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Seeking a Historic Preservation Coordinator


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Merit Job Req



Job Code: 80130V000101

Agency: 50 -  Tourism,  Arts,  & Heritage  Cabinet

Location: Franklin County

# of Vacancies :   1

Positions Remaining :  1

Department: Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet
Kentucky Heritage Council
410 High Street
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

Agency Contact: Roger Stapleton, Historic Preservation Program Administrator
502-564-7005, ext 4475

Agency Request#: 504100002

Cost Center 50410

Position Number(s): 30019656

Work Schedule: 1st Shift

Vacancy Type: Competitive - Open To All  Candidates

Position Type: Full-time  Merit (18A)

FLSA Designation NON-EXEMPT - The position(s) is/are not exempt from FLSA requirements for time and a half overtime compensation. The employee(s) will earn time and a half for time worked in excess of 40 hours per work week.

Description of Job Duties: Coordinates the Historic Resources  Survey,  Including development of survey forms, methodologies and Instructions. 
Administers Grants-In-Aid Projects, which includes developing and evaluating applications, preparing scopes of work and monitoring the progress of individual grantees. Performs outreach and public education for both professional consultants and general public. Develops local survey projects and evaluates the· National Register eligibility of individual owner's buildings.
Undertakes special projects as assigned, including survey, National Register and building documentation/evaluation projects. Assists with the management of survey data.
Responsible for identifying grant opportunities to digitize our paper based survey database and also works closely with the employee who inputs survey data into the survey database and the Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Performs other duties as assigned.


Vacancy Keyword Categories: Parks / Recreation / Tourism

Selection Method/ Qualifying: All candidates who apply and meet the minimum requirements are eligible for placement on the register for hiring consideration.

Date of Last SM Revision :  REV. 02-06

Pay Grade: 14

Work Week: 37.5 hr/wk

Salary: Pay Grade 14  (MIN-MID)  $35,246.40  -  $46,690.80 yearly at 37.5 hour work week OR $37,596.00 - $49,803.60 yearly at 40 hour work week

Special Entrance Rate: No

Probationary Period: This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months. For additional information refer to 

Characteristics of the Job: Coordinates employees and all administrative functions of a Historic Preservation Program(s) on a statewide basis OR coordinates and monitors historic preservation projects and inventory on historic state-owned properties. Provides professional technical assistance  and consultative services regarding historic preservation; and performs other duties as required.

Education: Graduate of a college or university with a master's degree in architectural history, American studies, American civilization, folklore, cultural geography, historic preservation, early American culture, museum management, art history or a  related  field.

Experience: Must have four years experience in historic preservation programs.

Substitute Education for Experience: None

Substitute Experience for Education:  Additional experience in historic preservation will substitute for the master's degree on a year-for-year basis.

Special Requirements: NONE

Typical Working Conditions: Work is typically performed in an office setting.

Additional Requirements:  Upon appointment,  employees in this class may  be required  to maintain a valid driver's license and required to drive a licensed vehicle. This status may be necessary for the length of time in this class. If this is necessary it will be listed in the specific position description for that position. Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check. Applicants and employees in positions which perform job duties that may require contact with offenders in the custody or supervision of the Department of Corrections or with youth in the care, custody, or supervision of the Department of Juvenile Justice must meet qualifications pursuant to the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, 28 C.F.R.115.17 and 115.317.

Job Established : 02/01/1990

Job Revised : 02/24/2006


Last Updated 4/5/2017