Serves as Survey Program Coordinator. Coordinates Division activities associated with surveying historic resources in Georgia, including identifying priority areas for surveys to support National Register, Certified Local Government (CLG), and tax incentives programs, and developing techniques for the identification and evaluation of historic resources statewide. Coordinates integration of survey program and data resources into Division disaster preparedness and recovery and critical incident management activities. Regularly conducts and coordinates field survey. Reviews historic resources survey reports and database input resulting from grant, mitigation, and other projects. Coordinates Division involvement in Georgia's Natural, Archaeological, and Historical Resources GIS (GNAHRGIS) partnership and FindIt survey program. Supports other Division programs by providing expertise in historic resource survey and GNAHRGIS. Maintains and administers in-office survey files, and coordinates digitization of survey files. Initiates and develops techniques for the identification and evaluation of historic resources. Provides technical assistance, provides information to the public, makes presentations, and conducts site visits as necessary. Participates in special projects as necessary.
Bachelor's degree in natural resource management, environmental science, historical preservation or a closely related field from an accredited college or university AND one year of experience in a directly related field.
Two years of experience required at the lower level Curator/Preservationist 2 (NRP031) or position equivalent.
Preference may be given to applicants with a Master's Degree in Historic Preservation or a closely-related discipline, such as architecture, architectural history, or landscape architecture, in combination with one or more of the following qualifications:
Demonstrated experience conducting historic resources survey
Demonstrated experience using GNAHRGIS (Georgia's Natural, Archaeological, and Historic Resources GIS database)
Proficiency with architectural analysis in Georgia (familiarity with established contexts and terminology and its application)
Advanced knowledge of Georgia history and historical development
Experience working with at least one other core SHPO program, such as the Georgia/National Registers, Environmental Review, Tax Incentives, or the Certified Local Government (CLG) program, on a consultant basis or as agency staff