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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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