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PA State Historic Preservation Office Seeking Historic Preservation Specialist

Job Position


Historic Preservation Specialist

Job Description 


Are you interested in joining a pro-active and dedicated team of preservationists, historians, and archaeologists? The Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office (PA SHPO) is seeking a Historic Preservation Specialist to work between disciplines and advance SHPO priorities across program areas. This position is ideal for a flexible preservation professional with a knowledge of Pennsylvania’s history and federal and state regulations regarding historic resources. Responsibilities will include environmental review under Section 106 and the History Code, National Register nomination review, determinations of eligibility for the National Register, public meetings, and assisting with implementing the SHPO’s education and training program.

Job Requirements


Two or more years of experience working on an architectural survey, an architectural restoration and preservation project or program, and a bachelor’s degree in architectural history, American history, art history, or course work in Pennsylvania history; or any equivalent combination of experience and training.

Preferred experience: meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards, published in the Code of Federal Regulations, 36 CFR Part 61.