Topic ID #35892 - posted 7/2/2015 1:22 AM

Historic Preservation Specialist I - Oklahoma Historical Society

Jennifer Palmer

Historic Preservation Specialist I
Recruitment #150701-U14A-01
Department    Historical Society
County Location    Oklahoma OK 
Date Opened    7/1/2015 8:00:00 AM
Filing Deadline    7/29/2015 11:59:00 PM
Salary    $2,208.51 - $4,048.94/month
Full or Part Time    Full-Time 
Positions in this job family are responsible for identification, evaluation, documentation, registration, planning, education and treatment programs and activities designed to protect Oklahoma’s significant archeological and historic properties.  The activities and programs are carried out in accordance with the National Historic Preservation Act and the associated regulations, standards, and guidelines established by the U.S. Department of the Interior and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.
NOTE:  Under the National Historic Preservation Act, the Governor of each State designates the State Historic Preservation Officer to carry out the duties and responsibilities of the federal preservation programs for that State.  The SHPO employs professional staff, in accordance with federal standards, to perform the related duties.  In Oklahoma, the program is assigned to the Oklahoma Historical Society.  The agency receives an annual allocation from the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Historic Preservation Fund which partially covers the program costs (60%), and the State of Oklahoma is responsible for the balance of these costs (40%).
The Historic Preservation Specialist job family consists of three levels which are distinguished on the basis of the responsibility and complexity of work, experience required and the responsibility assigned for the development and coordination of assigned programs.
Level I:     
This is the basic entry level position in which incumbents develop skills in the identification, evaluation, and documentation of archeological and historic properties and learn the basic principles of cultural resource management.  Incumbents work under general supervision.  The majority of the responsibilities assigned involve conducting archival and field research, evaluating archeological and historic properties documented by others, and assisting in the maintenance of cultural resources survey and inventory data.
Level I:     
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree in archeology, anthropology, architectural history, art history, historic preservation, history, architecture or closely related fields which includes nine semester hours in American history and one year of experience in research and professional writing in a related field associated with one of the degree areas.
The Oklahoma Historical Society has been authorized to utilize a Selective Qualifation when interviewing applicants for this position.  "Applicants must have a Bachelors degree in Historic Preservation, History, or Architectural History and one year of related experience".
Scores based on:  100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on a supplemental questionnaire
***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.

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