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Cultural Resource Historian

By August 5, 2022

Minnesota Department of Transportation

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Cultural Resource Historian

State Program Administrator, Principal

Up to $89,094/annually

St. Paul, MN

Aid in statewide cultural resources contract management, consultation, training, and liaison activities related to Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) funded (both state and local), Federal Transit Administration (FTA), and MnDOT funded projects.  This involves communication with consultants, stakeholders, and members of the public, ensuring compliance with federal and state historic preservation laws, rules, procedures, and policies.

WHY WORK FOR US

We offer excellent employee benefits, such as low-cost health and dental insurance, and affordable dependent coverage. Other benefits include:

·       11 paid holidays per year

·       Earn up to 29 paid vacation days a year

·       Earn 13 days paid sick time

·       Defined pension plan

·       Vision insurance available

·       Paid life insurance

·       Short & long-term disability available

·       Paid parental leave available

·       Training opportunities

·       And more!

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must have education and experience sufficient to meet or exceed the Secretary of the Interior’s PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION STANDARDS, as set forth in federal statute 36 CFR Part 61, in order to act on behalf of the FHWA.  https://www.nps.gov/articles/sec-standards-prof-quals.htm

You must meet one of the following qualifying focuses from the federal statute 36 CFR Part 61:

History focus:

A Graduate degree in history or closely related field; or a bachelor’s degree in history or closely related field plus one of the following:

At least two years of full-time experience in research, writing, teaching, interpretation, or other demonstrated professional activity with an academic institution, historic organization or agency, museum, or other professional institution;  Or – Substantial contribution through research and publication to the body of scholarly knowledge in the field of history.

OR

Architectural History focus:

Graduate degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation, or closely related field, with coursework in American architectural history, or a bachelor’s degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation or closely related field plus one of the following:

At least two years of full-time experience in research, writing, or teaching in American architectural history or restoration architecture with an academic institution, historical organization or agency, museum, or other professional institution;  Or – Substantial contribution through research and publication to the body of scholarly knowledge in the field of American architectural history.

If you meet the above criteria, you must also meet the following:

Two years of advanced professional experience serving as a principal investigator in:

Federal historical procedures and guidelines related to cultural resources reviews, especially Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended; the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969; and Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966.
APPLY ONLINE BY 8/23/2022:

1. Go to www.mn.gov/careers
2. Click “Search Open Positions”.
3. On the Job Search, enter the Job Opening ID “57973” in the Keywords search box and click Search.
4. Click on the Job Title to view the job posting.
5. Click Apply.
When prompted for your Referral Source, please list:  Other – AASHTO
Only applicants received on mn.gov/careers will be considered.

CONTACT FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Shannon Huberty, MnDOT Recruitment Specialist

Shannon.Huberty@ state.mn.us

651-366-4787

Salary Range: $28.96 – $42.67/hourly; $60,468 – $89,094/annually

 

To apply for this job email your details to shannon.huberty@state.mn.us

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