Carries out research to use in producing designation reports documenting proposed landmarks and historic districts using primary and secondary sources. Writes designation reports based on research, photographs and field visits to document proposed landmarks and historic districts. Makes presentations at commission meetings and public hearings. Surveys buildings and specified areas through photography, research and building condition assessments and analyzes survey data to make recommendations to the department and commissioners. Participates in department review sessions to formulate recommendations on nominations, public hearing items and designations. Other duties as assigned.
1. A Masters Degree in historic preservation, architectural history, art history, architecture, or American history, and one year of full-time satisfactory experience working in the field of preservation, restoration, or conservation of historic structures; orconducting research in architectural or art history, or working as an architect or architectural assistant; or teaching at the college level in any of the fields. Graphic design skills preferred.
described in (a); or
2. A Bachelors of Arts Degree with specialization in one of the fields listed above, and two years of full-time related experience; or
3. Education and/or experience equivalent to 1 & 2 above.
Excellent research, writing and communication skills required.
Experience with digital mapping research;
Experience using a broad variety of digital and print sources;
Experience with project management and presentations;
Strong customer service approach.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission will only respond to qualified candidates.