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Posted: 12/11/2018

Employer
The L'Enfant Trust


Position
Historic Preservation Specialist
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Washington, DC
Uni
Details
$50,000 - $60,000
Open Until
Until Filled
 

SUPERVISOR: President

STATUS: Full-time; Monday-Friday from 9am to 5pm.

SALARY: Salaried

POSITION SUMMARY

Manage the conservation easement program of The LEnfant Trust. The Historic Preservation Specialist is responsible for administrating the Trusts 1,144 conservation easements and assisting with other Trust activities.  Provide support for the Trusts Historic Properties Redevelopment Program (HPRP), which is currently rehabilitating four properties in the Anacostia Historic District.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the direction of the President/CEO:

  • Review rehabilitation/restoration proposals for exterior changes to easemented properties
  • Issue letters to property owners for approved projects
  • Prepare written notices to all easemented property owners annually
  • Provide guidance to architects, contractors, consultants and property owners on historic preservation standards and local preservation regulations
  • Provide technical assistance information on historic building materials, restoration treatments and tools, and new preservation technologies
  • Perform on-site property inspections and review annual photography
  • Maintain Filemaker database and property files
  • Respond to easement donation inquiries and oversee donations
  • Work with government agencies and perform tasks related to permitting for HPRP projects
  • Research building histories
  • Create content for various social media platforms and monthly newsletter

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters Degree in Historic Preservation or related field
  • Strong analytical, organizational and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Proficiency in computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher)
  • Superior writing skills including communication via electronic media
  • Keen understanding of confidentiality standards and practices
  • Familiarity with social media, including Facebook and Twitter

 

Salary is commensurate with experience and education and will include benefits. Small, friendly office located near public transportation (Red Line Metro) in downtown Dupont Circle.

 


How to apply
Please send cover letter and resume to info@lenfant.org Attention: Ananda Bagiackas, Operations Manager No telephone calls please.
Ananda Bagiackas
Phone: 2024834880
ADDRESS
2000 P Street NW, Suite 320, STE 32
Washington, DC 20036
Uni

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