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Posted: 07/22/2016

Employer
New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission
Research

The Landmarks Preservation Commission is the New York City agency that is responsible for identifying and designating the City's landmarks and the buildings in the City's historic districts. The Commission also regulates changes to designated buildings. The Landmarks Preservation Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Position
Landmarks Preservationist- Research
136-2017-247557
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
New York, NY
Details
$$50,530 -$58,110 (with 2 years City ser
 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Under the supervision of the Director of Research, review existing surveys, Commission files, historic maps, and relevant secondary sources to identify potential individual landmarks and historic districts in targeted areas throughout the five boroughs; conduct fieldwork, surveys and site assessments to evaluate potential landmarks; undertake research on properties to assess their historic significance; document findings, write designation reports based on research and fieldwork; assist with editorial, writing and other special projects; create and make presentations for Commissioners and the public; respond to public inquiries; other tasks as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

 

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.


 

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Experience with digital mapping research;

 

Experience using a broad variety of digital and print sources in New York City;

 

Experience with data management and GIS;

 

Excellent writing, oral communication and presentation skills;

 

Experience with project management and presentations;

 

Graphic design and digital photography skills are desirable;

 

Strong customer service approach.

 

The Landmarks Preservation Commission will only respond to qualified candidates.

 

While we appreciate every applicant's interest, only those under consideration will be contacted.

 

 

 

OPen until
08/06/2016

How to apply
Please submit resume and cover letter to: NYC Careers at https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/ Current City employees must apply through Employee Self Service (ESS) at http://cityshare.nycnet/ess, under Recruiting Activities/Careers/136-2015-225175 Final appointment is subject to approval by the Office of Management and Budget. Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to provide a writing sample. If you were educated in a foreign school, you must be able to submit an evaluation of your foreign education from an approved organization.
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