Nature of Work:
This is increasingly responsible professional and technical work involving moderately difficult duties in historic preservation.
Employees in this class will apply professional historic preservation principles, practices and techniques to a wide variety of routine and moderately advance historic preservation projects. Also employees will exercise considerable independent judgment and discretion and will perform duties under general supervision and direction. Work is predominantly intellectual and varied in character as opposed to routine mental, mechanical, manual or physical work. An employee in this capacity reports to the Preservation Officer or designee.
Assists in reviewing, analyzing, conducting site visits, reporting findings and making recommendations on applications for Certificates of Appropriateness for proposed work affecting historic properties and properties in Environmental Preservation Districts and Scenic Transportation Corridors.
May sign building permits and issues Certificates of Appropriateness and Certificates of Approval.
Conducts historic resources surveys.
Conducts research and assists in preparing designation reports for proposed historic sites and historic districts.
Provides technical assistance to property owners and neighborhood groups.
Responds verbally and in writing to inquiries regarding historic and environmental preservation.
Assists in the overall administration and making presentations and reports to the Historic and Environmental Preservation Board.
Performs other related work as required.
Valid Driver's License from any state (Equivalent to a State of Florida Class E), Masters degree from an accredited college or university in Historic Preservation, Architecture, Architectural History, American Studies, or a closely related field, three (3) years experience working in historic preservation, design review and/or historical research. Experience in reviewing Plans, Certificates of Appropriateness, Certificates to Dig and archaeological review is desirable.
Equivalent combination of training and experience beyond a Bachelors degree in the aforementioned or closely related fields.