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Posted: 01/11/2018

Florida State Historic Preservation Office
Bureau of Historic Preservation, Survey and Registration Section

Certified Local Government Coordinator - Historic Preservationist
Professional Opportunity
Tallahassee, FL
$32,924.64 - $34,096.92
Open Until


This is an excellent opportunity for historic preservationists interested in working with a variety of local preservation programs, which range from small rural communities to seaside resort towns to large cities and counties. Successful applicants will have a background or preparation in historic preservation interested in providing preservation training and technical preservation assistance to local historic preservation boards and staff. Moderate travel will be required.


  • Coordinate and manage the Florida Certified Local Government Program (CLG) in accordance with the Florida CLG Guidelines, all applicable National Park Service (NPS) rules, standards, and guidelines, and federal laws. Assist communities in applying for the CLG program by receiving, reviewing, and processing CLG applications. Request, review, and process end-of-year CLG reports and conduct 4-year performance evaluations of CLG programs in accordance with the Florida CLG and NPS guidelines.
  • Work with CLG communities and Florida Division of Historical Resources (DHR) grants staff to develop projects for CLG pass-through grants. Provide CLG grants training to participating communities. Collaborate with DHR grants staff to review ongoing and completed projects.
  • Develop and conduct a robust training program for CLG staff, local historic preservation board members, and other preservation partners. Address a variety of topics including preservation planning and basic preservation law, local historic designation, proper meeting procedure, conducting defensible design review, designating local landmarks and districts, participating in the National Register process, and disaster preparation. Training includes regional CLG meetings, webinars, and targeted training visits for individual CLGs.
  • Provide technical assistance to Florida CLGs, review local historic preservation ordinances, and consult on preservation issues.
  • Assist in the completion of National Register nominations and historic resource surveys by coordinating DHR efforts with CLGs.
  • Conduct outreach for the CLG program, including holding public meetings, conducting webinars, and collaborating with DHR staff to promote preservation programs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Masters degree or higher in Historic Preservation or Architectural History or closely related field with coursework in Historic Preservation and American Architectural History
  • Applicant must meet the professional qualifications standards for Architectural History as defined in 36 CFR 61 which can be found online via the National Park Service at https://www.nps.gov/history/local-law/arch_stnds_9.htm
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local historic preservation laws and practice
  • Knowledge of Florida state and architectural history
  • Knowledge of the Certified Local Government program and National Register program
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to conduct public meetings and make presentations
  • Ability to explain and teach historic preservation topics
  • Ability to travel and conduct fieldwork
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Two years experience with the State Historic Preservation Office programs, including Certified Local Governments, National Register, Tax Credit Certification, Main Street Programs, Historical Markers or conducting historical surveys

How to apply
Please complete the online application at the URL provided.
Ruben Acosta
Phone: 850-245-6364
500 S Bronough St
Tallahassee, FL 32399

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