APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 37
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In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Perform professional cultural resources management activities in statewide historic preservation efforts to ensure compliance with State and/or federal programs, laws, rules and regulations.
This position is located in Carson City and will serve as an appointed deputy to the Administrator and act on behalf of the Administrator by signing budgets and work programs for submission to the National Park Service. The incumbent will supervise Historic Preservation Specialist I and II positions by assigning and reviewing work and setting priorities. The incumbent will manage the Review and Compliance Program on behalf of the Administrator which includes: negotiation, preparation, and revision of legally binding agreements with federal agencies; preparation of documents for National Park Service audits; assignment of governmental and applicant submissions to the appropriate staff reviewer; concurrence with federal agency determinations of significance and project related effects; coordination with staff, the public, Native American tribes and other governmental agencies to ensure prompt and efficient reviews of proposed projects under federal regulations and state statutes; and review and preparation of technical papers for professional conferences and the education of the public on preservation and compliance issues. The incumbent will assist the Administrator prepare elements of the State's preservation plan including: establishing priorities and setting goals for completion each year; researching and compiling material on elements; reviewing, editing and revising elements prepared by others; assisting in the publication of the plan; and incorporating new data on historic and archaeological sites into the plan. The incumbent will manage the division's administration of Nevada's Native American Burial Protection legislation on behalf of the Administrator. This is not a complete description of the position's responsibilities.
NOTE: Per NV State Legislature, State of Nevada Classified employees are subject to a mandatory unpaid furlough requirement of 48 hours per year through June 30, 2015.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Graduate degree from an accredited college or university in history, architectural history, historic preservation, art history, archaeology, anthropology, or closely related field with major coursework in historic preservation, public history, architectural history, or historic preservation management and three years of experience performing professional historic preservation work in archaeology, architectural history, history, planning and/or inspection; OR Bachelor's degree in history, architectural history, historic preservation, art history, archaeology, anthropology, or closely related field with major coursework in historic preservation, public history, architectural history or archaeology and five years experience performing professional historic preservation work in archaeology, architectural history, history, planning and/or inspection; OR two years of experience as an Historic Preservation Specialist II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Please provide a detailed description of your experience with the negotiation and preparation of Agreement documents for federal agency compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. Include where and when you gained this experience.
2) Please provide a detailed description of your experience and knowledge with historic preservation plans. Include where and when you gained this experience and if the experience pertains to the creation and/or implementation of such plans.