Minimum Qualification Requirements
Citizenship Requirement: Applicants must be citizens, permanent resident aliens, or nationals of the United States. Non-citizens with unrestricted employment authorization from the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service may also apply.
Knowledge of: Must be familiar with all applicable federal and state preservation laws, regulations, and standards. Should demonstrate an understanding of the National Historic Preservation Act, Hawaii Revised Statutes, Chapter 6E, the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties with Guidelines for Preserving, Rehabilitation, Restoring, and Reconstructing Historic Buildings, and National Register Program Guidelines for registration of historic sites and provide additional technical guidance. Should have proficient knowledge of Hawaiian architecture, architectural style, building types or methods commonly found throughout Hawaii, or the history of Hawaii is preferred. Should also be familiar with Microsoft Office, GIS, and ArcView.
Skills/Abilities to: Prioritize in a stressful environment; read and interpret maps and architectural plans; work with the public and communicate effectively and clearly; manage and address competing agendas; establish and maintain effective working relationships with federal agencies, professional or lay groups, public officials, and the general public.
Recommended Education: An undergraduate degree in architecture, architectural history, historic preservation, or a related field is required.
Recommended Experience: One (1) year of historic preservation or historic architecture experience is required. Two (2) years of historic preservation work and experience working with a State Historic Preservation Office is preferred. A master’s degree in architecture, architectural history, or historic preservation may substitute for one (1) year of experience. A doctorate degree in architecture, architectural history, or historic preservation may substitute for two (2) years of experience.
License Requirement: Applicants must possess a valid license, type 3 or higher, to drive in the State of Hawaii.
Quality of Experience: Possession of the required number of years of experience will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification for a position. The applicant’s overall experience must have been of such scope and level of responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that he/she has the ability to perform the duties of the position for which he/she is being considered.
Physical and Medical Requirements: Applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of the position effectively and safely, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Qualified applicants with disabilities who can perform the essential functions of the advertised position are encouraged to apply. The State of Hawaii is committed to making reasonable accommodations on a case-by-case basis. Applicants seeking reasonable accommodation should be ready to discuss the accommodation sought so that a determination can be made that such accommodation is reasonable and would not cause the employer undue hardship.
How to Apply:
Please submit a completed Non-Civil Service Application (HRD 278) to:
Department of Land and Natural Resources
Human Resources Office
Attention: Jodi Kurashige
1151 Punchbowl Street, Room 231
Honolulu, HI 96813
Applications may also be submitted through email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants must submit, at the time of application, evidence of the appropriate training (e.g., transcript or diploma) in order to be given credit for education and/or copy of appropriate license(s), as applicable.
Click here (Download PDF reader) for the Non-Civil Service Application (HRD 278). Recruitment number is EX125243.
Direct all inquiries regarding this position to:
Alexis Caramonte, (HP Administrative Specialist)
Phone: (808) 692-8036
Monday – Friday, 7:45 am – 4:30 pm (HST)
NOTE: The State Recruiting Office will refer you to the Department of Land and Natural Resources regarding this exempt position.