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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 currently has the following job opening.

PROJECT REVIEW ARCHAEOLOGIST (Historian/Archaeologist & Preservationist III): Position #00078: This position offers a career opportunity for an individual with exceptional research and analytical skills and a can-do-attitude; to review all aspects of federal and state undertakings for effects to archaeological resources to ensure their appropriate treatment in accordance with federal and state legislative mandates.  Duties:  serves as main point of contact for assigned agencies; conducts timely and consistently accurate reviews based on critical analysis of  individual projects; provides written comments regarding the project’s effects on known or expected prehistoric or historic resources; interprets federal and state regulations and guidelines; reviews reports for content and consistency with application standards and guidelines; applies the National Register criteria to evaluate archaeological resources and make recommendations for further identification and evaluation; makes assessments of effect, requests consideration of alternatives, and recommends appropriate treatment of significant archaeological resources; provides technical assistance; performs field inspections; provides training workshops in statutory requirements for historic resources and/or available preservation tools; and participates on the Archaeological Subcommittee of the National Register Evaluation Team.  May be assigned additional duties. For more information, please see this job announcement.  To be considered for this position a completed state application must be received through the on-line employment system by Friday, November 30, 2018 at

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:

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


Updated October 30, 2018