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Posted: 03/10/2016

Quality Services, Inc.

Architectural Historian
Professional Opportunity
Rapid City, SD

Position Summary

Quality Services, Inc. is seeking an Architectural Historian. The position involves historic structures survey and analysis, directing field surveys and research tasks, writing Section 106 reports including determinations of eligibility and effects, historic context studies, and memorandums of agreement. Applicants may be required to walk up to 10 hours per day in rough terrain, carry up to 40 lbs., and oftentimes deal with variable and inclement weather conditions, be able to sit, stoop, bend, and climb, and to use hand tools, shovels and screening and other field equipment.

Minimum Requirements

††††††††††††††††††††††† Bachelors degree or equivalent in architectural history, history, historic preservation, American studies, or a related discipline

††††††††††††††††††††††† One to three years of experience in architectural history and historic preservation

††††††††††††††††††††††† Knowledge of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and the necessary regulatory steps as it applies to historic properties

††††††††††††††††††††††† Ability to direct/conduct architectural history field surveys and focused architectural research

Preferred Qualifications

††††††††††††††††††††††† Masters degree in architectural history, history, historic preservation, American studies, or a related discipline

††††††††††††††††††††††† Ability to interact with project managers, clients, and review agencies in a professional consulting environment

††††††††††††††††††††††† Manage projects with limited oversight

††††††††††††††††††††††† HABS/HAER experience

††††††††††††††††††††††† Experience in leading or assisting with a National Register of Historic Places structure nomination

††††††††††††††††††††††† SHPO review experience


††††††††††††††††††††††† Strong technical writing and oral communication skills

††††††††††††††††††††††† Self-motivated, positive, energetic, and the ability to work and participate as a team as well as individually in a fast-paced environment

††††††††††††††††††††††† Knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Please submit your resume or vita, writing samples, and references to employment@qualityservices.us.com

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