Topic ID #39271 - posted 3/7/2018 3:18 PM

Architectural Historian


Position Summary

Quality Services, Inc. is seeking a fulltime Architectural Historian. This salaried position involves historic structures survey and analysis, directing field surveys and research tasks, writing Section 106 reports including determinations of eligibility and effects, historic context studies, memorandums of agreement. Applicants may be required to walk up to 10 hours per day in rough terrain, carry up to 40 lbs., and oftentimes deal with variable and inclement weather conditions, be able to sit, stoop, bend, and climb, and to use hand tools, shovels and screening and other field equipment.


Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in architectural history, history, historic preservation, American studies, or a related discipline

One to three years of experience in architectural history and historic preservation

Knowledge of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and the necessary regulatory steps as it applies to historic properties

Ability to direct/conduct architectural history field surveys and focused architectural research


Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in architectural history, history, historic preservation, American studies, or a related discipline

Ability to interact with project managers, clients, and review agencies in a professional consulting environment

Manage projects with limited oversight

HABS/HAER experience

Experience in leading or assisting with a National Register of Historic Places structure nomination

SHPO review experience



Strong technical writing and oral communication skills

Self-motivated, positive, energetic, and the ability to work and participate as a team as well as individually in a fast-paced environment

Knowledge of federal, state, and local historic preservation regulations


How to Apply

Please submit your resume or vita, writing samples, and references to


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