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Posted: 07/21/2016

Va. Dept. of Historic Resources
Review and Compliance Division

The Virginia Department of Historic Resources is the State Historic Preservation Office. Our mission is to foster, encourage, and support the stewardship of Virginia's significant historic architectural, archaeological, and cultural resources.

Project Review Historic Preservationist
Professional Opportunity
Richmond, VA
$42,614 - $57,000


Responsibilities: Conducts reviews of federal and state projects based upon substantive analysis and provides written comments regarding the projects effects on historic and architectural resources. Requests additional information, makes recommendations for further identification efforts, provides opinions on the consistency of survey programs and eligibility decisions with relevant federal and state regulations and guidelines, makes assessment of effect, requests consideration of alternatives, and recommends treatment with appropriate consideration of the public benefit, agency and state initiatives and larger preservation issues. Makes site inspections to interpret specific landscape and restoration/rehabilitation problems and to identify solutions.  Promotes appropriate rehabilitation and restoration measures for federal and state-owned property by providing technical assistance and guidance on preservation technology and procedures.  Provides training workshops in statutory requirements for historic resources and/or available preservation tools.


Qualifications:Demonstrated excellent oral and written communications skills; knowledge of United States and Virginia history and architectural history; proven ability in planning, conducting, and assessing historic structure and cultural landscape surveys and National Register nominations; demonstrated contributions to the study of architectural history in publications, National Register nominations and/or CRM reports; considerable knowledge of technical, legal, and historic resources management practices and procedures as they apply to architectural history and historic buildings, structures, districts and landscapes; knowledge of and experience in applying the Secretary of the Interiors Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties; demonstrated experience in CRM and the Section 106 review process; experience in working as part of an interdisciplinary team; ability to instruct/guide others positively. Applicants must meet the Secretary Of the Interior's Professional Qualifications Standards in Architectural History, Architecture, or Historic Architecture.  


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How to apply
To be considered for this position a completed Virginia state application must be submitted through the on-line employment system at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/search by 5:00 p.m. on August 15, 2016. Resumes may be attached but may not substitute for a state application.
Bobbie Hughes
Phone: 804-482-6447
2801 Kensington Ave.
Richmond, VA 23221

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