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Job Posting:Cultural Resource Information/GIS Specialist II
Historic Preservation Blog from PreservationDirectory.com - Job, employment, Colorado, architectural historian
Contributed By: S. Rothwell
Website: http://www.coloradohistory-oahp.org

Job Title: Cultural Resource Information / GIS Specialist II

 

Position Number:  08106

 

Job Location: Downtown Denver (1300 Broadway)

 

Salary: $2,525.00 - $2,779.00 per month (The salary offered is usually the minimum listed, however, a salary above the minimum may be offered for some hard to fill positions.)

 

Release Date: May 28, 2008                                                Apply By:  June 11, 2008

 

Employment Type: Full-Time.  This is a limited term grant funded appointment expected to end June 30, 2009.

 

Class Code:  124800

 

Information About The Job:

 

BROAD SCOPE OF POSITION:This position is responsible for reviewing, correcting, synthesizing, processing and disseminating cultural resource information.  Tasks include adding information to the Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation’s (OAHP) computerized database as well as Geographic Information System (GIS).  This position is a non-classified, full-time position, exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act reporting to the GIS Specialist IV in the Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, and serves at the pleasure of the Board of Directors.  This position is exempt from the State Personnel System.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Reviews historical and architectural cultural resource forms for both internal and comparative correctness and consistency.

  • Encodes appropriate data into the computer database following established guidelines.

  • Adds spatial data from sites to the GIS.

  • Corrects mistakes in database information or requests additional information as needed.

  • Provides cultural resource information to other professionals and the public as requested and as appropriate.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

A bachelor’s degree in history, historic preservation, architectural history, art history or a closely related field is strongly desired.  Individual should have a good understanding of the Colorado Cultural Resource Inventory forms and of Colorado history and architecture.  Experience with computerized databases required and GIS preferred.  Must be able to read, comprehend, locate and interpret features on topographic maps.  Must be self-motivated and be able to work independently.  Attention to detail and concern for accuracy is necessary.

 

Special Necessary Requirements:

A condition of employment is the successful completion of a background check.

 

To apply for this position:

Submit a letter of application, resume, and a list of three professional references by 4:00 p.m. on the above listed “Apply By” date to:

 

Position 08106

Human Resources Office

ColoradoHistorical Society

1300 Broadway

Denver, CO 80203

 

Be certain to address how your education and experience relates to the qualifications listed above. Late or incomplete packets will not be considered.  Please note that the application materials will not be returned.  E-mailed and faxed applications will not be accepted.  Applicants will be notified as to status.  This position is eligible for benefits. Please note that a copy of a college transcript will be required prior to extending an offer of employment, and should be included with your application materials if a degree is required by the “Qualifications” listed above.

 

Applicants, who wish to qualify based on education completed outside the United States, must be deemed equivalent to higher education programs of U.S. institutions by an organization that specializes in the interpretation of foreign educational credentials.  This documentation is the responsibility of the applicant and should be included as part of your application materials.  NOTE: The Colorado Historical Society does not recognize academic degrees from schools that are not accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the United States Department of Education.  Any applicant falsely claiming an academic degree from an accredited school will be subject to actions ranging from disqualification from employment consideration to removal from employment at the Colorado Historical Society.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

THE CHS WELCOMES APPLICATIONS FROM PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES.


Keywords: Job, employment, Colorado, architectural historian

Posted: May 27, 2008
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