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DAHP is Hiring Again!

DAHP is Hiring Architectural Historian! Join the team!

What you will be doing:

You will be embedded in the Built Environment Unit, conducting historic preservation activities that help Washington state advance its priorities to equitably implement state and Federal preservation programs. You will be performing work requiring knowledge and expertise specific to historic preservation. Core work responsibilities include overseeing Section 106 reviews, assisting state agencies through Governors Executive Order 21-02 project reviews, implementing education and training programs for the agency, and being a key team member in several innovative projects related to transformational equity and outreach strategies with Washington’s incredibly diverse communities.

Who we are looking for:

You must be energetic and passionate about historic preservation.  You are a motivated person that is able to switch gears and reprioritize as things come up.  You need to be a good communicator and excel at working with a wide variety of stakeholders.  You need to be interested in learning and growing and looking for new and better ways to accomplish tasks and goals.  You apply a progressive and adaptable attitude to your work.

Why you would want this job:

The Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP), also referred to as the Washington State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) is a nationwide leader in innovative cultural resource programs and practices. Our GIS platform is a pioneering system that drives efficient project consultation delivery and information sharing, and we are constantly collaborating with our partners on ways to improve how historic preservation can be deployed inclusively and equitably.
In addition to a comprehensive benefits package we also offer a flexible work environment.  You will also get a chance to travel our beautiful state and engage with people who share your passion for historic preservation.
If you are passionate about transforming historic preservation programs for the future, investing in people, and share a love for the Pacific Northwest and its incredibly diverse history and natural beauty, this may be the job you've been waiting for!