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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $45,560.16 to  $67,692.96  PAY GRADE: 35
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Conservation and Natural Resources
Division: Office of Historic Preservation
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 07.871 B
Announcement Number: 22071
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 05/09/2014
Close Date: 06/09/2014
   Phone: (775)684-0107
   Email: vspiker@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
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 the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), Carson City. The incumbent will work independently to coordinate identification, evaluation, and nomination of eligible resources to the State Register and National Register of Historic Places (NRHP); prepare, review, and edit nominations to the National Register submitted by federal, state, tribal, local, or private agencies and individuals to ensure compliance with State and National Register standards and guidelines; facilitate delivery of completed nominations to State Board of Museums and History for review; assist in forwarding successful nominations to appropriate state and federal agencies. In addition, the incumbent will prepare press releases for historic properties as they are listed in the NRHP; prepare and update the SHPO National Register guidelines, assist members of the public and others with questions about the State and National Registers; design and deliver training (web-based and/or face-to-face) regarding the State and National Register designation processes; maintain and update the NRHP lists in hardcopy as well as on the internet and in the SHPO's GIS system. The incumbent will disseminate technical information on the Historic Preservation Tax Incentive program; review Tax Act applications for substantive and technical content to ensure compliance with federal standards; approve applications and recommend revisions or denials; coordinate review between Tax Act applicants. And finally, the incumbent will certify architectural reports and work resulting from historic preservation grants to ensure they meet applicable federal standards. Some travel (approximately 15% of time) is required. 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

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Graduate degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation, or closely related field, and coursework in American architectural history, and one year of experience performing professional historic preservation work related to architectural history; OR Bachelor's degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation or closely related field, plus three years full-time experience in research, writing, or teaching in American architectural history or restoration architecture with an academic institution, historical organization, museum, or related institution; or equivalent, substantial contribution through research and publication to the body of scholarly knowledge in American architectural history.
Additional Position Experience
    State and/or National Register of Historic Places nominations
    Performing archival and historical research using primary and secondary documentary sources
The Examination
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 list of the successful National Register nominations you have authored. If unable to provide a list of completed NRHP nominations, please be prepared to provide writing samples, upon request, of either an architectural description (Section 7) and/or statement of significance (Section 8) as it would appear in a NRHP nomination.
2) Describe your experience in providing recommendations for rehabilitation of historic structures in accordance with federal standards.
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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