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🔗Architectural Historian

  • Full Time
  • Kapolei, Hawaii (hybrid work options)
  • 65-75,000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Department: Department of Land & Natural Resources, State Historic Preservation Division
  • Job Reference #: EX112243
  • Job Summary: This position is responsible for the review, guidance and support of Construction Improvement Projects (CIP), demolition and alteration projects from the City and County and review of State and Federal (Section 106) projects, as assigned. In addition
  • Job Qualifications:

    Please note, this position is entry-level. These are recommended qualifications. Each candidate will be evaluated based upon their experience, education, training, etc.

     

    Minimum Qualification Requirements

    Citizenship Requirement:  Applicants must be citizens, permanent resident aliens, or nationals of the United States, with a permanent address in Hawaii. Non-citizens with unrestricted employment authorization from the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service may also apply.

    RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS:

    Knowledge of:  Must be familiar with applicable state and federal preservation laws, regulations and standards. Must demonstrate understanding of the National Historic Preservation Act, Chapter 6E, HRS and the Secretary of Interior’s Guidelines Standards for Rehabilitation; and Microsoft Office, GIS, and Arc View.

    Skills/Abilities:  Establish and maintain effective working relationships with federal agencies, professional or lay groups, public officials, and the general public; negotiate adequate preservation projective measures; and read and interpret design and construction plans.

    Recommended Education:  A bachelor’s degree in architectural history with concentration in American architecture; or a bachelor’s degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation, or closely-related field.

    Recommended Experience:  Two (2) years experience in conducting 106 reviews for architectural projects.  It is preferred that at least one of the two years experience include reviews of federal and military construction and demolition projects.

    Substitutions for Experience:

    1. A master’s degree in architecture, architectural history or historic preservation my substitute for one (1) year of experience.

    2. A doctorate degree in architecture, architectural history or historic preservation may substitute for two (2) years of experience

    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.

  • How to Apply:

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please submit a completed Non-Civil Service Application (HRD 278) to:
    Department of Land and Natural Resources
    Human Resources Office
    Attention:  Sharra Dubos
    1151 Punchbowl Street Room 231
    Honolulu, HI 96813

    Applications may also be submitted through email to: dlnr.jobs@hawaii.gov.  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) (e.g., valid license to drive in Hawaii), as applicable.

    (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader)Click here (Download PDF reader) for the Non-Civil Service Application (HRD 278).  Recruitment number is EX112243.

    Direct all inquiries regarding this position to:
    Ms. Alexis Caramonte, (Historic Preservation 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.

  • Job benefits: Health Insurance, Paid Personal and Sick Leave, Hybrid-Pension
  • Contact Name: Jesscia Puff
  • Application Email: jessica.puff@hawaii.gov
  • Application URL: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hawaii/jobs/3152715/architectural-historian?page=2&pagetype=transferJobs

Website Hawaii State Historic Preservation Division

SHPD is comprised of three branches, Architecture, Archaeology, and History & Culture, and together they collectively strive to preserve and protect Hawaiʻi’s history and cultural identity.

Recruitment Information

This posting is for the State of Hawaii, Department of Land and Natural Resources, State Historic Preservation Division.

The position is located on the Island of Oahu.

Salary: Commensurate with training and experience.

If you have any questions regarding this non-civil service exempt position, please contact Alexis Caramonte at (808) 692-8036 Monday – Friday, 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (HST).

The State Recruiting Office will refer all inquiries regarding this exempt position to the Department of Land and Natural Resources.

 

Duties Summary

This position is responsible for the review, guidance and support of Construction Improvement Projects (CIP), demolition and alteration projects from the City and County and review of State and Federal (Section 106) projects, as assigned. In addition, this position is responsible for conducting surveys and inventories of buildings and structures within the State of Hawaii on an annual basis to maintain and update SHPD’s State inventory of historic properties (SIHP). Performs other duties as assigned.
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.

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of:  Must be familiar with applicable state and federal preservation laws, regulations and standards. Must demonstrate understanding of the National Historic Preservation Act, Chapter 6E, HRS and the Secretary of Interior’s Guidelines Standards for Rehabilitation; and Microsoft Office, GIS, and Arc View.

Skills/Abilities:  Establish and maintain effective working relationships with federal agencies, professional or lay groups, public officials, and the general public; negotiate adequate preservation projective measures; and read and interpret design and construction plans.

Recommended Education:  A bachelor’s degree in architectural history with concentration in American architecture; or a bachelor’s degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation, or closely-related field.

Recommended Experience:  Two (2) years experience in conducting 106 reviews for architectural projects.  It is preferred that at least one of the two years experience include reviews of federal and military construction and demolition projects.

Substitutions for Experience:

1. A master’s degree in architecture, architectural history or historic preservation my substitute for one (1) year of experience.

2. A doctorate degree in architecture, architectural history or historic preservation may substitute for two (2) years of experience

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.

License Requirement:  Applicants must possess a valid license, type 3 or higher, to drive in the State of Hawaii.

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.
Other Information

This position is exempt from the civil service and considered temporary in nature.  Therefore, if you are appointed to the position, your employment will be considered to be “at will,” which means that you may be discharged from your employment at the prerogative of your department head or designee at any time.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit a completed Non-Civil Service Application (HRD 278) to:
Department of Land and Natural Resources
Human Resources Office
Attention:  Sharra Dubos
1151 Punchbowl Street Room 231
Honolulu, HI 96813

Applications may also be submitted through email to: dlnr.jobs@hawaii.gov.  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) (e.g., valid license to drive in Hawaii), as applicable.

(Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader)Click here (Download PDF reader) for the Non-Civil Service Application (HRD 278).  Recruitment number is EX112243.

Direct all inquiries regarding this position to:
Ms. Alexis Caramonte, (Historic Preservation 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.