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Posted: 05/13/2015

Employer
AmaTerra Environmental, Inc.

AmaTerra Environmental, Inc. is seeking an Architectural Historian for immediate, full time employment located at the White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. White Sands Missile Range is the largest military installation in the United State measuring 3,200 square miles and is located within the Tularosa Basin, between the San Andres and Sacramento mountain ranges. It is the birthplace of the American missile program and home to the V-2 rocket. Funding is immediately available for a minimum of one year of employment with the possibility of additional follow-on work.


Position
Architectural Historian
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Las Cueces, NM
Details
$40,000 - $50,000
 

 

Primary responsibilities for this position include:

 

  • Assist federal cultural resource staff in carrying out Section 106 responsibilities relating to an expansive built environment;

  • Complete new and update existing historic documentation;

  • Conduct archival research resulting in historic context development;

  • Conduct architectural resources surveys and assist in making recommendations for determinations of eligibility of resources for the NRHP;

  • Field survey to include Cold War resources, mining and ranching resources;

  • Write short articles for submission to small newspaper;

  • Review work projects for determination of effect; and

  • Assist in development of multi-media documentation of historic properties.

     

    Required Qualifications

 

  • Masters degree in Military History, American History, American Studies, or a closely related field;

  • At least three years of related work experience;

  • Proficient knowledge of Section 106 regulations, policies, and procedures;

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to individuals and groups;

  • Demonstrated knowledge of architectural resources and apply technical and scientific principles to their management in a federal context; and

  • Must be a United States citizen.

  • Must be willing to relocate to Las Cruces, New Mexico.

 

 Desirable Qualifications

 

  • Exceptional writing and editing skills;

  • Working knowledge of ArcGIS and other database software;

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
AmaTerra offers a benefit package that includes an annual salary between $40k and $50k depending on qualifications, plus medical insurance and paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. Interested candidates should reply to Deborah Dobson-Brown at ddbrown@amaterra.com, subject line “WSMR Architectural Historian” and should include PDF copies of the following items: 1) a letter of interest, 2) a recent resume or curriculum vita, and 3) a short (2-3 pages) sample of your writing. This opportunity will close on or before June 20, 2015.
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