TDOT Env. Studies Specialist Historic Preservation Section
Online applications will be accepted from 05/30/17-06/13/17
The Environmental Division is currently seeking a TDOT Environmental Studies Specialist to join the Historic Preservation Section. The ideal candidate will be responsible for interpreting and applying federal historic preservation laws as they pertain to transportation projects and have the ability to write Section 106 documents and Section 4(f) statements of average difficulty.
• Review proposed transportation projects and determine the level of documentation needed to ensure compliance with Section 106 and Section 4(f) and write documents that are technically sound and meet the standards of both TDOT and the Tennessee State Historic Preservation Office (TN-SHPO).
• Coordinate with TDOT staff and external stake holders. External stakeholders including, but not limited to, TN-SHPO, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).
• Conduct statewide field work for assigned projects in a professional manner that utilizes the most up-to-date methodologies to ensure resources are accurately identified.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Aptitude for maintaining a professional attitude and attention to detail while managing high volumes of projects
• Excellent technical writing skills and verbal communication skills
• Strong organizational, task, and time management, deductive reasoning, and analytical skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task with attention to meeting project schedules
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in history, historic preservation, or another historic preservation related field and one year of full-time historic preservation experience.
Graduate coursework in history, historic preservation, or another historic preservation related field may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of one year (24 semester hours is equivalent to one year).
Qualifying professional cultural resources experience obtained as a Full-Time Tennessee Department of Transportation employee may be substituted for the required education, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of four years.
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Posted: May 24, 2017
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