The Department of Economic Housing and Community Development (DEHCD) is seeking a dynamic and creative leader to be the Vermont State Historic Preservation Officer and manage the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation including all aspects of the federal and state historic preservation programs and the State-Owned Historic Sites. The position manages a professional staff of 12 as well as temporary employees and interns. This position reports to the Commissioner of DEHCD.
Qualified applicants will have (1) extensive experience in the field of historic preservation; (2) demonstrated leadership skills; (3) considerable knowledge of state and federal historic preservation laws, regulations, principles and practices; (4) experience and proven track record in project and personnel management; (5) considerable knowledge of the application of the Secretary of the Interior Standards for Rehabilitation, the National Register Program, the Rehabilitation Investment Tax Credit Program and the Certified Local Government program, and (6) excellent communications, public speaking and interpersonal skills.
- Masters Degree in Historic Preservation or closely related field.
- A professional record of accomplishments in the field of historic preservation or closely related field INCLUDING ten years of professional experience AND five years of management experience.
- Experience working with other state and federal agencies and with the public is desirable.
How To Apply
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered. Apply online at: https://erecruit.peoplesoft.state.vt.us/psc/HRPRD/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/ROLE_APPLICANT.ER_VIEW_JOBS.GBL.
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.
Please note that this position is open until filled. The State of Vermont posts vacancies for a minimum of ten business days. Positions posted as open until filled can be removed at any time after the initial ten day period. After the initial posting period, departments may begin interviewing and may close the posting without notice.
This EXEMPT State Historic Preservation Officer position, Ref #30466 is open to all State employees and external applicants.
Tax Compliance Verification
In accordance with 32 V.S.A. Section 3113(i), when an applicant for State employment is determined to be a finalist for a position, s/he will be provided an Affidavit to sign attesting that s/he is in good standing with respect to all Vermont taxes due as of the date. The applicant’s tax compliance will be verified with the Vermont Tax Department prior to any offer of employment. Please see Personnel Policy 12.12 – Tax Compliance for further information: http://humanresources.vermont.gov/sites/dhr/files/pdf/policies_procedures/DHR-Policy_Manual.pdf#pagemode=bookmarks
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Noelle MacKay (802) 828-5216.