The Historic Preservation Planner I is responsible for assisting the Historic Preservation Office by perfoming administrative duties for the design review
counter and interpreting and applying Secretary of Interior Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties and the city’s General Design Guidelines. Duties also
include conducting process design review applications by consulting with
customers, researching historic properties, reviewing and approving plans, and
entering data into the permitting system. The Historic Preservation office coordinates the processing of demolition plan reviews for unlisted commercial properties 50 years of age or older as well as individually eligible properties, and all properties within the
Downtown Code zoning boundaries.
Recruitment closes September 10, 2019. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date. First review of applications will occur the week of August 19, 2019.
$50,066 - $76,211
annually. Candidates may be hired above the minimum depending upon qualifications.
A comprehensive benefits package is offered which includes traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, or HSA plan; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; 401(a) and 457 plans; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement program; paid time off includes 11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, and 15 sick days. For more details, visit:
Unit 7 Benefits
- A bachelor’s degree in history, historic preservation, city or urban planning,landscape architecture, architecture, or a related field
- One year of planning experience.
- An equivalent combination of related experience and education may be considered.
- The City job description can be found here.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS – The job requirements listed above, plus:
- Experience with the Secretary of Interior Standards and the General Design Guidelines for Historic Properties.
- Knowledge of Historic Preservation.
- Experience maintaining a geodatabase of
- eligible properties for the Historic Property Register.
- Spanish language preferred.
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