TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:
Analyzes development, redevelopment, and renovation proposals for properties located in Preservation Districts or on historically significant structures to determine if they comply with the City's preservation codes and regulations, land use regulations, and plans for historical preservations; Drafts or evaluates maps, charts, reports, design concepts and recommendations related to Comprehensive Plan revisions, major City Code revisions, policy direction and similar matters associated with historical preservations; Serves as the Staff Planner to the Rochester Preservation Board, establishing agendas, taking minutes, preparing project-specific and comprehensive reports, drafting correspondence relating to Board activities and decisions, and assisting citizens applying to have a structure given landmark status; Consults and advises owners and design professionals on projects planned for properties within Preservation Districts or on other historical structures regarding preservation codes and regulations which may apply; Coordinates the City's Certified Local Government Program through the National Park Service by maintaining an active survey of historical resources and pursuing grants to fund local historic preservation projects; Prepares and updates informational materials for the public regarding the City's preservation program; Conducts and attends meetings with Preservation Board applicants, developers, neighborhood associations, and governmental officials regarding development projects and planning issues in preservation districts or involving historical properties; Serves as a liaison to other City Departments and governmental agencies on issues related to historical preservation; Prepares recommendations regarding preservation projects, studies, and policies; Trains and advises staff and the public on historical preservation codes, regulations, and issues.
I. A) Master's degree in Architecture, City (Urban) Planning, Historic Preservation, or related field; AND B) Two (2) years of experience in historic preservation planning including the review of construction or renovation plans for compliance with applicable preservation codes and regulations; OR
II. A) Bachelor's degree in a major specified above and three (3) years of experience as described in IB above.