Topic ID #42575 - posted 8/11/2020 12:51 PM

Historic Resources Specialist I, Review and Compliance Assistant- Jackson, MS



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The Mississippi Department of Archives and History in Jackson, Mississippi is recruiting a Historic Resources Specialist I to serve as Review and Compliance Assistant in the Historic Preservation Division. 

Starting annual salary: $30,385.00

Deadline to apply: August 25, 2020

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History in Jackson, Mississippi is recruiting a Historic Resources Specialist I to serve as Review and Compliance Assistant in the Historic Preservation Division. 

This position involves work that is professional in nature. The incumbent will support numerous functions of the MDAH Historic Preservation Division. The primary responsibility of the position is to assist the Review and Compliance Officer with the review process for federal undertakings in accordance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. Specific duties include coordination with MDAH archaeological, architectural, and technical preservation staff to provide comments to applicants in a timely manner and maintain records related to the Review and Compliance program. The work requires the exercise of independent judgment in the establishment, interpretation, application, and enforcement of statutes, rules, regulations, and policies.

Applicant should have excellent communication skills, be proficient in Microsoft Office and familiar with databases, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and other mapping tools. Additional responsibilities may include preparation of purchase requisitions and maintenance of financial records related to the Historic Preservation Division.

A background in archaeology, basic knowledge of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), and experience with National Environmental Equity Act (NEPA) compliance is preferred.

Education 
Applicants must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university. 

How to apply 
To apply for this position submit an online application via the Mississippi State Personnel Board. Visit mspb.ms.gov and navigate to the ‘job seekers’ page. This position will be listed as ‘Historic Resources Specialist I.’ For more information, contact the MDAH human resources office at 601-576-6865.






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