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Posted: 01/22/2014

Fort Riley Garrison
Directorate of Public Works, Environmental Division

The Fort Riley Army Installation, located in north-central Kansas near Kansas State University, has a wealth of historic properties including 404 buildings and associated landscapes over 50 years of age including 122 that are owned by a private firm and are managed by a Public-Private Partnership. Many of those buildings are located in a National Register-listed Historic District. The successful applicant will be a key member of the team protecting those historic properties while providing for exemplary well-being of the people who live and work in them. He or she will consult frequently with installation stakeholders, including the private partner, and staff of Kansas's Historic Preservation Officer. His or her office will be located in one of the historic buildings, a 35K sq foot, well-preserved coursed rock-faced ashlar limestone structure constructed in 1907 that was originally used as an Artillery Post Barracks.

Historic Architect
Professional Opportunity
Fort Riley, KS
$68,809 89,450/year

Serves as a professional Architect, in the Directorate of Public Works, performing duties pertaining to the Cultural Resource management of the real property facilities at Fort Riley, Kansas. Responsible for performing a variety of engineering duties involved in historic preservation, and the renovation of installation structures, utility systems and real property. Acts as principal advisor regarding historic preservation. Reviews all projects to ensure that they comply with AR 42040, Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) all other pertinent laws and makes recommendations to mitigate adverse effects. Coordinates with the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) and Advisory Council on work programmed in historical facilities to obtain agreement on items not covered in the Section 106 review process of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). Maintains and updates archives of existing historical photos and data on historic buildings.

Successful applicant must meet the Secretary of Interior's Professional Qualification Standards for Historic Architecture

The minimum professional qualifications in historic architecture are a professional degree in architecture or State license to practice architecture, plus one of the following:

1. At lease one year of graduate study in architectural preservation, American architectural history, preservation planning, or closely related field; or

2. At least one year of full-time professional experience on historic preservation projects. Such graduate study or experience shall include detailed investigations of historic structures, preparation of historic structures research reports, and preparation of plans and specifications for preservation projects.

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How to apply
Contact Mr. Herb Abel, Chief, Environmental Division, Directorate of Public Works, Fort Riley, Kansas. The application process will through www.usajobs.gov The position is not yet open for application, but is anticipated to be open in the next few weeks.
Herb Abel
Phone: 785-239-2284

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