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Posted: 01/23/2015

Employer
SEARCH
History

SEARCH is a leading nationwide and global provider of cultural resources services to Government and Commercial customers in the Energy, Defense, Transportation, and Development markets. As a full-service cultural resources company, SEARCH offers a multidisciplinary integration of our five divisions: Archaeology, Maritime Archaeology, Architectural History, History, and Heritage Design. Since 1993, SEARCH has conducted over 2,500 projects across 27 US States, 6 US Territories, and 16 countries in Oceania, Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and the West Indies. Our staff of professionals works from 15 offices nationwide, including Hawaii, Guam, and our 11,000-square-foot curation facility outside of Washington, DC. Federal and State agencies have selected SEARCH for 33 IDIQ contracts as Prime and 43 IDIQs as Team Member. We have supported each military service branch, 197 military installations, 14 USACE Districts, 13 NAVFACs, 9 state DOTs, 8 Federal agencies, and more than 50 energy projects. SEARCH specializes in major projects and complex undertakings, and we have steadily expanded our staff, offices, services, and client base over the last 20 years.


Position
Historian
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Newberry, FL
Uni
Details
 

SEARCH is seeking a full time Historian to support our energy, military and transportation clients. †Responsibilities for the position include, but are not limited to, historical research in archives and libraries; oral history interviews; the development of historic contexts; and analysis of historical maps and aerial photographs. † Successful applicants must have a Masters degree in history or a related field. Previous cultural resources experience is strongly preferred but not required.

Requirements:

- 3-5 years experience in cultural resource management or a field involving historical writing is preferred;

- Masters degree in History required, concentration in American History is preferred;

- Archival research experience required;

- Ability to travel;

- Superior technical writing ability;

- Must be detail oriented, organized, able to work well on simultaneous tasks, and meet deadlines;

- Ability to work and network independently;

- Report review/editing experience;

- Proficient in MS Office Suite;

- Eligible for government security clearances;

- Must work in a team environment and multitask with a groups to meet deadlines.

Physical Demands:

†(The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).

Hearing- Able to hear normal conversations and receive ordinary information.

Vision- Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary to conduct site visits to possible cemeteries, historic buildings, etc., conduct historical research, and inspect artifacts.† Clear vision at 20 inches or less and distant vision at 20 feet or more.

Physical Strength- historical fieldwork may require outdoor, moderate physical labor and walkover survey sometimes in extreme heat.† Occasionally need to move or lift 10 lbs.†

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
SEARCH is seeking a full time Historian to support our energy, military and transportation clients. Responsibilities for the position include, but are not limited to, historical research in archives and libraries; oral history interviews; the development of historic contexts; and analysis of historical maps and aerial photographs. Successful applicants must have a Masterís degree in history or a related field. Previous cultural resources experience is strongly preferred but not required. Requirements: - 3-5 yearsí experience in cultural resource management or a field involving historical writing is preferred; - Masterís degree in History required, concentration in American History is preferred; - Archival research experience required; - Ability to travel; - Superior technical writing ability; - Must be detail oriented, organized, able to work well on simultaneous tasks, and meet deadlines; - Ability to work and network independently; - Report review/editing experience; - Proficient in MS Office Suite; - Eligible for government security clearances; - Must work in a team environment and multitask with a groups to meet deadlines. Physical Demands: (The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions). Hearing- Able to hear normal conversations and receive ordinary information. Vision- Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary to conduct site visits to possible cemeteries, historic buildings, etc., conduct historical research, and inspect artifacts. Clear vision at 20 inches or less and distant vision at 20 feet or more. Physical Strength- historical fieldwork may require outdoor, moderate physical labor and walkover survey sometimes in extreme heat. Occasionally need to move or lift 10 lbs. How to Apply: For immediate consideration for this position, please forward a cover letter, resume, salary history, a minimum of two writing samples, and three professional references to Human Resources, HR@searchinc.com. Candidates who do not submit all the requested documents will not be considered. All inquires will be treated with discretion. SEARCH is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug testing and a criminal background check are conducted upon hire. Go to www.searchinc.com for more information about SEARCH.
Phone: 4072367711
ADDRESS
315 NW 138th Terrace

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