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🔗Seasonal (through 11/18/2023) Historic Curatorship Program Assistant Summer 23/Regional Planner II

  • Full Time
  • Temporary
  • Boston, MA
  • Maximum 1,318.55 USD / Week
  • Applications have closed
  • Job Qualifications:



    Regional Planner II: Applicants must have at least (A) three years of full-time, or equivalent part time technical or professional experience in urban or regional planning, environmental planning, transportation planning or land use planning, and (B) of which at least one year must have been in a professional capacity or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.


    I. A Bachelor’s degree with a major in urban or regional planning, environmental planning, urban studies, architecture, landscape architecture, civil, environmental, or transportation engineering or environmental sciences may be substituted for two years of the required (A) experience. *

    II. A Graduate degree with a major in urban or regional planning, environmental planning, urban studies, architecture, landscape architecture, civil, environmental, or transportation engineering or environmental sciences may be substituted for the required experience. *

    *Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.


    Preferred Qualifications:

    Experience in project management for building stabilization and rehabilitation, in both the design and construction phases.  Examples of skills and experience include building assessment, experience in building trades, understanding of building code and other regulations,
    Experience and / or coursework in the field of historic buildings / historic preservation and knowledge of the skills, methods and/or regulations of historic building rehabilitation.
    Strong working knowledge of computer skills, including Microsoft Word products such as Office applications including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Teams, preferable proficient in learning new software such as including database management, spreadsheet applications, Powerpoint, Photoshop, Pagemaker, Adobe Acrobat, Illustrator and Arc GIS applications.
    Strong organizational skills
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    Flexibility to perform a wide range of assignments and respond the changing deadlines
    The ability to work in teams and independently
    Tact, and good judgment.
    Seasonal positions may be subject to the recall process and will be filled in accordance with collective bargaining agreements; positions not filled using this process will be interviewed for.

    Interviews will be conducted at the ending of the posting period. Successful candidates may be required to start immediately.

    DCR is operating in a hybrid workplace model.  Employees are expected to report to their assigned location 1-2 days per week, and telework the remainder of the work week.


    Official Title: Historic Curatorship Program Assistant

    Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston – 251 Causeway Street

    Job: Planning

    Agency: Department of Conservation & Recreation

    Schedule: Full-time

    Shift: Day

    Number of Openings: 1

    Please note, if you are selected for this position and will be working less than 90 days, the position will automatically revert to a short-term position.

    Our short-term positions are not part of the salary scale that is advertised within this job posting.  Should this position revert to a short-term seasonal position (less than 90 days), your salary rate will be discussed with you during the interview phase of the process.

  • How to Apply:

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Website Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation

Under supervision of the Historic Curatorship Program Manager, the seasonal employee will provide support to the Historic Curatorship Program (HCP), an innovative historic preservation program that connects some of DCR’s vulnerable but significant historic buildings with outside parties who invest in the rehabilitation, maintenance and management of historic buildings in return for a long-term lease.  The incumbent will work the Program Manager primarily in building evaluation, stabilization and rehabilitation projects, but will also support marketing efforts for new property solicitations, assist in ensuring compliance for properties under lease, and assist in developing leases and historic rehabilitation work plans.

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