The incumbent in this position serves as the Environmental Review (ER) Historian. Reviews projects for National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) eligibility and affects determinations for Section 106 compliance and similar and related state and federal laws. Assists in negotiating and reviewing programmatic agreements and memorandum of agreements. Provides technical assistance, provides information to the public, makes presentations, and conducts meetings and site visits as necessary. Provides ER program reporting and assists in managing program files in accordance with established procedures. Advises Environmental Review Program Manager, Historic Resources Section Chief, Historic Preservation Division Director, and other agency officials on ER-related issues and projects. Supports other HPD program areas as necessary. Supports and participates in special projects as necessary.
Completion of a Masters Degree from an accredited college or university in Historic Preservation, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Science or a closely related field.
Completion of a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in Historical Preservation, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Science, 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.
Preference may be given to applicant with masters degree in Historic Preservation or closely-related field in combination with degree in architectural history, history, or planning and one or more of the following:
- Experience with reviewing projects for Section 106 compliance and similar and related state and federal laws, including defining APE and eligibility and effects determinations.
- Experience with evaluating historic resources for eligibility for listing in the National Register of Historic Places and reviewing work for consistency with SOI Standards.
- Experience working with at least one other core SHPO program area such as Tax Incentives, Certified Local Governments, or National Register on a consultant basis or as agency staff.
NOTE: Applicants must submit both a State Application for Employment AND a resume with references.