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Posted: 05/02/2016

Arizona State Parks
State Historic Preservation Officer

This link will take you to the job announcement for the State Historic Preservation Officer: https://azstatejobs.azdoa.gov/ltmprod/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=1C99 THIS POSTING WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Arizona State Parks protects and preserves 30 State Parks and Natural Areas. The agency also includes the State Trails Program, outdoor-related Grants Program, the State Historic Preservation Office, as well as the Off-Highway Vehicle Program, and more. Arizona State Parks provides over 1,400 camping and RV sites throughout the parks and manages 8 of the top 25 most visited natural attractions in Arizona. Arizona State Parks Mission Statement: Managing and conserving Arizona's natural, cultural and recreational resources for the benefit of the people both in our parks and through our partners. To learn more about Arizona State Parks, visit our web site at azstateparks.com The Arizona State Historic Preservation Office: SHPO, a division of Arizona State Parks, assists private citizens, private institutions, local governments, tribes, and state and federal agencies in the identification, evaluation, protection, and enhancement of historic and archaeological properties that have significance for local communities, the State of Arizona, or the Nation. The role and function of the SHPO is defined in both state law (Arizona Historic Preservation Act) and federal law (National Historic Preservation Act, as amended). Activities of the SHPO include: Statewide survey to identify and evaluate historic structures and archaeological sites; Nomination of eligible historic and archaeological properties to the National Register of Historic Places; Review of federal and state actions that may affect historic and archaeological properties; Technical assistance to owners of historic properties; Technical assistance to Certified Local Governments/local preservation commissions; Public education and awareness programs; Assistance through matching grants; and assistance to property owners seeking tax credits and incentives. State Historic Preservation Officer $77,111 to $140,179 LOCATION 1100 W. Washington Phoenix, AZ 85007 We are looking for someone who can: Oversee, guide and direct the operations of all the State Historic Preservation Office and its programs. Continually review and improve the processes of the State Historic Preservation Office. Understand the customer needs and identify problems. Demonstrate leadership and excellent customer service. Produce results KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Must have considerable knowledge of: Lean management principles or process improvement Strategic planning Best practices in administering preservation programs Secretary of the Interiorís Standards of Historic Preservation Programs Must have skills in: Interpersonal Communication skills and building partners Identifying customer needs Identifying problems and solutions Strategic planning Must have the ability to: To collaborate and build relationships with partners including federal, state, local and community organizations Analyze situations and problems and make sound judgments, taking appropriate action Research, analyze and incorporate into the organization accepted industry best practices Prioritize tasks and delegate as required Mentor staff and develop staff Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing Mediate various issues with agency staff, agency support organizations, other agencies and organizations Travel statewide Ability to obtain and maintain Arizona Driver License. The Preferred Candidate will have: Graduate or Undergraduate Courses in American History, Arizona History, Architectural History, American Archaeology, American Anthropology, Historic Preservation Program Administration, Historic Preservation Philosophy, Historic Preservation Methods, Historic Preservation Law, Planning, etc. Minimum standard for filling the position is a Bachelor of Architecture Degree or a Masters Degree in History, Archaeology/Anthropology or Historic Preservation; and experience in the field of historic preservation. Must have an additional five years of historic preservation experience in lieu of a graduate degree. Experience with lean management, process improvement or demonstrated ability to ensure goals are met, identify and eliminate process issues and roadblocks. Ability to take initiative to solve problems in an innovative manner. Excellent facilitation, presentation, and communication skills, both written and oral; The State of Arizona offers an outstanding comprehensive benefits package including: Affordable medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance plans Top-ranked retirement and long-term disability plans Accrued vacation pay and sick days 10 paid holidays per year Deferred compensation plan Wellness plans All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program. Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer Vicki Adney, SHRM-CP, PHR Human Resources Manager Phone: (602) 542-6919 Email: vadney@azstateparks.gov Web: http://AZStateParks.com

State Historic Preservation Officer
Professional Opportunity
Phoenix, AZ
$77,111.00 - 140,179.00

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How to apply
This link will take you to the job announcement for the State Historic Preservation Officer: https://azstatejobs.azdoa.gov/ltmprod/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=1C99
Vicki Adney
Phone: (602) 542-6919
23751 N. 23rd Ave., #190
Phoenix, AZ 85085

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