Topic ID #35731 - posted 5/20/2015 1:36 PM

Architectural Historian - Idaho Transportation Department - Boise, ID


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Open for Recruitment:
May 13, 2015 - June 3, 2015
Announcement # 02707082288
Salary Range: $19.72 - $24.65 Per Hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Boise

Our Mission: Your Safety. Your Mobility. Your Economic Opportunity.

Idaho is a special place with a unique heritage, an abundance of natural resources, and an exceptional quality of life. The Idaho Transportation Department supports the functions needed to protect the places and resources we value as Idahoans as we construct and maintain those essential transportation projects. If you would like to join the award-winning, dynamic team of professionals dedicated to the mission of Idaho Transportation Department (ITD), this may be the perfect career opportunity for you!

The Transportation Architectural Historian assists in assessing the architectural integrity of structures and associated features as they relate to transportation projects in compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. The incumbent also performs field work and frequent overnight statewide travel may be required.


  • Review literature, field survey and investigations and prepare federally required documentation;
  • Review of work done by consultants;
  • Coordinate federal compliance procedures and submit cultural resource documentation and determination to the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO);
  • Propose and draft department policies, priorities, manuals, guidance, procedures and budget for cultural resources compliance related to historic architecture, history or archaeology;
  • Serve as liaison to other agencies, consultants, Native American Tribes, and the archaeological or historical community;
  • Write and review consultant Scopes of Work;
  • Negotiate and administer consultant contracts;
  • Represent the department on committees dealing with cultural resources and gives presentations, workshops, and training;
  • Review and comment on legislation governing cultural resources.


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