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🔗Historic Preservation Specialist 1

  • Full Time
  • Trenton, New Jersey
  • P18 - $50,737.29 - $71,553.48 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Department: Department of Community Affairs
  • Job Reference #: HR22-0128
  • Job Qualifications:

    EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in American Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Architectural History, History, or Historic Preservation.

    EXPERIENCE: One (1) year of experience in historic site surveying, historic preservation planning, or any combination of the following: detailed investigation of historic structures; preparation of historic structures research reports and/or preparation or review of plans/specifications for preservation projects; research writing, interpretation, or related activity with an historic organization, agency, or museum; research and/or writing in American architectural history and/or restoration architecture; and/or experience in archaeological research, administration, management, and/or study of archaeological resources.
    NOTE: A Master’s degree in American Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Architectural History, History or Historic Preservation, may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience.

    LICENSE: Appointees will be required to possess a valid driver’s license only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.

  • How to Apply:

    Please submit a resume and any required documents (licenses, certification and/or transcripts) along with a letter of interest, including a phone number by the closing date.

    Online application available at:

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Website New Jersey Historic Trust

The New Jersey Historic Trust was created by law in 1967 to preserve New Jersey's historic resources across the state.

Reviews preservation grant applications; reviews project initiating materials and fiscal documentation from grant recipients; prepares project budgets; establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with representatives from local, state, and federal government agencies, historical groups, and members of the general public; conducts seminars and training programs for historic property interpreters, site managers, and board members; assists in organizing or participates in the conference, workshops, meetings, and public hearings; addresses various groups concerning
programs and preservation issues; prepares correspondence; prepares clear, sound accurate, and informative reports on historic preservation and cultural management containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations; maintains records and files; may perform other related duties as required.

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