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Posted: 02/16/2012

City of New York Landmarks Preservation Commission

The Landmarks Preservation Commission is the New York City agency that is responsible for designating and regulating the city's landmarks and historic districts. These properties have special historic, architectural, cultural, and/or aesthetic significance as part of the heritage of the city, state or nation.

Landmarks Preservationist (Temporary)
Professional Opportunity
New York, NY
$47,141 - $54,212 with 2 yrs City servic
Open Until

Please Note:  This is a temporary position that will end on or before July 1, 2012. Appointment is subject to Office of Management and Budget approval.




Under the supervision of the Director and Deputy Director of Preservation, reviews applications to restore, rehabilitate, or alter individual landmarks and properties in historic districts.  Consults with owners and architects, conducts site visits, makes presentations to Commission at public hearings and public meetings, prepares and issues permits for changes that the Commission has found to be appropriate.  Provides technical assistance to owners.  Other duties and special projects in various departments as assigned.


1.   A Masters Degree in historic preservation, architectural history, art history, architecture, or American history, and one year of full-time experience working in the field of preservation, restoration, or conservation of historic structures; or

2.  A Bachelors of Arts Degree with specialization in one of the fields listed above, and two years of full-time related experience;  or

3.  Education and/or experience equivalent to 1 & 2 above.


The Landmarks Preservation Commission will only respond to qualified candidates.



The Landmarks Preservation Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer

While we appreciate every applicant's interest, only those under consideration will be contacted.


If you were educated in a foreign school, you must submit with your resume an evaluation of your foreign education from an approved organization.



How to apply
Please submit resume and cover letter (e-mail preferred) to: Margaret McMahon The Landmarks Preservation Commission 1 Centre Street - 9th Floor New York, NY 10007 Fax: 212.669.3844 Email: mmcmahon@lpc.nyc.gov NO PHONE CALLS
Margaret McMahon
Fax: 212-669-3844
1 Centre Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10007



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