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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.

DHR currently has the following job openings.

  • Community Outreach Coordinator (#000840): The position offers a career opportunity for an individual to design a program to increase outreach and recordation of historic sites associated with African American and Native  American communities. This new initiative will require the development of an internship program in partnership with Virginia HBCU’s, a targeted survey grants program and other strategies to enhancement site information in VCRIS. See more information and requirements. To be considered for this position a completed state application must be received through the on-line employment system by FRIDAY, MAY 21, 2021.
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  • Underwater Archaeologist (#00082): DHR is seeking an experienced Archaeologist to develop and implement a long-range underwater archaeology program in Virginia. The selected individual will work independently creating a framework for and administering an extensive inventory program underwater resources, both coastal and inland. They will work in consultation with DHR professional staff on projects that may disturb underwater historic  properties, including advising projects under 106 review. See more information and position requirements.  To be considered for this position a completed state application must be received through the on-line employment system by FRIDAY, MAY 14, 2021.
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  • Cemetery Preservationist (#00083): DHR seeks self-motivated preservation professional to fill the position of Cemetery Preservationist. This position offers a career opportunity for an individual responsible for  developing, implementing, and managing a comprehensive historic preservation program for historic  cemeteries including the identification, recording, evaluation, registration (if warranted), and appropriate  treatment/stewardship of both marked and unmarked cemeteries throughout the state and their markers, gravestones, monuments, fencing, etc. See more information about duties and qualifications.  To be considered for this position a completed state application must be received through the on-line employment system by MONDAY, MAY 24, 2021.
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  • Paid Internship Opportunity through Preservation Virginia and DHR:
    Historical Highway Marker Program Research Intern: Preservation Virginia and DHR are partnering to enrich and update the inventory of the Commonwealth’s Historic Highway Marker Program with new and
    updated markers focused on the contributions of Virginia Indians, African Americans, and other diverse
    communities to our history. See more information and application. (This position does NOT require a state application form.) Application deadline is 5 p.m., Monday, May 24, 2021.

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

Request for Qualifications (RFQ) #1036 for Design, Creation, and Installation of the Barbara Johns Statue on Behalf of the Virginia Commission of Historical Statues in the United States Capitol. Potential Offerors may communicate only with the procurement official during this procurement process. Direct all communications to Madrika Martin, Procurement Officer, via email to procurement@dhr.virginia.gov with “Barbara Johns RFQ #38” in the subject line. Only questions submitted in the aforementioned manner and before the deadline of 4:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, May 6, 2021 will be answered. Any communication with other staff of the Department of Historic Resources concerning this Request for Qualifications is strictly prohibited and could serve as grounds for disqualification of the potential Offeror. 

 

Request for Proposal (RFP) #1031 for Architectural and Engineering Services for the Construction of a Pre-Fabricated Agricultural Complex for the Clermont Farm, Berryville, VA: Potential Offerors may communicate only with the procurement official during this procurement process. Direct all communications to Madrika Martin, Procurement Officer, via email to procurement@dhr.virginia.gov with “CLERMONT RFP 1031” in the subject line. Only questions submitted in the aforementioned manner and before the deadline of 5:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, April 15, 2021 will be answered. Any communication with other staff of the Department of Historic Resources concerning this procurement is strictly prohibited and could serve as grounds for disqualification of the potential Offeror. A pre-proposal conference is not scheduled. All interested offerors are encouraged to submit written questions. Only written questions submitted prior to 5:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, April 15, 2021 will be answered. Written answers will be provided in addendum format published to the eVA website.  It is the responsibility of the potential Offeror to check the web site for these notices.

ADDENDUM No. 1 to RFP #1031

 

Request for Proposal: African American Watermen Survey and Multiple Property Document for the Commonwealth of Virginia. This RFP was released by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and can be accessed through its websiteDeadline is May 3, 2021.

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
(804) 482-6457

 

Updated May 4, 2021