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Posted: 04/22/2016

Maryland Historical Trust
Maryland Department of Planning

The Maryland Historical Trust (the Trust) is the state government unit charged with preserving and interpreting the legacy of Maryland's past. Through research, conservation and education, the Trust assists the people of Maryland in understanding their historical and cultural heritage. A division of the Maryland Department of Planning, the Trust serves as Maryland's State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. Programs include financial incentives for preservation, such as tax credits, grants and loans.

Easement Inspector (Research & Preservation Specialist II)
Professional Opportunity
Crownsville, MD

Position is to monitor and evaluate the condition of properties protected by preservation Deeds of Easements and work in coordination with Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) staff, the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) and other co-holding agencies to enforce the terms of the Easements. The Easement Inspector conducts on-site inspections of at least 150 historic preservation easement properties in Maryland annually.

Additional responsibilities include notification and scheduling of site inspections with property owners and co-holding agencies, preparation of easement inspection reports, notification to owners (in writing) of inspection results, organization of digital inspection photographs, and general Easement file maintenance (Easement files, vertical files, and database).  The Easement Inspector is also responsible for identifying and presenting all Easement violations to the Easement Subcommittee and Office of the Attorney General for review and drafting correspondence.  This position may also be assigned other duties as necessary by the Easement Administrator, including assisting the Easement Administrator with processing changes or alterations to applications and acting as support staff to the Easement Committee.

Education:  Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Historic Preservation or Architectural History.

Experience:  Two years experience in managing and maintaining databases, digital imaging, or photography.

Preferred Qualifications:  Experience in Historic Construction Technology or Historic Building Assessment.

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle.  Possession of a valid drivers license is required.

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How to apply
The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. You may be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Report all experience and education that is related to this position. Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. RESUME AND COVER LETTER ARE REQUIRED and can be uploaded as an attachment under the Resume Tab of the online application. Please combine all documents together as ONE attachment (cover letter, resume, etc.). The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If online access is not available, you may mail a paper application and supplemental questionnaire (if applicable) to: DBM- RED ATTN: Katarina Byrne 301 W. Preston St. #608 Baltimore, MD 21201 All mailed documents must include the applicant's name and the job number and must be received by the closing date. Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the application. If you have any questions concerning the recruitment process for this position, please call 410-767-4850. If you are having trouble uploading required documentation, you may email them to katarina.byrne@maryland.gov. TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply
Collin Ingraham
100 Community Place
Crownsville, MD 21032

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