Topic ID #35509 - posted 4/1/2015 3:09 AM

Historian - Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA

Jennifer Palmer

Job Details
Requisition Number    15-0065
Post Date    3/31/2015
City    Joint Base Lewis Mcchord
State    WA
Description    Versar, Inc. is a global project management company based in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, with project offices around the world. Since 1969, Versar has provided technical and management support to federal, state, and local government clients as well as to industries worldwide, delivering construction management, environmental sciences and engineering infrastructure solutions. Versar offers tailored and secure solutions in harsh environments providing clients with comprehensive engineering and construction management, environmental and professional services.
Versar, Inc. is seeking an Historian to work at our Joint Base Lewis Mcchord, WA office.

The primary duties of the successful candidate will include:
Identifying, documenting, and evaluating historic resources, in particular historic structures and landscapes; 
Applying National Register of Historic Places criteria to determine the significance and integrity of historic built resources; 
Preparing survey reports; performing historical research; 
Providing quality control of historical research documents; 
Conducting building/structures condition assessments and documentation as required; 
Developing various cultural resources management documents (ICRMPs, PAs, etc.); 
Preparing and designing public education and outreach products such as brochures, posters, displays, and exhibits.
Requirements    The candidate must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for professional qualifications in architectural history, which include a degree (graduate degree preferred) in architectural history, history, historic preservation, or closely related field, with coursework in American architectural history;
Must have at least eight years of professional experience in cultural resources management as an architectural historian or preservationist, preferably with a federal agency;
Must be familiar with architectural styles; 
Must be able to read architectural plans/drawings.
Knowledgeable of Section 106 and 110 processes; 
Knowledgeable of NRHP criteria for evaluating buildings/structures;
Have good understanding of cultural landscapes, knowledge of construction materials, and knowledge of military architecture; 
Experience in building assessments and research, ability to manage multiple projects, and professional writing skills are required as well;
Skills and areas of experience that would enhance the candidate’s value include an interest in the built environment and familiarity with military historic resources; 
The candidate must be well organized, physically capable of conducting field work, capable in digital photography, and familiar with MS Office tools.

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