Immediate opening for an architectural historian or historic preservation professional. This position will allow the individual to work with a dynamic team of accomplished architectural historians and environmental professionals. Projects include determinations of eligibility, effects assessments, drafting agreement documents, and complex Section 106 consultation. Experience working on transit projects is required, as is the ability to work with groups with disparate goals. Excellent, proven writing skills are mandatory.
This position requires a high degree of proven technical expertise, organization, foresight, responsibility, and mature judgment .The successful candidate will have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. This position requires extensive contact with governmental agencies, the public, and other project team personnel.
This position will involve surveying, documenting, and evaluating architectural resources and producing forms and technical reports. Excellent and proven writing skills are mandatory. The successful applicant will possess knowledge of MS Word Office applications and will be comfortable using both digital and 35 mm cameras. Working knowledge of GIS applications is highly desirable. Must be able to meet the physical demands of field work.
The qualified candidate will meet the Secretary of the Interiors Professional Qualifications Standards in History and Architectural History and have at least two years of full-time experience completing the above-mentioned documentation. Experience managing multiple, fast-past deliverables while completing excellent technical work is required. Candidates should have expertise in American architectural history with experience completing architectural history projects in Baltimore and/or Maryland; previous experience successfully completing work to Maryland Historical Trust standards; proven success completing architectural descriptions and significance evaluations by applying the National Register of Historic Places criteria; and experience evaluating project effects on significant properties. Experience conducting work according to the Federal historic preservation review process and under Sections 106 & 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 is required, including experience in complex negotiations with consulting parties, and Programmatic Agreement and Memoranda of Agreement preparation. Excellent research, writing, photography, and communication skills are essential. Must be willing to be part of a team, and receive direction and feedback from supervising architectural historians.
The qualified candidate will possess a masters degree in architectural history or historic preservation from an accredited university. The successful applicant will be able to work in the United States immediately upon hire.