The City of Bozeman is seeking a Historic Preservation Specialist to coordinate the Citys Historic Preservation program. This includes, but is not limited to, coordinating grant applications, consultant contracts and volunteer advisory boards, implementing public policy related to historic preservation, identifying and executing studies pertaining to historic preservation, and acting as an advisor to historic preservation related organizations and other members of the public to promote historic preservation.
This is a full-time opportunity with many benefits! As a City of Bozeman employee, you will be part of a team that is committed to impacting and serving the community. This great opportunity also provides enrollment in an established retirement system with significant employer contribution, generous vacation and sick time accruals, and excellent medical/dental/vision benefits.
Bargaining Unit: MPEA (Montana Public Employers Association)
Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Non-Exempt
Work Week: 40 hours/week, typically M-F 8am-5pm with some evening meetings required
Supervisor:Policy and Planning Manager
Bachelors Degree in Architectural History, Archeology, Architecture, Planning, or a closely related field; and
Considerable (3-5 years) experience in architectural planning, historic preservation; and
Any combination of experience and training which provides the equivalent scope of knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work.
*Satisfaction of the Secretary of the Interiors Professional Qualification Standards for Architectural History or Historic architecture is preferred.
REQUIRED SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS
Must possess a valid drivers license and be able to obtain a Montana Drivers License within six months of employment.
Offers for employment are conditional upon satisfactory responses to post conditional offer process.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within the public and private sectors; commissions, city officials, community organizations, citizens and the media;
Thorough knowledge of the principles and best practices of historic preservation;
Thorough knowledge of federal historic preservation laws and standards, including the Secretary of the Interiors Standards for Rehabilitation and the National Register Criteria for Evaluation;