance, an employee in this class identifies significant elements in architecture and analyzes these elements to determine the historical value of structures in the state. Makes determinations of eligibility for the National Register of Historic Places. Coordinates with other agencies as necessary. Performs related work as required following section 106 of the National Historic Preservations Act of 1966 and Section 4(f) of the US Dept. of Transportation.


Prefer Masters degree in Architectural History or Historic Preservation.

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How to apply
Interested applicants can be directed to the WV Division of Personnel web site to apply. Any of these addresses will work: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wv www.personnel.wv.gov The register is now open for this job classification until 2/29/2012.
Gregory Bailey
Phone: 304-558-2885
Fax: 304-558-0605
Capitol Complex, Building 5, Room 317-A
Charleston, WV 25305

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