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Posted: 09/01/2017

Maryland Historical Trust
Office of Preservation Services

MHT is the state agency dedicated to preserving and interpreting the legacy of Maryland’s past. Through research, conservation and education, the Maryland Historical Trust assists the people of Maryland in understanding their historical and cultural heritage. Part of the Maryland Department of Planning, the Maryland Historical Trust serves as Maryland’s State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.

Easement Processor - Part-Time, Contractual
Professional Opportunity
Crownsville, MD
$22.69 / hour

Main Purpose of Job

To process all Historic Preservation Easements in coordination with all units of the Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) and the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) staff per Grant/Easement Program Guidelines.


The Easement Processor shall work with all units at MHT that require or accept the conveyance of Historic Preservation Easements.  The incumbent in this position shall work with property owners and the OAG to collect, assemble and ensure the accuracy of all information required for the drafting of Easements. 

The required information includes, but is not limited to, certificates of title, legal site plans, and property descriptions.  The position shall ensure that the Deed of Easement is properly executed, recorded and returned to MHT to ensure legal sufficiency of the Easement. The position will also conduct site visits, take exhibit photographs, assemble Easement exhibit pages, create Easement files and maintain databases.  Additionally, this position will aid in the completion of incomplete new Easements as well as existing pending Easements. The Easement Processor shall be the MHT staff point of contact for all Easement production inquiries via letter, telephone and email correspondence. 


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-for-year basis for the required 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-for-year basis for the required education and experience.


Two years experience conducting land record research and documentation. 

Legal experience with an emphasis on real estate. 

Computer proficiency in word processing, digital imaging and databases.


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How to apply
For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service is required prior to hire. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. The on-line application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are not able to apply online, you may submit a paper application, supplemental questionnaire (by the closing date) to: Department of Budget and Management Recruitment and Examination Division 301 W. Preston St., Suite 608 Baltimore, MD 21201 Attn: Amanda Karnezis For inquiries regarding this recruitment, please call 410-767-4850. Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the on-line or paper application.
Kate Bolasky

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