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🔗Historic Preservation Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Washington D.C., DC
  • $57,000 - 65,000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Job Qualifications:

    ·        Possess a Master’s degree in preservation, architectural history, history, architecture, or related field;

    ·        Meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications for one of the above fields;

    ·        Have at least two-to-four years of relevant experience;

    ·        Demonstrate experience with Adobe Creative Suite specifically In Design;

    ·        Demonstrate experience with GIS.

  • How to Apply:

    Please email resume, writing sample, and list of three references to Kate Hurwitz at

  • Job benefits: Excellent benefits include paid health insurance, personal leave, sick leave, and holiday plan, 401(k) with employer match after one-year, relevant training program, and friendly, Metro-accessible, non-smoking work environment. EHT Traceries is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Website EHT Traceries, Inc.

EHT Traceries, Inc. is a woman-owned research and consulting firm specializing in architectural history and historic preservation based in Washington, DC.

EHT Traceries, Inc. seeks an experienced Historic Preservation Specialist.

A qualified applicant understands the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), is a proficient researcher, is able to develop complex historic contexts, and is well-versed in and experienced with the Secretary of Interior Standards and National Register Criteria.

A qualified applicant should also be an organized, hard-working, independent self-motivated individual who enjoys collaborating with others, and can successfully work on multiple tasks and projects.

Previous experience with the following is a plus:

·        Writing architectural descriptions

·        Researching and evaluating historic resources

·        Preparing National Register of Historic Places nominations

·        Applying Secretary of Interior Standards for Rehabilitation

·        Conducting material and condition assessments

·        Communicating with local and State Historic Preservation Offices

·        Presenting findings to clients and the public


– Complete historic architectural resource surveys at the reconnaissance and intensive levels, including writing architectural descriptions, background research, context development, field documentation, report writing.
– Conduct archival research at local repositories including libraries, archives, museums, and land record offices.
– Develop historic contexts and other deliverables documenting historic structures and sites.
– Evaluate historic architectural resources using National Register of Historic Places (NHRP) criteria.
– Lead or contribute to preparation of documents, including National Register nominations, determination of eligibility, HABS/HAER/HALS documentation, landmark context studies, conditions assessments, and historic structure reports.
– Presenting findings to clients, the public, government staff, review agencies, and commissions, and SHPOs