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Architectural Historian or Archeologist

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Idaho Division of Human Resources
Location
Boise, Idaho
Closing date
Dec 7, 2022

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Architectural Historian or Archeologist
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Architectural Historian or Archeologist
Salary
$61,880.00 - $77,355.20 Annually
Location
Boise, ID
Job Type
Full Time
Department
Idaho Transportation Department
Job Number
(8100-HQ)
Closing
12/4/2022 11:39 AM Mountain
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Description
Do you want to make a difference and be part of an award-winning agency, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in Idaho through transportation?
At the Idaho Transportation Department, every employee is critical to the mission and we strive to foster an innovative, collaborative workplace where employees can grow and do their best work.
The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is currently recruiting an Architectural Historian or an Archeologist (Senior Environmental Planner classification) to provide environmental support for transportation projects. Within ITD, all Cultural Resources work (archaeology, architectural history, and history) is conducted under the under the Environmental Services section alongside other Environmental Planners and encompassing other environmental disciplines. A knowledge of environmental concepts, principles, and planning is desired. However, experience in architectural history or archeology is required. This position is located at ITD Headquarters in Boise, ID.
The incumbent for this this position will work as a member of a team of environmental and engineering professionals to deliver Federal-aid and State-aid, highway, bridge and other transportation construction projects (linear) in Idaho. This position will focus on completing the environmental processes required to deliver and construct statewide projects. This position requires working in a deadline driven environment, balancing multiple priorities, and engaging in complex problem solving while providing support to operational staff in environmental compliance.
Occasional fieldwork and travel may be required.
REQUIRED: Attach resume to application.
Note: A driver's license record's check is required before a final job offer is made.
Example of Duties
- Provide project document quality control; reviewing for sufficiency, technical accuracy and compliance with ITD procedures and federal regulatory requirements.
- Makes determinations of National Register of Historic Places eligibility and project effect on historic properties.
- Architectural and/or archeology research and survey
- Analyzes architectural styles and structures or analyze archaeological sites and artifacts and participate in the development of statewide archaeological priorities and procedures
- Serve as technical support to the Federal Highway Administration, ITD, or local government staff in environmental resource areas, including Cultural Resources.
- Coordinate with the State/Tribal Historic Preservation Office, federal agencies, tribal staff, consulting parties, and consultant firms as needed.
- Reviews federal projects for determination of eligibility and project effect in accordance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA)
- Assists federal agencies, local agencies/communities, and interested parties in developing mitigation and treatment alternatives
- Conducts or oversees contractors for architectural or archeology survey field work
- Review, recommend, author, and implement procedures, policy and guidance
- Review, interpret and recommend comments on proposed rulemaking
- Conduct compliance monitoring.
- Develop process improvement and/or streamlining tools.
- Develop or support training and/or presentations.
- Develop and negotiate interagency agreements.
- Implement and track performance measures and reporting.
- Manage consultant agreements and contracts as needed.
- Complete in-house production work (fieldwork and reports) as needed.
- Expect to work on both projects and program level activities.
- As an independent peer reviewer, provide project document quality control, review for sufficiency, technical accuracy and compliance with ITD procedures and state and federal regulatory requirements.
- Provide project document quality control; reviewing for sufficiency, technical accuracy and compliance with ITD procedures and federal regulatory requirements.
- Participates in the development of statewide architectural or archeology survey priorities and procedures in coordination with Idaho SHPO as part of mitigation programs.
Minimum Qualifications
Considerable knowledge of:
- Environmental concepts and principles
- Environmental planning methods and impacts associated with transportation project location, design, and construction; methods involved in collecting, analyzing, and organizing data
Some knowledge of:
- Engineering concepts relating to environmental planning
Experience:
- Making public presentations of technical study findings
- Developing plans for mitigation measures
Valid Driver's License
Desired Qualifications:
- Completion of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Architectural History, Architecture or Historic Architecture, Historic preservation, in accordance with the Secretary of Interior Standards with requisite experience (i.e. experience in fieldwork [survey] and resource identification) or a Master's degree in Architectural History, Architecture or Historic Architecture, Historic Preservation.
OR
- Completion of a graduate degree in archeology, anthropology, or closely related field in accordance with the Secretary of Interior Standards with requisite experience.
AND
- Experience leading Section 106 consultation for or on behalf of a federal agency.
- Demonstrated architectural field survey experience such as but not limited to large-scale surveys of corridors or multiple properties.
- Knowledge and/or expertise in the application and analysis of Section 4(f) resources and the use of those resources.
- Must meet the Secretary of Interior Standards for Architectural History or Archeology.
Supplemental Information
To learn more about the department, please visit the ITD website (https://itd.idaho.gov/) . Make a difference in your community and in the lives of the citizens of Idaho!
