Reviews applications to restore, rehabilitate, or alter structures within the Vieux Carré historic district. Responsible for the examination and review of plans and specifications of buildings and structures for compliance with the provisions of the building code and related ordinances and appropriateness to the historic nature of the building. Consults with owners, architects, and contractors, conducts site visits, prepares assessment reports, makes presentations to the Architecture Committee and Commission at public hearings, and issues permits for appropriate changes.
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
1. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelors Degree in Architecture of a Masters Degree in Historic Preservation. It is desirable, but not necessary, that the applicant be a licensed architect. To receive credit as a licensed architect, the license must be presented at the time of application.
2. One (1) year of experience in preservation architecture, or educational specialization in preservation architecture (at least nine (9) semester hours in preservation coursework). Official college transcript must be presented at the time of application.
Note: if appointed, employee must be certified by the International Code Council (ICC) as a Building Plan Examiner during the probationary period. No probationary period may last longer than one year. If employees are not certified by ICC during their probationary period, they must wait one year from the end of their probationary period or receive certification from ICC to be considered for rehire.
The City of New Orleans is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basics of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, creed, culture, or ancestry. Requests for alternate format or accommodations should be directed to Amy Trepagnier at (504) 658-3516 or TTY/Voice (504)586-4475 or (504) 658-4020.