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Posted: 01/07/2014

Historic Preservation Division, Georgia Department of Natural Resources

The Historic Preservation Division (HPD) is Georgia’s state historic preservation office, or SHPO. Every state has a SHPO, established by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, As Amended, often referred to simply as the NHPA. HPD has several key functions as part of the national historic preservation program. First, through the Section 106 compliance program (named for the section of the federal implementing regulations of the NHPA), HPD functions as a watchdog over federal agencies doing business in the state, helping to insure that they respect our most important historic resources. Second, we administer various economic development programs that leverage private capital to encourage business growth, especially in our many smaller towns and communities. Finally, through programs like the National Register of Historic Places, Certified Local Governments, and others, we work with partners both inside and outside state government to encourage regional and local planning, neighborhood conservation, downtown revitalization, heritage tourism and archaeological site protection.

Environmental Review Coordinator
Professional Opportunity
Atlanta, GA

Reviews federal and state agency undertakings for compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended, the Georgia Environmental Policy Act, and other related environmental regulations as required. Reviews and comments on determinations of eligibility of structures for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. Reviews and comments on effects assessments for compliance with Section 106. Reviews, comments on, and assists with preparation of Memoranda of Agreement, Programmatic Agreements, and other agreements as required. Ensures conformance with applicable laws and regulations. Provides public information and technical assistance. Assists with Division programs and activities.

Minimum Qualifications

Completion of a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in Natural Resource Management, environmental Science, Historical Preservation or a closely related field


Two years of experience in a directly related area.


Two years of experience at the lower level or position equivalent.


Preferred Qualifications

Preference may be given to applicants with the following:

  • Experience working with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended.
  • Evaluating historic structures for eligibility for listing in the National Register of Historic Properties.
  • Assessment of effects to historic properties.
  • Familiarity with Memoranda of Agreement and Programmatic Agreements.
  • Completion of a masters degree in historic preservation, architectural history or a closely-related discipline.
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How to apply
If interested in applying for this position, please submit an electronic resume to karen.anderson-cordova@dnr.state.ga.us.
Karen Anderson-Cordova

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