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🔗Cultural Resources Unit – Transportation Supervising Planner

  • Full Time
  • Newington, CT
  • $98,810 - $138,284 USD / Year
  • Job Summary: The position entails oversight of a small cultural resources unit, project review, department guidance, and interfacing with federal and state agencies regarding historic preservation.
  • Job Qualifications:
    • A graduate degree in archaeology, anthropology, architectural history, art history, historic preservation, or closely related field
    • Experience applying federal and state laws, regulation and guidance associated with cultural resources to projects and guiding projects through the Section 106 evaluation process
    • Experience writing, reviewing, and presenting reports or documents related to cultural resources
    • Experience identifying and implementing avoidance and mitigation measures to protect cultural resources, including mitigation actions such as preparing Memorandums of Agreement
    • Experience fulfilling outreach and engagement with state agencies, cultural resource stakeholders, and the public as required under Section 106 of the NHPA
    • Experience in proper collection and organization of archaeological artifacts, curation methods and reports
    • Ability to meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards
    • Experience using Microsoft Office 365 and ESRI or other GIS-related software to interpret other published documents and media such as historic mapping and aerial photography
  • How to Apply:

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  • Job benefits: Competitive benefits package
  • Application URL:

Connecticut Department of Transportation

Duties of this position include:

  • Overseeing staff of the unit;
  • Oversight of reviews and determining potential presence of cultural resources and determining impacts, avoidance, and mitigation methods;
  • Coordination and oversight of the required State and federal documentation to satisfy Section 106 of the NHPA, including Memorandums of Agreement and conformance with Connecticut’s Environmental Policy Act (CEPA);
  • Coordination of the required stakeholder engagement and public outreach to satisfy Section 106 of the NHPA;
  • Preparing quarterly and annual reports for programmatic agreements, memorandum of understandings, or requests from Federal and State agencies;
  • Overseeing unit’s On-Call Consultant’s task-based assignments related to analysis and assessment of potential cultural resources;
  • Preparing and providing training to the Department and consultants;
  • Preparing and commenting on proposed legislation regarding its impact on the Department;
  • Participating (and preparing presentations) in meetings with federal and state agencies, elected officials, tribal representatives, and the public