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Hourly Cultural Resources Specialist/Junior Architectural Historian, Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (Eglin Air Force Base, FL)
Contributed By: Sabrina Broderick
A temporary hourly Cultural Resources Specialist/Junior Architectural Historian position is available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands to be assigned at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, to provide support for the Eglin AFB Cultural Resources Management Program.
The Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at CSU. CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DOD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations. To learn more about CEMML’s contributions to land management, our mission, vision, and values, visit http://www.cemml.colostate.edu.
Eglin Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base stretching over 724 square miles of land area and over 123,000 square miles of water ranges in the Gulf of Mexico. Eglin AFB is located in Okaloosa County in northwestern Florida near the towns of Crestview, Fort Walton Beach, Valparaiso, and Niceville. These cities provide a variety of comfortable homes, schools, recreational facilities, businesses, and access to some of the best beaches in the world.
- Building surveys including field notes, field measurements, and building photography.
- Prepare historic reports for the determination of eligibility on the National Register of Historic Places.
- Prepare documentation to be sent to the Florida State Historic Preservation office
- Provide historic building data to update the Integrated Cultural Resources Management Plan (ICRMP)
- Able to do research on line, use the Eglin digital archives (Architecture and Engineering blueprints) and review historic documents from the Base Historian Office
- Update the Cultural Resources Database when needed
- Review and sign AF 103’s for Cultural Resources. These forms are clearance requests for all site projects on Eglin (Commonly called “Dig Permit”.
- Review and comment on historic reports provided by other contractors
- BA or equivalent experience in anthropology, architectural history, historic preservation, or a related field
- One or more years of post-graduation experience in historic preservation and architectural history
- Basic knowledge of Second World War and Cold War Architecture
- Familiar with Historic American Building Survey (HABS) and Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) documentation
- Knowledge of Section 106 and 110 and particularly 36 CFR part 800
- Experience in the application of the Secretary of the interior Standards for treatment of the Historic Properties
- Use topographic maps, GIS and Pictometry website to carry out surveys
- Candidate must be able to comply with all applicable regulations to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC). Furthermore, candidates are required at a minimum to complete a NACI/SF85 and successfully pass a federal background check to remain eligible for employment by CSU.
- Excellent verbal and written communication.
- The successful candidate must be legally eligible to work in the United States by proposed start date. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
- The successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license by the employment start date.
- Ability to draw/sketch buildings on site
- Proficient in the use of PowerPoint
- Understanding of the history of building materials
- Broad knowledge of and experience with historic preservation and cultural resources management, with special emphasis on NHPA Section 106 compliance.
- Field experience using established methods and techniques of applied architectural research of historic buildings and structures, including building condition assessments, restoration, rehabilitation, adaptive re-use, and economic layaway analysis.
- Basic knowledge of archaeological resources management and protection, including curation, interpretation, and display of artifact collections.
- Demonstrated knowledge of cultural resource management and historic preservation laws and policies.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Experience with historic preservation in a highly structured corporate or government organization
Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history.
Pay rate is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Continuation of the position is dependent on the receipt of funding from the sponsor.
Apply no later than March 1, 2019. To apply for this position, send the below items to Stephen.Sherman@colostate.edu.
(1) Cover letter explaining why you are qualified for this position and how you meet the minimum qualifications.
(3) Copy of college transcripts (unofficial copes are acceptable)
(4) Names, daytime phone numbers, and email addresses of 3 professional references, one being a current or recent supervisor.
Incomplete applications will not be accepted. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer.
Posted: December 18, 2018
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