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GS-11/12 Historian (Historic Preservation)

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Posted: 04/19/2019

National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior

The incumbent serves as an Historian specializing in Historic Preservation in the Technical Preservation Services (TPS) Division, which administers the Federal rehabilitation tax credit program, promulgates the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties, and develops historic preservation guidance and information on preserving and rehabilitating historic buildings. Since the tax incentive program's inception in 1976, it has generated more than $96.87 billion in private investment in historic rehabilitation, in communities large and small throughout the nation. The Secretary's Standards and technical preservation guidance developed by TPS is widely used at the federal, state, and local levels and by design and building industry professionals,non-profit organizations, and the general public.

GS-11/12 Historian (Historic Preservation)
Professional Opportunity
Washington, DC
$69,581 to $108,422 per year
Open Until

The incumbent:

  • exercises signature authority on virtually all applications for certification for projects from assigned states related to the Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program; 
  • analyzes the significance of complex and diverse cultural resources, encompassing buildings of many architectural styles and periods;
  • provides guidance to State Historic Preservation Officers and their staffs, project owners, developers, architects, and consultants regarding project conformance with the Secretary's Standards; and 
  • conducts research into specific problems, techniques or concepts related to historic rehabilitation and materials conservation; and provides highly technical and professional guidance and information on historic preservation and the rehabilitation of historic buildings.

To be eligible for this position, the incubment must meet the basic requirements AND specialized experience, and/or education outlined in the job announcement.

How to apply
See vacancy announcements (all sources/status candidates) for more information: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/531203900 https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/531204100

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