Historic Preservation Specialist, Architectural Historian, Nevada State Historic Preservation Office (Carson City, NV)
Contributed By: Robin K. Reed
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The recruitment period for the Architectural Historian position at the Nevada SHPO has been extended and will remain open until filled.
This position's primary responsibility will be architectural review in the Review and Compliance program. The individual will recommend to State and Federal agencies the kind and intensity of architectural surveys and historic contexts and background studies to be conducted; review and provide comments on architectural survey reports prepared in the State to ensure they meet Federal and State standards; determine the adequacy of documentation for evaluation of cultural resources discovered; recommend whether or not to concur with federal agency determinations of significance and findings of effect; prepare and revise legally-binding agreements on behalf of the Administrator and Historic Preservation Specialist III, with federal agencies and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation; conduct site inspections; and provide advice and technical assistance to State and Federal agencies regarding the treatment and stewardship of cultural resources.
This position will also provide advice and technical assistance regarding the treatment of the historic built environment including landscapes; review and prepare technical papers for professional conferences and educate the public on preservation issues; and coordinate with other State and federal agencies to set standards for report writing, evaluation, stewardship, and mitigation of cultural resources. This individual will also provide preliminary review of plans for rehabilitation of historic structures; work with public agencies in the review process to ensure plans for rehabilitation conform to accepted standards; and inspect construction to ensure that it follows plans as described. This position will disseminate technical information on the Historic Preservation Tax Incentive program (Tax Act); provide design assistance to Tax Act applicants; review Tax Act applications for substantive and technical content to determine compliance with federal standards; approve applications and recommend revisions or denials; coordinate review between Tax Act applicants, National Park Service, and the division for final certification.
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Approximate Annual Salary: $51,281.28 - $76,170.24
Keywords: Nevada, SHPO, architectural historian, review and compliance
Posted: July 14, 2021
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