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Posted: 11/14/2016

Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Historic Preservation Division

The Historic Preservation Division (HPD) is Georgia’s state historic preservation office, or SHPO. Every state has a SHPO, established by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, As Amended, often referred to simply as the NHPA. HPD has several key functions as part of the national historic preservation program.

National Register Historian
Professional Opportunity
Stockbridge, GA

This position will serve as the National Register Historian and general support to the National Register (NR) and Survey Program. The incumbent will work directly with the NR Program Manager and two additional NR staff, work closely with the Tax Incentive Program staff and serve as a general source for program-related information and assistance to other SHPO staff including ER Historians, the Historic Resources Section Chief, the Division Director as well as the public.

- Processes and makes recommendations regarding assessment of eligibility submissions; reviews and prepares National Register nominations and supporting documentation and undertakes research and outreach (including public presentations) as relevant.

-Presents nominations to the Georgia National Register Review Board.

- Provides professional expertise in Georgia history and historical development and the research and documentation of historic properties in Georgia.

- Initiates, reviews and develops historic contexts and initiates and develops techniques for the identification and evaluation of historic resources in Georgia.

- Conducts site visits and participates in special projects as necessary.

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How to apply
If interested in applying for this position, please submit a DNR Application for Employment, a resume and cover letter electronically to the e-mail address highlighted below: Georgia Department of Natural Resources Historic Preservation Division ATTN: Stephanie L. Cherry-Farmer 2610 GA Hwy 155, SW Stockbridge, GA 30281 Stephanie.cherry-farmer@dnr.ga.gov
Stephanie Cherry-Farmer
2610 GA Hwy 155, SW

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