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🔗Historic Rehabilitation Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Kansas City, MO
  • $45,000 - $55,000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Job Summary: Rosin Preservation is seeking a full-time Historic Rehabilitation Specialist to work on historic tax credit and National Register projects.
  • Job Qualifications:
    • Degree in historic preservation or very closely related field. Recent graduates with a historic preservation master’s degree are invited to apply.
    • Experience working with the historic tax credit and/or National Register programs and/or a local design review program is preferred.
    • Must be able to write architectural descriptions and read architectural plans.
    • Understanding of the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and the National Register Criteria is mandatory.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.
    • Must be a self-starter able to multi-task and to work both independently to meet deadlines and collaboratively to achieve project goals.
    • Previous experience working in a small business/office environment is desired.
    • Ability to visit project sites that may present physically challenging conditions.
    • Ability to travel, including overnight stays 3-4 nights per month on average (all travel expenses reimbursed).  Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.
    • Tetanus vaccine is required for all personnel who perform site visits.
    • Most importantly, the successful candidate must mesh with our company culture that blends professional competence with curiosity, tenacity, and fun.
  • How to Apply:

    Please send a letter of interest describing why you are interested in this position and a resume to Deadline for application is Monday, March 20, 2023 @ 8:00 am CST.  Start date is flexible.  Background check will be conducted before hiring.

  • Job benefits: Benefits include flexible scheduling, hybrid office/WFH policy, unlimited PTO, health/dental/vision insurance (employee contribution $50/mo), health savings account (employer contribution $25/mo), retirement plan with 3% company match, fully-paid long and short-term disability insurance, relocation stipend, opportunities for professional development, and a team of collaborative and engaged coworkers.
  • Physical Demands / Work Environment: Occasional visits to project sites that may present physically challenging conditions
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Website Rosin Preservation, LLC

Rosin Preservation helps clients reuse historic buildings by leveraging equity through state and federal historic tax credits. Our team has a proven track record that brings creative expertise and value to rehabilitation projects. While our work is concentrated in the central states, clients engage us on rehabilitation projects nationwide. Learn more about Rosin Preservation by visiting our website or Rosin Preservation’s LinkedIn, Facebook, or Instagram feeds.

This full-time position is based in our Kansas City office.  Rosin Preservation provides a creative and collaborative small business work environment. Remote work arrangements will be considered for candidates who exceed the preferred qualifications and have 2+ years of professional experience.

Specific tasks will include:

  • Preparing federal and state historic tax credit applications, including site visits, field documentation, preparing photographs, providing SOI guidance to clients/design teams, reviewing architectural drawings, and describing existing conditions and proposed scopes of work.
  • Evaluating the National Register eligibility of historic properties and preparing formal eligibility assessments, National Register nominations, and similar documents (including building descriptions, property histories, historical contexts, and statements of significance).
  • Archival research (online and in the library).
  • Coordinating with clients, internal and external project teams, and reviewers from state and federal agencies.