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🔗Preservation Officer

  • Full Time
  • Evansville, IN, USA
  • #49,966 (annually) USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Department: Department of Metro Development
  • Job Reference #: FT-21-80
  • Job Summary: DUTIES: Serves as Commission Administrator to the Evansville Historic Preservation. Oversees and manages municipal Section 106 requirements and applications. Provides timely technical guidance and assistance regarding appropriate design, material
  • Job Qualifications:

    Master’s Degree in Historic Preservation, Architecture, Architectural History,  Urban Planning or equivalent in training and experience.  Understanding and experience in National Historic Preservation Act with an emphasis on Section 106.  Understanding of historic preservation grants development procedures and ability to write grant proposals.  Ability to communicate effectively.  Requires valid Indiana Driver’s License and use of personal vehicle to conduct inspections.  Knowledge of local, state, and national history and architectural styles.  Experience with construction methodologies and building codes.  Thorough knowledge of personal computers and related software programs for email, word processing, spreadsheets, mapping, database management and any other, as necessary.

  • How to Apply:

    Apply online at this site

    Metropolitan Development – Preservation Officer / City of Evansville (

  • Job benefits: group insurance, PTO, vacation and sick pay and holidays
  • Physical Demands / Work Environment: 80% in office, 20% in field work, inspections, evaluation.
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  • Application Phone #: 812-436-7823
  • Application Address: 1 NW MLK Jr. BLVD Civic Center Complex Evansville, IN 47708

Website city of Evansville

Evansville is the third largest city in Indiana with one Preservation district and one conservation district.

DUTIES:   Serves as Commission Administrator to the Evansville Historic Preservation.  Oversees and manages municipal Section 106 requirements and applications.  Provides timely technical guidance and assistance regarding appropriate design, materials, and treatment measures to the public, civic groups, developers, and other governmental departments.  Responds to requests from the public, civic groups, city departments, and technical associations for information.  Develops grant proposals for the purpose of obtaining funding for historic preservation activities.  Manages the development of nominations to the National Historic Register of Historic Places.  Oversee and manage professional service consultants.  Process grant reimbursement claims.  Supervise the daily activities of interns.  Research and write various historic related booklets and guides.  Review demolition applications per city ordinance. Performs other related duties as assigned.

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