Candidates must meet the Experience and Training requirements for class code 5873 which can be viewed by accessing this link
http://das.ct.gov/HR/JobspecNew/JobDetail.asp?FCC=5670. 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 is accountable for performing a full range of tasks to participate in the implementation of the State's historic preservation program inaccordance with the National Register Program of the National Park Service.
Essential Functions: Refer to Examples of Duties listed on DAS Class Specification 5873, which can be viewed by accessing this link http://das.ct.gov/HR/JobspecNew/JobDetail.asp?FCC=5670. Example of duties include:
prepares or reviews, edits and processes National and State Registers of Historic Places nominations; conducts or
supervises surveys or studies of State Register of Historic Places; assists in preparation of State Plan for Historic
Preservation, related reports and plans as required; provides assistance in defining boundaries of historic areas as
requested by municipalities; assists in the review of applications for preservation tax incentives; assists in planning and
review of projects falling under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and the Connecticut Environmental
Policy Act; speaks before groups concerning preservation of historic places; writes reports and informational literature;
provides technical expert testimony at public hearings; conducts training workshops; may prepare the National Register of Historic Places agenda for the Connecticut State Historic Preservation Review Board; as well as other related duties.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of relevant State and Federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of American history with particular emphasis on history of Connecticut; considerable knowledge of resources and techniques of historical research and documentation; knowledge of basic photographic techniques; considerable oral and written communication skills; interpersonal skills.
General Experience: A Master's degree in history or closely related field.
Substitution Allowed: A Bachelors degree in history or closely related field plus one of the following may be substituted for the general experience.
1. At least two years of full-time experience in research, writing, teaching, interpretation or other demonstrable professional activity with an academic institution, historic organization or agency, museum or other professional institution OR
2. Substantial contribution through research and publication to the body of scholarly knowledge in the field of history.
Preferred Experience: Demonstrated experience in state or national register nominations; proven writing, editing and presentation skills.