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Curator/Preservationist 3 – Rockdale County

GA DNR- Historic Preservation Division Vacancy
Job Field:
Job Type:
Full Time
Location Detail:
HPD Offices, Stockbridge
Job Description:

   Serves as Environmental Review (ER) Historian. Processes project review applications for database entry, routing, and file management. Reviews projects for National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) eligibility and effects determinations for Section 106 compliance and similar/related state and federal laws. Provides interagency liaison support. Assists in resolving adverse effects, including negotiating and reviewing agreement documents. Provides technical assistance, provides information to the public, give presentations, and conducts meetings and site visits as necessary. Provides ER program reporting and assists in managing program files in accordance with established procedures. Advises Environmental Review Program Manager, Historic Resources Section Chief, Historic Preservation Division Director, and other agency officials on ER-related issues and projects. Supports other HPD program areas as necessary. Supports and participates in special projects as necessary. 


   Bachelor's degree in natural resource management, environmental science, historical preservation or a closely related field from an accredited college or university 
   One year of experience in a directly related field. 
   Two years of experience required at the lower level Curator/Preservationist 2 (NRP031) or position equivalent. 

   Preference may be given to applicants with a Master’s degree in Historic Preservation, Architectural History, or Architecture in combination with minimum qualification educational requirements or other multiple degree combinations including disciplines from both minimum and preferred qualifications lists and one or more of the following: 

  • Experience with reviewing projects for Section 106 compliance and similar/related state and federal laws, including defining APE and eligibility and effects determinations 
  • Experience surveying for and documenting historic resources, including identifying/defining types and styles, as a consultant or as a state/local agency staff 
  • Experience with evaluating historic resources for eligibility for listing in the National Register of Historic Places and reviewing work for consistency with SOI Standards 
  • Experience working with property owners or agencies regarding preservation and rehabilitation issues 
  • Experience working with databases or other electronic information file systems 
  • Experience working with at least one other core SHPO program area such as Tax Incentives, Certified Local Governments, or National Register on a consultant basis or as agency staff 

   NOTE: Applicants that previously applied from DNR Vacancy Announcement # 47-2018 are still being considered and do not need to re-apply. 

How to Apply:

   If interested in applying for this position, please submit an electronic DNR Application for Employment to the e-mail address highlighted below or mail a completed DNR Application for Employment to the following address: 
   Georgia Department of Natural Resources 
   Historic Preservation Division DEADLINE: January 22, 2019 
   ATTN: Jennifer Dixon 
   2610 GA Hwy 155, SW 

   Stockbridge, GA 30281