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Virginia Department of Historic Resources

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Employment Opportunities

Job opportunities available at the Department of Historic Resources are posted on the Jobs Virginia website.

DHR has the following job vacancies at this time:

Project Review Historic Preservationist, Position #00074:  The Virginia Department of Historic Resources, a family first agency, is seeking an experienced individual to conduct reviews of federal and state projects based upon substantive analysis and provide written comments regarding the project’s effects on historic and architectural resources. Requests additional information, makes recommendations for further identification efforts, provides opinions on the consistency of survey programs and eligibility decisions with relevant federal and state regulations and guidelines, makes assessment of effect, requests consideration of alternatives, and recommends treatment with appropriate consideration of the public benefit, agency and state initiatives and larger preservation issues. Makes site inspections to interpret specific landscape and restoration/rehabilitation problems and to identify solutions. Promotes appropriate rehabilitation and restoration measures for federal and state-owned property by providing technical assistance and guidance on preservation technology and procedures. Provides training workshops in statutory requirements for historic resources and/or available preservation tools. May be assigned additional duties. More information is available here. This position is open until filled.

Manager of Architectural Survey and Cost Share Programs, Position #0005: This position will oversee the architectural component of the agency’s cultural resource survey initiatives, including management of Virginia Cultural Resource Information System (VCRIS). Essential duties also include: Coordinating the Department’s architectural survey program and serve as the authoritative source for the agency’s policy and methodology pertaining to the recordation of architectural data; assisting in planning and implementing enhancements to VCRIS; managing the annual Cost Share program and overseeing its RFP process and assist in the program’s mandatory procurement procedures; coordinating the evaluation and selection of contractors to execute approved Cost Share Projects; monitoring program and contract expenses; assisting localities in Virginia develop targeted Cost Share program applications that support the objectives of Virginia’s Historic Preservation Fund. More information available here. This position is open until filled. 

If you would like additional information regarding employment opportunities with DHR, please contact:
Wendy Baker, Human Resource Manager
2801 Kensington Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221
Phone: (804) 482-6447

Procurement Opportunities

Contact DHR Purchasing:
Purchasing opportunities with DHR are only available to eVA vendors. If you would like additional information regarding procurement opportunities with us, please contact:  

Tyler Turpin, Procurement Officer
2801 Kensington Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221
Phone: (804) 482-6457

Updated: 10.20.16