Historian Position Available (Announcement Number: IMDE-18-014)


Announcement Number: IMDE-18-014

The National Park Service, Intermountain Region, Heritage Partnerships Program

Historic American Building Survey (HABS), Historic American Engineering Record (HAER), and Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) Program, Denver, Colorado will soon be announcing an opening for a Historian, GS-0170-07/09 Full Performance GS-12.

As a Historian for the National Park Service you will be involved with:

  • Conducting historical research and preparing/editing historical narratives and reviewing photographs and architectural plans related to the Historic American Building Survey, Historic American Engineering Record, and Historic American Landscapes Survey projects;
  • Making significant contributions to the preparation of historic preservation documentation, compliance, and background materials for mitigation projects across the region, as required by Section 106 and Section 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA);
  • Planning, conducting and/or assisting in providing professionally accurate documentation for historic properties and prepares these materials for archiving in the Library of Congress;
  • Carrying out program management duties to process incoming HABS/HAER/HALS project documentation. As well as make presentations in parks, public gatherings, and professional meetings on documentation projects related to the HABS/HAER/HALS program.

The position will be available at USAJOBS – OPM’s premier website for federal opportunities, on November 6, 2017.

For questions related to the position contact Alex Hernandez at Alexandra_hernandez@nps.gov. For questions regarding the application process contact Sheila Casey at Sheila_casey@nps.gov

The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.

A PDF of this announcement is available here.