Essential Duties and Responsibilities
· Provides guidance for project managers and clients on projects involving the entire Section 106 and/or Section 4(f) compliance process
· Responsibilities will include conducting architectural surveys in accordance with the guidelines established by the Secretary of the Interior; preparing reports with recommendations of resource eligibility for transportation-related projects; conducting historic research and preparing professional reports; and managing coordination with the Indiana State Historic Preservation Office, Indiana Department of Transportation, Indiana Landmarks, and other involved parties throughout the state
· Regular travel throughout the state for site visits and fieldwork is required, as well as an ability to work independently
Education and/or Experience
· A graduate degree in historic preservation, architectural history, or a closely related field; OR its equivalent in education and experience, plus a minimum of five years of work experience in a professional capacity in the relevant discipline such as conducting architectural surveys, performing historic research, and preparing National Register nominations
· Familiarity with the Secretary of the Interior Standards and Guidelines for Archaeology and Historic Preservation, as well as other federal historic preservation laws, regulations and guidelines
· Familiarity with the Select/Non-Select Bridges Project Development Process is preferred
· Experience with the National Environmental Policy Act is preferred
Certificates and/or Licensures
· A valid drivers license
· Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with a wide range of preservation constituents in both the public and private sectors. Ideal candidate will have excellent writing skills.
· Ability to use Microsoft Office software, Windows, Windows-based PCs and peripherals, Adobe Acrobat, and Geographic Information System software
· Work in office requires prolonged sitting and frequent standing, as well as normal range of eyesight, hearing and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, telephone, photocopier and other office equipment.
· Work on site visits requires the ability to drive long distances, work outdoor year-round in all types of weather and may require bending, stooping, walking for extended periods of time on various terrain, and frequent standing