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Posted: 03/08/2017

Oklahoma Historical Society
State Historic Preservation Office

Historic Preservation Specialist III (or II)
Professional Opportunity
Oklahoma City, OK
$2,919.34 - $5,352.13/month

Key Duties:
1. Certified Local Governments Program:

            a. Coordinates and manages the SHPO's Certified Local Governments

                 (CLG) Program in accordance with Certified Local Governments

                 Program for Oklahoma (state procedures) and related National Park

                 Service regulations, standards, and guidelines.

            b. Receives, reviews, and makes recommendations on requests from local

                 governments for CLG status.

            c. Consults with CLGs to design projects for federal pass-through funding;

                 Receives and reviews pass-through funding applications; Monitors

                 progress on funded project work; and Authorizes payment of requests for

                 reimbursement for completed projects.

            d. Conducts the periodic performance evaluation of CLGs in accordance

                 with the state procedures.    

            e.  Designs and conducts training programs for city staff and local historic

                 preservation commissions on a wide range of topics, including legal

                 authority, ethical and procedural issues, designation of local districts and

                 landmarks, and design review.

            f.  Informs local governments about their role in historic preservation and

                 provides technical assistance to those considering adoption of historic

                 preservation ordinances and participation in the CLG Program.


2.  Preservation Planning Program:    

            a. Develops the statewide preservation plan in accordance with the SHPOs

                 established procedures and related National Park Service regulations,

                 standards, and guidelines.

            b. Assists SHPO staff to address the goals and objectives of the statewide

                 preservation plan.

            c. Informs government agencies, preservation professionals, and the general

                 public about the statewide preservation plan, how it is developed and how

                 they can participate in the process, and how they can assist in its

                 implementation and integration into broader planning frameworks.

            d. Shares information with the broad historic preservation community about

                 preservation planning and other topics through presentations, published


                 articles and other materials, and social media outreach.

Education and Experience: Historic Preservation Specialist III: The following selective qualification applies to this announcement.

Applicants must have a masters degree in Historic Preservation or Planning (may be identified as Preservation Planning, Urban Planning, Regional Planning, Community Planning, Environmental Planning, City and Regional Planning, Urban Planning and Policy/Development, Urban Studies and Planning, etc.) and one year of experience in related research, project administration, or management or a bachelors degree in architecture and two years of professional experience in historic preservation or restoration.  



OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
All applicants must apply through the State of Oklahoma’s Human Capital Management, Office of Management and Enterprise Services (HCM/OMES). To complete the application process, go to https://www.jobaps.com/OK/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=170307&R2=U14C&R3=01 to submit your application through HCM/OMES. HCM/OMES must qualify candidates for the position, Historic Preservation Specialist III 170307-U14C-01. Applications will be accepted continuously until the position is filled.

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