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Posted: 11/17/2016

NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission

The Landmarks Preservation Commission is the New York City agency that is responsible for identifying and designating the City's landmarks and the buildings in the City's historic districts. The Commission also regulates changes to designated buildings.

Professional Opportunity
New York, NY
Min. $50,362 – Max. $57,916 (with 2 year

Under the supervision of the Director of Special Projects and Strategic Planning, and working closely with the Executive Director, corresponds with building owners and community members regarding buildings under consideration for landmark designation; arranges and attends meetings with owners and community; reviews proposed work for calendared properties and coordinates job filings with owners of calendared buildings; work with other city agencies on landmark issues; acts as liaison with the State Historic Preservation Office on National Register nominations; manages the process and content for mailings related to the designation process; draft outreach materials, including informational brochures, testimony, and speeches; and handles special projects related to designation initiatives as directed by the Director of Special Projects and Strategic Planning; and  coordinates the agencys internship, work-study, and fellowship programs; other duties as assigned.




  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties described above; or

  2. High school graduation or equivalent and six years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above;  or

  3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to 1 & 2 above. However, all candidates must have at least one year of experience as described in "1" above.


 Preferred Qualifications:


  • Excellent time management skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines

  • Understanding of Landmarks Preservation Commission regulations, zoning and other City policies

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, experience creating and giving presentations

  • Strong organizational skills with an ability to strategically prioritize tasks

  • Excellent computer skills including expertise and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite; GIS experience a plus


 The Landmarks Preservation Commission will only respond to qualified candidates.


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How to apply
The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please submit resume and cover letter to: NYC Careers at https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/ City employees must apply via Employee Self Service, under Recruiting Activities/Careers/136-2017-272247 While we appreciate every applicant's interest, only those under consideration will be contacted. APPOINTMENT IS SUBJECT TO APPROVAL BY THE MAYOR’S OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET. If you were educated in a foreign school, you must be able to submit an evaluation of your foreign education from an approved organization.
Phone: 212-669-7943
1 Centre Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10007

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