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(NY) Landmarks Preservationist (Multiple Openings) 

12-11-2017 11:57

Deadline: Not listed
Offered by: New  York City Landmarks Preservation Commission
Location: New York, NY
Salary: $52,046 minimum -$59,853 (with 2 years City service), Excellent Benefits
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Job Vacancy Notice: 136-2018-314878
Title Code No.: 92237

Under the supervision of the Director and Deputy Director of Preservation, reviews applications to restore, rehabilitate, or alter individual landmarks and properties in historic districts. Consults with owners and architects, conducts site visits, makes presentations to Commission at public hearings and public meetings; prepares and issues permits for changes that the Commission has found to be appropriate. Provides technical assistance to owners. Other duties and special projects in various departments as assigned.

The position requires excellent communication and customer service skills.


  1. A Masters Degree in historic preservation, architectural history, art history, architecture, or American history, and one year of full-time satisfactory experience working in the field of preservation, restoration, or conservation of historic structures; or conducting research in architectural or art history, or working as an architect or architectural assistant; or teaching at the college level in any of the fields described in (a); or
  2. A Bachelors of Arts Degree with specialization in one of the fields listed above, and two years of full-time related experience; or
  3. Education and/or experience equivalent to 1 & 2 above.

The Landmarks Preservation Commission will only respond to qualified candidates.

Please submit resume and cover letter to NYC Careers at
Current City employees must apply through Employee Self Service (ESS) at http://cityshare.nycnet/ess, under Recruiting Activities/Careers/136-2018-314878
Applicants who submitted a resume under Job ID 136-2017-291538 do not need to reapply.

While we appreciate every applicant's interest, only those under consideration will be contacted.  If you were educated in a foreign school, you must be able to submit an evaluation of your foreign education from an approved organization. Final appointment is subject to approval by the Office of Management and Budget. All applicants hired will be required to take and pass the civil service exam for Landmarks Preservationist, which will be given at a date to be announced between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018. The Landmarks Preservation Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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