The City of Tacoma Planning and Development Services Department is seeking an experienced historic preservation professional to provide technical and administrative support to the Historic Preservation Program and City Landmarks Preservation Commission. This individual, under the direction of the Historic Preservation Officer, will work directly with Landmarks Commissioners, property owners and developers on project design review, plan and implement community events, support policy development, conduct grant research and writing, and assist with the development of media content relating to the historic preservation program.
This position requires frequent contact with the public, including the ability to speak in public, and excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to convey complex, technical and sometimes controversial information in a clear, concise and courteous manner. Incumbents should be well versed in best practices in preservation planning and historic preservation at the local government level, as well as have a familiarity with urban planning policy, land use regulations, building codes, sustainability, and economic development. Successful candidates will be enthusiastic about historic preservation and recognize its importance in developing a high quality of life in an older city.
The City of Tacoma provides excellent medical, dental and vision benefits; paid holidays and personal time off; participation in Tacoma's Public Employees' Retirement System and a variety of City-sponsored health and wellness opportunities.
Closing Date: 3/31/14
More information at http://www.cityoftacoma.org/government/city_departments/human_resources/employment_information/job_opportunities/
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