Responsible for review of state and federal assisted projects for impact to historic resources. evaluates National Register eligibility of resources within the area of potential effect, assesses effects to eligible and National Register listed resources. provides comments to agencies and applicants.
Under the supervision of the deputy state historic preservation officer, review and analyze all information submitted from federal/state agencies and other interested persons or organizations to confirm national register eligibility and assess potential effect to historic resources as required by the state historic preservation office in compliance with section 106 of the national historic preservation act of 1966, as amended, and 36CFR800, “the protection of historic properties,” and WV Code 29-1-8a and 82CSR2, “standards and procedures for administering state historic preservation programs;” prepare related correspondence and other written documentation; conduct all necessary site visits representing the office as relating to the completion of these statutory requirements for the office; apply appropriate standards and criteria as set forth by the national park service to evaluate national register eligibility; evaluate proposed scopes of work for the rehabilitation of historic buildings as appropriate according to the secretary of the interior’s standards for rehabilitation; provide technical assistance regarding the rehabilitation of historic buildings according to to the secretary of the interior’s standards for rehabilitation; provide comments and assistance to state or federal agencies, private organizations or individuals regarding the completion of the section 106 compliance process; assist with the transfer of survey information and historic inventory forms generated from the review and compliance activites to the office’s survey and national register files; other duties as assigned; travel may be a condition of employment; a successful background investigation may be a condition of employment.
Training: Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in architectural history, historic preservation or a closely related field.
Substitution: Graduation from a regionally accredited four-year college or university in the above fields and two years of full time or equivalent part-time paid experience in historic preservation work such as conducting historic resource surveys, research, preparing National Register nominations, writing, teaching, interpreting history as a historian, or closely related activities may substitute for the Master’s degree.
Experience: Two years of paid full-time or equivalent part time paid employment in historic preservation work such as conducting historic resource surveys, research, preparing National Register nominations, writing, teaching, interpreting history as a historian, or closely related activities.
NOTE: You may attach your transcript or training records to the online application; however, verification is not required at time of application. Your application MUST contain complete education/training information. You will be required to provide verification documents if contacted by the agency.
About the Company/Organization
West Virginia Division of Culture and History includes the State Historic Preservation Office, State Museum, State Archives and Arts Section. It conducts events at the Culture Center and at several satellite sites across the state.
Salary or Pay Rate
How To Apply
Apply online at the West Virginia Division of Personnel Website. http://www.state.wv.us/admin/personnel/jobs/default.htm.
interested persons may also contact Susan Pierce, Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org