JOB SUMMARY: Sapphos Environmental, Inc., a full-service environmental, planning, and resource management company located in Pasadena, is currently recruiting an Architectural Historian to join our expanding Cultural Resources Group at the Cultural Resources Coordinator level. Under the supervision of the Cultural Resources Manager, this full-time, permanent, exempt position encompasses technical, project management, and marketing responsibilities.
KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conduct historic resources surveys and assessments, including site inspections, research, photography, and evaluation under National Register of Historic Places, California Register of Historical Resources, and other criteria of significance
Prepare State of California Historic Resources Inventory forms, Historic Resources Technical Reports and Context Statements, and Environmental Impact Report/Statement sections relating to historic resources
Compile Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) documentation packages
Analyze potential impacts to historic resources under the California Environmental Quality Act and other legislation
Coordinate with the Office of Historic Preservation and other government agencies
Manage projects, including client interaction, tracking of budgets and schedules, and supervision of subconsultants
Mentor junior staff
Participate in marketing outreach and development of cultural resources proposals, project budgets, and schedules
REQUIRED TECHNICAL SKILLS:
Experience in cultural resources management with a working command of federal and state cultural resource and historic preservation statutes and regulations
Operational knowledge of the history and architectural history of Southern California
Background in the application of the Secretary of the Interiors Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties and preparation of Historic American Buildings Survey documentation
Demonstrated research, writing, and photographic abilities
Ability to use computer hardware, software, and other related information technologies for extended periods on a daily basis
OTHER SKILLS: The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, have a professional demeanor and strong organizational skills, and possess the ability to manage priorities, meet deadlines, and multitask in a fast-paced environment. The candidate should be able to work as a member of a diverse team and manage projects and tasks as delegated by technical and project managers. The candidate must possess strong communication skills, the ability to work closely with clients, and be able to supervise the work of others.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate will have a MA/MS degree in Architectural History or closely related discipline and will have a minimum of three years of experience (BA/BS with six years of experience will be considered).
SALARY RANGE: Sapphos Environmental, Inc. offers competitive salaries commensurate with individual qualifications and experience and a full package of benefits.