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Posted: 01/09/2017

Employer
North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office
NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) vision is to be the leader in using the state's natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Our mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state's history, conserving the state's natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development. Division Information: The North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office assists private citizens, private institutions, local governments, and agencies of state and federal government in the identification, evaluation, protection, and enhancement of properties significant in North Carolina history and archeology. The agency carries out state and federal preservation programs and is a section within the Division of Historical Resources, Office of Archives and History, North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources(NCDNCR). The office serves as the staff of the state historic preservation officer, who is the NCDNCR Deputy Secretary for the Office of Archives and History, and as staff of the North Carolina Historical Commission in the review of state and federal development projects that might affect historic North Carolina properties. The chief services of the State Historic Preservation Office are: The statewide survey of historic buildings, districts, and landscapes. The HPO is the repository of field notes, photographs, research reports, National Register nominations, and other materials related to the statewide survey. Published information on historic places in North Carolina may be found in scores of state and local architectural survey publications. (Note: The Office of State Archaeology, which conducts the statewide survey of archeological sites, is a separate section within the Office of Archives and History.) Nominations of eligible properties to the National Register of Historic Places. Environmental Review of state and federal actions affecting historic and archeological properties. Technical assistance to owners in the restoration of historic properties, including those owners seeking state and federal rehabilitation income tax credits. Grant assistance for historic preservation projects. Technical assistance to local preservation commissions, including administration of the Certified Local Government (CLG) program. Historic preservation education, including publication of preservation plan updates and the HPO newsletter, Worth Saving.


Position
Architectural Survey Specialist (Term-Limited)
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Raleigh, NC
Details
 

Description of Work

 


 ~Time-Limited Full-Time Position~
**This position is posted at recruitment range of $36,761- $50,000 and at
salary grade equivalent 68** 

 
This position will be located at:
Archives & History Office
109 East Jones Street

Raleigh, NC

Description of Work: 
This position is located within the State Historic Preservation Office (HPO) of the Division of Historical Resources.  The position assists the Survey and National Register Branch Supervisor in maintaining the statewide architectural survey by: 1.) Conducting architectural surveys of counties and municipalities that do not qualify for federal certified local government grants, including field work, creation of database records with written entries, labeled photographs, report preparation and making National Register Study list recommendations. 2.) Providing guidance to consultants conducting county, municipal, and other thematic survey projects, including review of survey products. 3.) Speaking at public meetings and with members of the local press in order to publicize and promote survey projects. Must have a valid driver's license.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

 

Demonstrated ability to conduct and supervise historic structure field surveys according to state and federal standards; including proper recordation methods and photography skills. Demonstrated knowledge of American and North Carolina architectural history, particularly vernacular architecture. Demonstrated working knowledge of the structure and operation of national, state, local and private preservation programs. Must meet the Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualification Standards for history of architectural history, as specified by federal regulations (36 CFR 61.4 ). Demonstrated knowledge of National Register guidelines. Knowledge of mapping software. Must have superior written and verbal communication skills; including strong experience as a public speaker and ability to work with the public with tact and diplomacy. Ability to organize time and meetings. Ability to comprehend technical language and concepts. Ability to travel.

 

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Master's degree in historic preservation, planning, architectural history, or a closely related field and two years of experience in historic preservation; or graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in history, planning, or architectural history, or a closely related field and three years of experience in historic preservation; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Supplemental and Contact Information

**APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED ON-LINE USING THE WEBSITE PROVIDED BELOW**

To apply for this position, please click the APPLY link provided above.  In order to receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the online application form.  Any information omitted from the application cannot be considered for qualifying credit. Attached or incorporated resumes will be accepted, but will not be used for screening for qualifying credit.  Using "See Resume" or "See Attachment" instead of completing the education and experience portion of the profile is not acceptable and will result in an incomplete application.  Other attachments (except a DD-214 copy) will also be accepted, but not used in screening for qualifying credit.  Applicants are required to scan and attach a copy of their DD-214 or discharge orders if they wish to obtain veterans preference.  Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax.  Please call the human resources office for assistance.

The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) uses Merit-Based Recruitment practices to select the most qualified applicants to fill positions subject to the State Human Resources Act. Applicants are asked to document competencies related to the position for which you apply on the State application via the NEOGOV website. A competency is defined as a set of behaviors or duties that reflect knowledge skills, and abilities.  When a salary range is posted, the actual salary will be based on relevant competencies, knowledge, skills, abilities, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised positions. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment. We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).

If you are having technical issues submitting your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627. If there are any questions about this posting, other than your application status, please contact the DNCR Human Resources Office. 

CONTACT INFORMATION: 
N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
Division of Human Resources
4603 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4603
Phone:  919-807-7373
 

OPen until
1/20/2017

How to apply
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina/jobs/1603528/architectural-survey-specialist To apply for this position, please click the APPLY link provided above. In order to receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the online application form. Any information omitted from the application cannot be considered for qualifying credit. Attached or incorporated resumes will be accepted, but will not be used for screening for qualifying credit. Using "See Resume" or "See Attachment" instead of completing the education and experience portion of the profile is not acceptable and will result in an incomplete application. Other attachments (except a DD-214 copy) will also be accepted, but not used in screening for qualifying credit. Applicants are required to scan and attach a copy of their DD-214 or discharge orders if they wish to obtain veterans preference. Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax. Please call the human resources office for assistance. The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) uses Merit-Based Recruitment practices to select the most qualified applicants to fill positions subject to the State Human Resources Act. Applicants are asked to document competencies related to the position for which you apply on the State application via the NEOGOV website. A competency is defined as a set of behaviors or duties that reflect knowledge skills, and abilities. When a salary range is posted, the actual salary will be based on relevant competencies, knowledge, skills, abilities, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised positions. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment. We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System). If you are having technical issues submitting your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627. If there are any questions about this posting, other than your application status, please contact the DNCR Human Resources Office. CONTACT INFORMATION: N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources Division of Human Resources 4603 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-4603 Phone: 919-807-7373
Ramona Bartos
Phone: 9198076583
Fax: 9198076583
ADDRESS
State Historic Preservation Office
MSC 4617
Raleigh, NC 27699

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