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🔗Project Review Architectural Historian

  • Full Time
  • Richmond, VA, USA
  • $50,811 - $71,782 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Job Reference #: #00070
  • Job Summary: Are you seeking a challenging opportunity with a great working culture? If so, the Department of Historic Resources (DHR) has a position just for you.
  • Job Qualifications:

    Applicants must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards in Architectural History, Architecture, or Historic Architecture.  Demonstrated excellent oral and written communications skills; knowledge of United States and Virginia history and architectural history; proven ability in planning, conducting, and assessing historic structure and cultural landscape surveys and National Register nominations; demonstrated contributions to the study of architectural history in publications, National Register nominations and/or CRM reports; considerable knowledge of technical, legal, and historic resources management practices and procedures as they apply to architectural history and historic buildings, structures, districts and landscapes; knowledge of and experience in applying the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties; demonstrated experience in CRM and the Section 106 review process; experience in working as part of an interdisciplinary team; and ability to instruct/guide others positively.  Previous governmental experience preferred.  Teleworking may be possible; in accordance with policies of the Commonwealth, approval is at the discretion of the supervisor.  The selected candidate will be required to complete a criminal background check as a condition of employment.

  • How to Apply:

    To be considered for this position a completed state application must be received through the on-line employment system by 11:55 p.m., FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2023, at


    EOE; DHR is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity in the workforce.  Women, Minorities, Veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Requests for reasonable accommodations will be provided to applicants in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process

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  • Contact Name: Human Resources
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  • Application Phone #: 804-482-6447
  • Application Address: 2801 Kensington Ave Richmond, VA 23221

Website Department of Historic Resources

The Virginia Department of Historic Resources is the State Historic Preservation Office. Our mission is to foster, encourage, and support the stewardship of Virginia's significant historic architectural, archaeological, and cultural resources.

DHR is seeking an experienced individual to conduct reviews of federal and state projects and provide written comments regarding the project’s effects on historic and architectural resources.  Duties: serves as main point of contact for assigned agencies; conducts timely and consistently accurate reviews based on critical analysis of available information; provides written comments regarding the identification of and effects to historic properties; promotes meaningful consultation and public involvement; interprets federal and state regulations and guidelines; reviews reports and survey materials for content and consistency with applicable standards and guidelines; applies the National Register criteria to evaluate historic architectural and cultural landscape resources; recommends appropriate treatment of significant architectural resources; provides technical assistance; performs field inspections; and provides training workshops in statutory requirements for historic resources and/or available preservation tools. May be assigned additional duties.