Position Title: Architect I or Architect II or Program Specialist II (Architect or Project Reviewer
Salary Group/Class #: Architect I B21/2260; Architect II B23/2264; Program Specialist II B18/1571
$4,167-$4,584 (Arch. I) Monthly
$4,458.50-$4,800 (Arch. II) Monthly
$3,667-$4,250 (Prog. Spec. II) Monthly
Work Location Address: El Rose Building, 108 W. 16th Street, Austin, Texas 78701
Mailing Address: P O Box 12276, Austin, Texas 78711
Phone Number: 512/463-5849
Duration: Full-time 40 hrs/week
Texas Drivers License: Yes
Travel Required: Yes
Performs complex architectural work. Work involves review of county courthouse projects for compliance with the Secretary of the Interiors Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties, all requirements of the grant program and best practices in historic preservation. Assists in agencys initiative to promote good stewardship of county courthouses through training, consultations and incentives. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
Reviews projects as assigned for compliance with the Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program grant program policies and standards, state and federal guidelines including state courthouse law, Recorded Texas Historic Landmarks, State Archeological Landmarks and the Antiquities Code of Texas.
Provides program consultative and technical assistance on preservation, rehabilitation and restoration of historic properties to county governments, governmental agencies, community organizations and the general public.
May review and approve agreement documents and preservation easements.
May review and approve budgets, expenses, change orders and reimbursement requests.
May review and approve project submittals, meeting minutes and completion reports.
Texas Drivers License and willingness to travel.
Performs related work as assigned.
An undergraduate or graduate degree in architecture or a related field such as building science or facility management is required with an emphasis on historic preservation or architectural history preferred. Applicants for Architect I and Program Specialist II positions should have 3 5 years of experience and Architect II should have at least 5 years of experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Have extensive knowledge of architectural principles, techniques and procedures. Skill in the use of standard tools for the profession and in interpreting architectural plans and specifications. Familiarity with the Secretary of the Interiors Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties. Possess good public speaking and writing skills. Construction project management skills and facility management experience preferred.
REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE
If applying for Architect I or Architect II: Registration as an architect by the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners before service begins, either through examination or reciprocity, is required.
REMARKS (Application procedure, Special requirements): Applications must be submitted on the State of Texas Application for Employment form available on the web at www.thc.state.tx.us. Please mail applications to P.O. Box 12276, Austin, Texas 78711 or deliver them in person at 1700 N. Congress Avenue, Suite B-65, Austin, Texas. Resumes and cover letters can be attached, but are not required. Resumes cannot be submitted in lieu of applications. Applications will be reviewed, and top applicants will be contacted for interviews. After a qualified person has been chosen for the position, letters will be mailed to all interviewed applicants letting them know that the position has been filled. Disability access for application submission, testing and interview accommodations can be provided upon reasonable notice.
* If hired for employment, a criminal background check will be conducted. Also, you will need to provide a document or documents that establish identity and employment eligibility. Document(s) must be provided within three (3) days from date of hire. A complete list of acceptable documents is on file with the Texas Employment Commission office.
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