The incumbent serves as a Historian specializing in Historic Preservation in the Technical Preservation Services (TPS) Division, which administers the Federal rehabilitation tax credit program, promulgates the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties, and develops historic preservation guidance and information on preserving and rehabilitating historic buildings. For more information about TPS and what it does, see the TPS website at https://www.nps.gov/tpsLearn more about this agency
- The incumbent exercises signature authority on virtually all applications for certification for projects from assigned states related to the Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program;
- The incumbent analyzes the significance of complex and diverse cultural resources, encompassing buildings of many architectural styles and periods; and provides guidance to State Historic Preservation Officers and their staffs, project owners, developers, architects, and consultants regarding project conformance with the Secretary's Standards.
- The incumbent conducts research into specific problems, techniques or concepts related to historic rehabilitation and materials conservation; and provides highly technical and professional guidance and information on historic preservation and the rehabilitation of historic buildings.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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