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Posted: 02/07/2017

State Of Maryland, State Historic Preservation Office
Maryland Department of Planning - Maryland Historical Trust

The Maryland Historical Trust is seeking a qualified candidate for a contractual reviewer with the Rehabilitation Tax Credit program at our Crownsville, Maryland headquarters. Created by the Maryland General Assembly in 1961, the Trust is a state agency dedicated to preserving and interpreting the legacy of Marylandís past. Through research, conservation and education, the Trust assists the people of Maryland in understanding their historical and cultural heritage. The Trust is an agency of the Maryland Department of Planning and serves as Marylandís State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.

Administrator 1 Contractual (Preservation Officer - Tax Credit Program
Professional Opportunity
Crownsville, MD

Main Purpose Of Job

This contractual position serves as one of the three reviewer positions for the Rehabilitation Tax Credit Unit within the Office of Preservation Services. Responsibilities for this position include providing technical and logistical support for owners of historic properties regarding appropriate historic rehabilitation treatments, participating in the review of the approximately 350 State homeowner rehabilitation tax credit applications received annually as well as the statutorily required promotion of the programs and review of applications for the 4 million dollar small commercial tax credit.

Additionally, this position maintains and updates all application forms, instruction materials and web site updates. Demonstrated superior writing and public speaking skills, and strong interpersonal abilities and negotiating skills are essential.


Education:†A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience:†Four years of experience in administrative staff or professional work.


1. Additional experience in administrative staff or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year to year basis for the required general experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year to year basis for the required education and experience.


The Bachelors degree used to meet the Minimum Education requirement for this position must have been obtained in†Historic Preservation, Architecture, Architectural History, or a closely related field.††



A Masters Degree from an accredited college or university in Historic Preservation, Architecture, Architectural History, or closely related field.††


Preference will be given to candidates who have at least two of the four years of professional experience in one or more of the following:

-Historic preservation, rehabilitation of historic structures or architecture.

-Demonstrated experience reviewing technical aspects of architectural plans and drawings.

-Experience interpreting and applying the Secretary of the Interiors Standards for Rehabilitation, related to rehabilitations or improvements to historic properties using the historic tax credit programs or under local historic preservation commission review.

-Knowledge of Maryland history and architecture and familiarity with federal and state historic preservation laws and regulations.†

-Certification as a LEED AP or experience with incorporating green building techniques into historic rehabilitation projects.† † †


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How to apply
SELECTION PROCESS Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the on-line or paper application. If you would like to upload a resume, put in under Professional License I. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

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