Great Northern Resources Inc. (GNR) has an immediate opening in Southern California for Architectural Historians with inventory and recording experience to join our growing Cultural Resource Management Program.
The positions are part-time with opportunities to become full-time primarily supporting projects based in Southern California. Starting wage depends on qualifications and experience.
The successful candidate will be required to:
· Conduct historic resource inventories and record findings with senior level assistance;
· Exhibit strong written, verbal and professional interpersonal communication skills;
· Have basic knowledge and skill in the use of Microsoft Office application suite;
· Record, photo-document, and evaluate historical buildings, structures, and landscapes to current professional standards in collaboration with senior level architectural historians;
· Perform archival and historical research using primary and secondary documentary sources;
· Conduct oral history documentation;
· Prep findings for formal HABS/HAER/ HALS documentation and NRHP documentation;
· Assist Senior Level Architectural Historians, Project, and Program Managers with field and research tasks as needed;
· Successfully perform work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team.
· Experience with National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
M.A. or M.S. degree in history, art history, architectural history, historic preservation, or closely related discipline is required with an emphasis in architectural history preferred. The successful candidate must meet the Secretary of the Interiors Professional Qualification Standards for an Architectural Historian, with 1-5 years of applicable professional experience desired. Experience with California documentation and CEQA experience preferred.
The applicant must have experience conducting architectural and historic resource inventories, the recording of findings, and preparation of data to CRM guidelines. The applicant will have familiarity with NRHP criteria for historic built environment resources.
The position requires a proficient working knowledge of regulatory compliance, familiarity with archival sources, basic skills with Microsoft Office software tools, and strong written and oral communication skills. The applicant must be physically able to work outdoors in a variety of conditions.
The successful candidate must demonstrate a positive work ethic, reliability, ability to self-manage and work independently while completing tasked assignments to directed specifications and demonstrate commitment to serving as an integral team member. While the position is developed for Southern California practitioners, field and office tasks will be conducted remotely in collaboration with our California-based team.