Under varying degrees of supervision, reviews applications to restore or rehabilitate designated landmarks or build new buildings within historic districts; issues permits and performs enforcement functions to ensure compliance with the Landmarks Law; and may be called upon to perform surveys of historic areas, conduct historical research, and write reports. Consults with owners and architects, conducts site visits, runs statistical and database reports and mapping; makes presentations to the Commission at Public Hearings and Meetings; makes presentations to the public at outreach and community meetings; provides technical assistance to owners. Other duties as assigned.
The position requires knowledge of architectural history, design and/or conservation expertise, experience with computer technology and databases, and excellent communication and customer service skills.
1. A Masters Degree in historic preservation, architectural history, art history, architecture, or American history, and one year of full-time satisfactory experience working in the field of preservation, restoration, or conservation of historic structures; orconducting research in architectural or art history, or working as an architect or architectural assistant; or teaching at the college level in any of the fields
described in (a); 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.