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Posted: 06/20/2013

Employer
NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission

The Landmarks Preservation Commission is the New York City agency that is responsible for identifying and designating the City's landmarks and the buildings in the City's historic districts. The Commission also regulates changes to designated buildings.


Position
Landmarks Preservationist
136-2013-121345
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
New York, NY
Details
$47,141/$54212 with 2 years City Service
 

JOB DESCRIPTION

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A TEMPORARY POSTION SCHEDULED TO END BY JULY 2014

Under the supervision of the Director of Preservation and the Deputy Director of Preservation, reviews applications to restore or rehabilitate designated landmarks and buildings within historic districts. The position will focus on applications to address work that has been completed without the required permits, and the tasks will include issuing permits to legalize or perform corrective work, consulting with owners and architects, conducting site visits, making presentations to the Commission at public hearings and public meetings, and performing various enforcement functions to ensure compliance with the Landmarks Law.  Other tasks as assigned.

 

The position requires excellent communication and customer service skills.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

1.   A Masters Degree in historic preservation, architectural history, art history, architecture, or American history, and one year of full-time satisfactory experience working in the field of preservation, restoration, or conservation of historic structures; orconducting research in architectural or art history, or working as an architect or architectural assistant; or teaching at the college level in any of the fields

described in (a); or

2.  A Bachelors of Arts Degree with specialization in one of the fields listed above, and two years of full-time related experience;  or

3.  Education and/or experience equivalent to 1 & 2 above.

 

The Landmarks Preservation Commission will only respond to qualified candidates. 

OPen until
06/29/2013

How to apply
Please submit resume and cover letter to: NYC Careers at https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/ While we appreciate every applicant's interest, only those under consideration will be contacted. The Landmarks Preservation Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you were educated in a foreign school, you must submit with your resume an evaluation of your foreign education from an approved organization. Final appointment is subject to approval by the Office of Management and Budget.
Phone: 212-669-7943
ADDRESS
1 Centre Street, 9th Fl.
New York, NY 10007

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