The Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland's State Historic Preservation Office, is seeking to hire a Preservation Officer for the Historic Financial Incentives Unit, Rehabilitation Tax Credit programs. This Maryland State Government position is a Grade 15 (Salary Range $38,594 - $61,427; Base plus 20 steps) and is a full time, special appointment position located in Crownsville, Maryland. A full state benefit package is available.
JOB DESCRIPTION: The occupant of this position conducts reviews of proposed and completed Federal and state rehabilitation tax certification projects for conformance with the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation, assists property owners, architects and consultants with project plans and preparation of applications, and advises the National Park Service regarding certification of properties and projects. Some public speaking is required.
PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Masters of Architecture, Architectural History, Historic Preservation or closely related field. Three (3) years full time experience in discipline with emphasis on historic preservation. Bachelors degree coupled with significant experience in the preservation field may be substituted for a masters degree. Demonstrated superior writing skills, strong interpersonal abilities, and negotiating skills are essential. Prior experience reviewing technical aspects of architectural plans and drawings preferred. Some knowledge of Maryland history and architecture and familiarity with Federal and state historic preservation law and regulations are preferred. Certification as a LEED AP or experience with incorporating green building techniques into historic rehabilitation projects is desirable but not required.
CLOSING DATE: November 18, 2008
RANGE: $38,594 - $61,427
SEND RESUME TO:
Miriam Hensley, Chief Operations Management
Division of Historical and Cultural Programs
Maryland Department of Planning
100 Community Place
Crownsville, Maryland 21032
Keywords: Maryland Historical Trust, preservation jobs, Preservation Officer for the Historic Financial Incentives Unit, Rehabilitation Tax Credit programs, Maryland State Government, National Park Service
Posted: November 3, 2008
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