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Posted: 09/27/2016

City of Baltimore, Maryland
Department of Housing and Community Development

Baltimore Housing's mission is to ensure that all citizens of Baltimore have access to adequate and affordable housing opportunities in safe, livable and decent neighborhoods.

Historic Preservation Officer
Professional Opportunity
Baltimore, MD
$64,600.00 - $103,200.00 Annually

A Historic Preservation Officer provides comprehensive oversight and administrative management of the Department of Housing and Community Development compliance with historic preservation requirements for its federal and state assisted housing programs and individual programs. Work of this class involves no supervisory duties or responsibilities.
Incumbents receive moderate supervision from a senior manager. Employees in this class work a conventional workweek that may include some evening and weekend hours. Work is performed in an office where normal working conditions are encountered. Work requires minimal physical exertion.

Required Knowledges, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the principles and theories of art, history, architecture and historic preservation.
  • Knowledge of policy formulation and program planning techniques. 
  • Knowledge of grant proposal request, development, preparation management and evaluation techniques.
  • Knowledge of legislative process in regards to historic preservation laws and regulations.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and city historic preservation laws.
  • Ability to develop and monitor the implementation of program policies and procedures.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with private, non-profit and government personnel. 
  • Ability to communicate complex information effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to speak in public and manage public meetings.
  • Ability to learn and interpret historic preservation codes.
  • Ability to prepare complex reports and charts.
  • Ability to utilize and operate standard business personal computers and software programs.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Requirements - A Master's degree in art history, fine arts, history, historic preservation, architecture, architectural history or city planning from an accredited college or university.
Equivalencies - Equivalent combination of education and experience.

Licenses, Registrations and Certificates:

A valid Maryland Class C Noncommercial driver's license or an equivalent driver's license and eligibility to obtain a Baltimore City driver's permit is required.

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How to apply
Apply online. Applicants are encouraged to submit a resume with the application. You may either scan and attach the resume to the online application or visit the City of Baltimore Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Division Office at 201 E. Baltimore Street, Suite 100, Baltimore, MD 21202 If you have questions regarding this position, please contact Annette Williams, Recruitment and Talent Acquisition Specialist via email at Annette.Williams@baltimorecity.gov All candidates indicating the minimum qualifications on their applications will be placed on the eligible list without further examination. The license, training and experience of each candidate will be evaluated for appropriateness and quantity. It is essential, therefore, that you give complete and accurate information on your application. Vagueness or omission may prevent you from being considered for the position. Qualified candidates will not be listed in rank order.
201 E. Baltimore Street, Suite 100
Baltimore, MD 21202

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