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Historic Preservation/Restoration Specialist I (Architectural Survey S

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Posted: 12/06/2017

North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office
North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

Department Information: The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR) is the state agency with a vision to be the leader in using the state's natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. NCDNCR's mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state's history, conserving the state's natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development. NCDNCR includes 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, two science museums, three aquariums and Jennette's Pier, 39 state parks and recreation areas, the NC Zoo, the nation's first state-supported Symphony Orchestra, the State Library, the State Archives, the N.C. Arts Council, State Preservation Office and the Office of State Archaeology, along with the Division of Land and Water Stewardship. For more information, please call (919) 807-7300 or visit www.ncdcr.gov. Section / Branch Information: The North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office (HPO), within the Historical Resources section of the Archives and History Division assists private citizens, private institutions, local governments, and agencies of state and federal government in the identification, evaluation, protection, and enhancement of properties significant in North Carolina history and archaeology.

Historic Preservation/Restoration Specialist I (Architectural Survey S
Professional Opportunity
Asheville, NC

Description of Work:
The position assists the Survey and National Register Branch Supervisor in maintaining the statewide architectural survey by conducting architectural surveys of counties and municipalities in North Carolina's 25-county western region that do not qualify for federal Certified Local Government grants. This work includes:

  • conduct and supervision of historic structure field surveys according to state and federal standards, including proper recordation methods and photography skills
  • creation of database records with written entries and labeled photographs
  • report preparation
  • making National Register Study List recommendations
  • reviewing products submitted by consultants conducting county, municipal, and other thematic survey projects
  • speaking at public meetings and with members of the local press in order to publicize and promote survey projects
  • managing the architectural survey files of the HPO's Western Office

The position requires frequent travel, both day trips and over-night. Position is Time-Limited for two years with the potential to be renewed in two-year increments.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

**To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must provide the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed as general statements, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit.**  
  1. Must have knowledge of American and North Carolina architectural history, particularly vernacular architecture;
  2. Working knowledge of National Register criteria and guidelines;
  3. Must meet the Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualification Standards for history or architectural history, as specified by federal regulations (36 CFR 61.4(e);
  4. Must have a valid NC driver's license; and
  5. Willingness to travel for day and over-night trips.
Management Preferences:
  1. Working knowledge of the structure and operation of national, state, local, and private preservation programs, particularly National Register guidelines.
  2. Ability to comprehend technical language and concepts.
  3. Knowledge of mapping software.


Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Master's degree in historic preservation, planning, architectural history, or a closely related field and two years of experience in historic preservation; or graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in history, planning, or architectural history, or a closely related field and three years of experience in historic preservation; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

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How to apply
APPLY AT THIS WEBSITE: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina/jobs/1915441/historic-preservation-restoration-specialist-i-architectural-survey-specialist

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