Topic ID #40538 - posted 1/8/2019 1:09 PM

Architectural Historian to Support FEMA Public Assistance Program

PaleoWest Archaeology

Position: Architectural Historian to Support FEMA Public Assistance Program.

Location: Nationwide

Details: Most assignments will require travel and may require temporary deployments for 30 or more days. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, pass a security clearance and undergo a background check. Pay rate is commensurate with experience. Most expenses, i.e., travel, per diem (food and lodging), are covered by the project and reimbursed directly to deployed staff.


·         Must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines for Architectural History

·         Must have a minimum of 5 years of professional experience

·         Can conduct cultural resources investigations and prepare associated documents and technical reports as necessary for cultural resources management

·         Excellent communications skills

·         Must be able to work in rough conditions and challenging weather

Ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

·         A Master’s degree in history, art history, historic preservation or related field

·         Can disseminate technical information and maintain knowledge of government-wide programs and initiatives associated with implementation of historic preservation laws

·         Ability to manage multiple tasks and oversee field personnel

·         Experience with Microsoft office products

·         OSHA 10hr Construction Safety Training, OSHA 24 or 40 hr HazWoper Training

·         Knowledge of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act

·         Experience completing environmental compliance reviews for state and federal agencies

·         Can make recommendations regarding historic preservation and compliance issues

How to Apply:

Submit your CV to with the subject line FEMA Architectural Historian Application. Review of resumes will be on-going. Applicants will be contacted if selected for an interview.

 Only applicants who meet the qualifications will be considered.

PaleoWest is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.


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