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City of Bloomington, Indiana

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Advises organizations and other city departments on historic preservation policies. Conveys recommendations on behalf of Historic Preservation Commission to other city boards and commissions. Prepares budget and prepares reports. Coordinates permitting processes. Conducts federally mandated reviews and maintains required reports and recordkeeping. Develops programs related to historic preservation. Prepares and coordinates historical research, National Register nominations, and educational projects. Evaluates projects using standards outlined by the Secretary of the Interior and in local ordinances. Conducts on-site inspections; reviews construction plans, specifications, and cost estimates; and supervises construction. Prepares and submits grant applications; administers awarded grants. Recommends affordable housing projects and coordinates initial review of proposals. Must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Qualification Standards (promulgated by the National Park Service and published in 36 CFR Part 61) defining the minimum education and experience required to perform identification, evaluation, registration, and treatment activities for historic properties.  

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Meets criteria to serve as local qualified professional for the Certified Local Government as set by the National Park Service.  Specific professional degree or degree with applicable experience as described above or as described in the Secretary of the Interior’s Qualification Standards (promulgated by the National Park Service and published in 36 CFR Part 61).

 

TRAINING/SKILLS

Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local rules and regulations concerning historic preservation and residential rehabilitation project development, including specifically the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards. Knowledge of architectural history and historic research and building survey procedures. Knowledge of statutory requirements of public commissions. Knowledge of construction management and permitting. Thorough knowledge of and ability to administer state and federal grant programs and local governmental budgeting procedures. Familiarity with theoretical and practical principles of site planning. Ability to supervise and direct others and effectively communicate with others. Knowledge of and ability to review construction plans, specifications, and cost estimates. Ability to plan, organize, and write complex documents, reports, and evaluations. Thorough knowledge of and ability to use standard office equipment. Ability to use Excel and GIS.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Ability to legally and safely operate a motor vehicle. 

 

HOURS

8:00 am to 5:00 pm, M-F, overtime as required

 

SALARY

$44,880-$46,818

 

ANYONE WISHING TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION MAY DO SO BY FAX, EMAIL OR AT CITY HALL, HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT, 401 N MORTON STREET, SUITE 230 ON OR BEFORE MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 2017 BY 5:00PM.

 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

La Igualdad De Oportunidades De Empleo Es La Ley.

 

The City of Bloomington does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, and disability status in employment or the provision of services.

 

The City of Bloomington validates authorization to work using eVerify. The City will provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each new employee’s I-9 form to confirm work authorization.