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HISTORIC PRESERVATION SPECIALIST 3 - Review & Compliance Supervisor, Archaeologist

Employer
State of Nevada
Location
NV, Nevada
Closing date
Jun 3, 2024

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
Discipline
Archaeology
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Government
HISTORIC PRESERVATION SPECIALIST 3 - Review & Compliance Supervisor, Archaeologist
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY - $63,308.16 to $94,335.84 PAY GRADE: 37
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.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Conservation and Natural Resources (http://dcnr.nv.gov/)
Division: Office of Historic Preservation
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 07.869
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 45693
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 12/27/2023
Recruiter:
JON TERRAZAS
Phone: (775)684-0116
Email: j.terrazas@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
The Position
Historic Preservation Specialists perform professional cultural resource management activities in the form of statewide historic preservation efforts to ensure compliance with State and/or federal programs, laws, rules and regulations. This includes cooperating with other agencies and the public in conducting a comprehensive statewide survey of cultural resources and maintaining a paper, electronic, and/or GIS inventory of such properties; identifying and nominating eligible resources to the National and State Registers of Historic Places or recognizing resources by erecting State Historic Markers; preparing and implementing a comprehensive statewide historic preservation plan; assisting in the administration of the federal historic preservation assistance program within the State; advising and assisting as appropriate, federal and State agencies and local governments in carrying out their historic preservation responsibilities; cooperating with federal agencies, local governments and the public to ensure that cultural resources are taken into consideration at all levels of planning and development; providing public information, education, training and technical assistance relating to Federal and State Historic Preservation Programs; cooperating with local governments in the development of local historic preservation programs, and assisting local governments in becoming Certified Local Governments (CLGs); providing technical advice to the State of Nevada's Commission for Cultural Centers and Historic Preservation (CCCHP); managing the statutorily-mandated Nevada Site Stewardship Program; administration of the Comstock Historic District for the State as per the requirements of NRS 384; management of the Comstock History Center in Virginia City; administration of Nevada's Native American burial protection legislation.
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.
This position is located in Carson City and will serve as the Nevada State Historic Preservation Office's (SHPO's) Review and Compliance Program Supervisor. 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 to prepare elements of the State's preservation plan including: incorporating new data on historic and archaeological sites into the plan. The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. * THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
To see full Class Specifications visit: https://hr.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/hrnvgov/Content/Resources/ClassSpecs/70/07-869spc(1).pdf
To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Master's degree from an accredited university in history, architectural history, historic preservation, art history, archaeology, anthropology, cultural geography or related field and two years of professional experience performing historic preservation work in archaeology, architectural history, history, or planning; OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in history, architectural history, historic preservation, art history, archaeology, anthropology, cultural geography or closely related field and three years of professional experience as described above; OR one year of experience as a Historic Preservation Specialist II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Notes
Applicants' professional qualifications must meet National Park Service standards as described in the Code of Federal Regulations for an Archaeologist as described in 36 CFR 61.
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 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.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
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
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Email
Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 515 East Musser Street, First Floor Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868 Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 7251 Amigo St, Suite 120 Las Vegas, NV 89119TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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