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Posted: 02/01/2018

Employer
Louisiana Division of Historic Preservation
Historic Rehabilitation Tax Incentives

The Division of Historic Preservation encourages the preservation of Louisiana's significant historic sites and buildings, such as plantation homes, lighthouses, log cabins, and battlefields through the process of National Register listing, educational opportunities, consultation, grants, and various tax incentives. The Louisiana State Historic Preservation Office (LA SHPO) is comprised of the Divisions of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. The LA SHPO is located within the Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism.


Position
Architectural Historian 2
CRT-2018-100055-RC
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Baton Rouge, LA
Details
$3084 - $6072 Monthly
 

JOB CONCEPTS:

Function of Work:

To assist in implementing programs which provide tax credits for restoring and rehabilitating historic buildings in downtown development districts, certified cultural districts, and National Register districts. Recommends designation of historic status and reviews rehabilitation plans. Meets with applicants within the office environment and on site visits to advise on compliance with the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation.

Level of Work:

Advanced.

Supervision Received:

Broad review from the Architectural Historian Manager or from the Architectural Director of Preservation.

Supervision Exercised:

Direct supervision of student employees and other temporary wage employees. Functional supervision over contract surveyors and grantees (as necessary).

Location of Work:

Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, Office of Cultural Development, Division of Historic Preservation - Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Differs from Architectural Historian 1 by the responsibility of managing entire office programs and the authority to make non-routine decisions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Qualifications:

A baccalaureate degree in architecture, architectural history, historic preservation, art history, history, planning, urban studies, cultural resource management, museum studies, fine arts, interior design, materials conservation, community development, environmental science or geography with a concentration in geographic information systems (GIS), plus two years of professional level experience in architecture, architectural history, art history, history, urban or regional planning, cultural resource management, museum studies, fine arts, interior design, materials conservation, historic preservation, community development, environmental science, sustainable real estate development, or geographic information systems (GIS).

Preferred Experience:

The preferred candidate will have experience with the Federal Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit Program and corresponding state tax credit program requirements.

The preferred candidate will meet the Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualifications Standards for Architectural History (https://www.nps.gov/history/local-law/arch_stnds_9.htm).

Substitutions:

A master's degree in architecture, architectural history, historic preservation, art history, history, planning, urban studies, cultural resource management, museum studies, fine arts, interior design, materials conservation, community development, environmental science, sustainable real estate development, or geography with a concentration in geographic information systems (GIS) will substitute for one year of the required experience.

A geographic information systems (GIS) certificate from an accredited program will substitute for one year of the required experience.

A licensed Architect practicing for at least one year will substitute for one year of the required experience.

A master's degree in any field with a Certification in Historic Preservation will substitute for one year of the required experience.

Advanced degrees and certification will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.

Additional Information:

Candidates with Architectural Historian 1 qualifications may also be considered. Please refer to the linked job posting for additional details.

OPen until
02/12/2018

How to apply
Please apply directly online through the Civil Service "Find a Job" website at http://www.civilservice.la.gov by 11:59 p.m. on 02/12/2018. https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisiana?keywords=architectural%20historian If you do not have access to a computer to apply directly online, you may submit a hard copy of the revised Civil Service application to the Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism, Human Resources, P.O. Box 94361, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9361 or FAX to 225-342-7928 by 11:59 p.m. on closing date of the announcement. SF-10(s) and Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the "revised" application. Hard copy applications MUST include the job title, job number, completed supplemental questions (if applicable), and be received by 5:00 p.m. on closing date of announcement if you wish to be considered for this opening. Hard copy applications without the required information listed above will automatically disqualify you from consideration.
Roderick Crockett
Fax: 225-342-7928
ADDRESS
Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism
P.O. Box 94361
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9361

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