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Posted: 04/09/2017

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.

Outreach Program Assistant
Professional Opportunity
Stockbridge, GA
Open Until

This position will serve as the Outreach Program Assistnat and will support the Outreach Program, specifically with the Certified Local Government program.  The incumbent will work directly with the Outreach Program Manager and two outreach staff.  Preference for candidate with Masters degree in Historic Preservation or closely related discipline.  General duties may include the following:

·         Assist with planning of all training sessions, statewide meetings, workshops, and conferences

·         Assist with the daily operations of the Certified Local Government/Historic Preservation Commission programs

o   Maintain database of contact information

o   Create inventory of local programming executed by CLGs and HPCs

o   Operate and develop content for a community email listserv

o   Review CLG applications

o   Assist with annual CLG evaluations

o   Update CLG manual and procedures

·         Provide technical assistance to Certified Local Governments and historic preservation commissions

o   Review local historic preservation ordinances

o   Review local district designation reports

o   Review proposed local design guidelines

o   Conduct studies to create an inventory  of local surveys and historic districts to determine the utilization of those tools in local planning processes

o   Develop content for presentations to HPCs

o   Respond to all research requests

·         Oversee regional commission reporting and contracts

·         Assist with the execution of the Centennial Farm Program

·         Support the administration of the Georgia Heritage and Historic Preservation Fund grants programs

·         Contribute articles for Preservation Posts online publications


·         Participate in special projects as necessary

How to apply
If interested in applying for this position, please submit a DNR application, cover letter, and resume electronically to allison.asbrock@dnr.ga.gov

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