Preservation Job Board

(MD) Research & Preservation Specialist II - Easement Inspector 

2 days ago

Deadline: Sep 30, 2022 
Offered By (Name of Organization): Maryland Historical Trust 
Location (City, State): Crownsville, MD 21032 
Type: Full-Time 
Salary: $21.87-$31.62/hour 
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The Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) is the state agency dedicated to preserving and interpreting the legacy of Maryland’s past. Through research, conservation and education, MHT assists the people of Maryland in understanding their historical and cultural heritage. Part of the Maryland Department of Planning, the Maryland Historical Trust serves as Maryland’s State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.

This contractual position serves as the Easement Inspector for the Easement program within MHT’s Office of Preservation Services and monitors and evaluates the condition of properties protected by historic preservation easements held by the Maryland Historical Trust (MHT).

This position monitors the existing conditions and conducts inspections of properties protected by historic preservation easements and works in coordination with MHT staff, the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) and other co-holding agencies to enforce the terms of the Deeds of Easements. This position requires extreme attention to detail, excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills and a strong interest in working collaboratively. Duties include:

Notifying and scheduling site inspections with property owners and co-holding agencies.

Preparing easement inspection reports, notification to owners (in writing) of inspection results.

Organizing digital inspection photographs, and general easement file maintenance (easement files, vertical files, and database).

Identifying and presenting all easement violations to the Easement Subcommittee and OAG for review.

Drafting correspondence and tracking all violations until the violation is resolved.

Maintaining working relationships with the general public, property owners, professional agencies, and fellow Maryland Historical Trust staff.

This position may also be assigned other duties as necessary by the Easement Administrator, including assisting the Easement Administrator with processing changes/alteration applications and acting as support staff to the Easement Committee.


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