Historic Preservation Specialist
Company: ICF Olson
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: February 26, 2021
ICF is--currently seeking a Mid-Level Historic Preservation
Specialist to be based out of our San Francisco, CA office. The
option to work remotely within the Bay Area is also an option.Job
DescriptionThe Mid-Level Historic Preservation Specialist will work
under the supervision of our cultural resources team leads and will
assist in research, fieldwork, project management, and reporting
for cultural resources projects. With direction from senior staff,
the specialist will conduct historical research for context
statements and property histories; serve as crew member for
architectural surveys; prepare DPR 523 forms; compose historical
contexts; evaluate properties for National and California Register
eligibility; and analyze project impacts/effects. Project
management responsibilities may include: coordinating projects,
maintaining critical path schedules, organizing stakeholder
engagement, and assisting with team workload management.. The
historian will also prepare proposals, manage project delivery,
communicate with clients, and track project budgets and schedules.
This position provides a basis from which to grow a career at ICF
in accordance with the candidate's strengths and career interests,
including historic preservation planning, regulatory compliance,
and/or project management.Key Responsibilities
- Conduct historical research in local, state, and regional
libraries and archives.
- Contribute to historic resources surveys and assessments,
including site inspections, research, photography, and evaluation
under state and national criteria for historical significance.
- Prepare historic property inventory forms (including statements
of significance and architectural descriptions).
- Assist with preparation of CEQA, NEPA, and Section 106
- Collaborate with archeologists, architectural historians,
planners, and cultural landscape specialists toward an integrated
multi-disciplinary approach to cultural resources
- Collaborate in an integrated team with engineers, scientists,
regulators, and other stakeholders.
- Provide project coordination and project management.Basic
- Master's degree in Historic Preservation or related field plus
at least 2 years of professional experience, or a Bachelor's degree
in a related field plus at least 4 years of applicable professional
- Strong written and oral communication skills; strong regulatory
- Demonstrated research and writing abilities, especially with
the ability to present clear, precise, and authoritative arguments.
Writing samples will be required.
- Proficient in MS Office Suite.
- Familiarity of CEQA, NEPA, NHPA, and other state and federal
environmental regulations.Preferred Skills/Experience
- Project management experience that demonstrates ability to
track and execute projects within a larger team.
- Operational knowledge of the history and architectural history
of California and San Francisco.
- Experience working with diverse community stakeholders and
- Experience preparing marketing materials and/or proposals.
- Prior experience implementing historic preservation
regulations, especially CEQA and NHPA Section 106.Working at
ICFWorking at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with
intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day.
Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle
unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and
governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual
respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you're
seeking to make a difference in the world, visit
www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF-together for
tomorrow.ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity
at all levels. (EOE - Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans
Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For
more information, please read our EEO & AA policy .Reasonable
Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants
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only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable
accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:-- EEO is the
law and Pay Transparency Statement . San Francisco, CA (CA78) ICF
(NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting services company with over
7,000 full and part-time employees, but we are not your typical
consultants. At ICF, business analysts and policy specialists work
together with digital strategists, data scientists and creatives.
We combine unmatched industry expertise with cutting-edge
engagement capabilities to help organizations solve their most
complex challenges. Since 1969, public and private sector clients
have worked with ICF to navigate change and shape the future. Learn
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