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🔗Structural Historian

  • Full Time
  • Charleston, WV
  • 38157- 70589 USD / Year
  • Department: State Historic Preservation Office
  • Job Reference #: CH20240018
  • Job Summary: The Structural Historian will review and analyze all submitted information from federal/state agencies and other interested persons or organizations to confirm National Register eligibility.
  • Job Qualifications:

    Training: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in architectural history, historic preservation or a closely related field.

    Substitution: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in the above fields and two years of fulltime or equivalent part-time paid experience in historic preservation work such as conducting historic resource surveys, research, preparing National Register nominations, writing, teaching, interpreting history as a historian, or
    closely related activities may substitute for the Master’s degree.

    Experience: Two years of paid full-time or equivalent part-time paid employment in historic preservation work such as
    conducting historic resource surveys, research, preparing National Register nominations, writing, teaching, interpreting
    history as a historian, or closely related activities.

  • How to Apply:

    Please apply by visiting https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/wv?keywords=structural%20historian

  • Application URL: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/wv?keywords=structuralhistorian

Website West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History

The mission of the WV Department of Arts, Culture and History’s State Historic Preservation Office is to encourage, inform, support, and participate in the efforts of the people of West Virginia to identify, recognize, preserve and protect West Virginia’s prehistoric and historic structures, objects and sites.

Under the supervision of the Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer, the Structural Historian reviews and analyzes all submitted information to confirm National Register eligibility and assess potential effect to historic resource as required by the State Historic Preservation Office in compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended, and 36 CFR 800, “The Protection of Historic Properties,” and WV Code 29-1-8A and 82 CSR 2, “Standards and Procedures for Administering State Historic Preservation Programs.”  Prepare related correspondence and other written documentation, such as draft memorandum of agreement.  Conduct all necessary site visits representing the office as relating to the completion of these statutory requirements for the office.  Apply appropriate Standards and Criteria as set forth by the National Park Service to evaluate National Register eligibility.  Evaluate proposed scopes of work for the rehabilitation of historic buildings as appropriate according to the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation.  Provide comments and assistance to state or federal agencies, private organizations, or individuals regarding the completion of the Section 106 compliance process.  Assist with the transfer of survey information and historic inventory forms generated from the review and compliance activities to the office’s Survey and National Register files.  Monitor development grants and/or survey and planning grants as assigned.  Position performs other duties as assigned.