Project Review Analyst, Virginia Department of Historic Resources (Richmond, VA)
Contributed By: Wendy Baker
The Virginia Department of Historic Resources is seeking a qualified preservation professional for a full-time, benefitted two-year term appointment to supplement an established six-member project review team in its Richmond office.
THIS IS A FULL-TIME POSITION THAT INCLUDES THE STATE’S BENEFIT PACKAGE AND WILL EXPIRE WHEN FUNDING IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE.
This position will serve as the main point of contact for and coordinate
the review of specific complex federal projects subject to Section 106 of the
National Historic Preservation Act; critically analyze and synthesize input
from stakeholders; provide written opinions on the consistency of projects with
relevant guiding documents and federal regulations, standards, and guidelines;
respond to public inquiries regarding the Department’s review; perform field
inspections and coordinate meetings; and advise division Director of relevant
complex and sensitive projects and issues. Duties will have a strong focus on cultural landscapes and their historic contexts and aspects of integrity. A successful candidate will be highly organized and able to work independently, but collaboratively when necessary. Some day time travel required. May be assigned
additional duties. Maximum Hiring Range: $49,000 depending on experience.
Considerable knowledge of United States and Virginia history and architectural history or archaeology; proven ability in planning, conducting, and assessing archaeological, historic architectural, and/or cultural landscape surveys; considerable knowledge of technical, legal, and historic resources management practices and procedures as they apply to archaeology, architectural history, and /or cultural landscapes. Demonstrated excellent oral and written communications and organizational skills; demonstrated experience in CRM and the Section 106
review process; experience in working as part of an interdisciplinary team; and
ability to instruct/guide others positively. Applicants must meet the Secretary Of the Interior's Professional Qualifications Standards in Architectural History, Historic Architecture, or Archeology. Limited teleworking may be possible; approval is at the discretion of the supervisor only after the employee has successfully worked for the agency of a time no less than 6 months. A valid driver license and a criminal background check required.
To be considered for this position a completed state application must be received through the on-line employment system at http://jobs.virginia.gov by Monday, August 21, 2017
EOE - Women, Minorities, Veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Requests for reasonable accommodations will be provided to applicants in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process.
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