Benefits:
- Flexible work schedule available to some positions for increased work-life balance
- Public Service Loan Forgiveness - eligibility requirements may apply
- Accrue paid vacation every pay period and increasing with state longevity
- Paid Parental Leave
- Paid sick leave separate from vacation leave
- 11 paid holidays
- Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance benefits, Flexible Spending Account https://ogi.idaho.gov/premium-rates/
- Relocation Assistance available to some positions
- Defined benefits retirement plan (pension) through the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI) https://persi.idaho.gov/members/base_plan.cfm
- Optional 401K and Deferred Compensation plans with traditional and Roth options
- Eligible for Employee Assistance Program - Confidential support, information and resources for all of life's challenges
The Idaho Department of Transportation may conduct verification of the information provided in your application, including validation of driver's license status, education, employment, and criminal history. Omission and/or falsification of information provided in your application will result in your removal from consideration for employment, appointment, or promotion.
The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.
The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email ada.coordinator@dhr.idaho.gov.
Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.
Your Safety. Your Mobility. Your Economic Opportunity.
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If you have questions, please contact us at:
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https://dhr.idaho.gov/StateEmployees/Benefits.html
*Benefits may not be applicable for temporary or seasonal positions.
01
Do you have some knowledge of engineering concepts relating to environmental planning? Your resume/application must support your answer.
- Yes
- No
02
Do you have experience making public presentations of technical study findings? Typically gained by at least six (6) months of full-time professional work experience making public presentations; OR at least three (3) credits of college-level coursework covering public presentations; OR at least 16 hours of professional training in making public presentations. Your resume/application must support your answer.
- Yes
- No
03
Please select the option that best describes education and experience that demonstrates that you have considerable knowledge of: A. Environmental concepts and principles; B. Environmental planning methods and impacts associated with transportation project location, design, and construction; The above two items are typically met by: Bachelor's degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation or closely related field PLUS two years of full-time work experience research, writing, or teaching in American architectural history or restoration architecture with an academic institution, historical organization or agency, museum, or other professional institution; or substantial contribution through research and publication to the body of scholarly knowledge in the field of American architectural history. OR a graduate degree in archeology, anthropology, or closely related field plus one year of full-time professional experience or equivalent specialist training in archeological research, administration, or management; at least four months of supervised field and analytic experience in general North American archeology; and demonstrated ability to carry research to completion. Your resume/application must support your answer.
- I do not have the education and/or experience as described above.
- I have a Bachelor's degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation or closely related field PLUS two years of full time work experience research, writing, or teaching in American architectural history or restoration architecture with an academic institution, historical organization or agency, museum, or other professional institution; or substantial contribution through research and publication to the body of scholarly knowledge in the field of American architectural history. OR a graduate degree in the above listed areas.
- I have a Master's degree in archeology, anthropology, or closely related field plus one year of full-time professional experience or equivalent specialist training in archeological research, administration, or management and at least four months of supervised field and analytic experience in general North American archeology; and demonstrated ability to carry research to completion.
04
Please select the option that best describes how you have gained considerable knowledge of the methods involved in collecting, analyzing, and organizing data. Typically gained by one to two years of experience collecting and analyzing project environmental data AND completion of college level coursework such as, site analysis, or statistics, where data collecting and analysis was applied. OR at least three years of work experience comparable to completion of coursework for a Master's degree in the above listed previously. Your resume/application must support your answer.
- I do not have the experience and/or education as described above.
- I have one to two years of experience collecting and analyzing project environmental data AND completion of college level coursework such as natural resource management, principles of wildlife management, measurement of ecology, site analysis, or statistics, where data collecting and analysis was applied. OR at least three years of work experience comparable to completion of coursework for a Master's degree in the above listed area.
- I have over 5 years of work experience as described above.
05
Please select the option that best describes your experience developing plans for mitigation measures. This is typically gained through 6 months experience developing plans for mitigation measures. Your resume/application must support your answer.
- I do not have at least 6 months experience developing plans for mitigation measures.
- I have at least 6 months experience developing plans for mitigation measures.
- I have 3 years experience developing plans for mitigation measures.
06
(Extra Credit) Do you meet the Secretary of Interior (SOI) Standards with requisite experience (i.e. experience in fieldwork [survey] and resource identification) in Architectural History or Archeology?
- I do not meet Secretary of Interior (SOI) standards.
- I meet Secretary of Interior (SOI) standards.
07
(Extra Credit) Please select the option that best describes your experience working with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and with Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act.
- I do not have this experience.
- I have 1 year experience working with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and with Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act.
- I have over 5 years of experience working with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and with Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act.
08
(Extra Credit) How many years of experience do you have practicing Architectural History?
- I do not have experience.
- I have 1-3 years' experience working as an Architectural Historian.
- I have over 3 years of experience working as an Architectural Historian.
09
(Extra Credit) How many years of supervised and analytic experience do you have in general North American archeology?
- I do not have any experience.
- I have 1-3 years of experience in general North American archeology.
- I have over 3 years of experience in general North American archeology.
10
(Extra Credit) Did you attach your updated resume?
- Yes
- No
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