HISTORIC PRESERVATION SPECIALIST
Requisition #: 90885
Agency: Department of Tourism and State Development; South Dakota State Historical Society; Historic Preservation; Cultural Heritage Center
Salary: $15.36 per hour N15
Closing Date: 1/19/2010
Position Purpose: This position provides technical assistance to property owners, government officials, and others about state and federal rules and regulations that pertain to historic preservation to ensure accurate technical information is provided; reviews construction plans to determine compliance with federal and state historic preservation laws; coordinates the Federal Income Tax Credit program as well as the State Property Tax Moratorium for historic properties; manages sub-grantees and contracts to ensure grant and project goals are realized and funds are properly allocated; provides information to the public about historic preservation to increase the awareness of the importance of cultural resource management and preservation; and performs other work as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
¬? Secretary of the Interiors standards for the treatment of historic properties;
¬? federal and state historic preservation laws and tax incentives;
¬? regulations that relate to historic preservation;
¬? South Dakota history and geography, architectural history, and historic preservation;
¬? grant writing and planning concepts;
¬? principles and methods of historic building survey as required for nomination to the National Register of Historical Places.
¬? operate photographic equipment;
¬? use a computer;
¬? follow written and oral instructions;
¬? communicate information clearly and concisely;
¬? interpret legal requirements;
¬? analyze information;
¬? perform research;
¬? determine the historical value and architectural and cultural significance of buildings and sites.
Comments: Overnight travel is required.
Must be able to lift boxes weighing as much as 35lbs.