🔗Cultural Landscape Specialist – Term Position
Website National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers (NCSHPO)
The National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers (NCSHPO) is a nonprofit organization whose members are the State government officials (State Historic Preservation Officers, or SHPOs) and their staff who carry out the national historic preservation program as delegates of the Secretary of the Interior pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended (NHPA). NCSHPO serves as a communications vehicle between SHPOs, federal agencies and other organizations. It also educates the public and elected officials about the national historic preservation program, legislation, policies and regulations.
The employee will capture Cultural Landscapes Inventory data for National Cemeteries and other cultural landscapes in the Southeast Region to improve Section 110 baseline documentation. They will also provide field and GIS support for the Southeast Region Cultural Landscape Inventory program. The employee will complete the following tasks within a one-year time frame.
a) Prepare Cultural Landscape Inventory records for NPS National Cemeteries and other cultural landscapes in the Southeast Region, including historical research, analysis and evaluation of significance and integrity, condition assessments and documentation.
b) Perform data collection in the field using Android tablets with the ArcGIS Online (AGOL) Field Maps application.
c) Prepare cultural landscape articles and posts for the PCLP Public Face Working Group.
d) Enter Cultural Landscape Inventory data into the Cultural Resources Inventory System (CRIS) database to create complete resource records.