This is responsible professional and technical work involving moderately difficult duties in historic preservation. The positions incumbent will exercise considerable independent judgment and discretion and will perform the duties under general supervision and direction. This is a temporary position in the Planning Department reporting to the Preservation Officer or his/her designee.
The position incumbent applies professional historic preservation principles, practices and techniques to a wide variety of routine and moderately advanced historic preservation projects. The duties of the position include, but are not limited to: reviewing, analyzing, conducting site visits, reporting findings and making recommendations on applications for Certificates of Appropriateness for proposed work affecting historic properties; conducting historic surveys, researching and preparing designation reports for proposed historic sites and historic districts; providing technical assistance to property owners and neighborhood groups and responding to inquiries regarding historic preservation; assisting in the administration of the Historic and Environmental Preservation Board; and performing other duties as may be required.
A Masters degree from an accredited college or university in Historic Preservation, Architecture, Architectural History, American Studies, or a related field; and
considerable (2 4 years) experience working in historic preservation, design review and/or historical research.
A Valid Driver's License from any state (Equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized upon application, however prior to appointment a State of Florida Driver's License (Class E or higher) must be presented to the Department of Employee Relations.