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🔗Heritage Preservation Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • West Chester, PA
  • $64,563.36 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Department: Planning
  • Job Summary: The Heritage Preservation Coordinator serves an essential leadership role in Chester County's historic preservation community, providing guidance, technical expertise, and training to municipalities, volunteers, and professionals.
  • Job Qualifications:

    Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in historic preservation, history, or closely related degree from an accredited college or university and a minimum of six years related experience. Experience in a cultural institution or government agency involving historic resources is a plus.

  • How to Apply:

    For a full description of the Heritage Preservation Coordinator position and to apply, please visit the Chester County Job Opportunities webpage: https://www.chesco.org/225/Human-Resources

  • Job benefits: Health Insurance, Pension, Paid Time Off (Vacation, Personal Days, Holidays), Hybrid Work Environment
  • Physical Demands / Work Environment: The work environment is a combination of in-office, remote, and meeting with external partners.
  • Application URL: https://www.chesco.org/225/Human-Resources

Website Chester County Planning Commission

The Planning Commission and its staff work in partnership with federal, state, and regional agencies and municipal governments to fulfill the mission that is devoted to preserving and improving the quality of life for all Chester County residents. The Planning Commission focuses its activities on Landscapes3, Chester County's comprehensive plan, which seeks to balance preservation and growth across the county's landscapes through six goal areas: Preserve, Protect, Appreciate, Live, Prosper, and Connect. Learn more about Landscapes3.

The Chester County Planning Commission is seeking a County Heritage Preservation Coordinator.

The Heritage Preservation Coordinator serves an essential leadership role in the historic preservation community, providing guidance, technical expertise, and training to municipalities, volunteers, and professionals in all aspects of the protection of Chester County’s numerous and irreplaceable historic resources.

This position fills the role of the county historic preservation officer for state and federal historic Section 106 reviews, advises on PA Act 247 land development reviews involving historic resources, and serves as the liaison to the America 250 PA Chester County Commission. The Preservation Coordinator leads the planning and organization of the county’s highly popular Town Tours and Village Walks, attended every year by 1000’s of county residents.  This position provides support for the development of heritage tourism in Chester County and for cultural programming in the County parks.

This position requires the ability to organize, lead, and support multiple volunteers and professionals from municipalities, the public, and historic preservation partner organizations.