Project Planner - Historic Preservation

Position Details

Type Full Time
Offered By Winston-Salem/Forsyth County, NC
100 E. First Street
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Salary $46,050.00
Deadline Open till filled
For More
Name: Human Resources Department
Phone: (336) 747-6800
Fax: (336) 747-3053
The City-County Planning Board of Forsyth County and Winston-Salem NC seeks a talented and creative individual for a Project Planner position focusing on Historic Preservation.


Responsibilities will include: Forsyth County Historic Resource Commission staff support, Section 106 review and compliance; historic preservation plan and document development including studies of our diverse neighborhoods and populations; field inspection of properties; and technical assistance to the public. The project planner will work with historic districts and properties including nationally recognized historic districts Old Salem and Historic Bethabara, as well as other properties and districts important to our diverse cultural history. This position will also assist other team members with neighborhood revitalization, housing, downtown planning, and long-range planning.


Position requires skill and knowledge of historic building materials, preservation technology, restoration, rehabilitation, maintenance methods, architectural history, photography, architectural illustration, general knowledge of the principles and practice of Urban Planning, computer skills, strong writing and presentation skills, and the ability to work independently and with minimum direction and supervision. The successful candidate will also have excellent and demonstrated people skills in working with property owners, designers, construction personnel, neighborhood groups, staff, and public officials. Seeking candidate with a Masters degree in Historic Preservation, Planning, or related field with three years experience, or a Bachelors degree with five years experience.

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