Works in the Environment Department under Executive Director of the Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) as part of the preservation staff. Assists applicants to achieve solutions that comply with regulatory guidelines & satisfy applicants needs. Provides the preservation staff with professional review of proposed and in-process design, construction, and alteration projects for individual Landmarks. Serves as professional staff to BLC Design Review Committee advising on quality & appropriateness of submissions in accord with legislation and policies. Provides guidance at BLC hearings and at inter-agency and public meetings. Prepares project review correspondence. Develops design review guidelines for proposed individual Landmarks and historic districts. Conducts Article 85 Demolition Delay reviews. Oversees and/or conducts project reviews under state and federal preservation and environmental regulations and local legislation such as zoning. Participates in outreach activities such as workshops. Performs other tasks for the Environment Department as necessary.
Minimum Entrance Qualifications:
SKILLS REQUIRED: Familiarity with historic building styles, types, designs and materials. Ability to review plans and proposals to ensure compliance with applicable guidelines and regulatory mandates. Ability to communicate architectural and preservation concepts and to work with commissioners, developers, design and construction professionals, property owners, staff of the Environment Department. Facility with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite. Ability to photograph building conditions. Business writing skills.
EXPERIENCE: Registered Architect in MA preferred. At least 3 years of comparable experience in related areas, such as historic architectural design preferred.
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Architecture Degree or Master of Architecture Degree.
BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED
How To Apply
Position open until filled.