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Date: Feb 7, 2019

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 53746 

Agency: Environmental Protection

Working Title: PLANNING CONSULTANT - 37000512

Position Number: 37000512 

Salary:  $40,948.18 to $50,322.36 

Posting Closing Date: 02/22/2019 

CLOSING DATE:  February 22, 2019


BACKGROUND:  The Division of Recreation and Parks is responsible for managing significant cultural resources throughout the state of Florida.  Located within the 175-unit Florida State Park system and contains over 2,250 archaeological sites, almost 1,000 historic sites, 26 Museums, and over 10,000 items in our collections program, the preservation and interpretation of these amazing resources is a vital responsibility.


POSITION DESCRIPTION:  This position is responsible for leading, developing, and implementing a statewide cultural and historic resource conservation/preservation program which successfully integrates with many other programs within the Florida Park Service.  Position will supervise 1 full-time employee and 1 part-time employee.  Provides assistance to and coordinates with other program areas of the Division in pursuit of the mission of the Division to provide resource based recreation while restoring, interpreting and preserving natural and cultural resources.  Develops and maintains relationships with many partners (Division of Historical Resources - Department of State; National Park Service, etc.) to achieve program goals.

Program oversight of: Historic Structures preservation, management and maintenance to include development of a statewide prioritized program, assistance with specific structural projects, training for field staff, coordination with internal and external partners, etc.; Collections Management to include long-term vision for the Division Collections Facility and coordination with districts and parks on collections issues; and Archeological protection to include assessment of conditions, protection and management, assisting with development of various projects and coordination with other internal and external partners.  The successful applicant is expected to be a passionate advocate for the cultural resources of the Division of Recreation and Parks and to explore creative solutions for the ongoing protection and interpretation of these resources including grants, working with partners, and being a proactive representative for these resources.

Performs related work as required.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:   Minimum of bachelor's degree in a field related to cultural resource management, historic preservation or other related fields.  Knowledge of concepts, technology, rules and regulations, principles and analytical techniques related to cultural resource management.  Specific professional knowledge and experience in the fields of historic structures preservation, archeology or collections management.  Ability to:  Solve complex problems; establish Division cultural resources priorities; effectively supervise employees and communicate with diverse audiences; manage projects within budget and established time frames; review and develop unit management plans; train field staff to effectively manage cultural resources, develop and fund projects through successful application of grant funding; utilize computer hardware and software; develop and present information to internal and external groups; travel overnight, occasionally on short notice for up to five days.


PREFERRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES FOR THE POSITION:  Supervisory experience, master's degree in a field related to cultural resource management.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  Florida Class E driver's license

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee