Position Vacancy: Environmental Review Historian, Georgia Historic Preservation Division/SHPO (Atlanta, GA)
Contributed By: Jennifer Dixon
Serves as Environmental Review (ER) Historian. Processes project review applications for database entry, routing, and file management. Reviews projects for National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) eligibility and effects determinations for Section 106 compliance and similar/related state and federal laws. Provides interagency liaison support. Assists in resolving adverse effects, including negotiating and reviewing agreement documents. Provides technical assistance, provides information to the public, give presentations, and conducts meetings and site visits as necessary. Provides ER program reporting and assists in managing program files in accordance with established procedures. Advises Environmental Review Program Manager, Historic Resources Section Chief, Historic Preservation Division Director, and other agency officials on ER-related issues and projects. Supports other HPD program areas as necessary. Supports and participates in special projects as necessary.
Bachelor's degree in natural resource management, environmental science, historical preservation or a closely related field from an accredited college or university
One year of experience in a directly related field.
Two years of experience required at the lower level Curator/Preservationist 2 (NRP031) or position equivalent.
Preference may be given to applicants with a Master’s degree in Historic Preservation, Architectural History, or Architecture in combination with minimum qualification educational requirements or other multiple degree combinations including disciplines from both minimum and preferred qualifications lists and one or more of the following:
NOTE: Applicants that previously applied from DNR Vacancy Announcements # 47-2018 and 02-2019 are still being considered and do not need to re-apply.
- Experience with reviewing projects for Section 106 compliance and similar/related state and federal laws, including defining APE and eligibility and effects determinations
- Experience surveying for and documenting historic resources, including identifying/defining types and styles, as a consultant or as a state/local agency staff
- Experience with evaluating historic resources for eligibility for listing in the National Register of Historic Places and reviewing work for consistency with SOI Standards
- Experience working with property owners or agencies regarding preservation and rehabilitation issues
- Experience working with databases or other electronic information file systems
- Experience working with at least one other core SHPO program area such as Tax Incentives, Certified Local Governments, or National Register on a consultant basis or as agency staff
If interested in applying for this position, please submit a DNR Application for Employment, resume, and cover letter electronically to the e-mail address below:
Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Historic Preservation Division
ATTN: Jennifer Dixon
Keywords: Job Listing, Georgia, Historian, Employment, SHPO, HPD, Section 106
Posted: February 21, 2019
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