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On Thu, Dec 9, 1999, 3:23:46 PM EDT NIEDERNHOFER Nancy wrote:


POST CODE: d703
ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: LE991317
CLASSIFICATION NUMBER: C0817
OPEN: DECEMBER 6, 1999
CLOSE: DECEMBER 20, 1999
LOCATION: SALEM, OREGON


PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE 2
(Historic Preservation Planner)

$2,818 - $3,942 / MONTHLY


GENERAL INFORMATION


This position is with the Oregon Parks & Recreation Department, State
Historic Preservation Office
located in Salem, Oregon.

There is one immediate opening. This recruitment will be used to
establish a list of qualified
people.

Submit only the required materials. Reference letters or work samples
should be kept for
interviews.

Keep a copy of your application for job interviews. COPIES ARE NOT
PROVIDED.

Applicants offered employment will be subject to a Driver and Motor
Vehicle Services check.

Any inaccuracies, misrepresentation, falsifications, or inconsistencies
which have the effect of
enhancing the applicant's qualification may result in immediate
disqualification from further
employment consideration; or if discovered after appointment, may result
in immediate termination.


TO QUALIFY

Your PD100 application form will be reviewed to verify that you meet the
qualifications stated in
this section.

To receive credit, your application form must clearly show that you
have:


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

- two years of technical- or professional-level experience affording a
knowledge of the methods,
techniques, tools, and materials of historic preservation practice; AND

- a Bachelor's degree in History, Architectural History, Architecture,
Anthropology, Archaeology or
a closely-related field (i.e., cultural geography, historic
preservation, interior architecture,
landscape architecture, or urban or regional planning OR three
additional years of relevant
experience.


- A Master's degree in one of the above areas will substitute for the
required education and
specialized experience.


Preference may be given to candidates who have preservation or other
planning experience,
administering a Certified Local Government program, or have a working
knowledge of Oregon land use
regulations regarding historic properties.

To receive credit for a degree or coursework in a related field, you
must submit a photocopy of your
transcripts.


IF YOU QUALIFY, SEE TEST section of this announcement.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Historic Preservation Planner is responsible for ensuring that
federal requirements for historic
and archeological comprehensive planning are met. Provide technical and
professional expertise in
the field of historic and archeological comprehensive planning. Is the
lead support staff for the
following National Park Service program areas: Comprehensive Planning
(historic and archeological)
and Certified Local Government.

Major duties:

Implements federal requirements for archeological and historical
comprehensive planning -
- Writes historical and archeological planning documents;
- Develops, maintains and revises the Statewide Comprehensive Historic
Preservation Plan;
- Oversees implementation of the Statewide Comprehensive Historic
Preservation Plan;
- Integrates comprehensive planning into local, state, and federal
planning efforts;
- Conducts public meetings on comprehensive planning issues;
- Creates and implements comprehensive planning outreach program for the
public, special interest
groups, agencies, and individuals.

Implements and oversees federally-sponsored Certified Local Government
program -
- Writes procedures, reviews ordinances, recommends changes and provides
application materials and
other technical assistance to local governments;
- Determines eligibility and recommends approval of local government to
participate in program;
- Reviews grant applications for program and monitors program
participants
- Conducts CLG training workshops;
- In consultation with Grants Manager, reviews subgrant applications
from local governments,
individuals and organizations. Assess value/viability of proposed
projects.

Coordinates and implements public relations/education component of SHPO
programs -
- Researches, drafts, edits program promotional materials such as
brochures and newsletters;
- Oversees creation of new outreach activities such as awards programs,
historic preservation
conferences and other educational programs.

General -
- consults with federal, state and local officials and agencies,
preservation commissions, and the
public on regulations, standards and preservation matters.

WORKING CONDITIONS

-works in normal office environment;
- Occasional statewide and regional travel, and public meetings during
and after working hours.

THIS IS THE TEST

YOU MUST ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS

Use a separate sheet of paper(s). Write down any work experience (paid
or unpaid) and training that
you have which is related to each question. Be sure that the jobs where
you gained the experience
you describe are listed in the "work history" section of your
application form (PD100). Your grade
will be based upon your answers.
If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately.
Number your answers to agree
with the question. Attach the answer sheet(s) to your application.
Your application will not be
accepted if it is incomplete.

1. Explain how you have gained skill in presenting or receiving
information or explaining positions
to groups or individuals who have varying levels of sophistication.
Have you had experience in
public speaking, including answering questions in public meetings or
testifying at hearings where
the issues are sensitive or the atmosphere hostile? Have you promoted
ideas to naive or skeptical
audiences?


2. The Historic Preservation Planner guides the implementation and
revision of the Statewide
Historic Preservation Plan. Describe your experience and training in
preparing, revising and
implementing planning documents. Does your experience relate to
historic preservation plans?


3. The Historic Preservation Planner is the SHPO's principal staff
liaison with Certified Local
Government partners and other local governments. Describe your
experience in reviewing and
commenting on: development proposals, ordinances, historic context
documents, grant applications,
design guidelines, etc. Describe your experience in assisting a local
government(s) in developing
and/or sustaining a local historic preservation program.


4. The Historic Preservation Planner often fields initial or crisis
calls on a broad range of
historic property issues. How does your training or experience equip
you to research complex
problems, connect inquirers with sources of information, build
consensus, or assist others in
developing solutions.


APPLICATIONS


You must complete a State of Oregon application form (PD100).
Application forms (PD100) may be
obtained from (1) any local office of the Oregon Employment Department,
or (2) most other state
agency personnel offices. If you have a disability and need an
alternate format in order to
complete the application form (PD100), you may call the OPRD Personnel
Services Section at (503)
378-4168, ext. 253.

MAIL OR DELIVER COMPLETED APPLICATION MATERIALS TO:

Personnel Services Section
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department
1115 Commercial St N.E., Suite 1
Salem, Oregon 97301-1002

If necessary, you may FAX to (503) 378-6447. The agency is not
responsible for material that is
illegible or missing as a result of transmittal by FAX or which may be
lost through the mail.



Application materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the close date
and be complete and legible.
Additional information cannot be accepted after this time period. Notice
of examination results will
be sent by mail. Although agencies are not required to delay their
selection process, you may
request a review of the results. Your request must be received within
10 days from the date of
notice.


Current job openings and information on application forms is available
through:
State of Oregon JOBLINE (Oregonian Inside Line)
(503) 225-5555, Ext. 777 - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
TTY (503) 373-4672 (hearing impaired) 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. only
Computer modem access via Internet:
World Wide Web - http://www.oregonjobs.org

For more information about Oregon Parks and Recreation Department on the
Internet:
http://www.prd.state.or.us

OPRD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO A
DIVERSE WORK FORCE.

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