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🔗Historic Preservation Specialist/ Military Historian

  • Full Time
  • Louisville, KY
  • 75,000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Job Summary: As an architectural historian, you'll work on a variety of projects at US Army Garrison Fort Knox. This position involves providing cultural resources support for Fort Knox's Environmental Management Division.
  • Job Qualifications:

    Minimum Qualifications
    • Master’s Degree in Architectural History, Historic Preservation, Public History, Architecture, or a related field
    • Meet the Secretary of Interior’s Standards for professional qualifications in historic architecture * One to four years of professional experience in historic preservation or a related field * Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite * Oral and written English communication skills * Documentation and research experience, including Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record documentation, historic contexts, and NRHP eligibility determinations and effects assessments * Knowledge of the NHPA Section 106 consultation process
    • Proof of having received the COVID-19 vaccine

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Field experience using established methods and techniques of applied architectural research for historic buildings and structures
    • Knowledge of and experience with ‘recent past’ resources
    • Working knowledge of GIS and basic understanding of cultural resources mapping and data collection * Experience working or serving on a military installation and familiarity with military culture

    Job benefits: Health insurance, paid holiday and vacation, and a 401(k) plan with employer contribution regardless of employee contribution

  • How to Apply:

  • Job benefits: Health, PTO, 401k
  • Contact Name: Emily Eyre
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Website Environmental Research Group, LLC

ERG, LLC is a small woman owned, veteran disabled environmental firm. We serve the world we live in through environmental and cultural resources work. Our team is energized by the work we and the organizations we serve.

Conduct desktop and on-site reviews; background research; evaluate buildings, structures, objects, landscapes, and districts for eligibility for the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP); and provide analysis and cultural resources content for NEPA documents and cultural resources technical reports. Serve as a key team member working with the Fort Knox Cultural Resources Manager and Environmental Management Division and the primary contact for inquiries regarding the history of Fort Knox. Review undertakings for potential impacts to historic properties; complete architectural surveys and State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) site forms; make NRHP determinations in consultation with the SHPO; support Section 106 consultation with the SHPO, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and Native American tribes; delineate areas of potential effects; complete primary and secondary source research and develop historical contexts; identify periods of significance and character-defining features; and prepare technical reports.

Salary commensurate with experience. Bonuses are offered for exceptional performance. The benefits package includes health insurance, paid holiday and vacation, and a 401(k) plan with employer contribution regardless of employee contribution. Please send a CV and three references.

ERG, LLC is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability or protected veteran status.