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Posted: 09/08/2014

Employer
City of Richmond
The Department of Planning and Development Review

The Department of Planning and Development Review is seeking an experienced candidate for the position of Planner II for the Planning and Preservation Division. The selected applicant will serve as a preservation planner for the City of Richmond, with the primary responsibility of serving as Secretary to the City of Richmond Commission of Architectural Review (CAR). The CAR, established in 1957, reviews all exterior changes to structures in the City’s Old & Historic Districts. Duties include but are not limited to: •Building and site plan review, •Conducting field work, •Meeting with applicants, •Preparation of reports and presentations to the Commission of Architectural Review, •Preparing agendas, and facilitating commission meetings. •Coordinating all official correspondence on behalf of the CAR, including the issuance of Certificates of Appropriateness. •Interacting with the public and calls for coordination with other City agencies. •Review of permits and coordination of code violation enforcement, •Working on other historic preservation and planning initiatives. QUALIFICATIONS, SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES Requires Bachelor's degree in civil or environmental engineering, urban planning, architecture, landscape architecture, or a related field. Requires two years experience or one year of experience and an advanced degree. An equivalent combination of training and experience (as approved by the department) may be used to meet the minimum qualifications of the classification No Special Certification or License required. The preferred candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in architecture, historic preservation, architectural history, urban planning, landscape architecture, or a related field and two years of relevant work experience or one year of experience and an advanced degree. Ideally, the candidate will have a graduate degree in architectural history, historic preservation, or closely related field, with coursework in American architectural history, as well as a demonstrated understanding of historic preservation planning, urban design, and the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties (http://www.cr.nps.gov/local-law/arch_stnds_8_2.htm). The ability of the applicant to demonstrate that she or he meets the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for History and/or Architectural History (36 CFR Part 61) is a plus. Excellent written and oral communication skills, facility with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Microsoft Office (including Access), and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment are necessary for the position.


Position
Planner II
05M00000094
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Richmond, VA
Details
$43,771.00 - $71,898.00 Annually
 

The selected applicant will serve as a preservation planner for the City of Richmond, with the primary responsibility of serving as Secretary to the City of Richmond Commission of Architectural Review (CAR). The CAR, established in 1957, reviews all exterior changes to structures in the Citys Old & Historic Districts.

Duties include but are not limited to:
Building and site plan review,
Conducting field work,
Meeting with applicants,
Preparation of reports and presentations to the Commission of Architectural Review,
Preparing agendas, and facilitating commission meetings. 
Coordinating all official correspondence on behalf of the CAR, including the issuance of Certificates of Appropriateness.
Interacting with the public and calls for coordination with other City agencies.
Review of permits and coordination of code violation enforcement,
Working on other historic preservation and planning initiatives.

QUALIFICATIONS, SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES
Requires Bachelor's degree in civil or environmental engineering, urban planning, architecture, landscape architecture, or a related field.

Requires two years experience or one year of experience and an advanced degree.

An equivalent combination of training and experience (as approved by the department) may be used to meet the minimum qualifications of the classification

No Special Certification or License required.

The preferred candidate will have a bachelors degree in architecture, historic preservation, architectural history, urban planning, landscape architecture, or a related field and two years of relevant work experience or one year of experience and an advanced degree. Ideally, the candidate will have a graduate degree in architectural history, historic preservation, or closely related field, with coursework in American architectural history, as well as a demonstrated understanding of historic preservation planning, urban design, and the Secretary of the Interiors Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties (http://www.cr.nps.gov/local-law/arch_stnds_8_2.htm).

The ability of the applicant to demonstrate that she or he meets the Secretary of the Interiors Professional Qualification Standards for History and/or Architectural History (36 CFR Part 61) is a plus. Excellent written and oral communication skills, facility with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Microsoft Office (including Access), and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment are necessary for the position.

OPen until
09/14/2014

How to apply
www.richmondgov.com
S. Mayes
ADDRESS

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