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Posted: 10/24/2016

State of Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development
State Historic Preservation Office

State agency charged with responsibilities under the National Historic Preservation Act and certain state statutes. Also administers grant funding for preservation planning and restoration. Administers 2 state historic rehabilitation tax incentive programs as well as the Federal Historic Rehabilitation tax incentive. Also owns and operates four state-owned museums.

Architectural Preservationist
Job Posting number 11426
Professional Opportunity
Hartford, CT


Eligibility Requirement: Candidates must meet the Experience and Training requirements for class code 4490 which can be viewed by accessing this link http://das.ct.gov/HR/JobspecNew/JobDetail.asp?FCC=6717

Candidates must meet the professional qualification standards as defined by the National Park Service in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations, 36CFR, part 61 and Section 106 of the National Historical Preservation Act.

General Information:

Reporting to the Director of Historic Preservation and Museums this position will perform specialized duties in review and approval of architectural plans and specifications for projects that impact the State's historic resources.

Essential Functions:

Refer to Examples of Duties listed on DAS Class Specification 4490. Example of duties include:

reviewing construction drawings, plans and specifications to support the agencys federal requirements under Section

106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (16 USC 470) and the Connecticut Environmental Policy Act; interpreting the

State building and fire codes as they relate to work on historic buildings; reviewing construction drawings related to

various State Historic Preservation Office programs; advising professional architects and engineers on proper practices and use of materials in restoration and rehabilitation projects.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply architectural principles, procedures, and practices; considerable knowledge of proper techniques and materials in the restoration and rehabilitation of historic structures; considerable knowledge of Federal and State historic preservation and environmental legislation, regulations, and procedures; considerable knowledge of building and fire safety codes; interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills.

General Experience:

Eight (8) years of experience in the investigation, research, or preparation of plans and specifications for preservation projects.

Substitution Allowed

: College training in architecture, architectural preservation, American architectural history, or preservation planning may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of five (5) years for a Bachelor's degree program in architecture. A Master's degree in architecture, architectural preservation, American architectural history, or preservation planning may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

Preferred Experience:

Work experience involving the practical application of the U.S. Secretary of the Interiors Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties is preferred.

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How to apply
Interested and qualified applicants should submit a cover letter that describes their interest and suitability for the position, a resume, and an Application for Employment (Form CT-HR-12) http://das.ct.gov/HR/Forms/CT-HR-12_Application.pdf To: Joe Olender, Human Resources Specialist Department of Administrative Services, Small Agency Resource Team—SmART Unit 165 Capitol Avenue, 5th Floor East, Hartford, Connecticut 06106 Confidential Fax (preferred method of submission): 860-622-2833 Materials may be attached to email and sent to Joseph.Olender@ct.gov Follow link to official state job posting for more information http://das.ct.gov/HRDocs/JobsExams/3543_Architectural_Preservationist-DECD_Oct_2016.pdf
Mary Dunne
Phone: 860-256-2756
1 Constitution Plaza, Second Floor
Hartford, CT 06103

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