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Employment & Procurement

When available, job opportunities with the Department of Historic Resources are posted on the Jobs Virginia website as well as this webpage. DHR is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity in the workforce. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Employment Opportunities

Register Program Administrative Assistant (Position #00167): The successful candidate will Work closely with the Register program historian and Community Services Division director to complete administrative tasks associated with the Virginia Landmarks Register and National Register of Historic Places, the legal notification process required by state and federal regulations, and joint meetings of the Board of Historic Resources and the State Review Board. Essential duties will consist of supporting the Register Program Historian and Register Program Manager by coordinating and attending pre-board meetings; assisting with preparing Board members’ materials; creating and updating schedule; taking minutes and posting on agency’s website; presenting preliminary information forms at board meetings; updating VLR Online entries and updating VCRIS records; preparing and processing letters for mass mailings; proactively assist with identifying methods to streamline and improve the notification process; performing file management by assisting with updating Register program guidance documents, forms, letter templates; delisting process and clearing a backlog; assisting with reviewing and reconciling hard copy files and information in VCRIS and other DHR databases as well as VLR Online, including identifying correct NHL boundaries; assisting with maintaining DHR’s list of Register plaque suppliers. Additional duties maybe assigned. This position is not eligible for state benefits and is subject to a maximum of 1500 hours per year (during a 12-month period running from May 1 to April 30).

To be considered for this position a completed state application must be received through the on-line employment system by
11:55 p.m., FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 2023.

If you would like 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

Notice: Interim Guidance Contract Workers


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:

2801 Kensington Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221
(804) 482-6457



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Updated March 27, 2023