Landmarks Preservationist

Position Details

Type Full Time
Offered By New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission
1 Centre Street, 9th Floor
New York, New York
Salary $49,298, ($56,693 with 2 years City service)
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Name: NYC Careers at


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 Landmarks Preservation Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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.

How to Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter to: NYC Careers at City Employees must submit applications through Employee Self Service. 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.