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Posted: 09/20/2017

Tennessee Historical Commission

State Historic Preservation Office The Tennessee Historical Commission is the State Historic Preservation Office for Tennessee and has multiple programs related to historic preservation and history. Its mission is to protect, preserve, interpret, maintain, and administer historic places; to encourage the inclusive diverse study of Tennessee's history for the benefit of future generations; to mark important locations, persons, and events in Tennessee history; to assist in worthy publication projects; to review, comment on, and identify projects that will potentially impact historic properties; to locate, identify, record, and nominate to the National Register of Historic Places all properties which meet National Register criteria; and to implement other programs of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 as amended. The Tennessee Historical Commission is an independent state agency, administratively attached to the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. The staff and executive director are responsible for the day-to-day operation of the office.

Historic Preservation Specialist
Professional Opportunity
Nashville, TN
$38,460.00 annually

This position is one of two that works on the National Register of Historic Places.

Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in Historic Preservation, History, Architecture, Architectural History, or other historic preservation related field and experience equivalent to two years of full-time professional experience in Historic Preservation or related work.
Substitution of Education for Experience: Graduate coursework in Historic Preservation, History, Architecture, Architectural History or related acceptable field may be substituted for the required experience, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of one year. (24 semester/36 quarter hours is equivalent to one year).

 Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for professional historic preservation work of considerable difficulty; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features: This is the advanced working level classification of the Historic Preservation Specialist sub-series.  An employee in this class coordinates and conducts various historic preservation programs.This class differs from the Historic Preservation Associate in that an incumbent of the latter is the entry level class. This class differs from the Historic Preservation Specialist Supervisor in that an incumbent of the latter is the supervisory class in the Historic Preservation Specialist sub-series.
Competencies: Written Communications Decision Quality Listening Technical Learning Dealing with Ambiguity Presentation Skills Time Management Perseverance Approachability Patience Intellectual Horsepower
Knowledge: History & Archaeology Building & Construction Customer & Personal Service Design Clerical Sociology & Anthropology Geography
Skills: Complex Problem Solving Active Listening Critical Thinking Reading Comprehension Writing Judgment & Decision Making Negotiation Active Learning Speaking Service Orientation Time Management
Abilities: Oral Expression Written Expression Oral Comprehension Written Comprehension Speech Clarity Deductive Reasoning Speech Recognition


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How to apply
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/tennessee/default.cfm Search Current Openings for Historic Preservation Specialist
Claudette Stager
Phone: 615-770-1089
2941 Lebanon Pike
Nashville, TN 37214

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