Historian (2 positions)

Wednesday, September 29, 2010


Georgia Department of Transportation Atlanta , GA
United States
33° 44' 56.382" N, 84° 23' 16.7352" W
Georgia US

Salary Details:

The starting salary for this position is $36,520.32.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Under close supervision, perform entry level work learning to conduct surveys and research on Federal-aid and State-aid transportation projects to identify and document historic resources which are eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places, to compare alternates, to assess effects of the proposed transportation projects to those resources, to prepare documentation concerning such resources and effects to them in accordance with various State and Federal environmental laws and regulations, and to complete mitigation of adversely affected resources. Serve as a liaison between the Georgia Department of Transportation and other State and Federal agencies and private parties concerned with historic resources of the state.

Minimum Training & Experience:

Completion of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a related field.

*Completion of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Architectural History, Architecture or Historic Architecture or a closely related field in accordance with the Secretary of Interior Standards with requisite experience (i.e. experience in fieldwork (survey) and resource identification)
*Possesses familiarity with related legislation such as the National Historic Preservation Act (knowledge in this area is typically obtained through a bachelor's degree in history, historical preservation, or a closely related field.)

Preferred Qualifications: *Experience reading and understanding plans, maps, and/or aerial photographs.

***Announcement will close September 29, 2010
Jim Pomfret
Archaeology Team Leader
Georgia Department of Transportation
Office of Environmental Services
600 West Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
Phone:  404.631.1256
Cell:     404.797.6322
Fax:      404.631.1916

Institution or Company offering position: 
Georgia Department of Transportation
Contact Name: 
Jim Pomfret, Archaeology Team Leader