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Posted: 06/05/2014

U.S. Commission of Fine Arts

The Commission of Fine Arts, an independent agency, established in 1910 by Act of Congress, is charged with giving expert advice to the President, Congress, and heads of departments and agencies of the federal and District of Columbia governments on matters of design and aesthetics, as they affect the federal interest and preserve the dignity of the nationís capital. The Commission is supported by a small staff of 11.

Interdisciplinary: Historian(Architectural)/Architect
Professional Opportunity
Washington, DC
$ GS-11/12

The major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
Assists the Secretary, Assistant Secretary, and other staff members in architectural design, art, and matters relating to: the preparation of projects submitted to the Commission for review; the conduct of public meetings each month regarding the public; and professional contacts relating to projects submitted to the Commission.†
Prepares submission case files, draft reports, and keeps complete and timely records of the Commissions actions.
Responsible for the initial review and processing of incoming case materials for the Old Georgetown Act, Shipstead-Luce Act, and other assigned project cases.
Examines incoming submission materials for completeness, legibility, and accuracy while carefully reviewing proposals for architectural design, historic preservation, civic design, landscape design within contexts that may be historic, monumental, or otherwise specialized.
Contacts applicants, designers, and community representatives to assure full public notice, completeness of submission materials, and a clear understanding of any influencing factors.
Assists other professional staff with presentations to the Commission of Fine Arts and the Old Georgetown Board regarding the various cases to be reviewed.†
Develops historical and architectural data for presentation during scheduled meetings or for publications relating to Washington buildings, monuments, fountains, parks, streets, and other architectural and planning features.

For a full listing of qualifications please visit:† https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/371002500

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How to apply
Please visit https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/371002500 to apply and to see the full descriptions. Applications will only be accepted through the www.USAJOBS.gov website. Applications sent to the Commission's offices will not be considered.
Frederick Lindstrom
Phone: 202.504.2200
Fax: 202.504.2195
401 F Street, NW
Suite 312
Washington, DC 20001

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