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Virginia Department of Historic Resources

Employment & Procurement

When available, job opportunities with the Department of Historic Resources are posted on the Jobs Virginia website as well as this webpage. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

DHR has the following job opening.

DHR is seeking to fill one Conservator position for a two-year project focusing on the re-treatment of the Betsy. The Agency was awarded a National Maritime Heritage Grant by the National Park Service to focus on the re-treatment of the Betsy, a ship scuttled during the Revolutionary War. The selected individual will work under the direction of the full-time Conservator focusing on the re-treatment of the organic artifacts from the Betsy with the goal being to stabilize these objects and make them available for exhibition and research. This position is a grant funded position for two years, limited to 1500 hours per year and is not eligible for state benefits.   To be considered for this position a completed state application must be received through the on-line employment system by Monday, July 30, 2018 at For more information, see this job description.


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

Request for Proposals: DHR is now soliciting proposals for the five projects comprising the 2018-2019 Survey and Planning Cost Share Program. Cost Share projects are funded through a partnership between DHR and a local government and/or regional planning district commission (PDC). Deadline for RFPs for projects is 4 p.m., Thursday, July 12. For questions related to this solicitation, contact Madrika Martin (804-482-6457), DHR Procurement Officer. RFP here (PDF). Addenda Documents (posted June 28).

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:

Madrika Martin, Procurement Officer
2801 Kensington Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221


Updated June 29, 2018