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Posted: 05/23/2013

Ohio Historical Society

Historic Preservationist III - RPR
Professional Opportunity
Colombus, OH

Assess the effects of federally, state, and locally assisted projects to historic properties, pursuant to Sections 106 and 110 of the National Historic Preservation Ace and Section 149.53 of Ohio Revised Code; advise and educate agency staff and others about the Section 106 review process; and maintain computer and paper records.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Differences between review positions may depend on funding source, professional expertise and workload needs.
* Analyze project documentation to determine eligibility of historic properties for listing in the National Register of Historic Places and to provide comments and recommendations for the purpose of surveying and identifying historic properties.
* Review surveys, data recovery plans, maps, drawings, photos, and other technical documentation in order to assess effects of projects to historic properties.
* Synthesize review results and clearly communicate the outcome in writing, meetings, and other communication media.
* Make site visits to evaluate effects of proposed projects on historic properties.
* Negotiate agreements to avoid or mitigate adverse effects to historic properties.
* Review and comment on Federal and state regulations.
* Review state projects to assess the impact on historic properties for the purpose of compliance with state law.
* Create and provide education and assistance to federal, state, and local agencies, and individuals and organizations, including workshops and conference sessions.
* Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
May require the oversight and supervision of volunteers, interns, and
temporary staff.

Education and/or Experience:
* A graduate degree in archaeology, anthropology, or a closely-related
preservation field, or its equivalent in education and experience, plus a minimum of four years of work experience in a professional capacity in the relevant discipline, or must meet the professional qualifications standards in 36 CFR 61, Appendix A.
* Familiarity with the Secretary of the Interior Standards and Guidelines for Archaeology and Historic Preservation, as well as other federal historic preservation laws, regulations and guidelines.

Certificates and/or Licensures:
Requires a valid Ohio driver's license.

Language Skills:
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with a wide range of preservation constituents in both the public and private sectors.

Mathematical Skills:
Basic mathematical skills with the ability to apply mathematical concepts to practical situations.

Technical Skills:
Ability to use Microsoft Office or equivalent business software such as
spreadsheet, database, and word processing applications. Ability to use Windows and Windows-based PCs and peripherals. Ability to use Geographic Information System software.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to implement, plan, and critically evaluate research. Ability to
review, understand, and interpret a variety of technical
data such as engineering drawings and specifications, primary and
secondary research sources, and maps.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Requires prolonged sitting, frequent standing, and bending, stooping and
occasional lifting up to 25pounds. Requires normal
range of eyesight, hearing and manual dexterity sufficient to operate
keyboard, telephone, photocopier and other office

Work Environment:
* The work environment characteristics described here are representative
of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions
of this job.
* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
* Normal office environment. Occasional evening or weekend work. Work may
be stressful at times. Requires ability to travel, sometimes with overnight stays. Work may involve attendance at public meetings and site visits, as well as occasional archaeological investigation and monitoring.


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How to apply
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