This position serves as a Historian specializing in Historic Preservation located in the Technical Preservation Services (TPS), Cultural Resources Division, in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the position is to advise on and perform historical analysis and research or other work related to the Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program, which is administered as a partnership between the National Park Service, the State Historic Preservation Officer, and the Internal Revenue Service.Learn more about this agency
ResponsibilitiesThe major duties of the Historian (Historic Preservation) position include, but are not limited to, the following:
- - Makes tax credit certification decisions for historic rehabilitation projects based upon conformance with The Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation and the regulations and other guidance for the Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program.
- - Researches and analyzes the historic significance of complex and diverse cultural resources, including historic buildings of many architectural styles and periods.
- - Determines historic significance and character-defining features of historic buildings, if they contribute to the significance of historic districts, and whether they meet the criteria for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places.
- - Conducts and applies sophisticated independent research into specific problems, techniques, or concepts related to historic rehabilitation, code requirements, and materials conservation issues.
- - Communicates orally with program applicants, the State Historic Preservation Offices, and the general public related to the tax incentives program, historic rehabilitation guidance, and technical preservation topics.
- - Communicates in writing with program applicants, the State Historic Preservation Offices, and the general public related to the tax incentives program, historic rehabilitation guidance, and technical preservation topics.
Duties will be developmental in nature when filled below the full performance level.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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