|Employment Opportunities, Jobs & Internships in Preservation & Cultural Resources
Employment Opportunities, Jobs & Internships in Preservation & Cultural Resources
SWCA Environmental Consultants is
expanding our Salt Lake City-based cultural resources team and is seeking an
Architectural History – Historic Preservation Project Manager to accommodate
this growth. We are looking for a dynamic individual to be a key player on our
team of dedicated professionals delivering the highest-quality project work.
Under the supervision and guidance
of our lead historian and the cultural resources program director, the
successful candidate will manage architectural history, public history, and
historic preservation projects in Utah and throughout the intermountain west
and work with other project managers and office leadership in Salt Lake and
across the region on proposals, client management, and business development.
Pay and benefits package are commensurate with experience. The successful
individual in this role will be a self-starter, detail-oriented, and capable of
functioning independently and in teams.
Our Salt Lake City office offers a
unique work environment and specializes in cultural and natural resources
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- Conduct historic resource assessments/evaluations
according to local, state, and federal criteria of
significance—independently or leading a project team.
- Archival research, focusing on primary and secondary
sources and utilizing online and local resources.
- Write historic context statements, which identify
significant context, themes, and property types.
- Conduct condition assessments and develop treatment
recommendations for historic buildings and materials.
- Preparation of defensible compliance documentation in
support of NHPA Section 106 compliance, NEPA, and other federal, state,
and local ordinances.
- Document survey results in reports and recording
historic resources on appropriate forms and databases according to state
standards primarily in Utah, Nevada, and Idaho.
- Nominate historic properties and districts to local,
state, and federal registers.
- Project-level review for compliance with the Secretary
of the Interior's Standards.
- Develop management plans for treatment, maintenance and
other activities affecting historic properties.
- Assist local governments and other clients with
developing site-specific or city-wide historic preservation plans,
creating and revising planning regulations, including historic
preservation ordinances, and creating and revising design guidelines.
- Develop and manage project budgets and project staff.
- Lead and contribute to proposal and marketing efforts.
- Comply with all SWCA health and safety procedures.
- A Master's Degree in architectural history, historic
preservation, historic preservation planning, or a closely related field
- Must meet Secretary of the Interior's Professional
Qualifications Standards in Architectural History (36 CFR Part 61).
- A working knowledge of federal and state cultural
resource and historic preservation laws and practices, including NEPA and
Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
- Demonstrated experience conducting research, writing,
and consulting in American architectural history with a consulting firm,
agency, or other professional organization; preferred experience includes
working on a variety of project types and sizes, on all project aspects
(from pre-field tasks through final report preparation), in multiple
regions, and with a variety of regulatory agencies.
- Experience recording and evaluating architectural
resources in Utah and the intermountain west.
- Primary report authorship in a consulting context and
experience providing quality control review of field documents, site forms
and reports required.
- Familiarity with nineteenth and twentieth century
commercial and residential architecture.
- Knowledge of the history and architectural history of
Utah and the intermountain west is required.
- Previous field experience recording, evaluating and
reporting architectural resources.
- Experience with application of The Secretary of the
Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation (36 CFR Part 67) and Historic
American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic
American Landscapes Survey (HABS/HAER/HALS) documentation and procedures
- Experience working on National Register Nominations
- Experience with architectural conservation materials
and methods, building condition assessments, and developing preservation
treatment recommendations preferred.
Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of
environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of
the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering
News-Record's Top 200 Environmental Firms.
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