The Town of Virginia City is requesting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Historic Preservation Officer. This posiiton is responsible for the development and function of the town historic preservation office, including building permit review, public outreach, and administration of local zoning and development design guidelines. The Town of Virginia City is additionally a recognized Certified Local Government, with the Historic Preservation Officer responsible for maintaining program compliance in cooperation with Montana SHPO.
Virginia City is the former Montana Territorial capital, and one of the nation's oldest National Historic Landmarks. The town contains some of the most unique and best preserved examples of pioneer heritage in the American west, including vernacular and styled architecture, three historic cemeteries, and historic roadways forming a complex historic built environment.
The qualified candidate should hold an advanced degree in Historic Preservation, History, Archaeology, Anthropology, or related discipline and have working knowledge of state and federal Historic Preservation and Cultural Resource regulations and guidelines.