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San Francisco, California, United States of America
JOB #R2200743

Senior Historic Preservation Specialist

Senior Historic Preservation Specialist 

Northern California

ICF is currently seeking a Senior Historic Preservation Specialist to provide regional leadership in a dynamic, fast-paced environment on some of the region’s most influential and complex environmental compliance projects. This position will be based out of our San Francisco, CA office (with flexibility to consider other locations in Northern California). The specialist will join a team of collaborative practice leaders, and will serve as a manager and mentor to junior- and mid-level ICF cultural resources professionals.

Job Description

The Senior Historic Preservation Specialist will provide cultural resource management services as a client-facing technical lead, with capabilities that include project management and senior-level technical expertise. The Senior Historic Preservation Specialist will also assist on or lead the preparation of proposals, communication with clients, and tracking project budgets and schedules. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in architectural history and regulatory compliance, and a capacity for managing projects and client relationships.

What You Will Do

  • Provide technical leadership in architectural history, including technical approach development, task delegation, and QA/QC for technical reports or documents prepared by junior staff.
  • Manage projects related to environmental compliance and cultural resource management, including client contact, task order management, budget control, invoicing, schedule, personnel allocation/planning, and subcontractor involvement.
  • Evaluate resources for National Register of Historic Places, develop resource management recommendations, assess project effects on resources, and provide high level support to address complex management challenges that require advanced technical or regulatory knowledge.
  • Collaborate in integrated teams of cultural resources specialists (archaeologists, historians, ethnographers, landscape historians, etc) to solve problems alongside natural resources scientists, planners, regulators, engineers, and other stakeholders.
  • Integrate with clients to achieve long-term objectives and efficiencies, from programmatic strategies and feasibility studies through implementation, operations, and maintenance.

What You Will Need To Have

  • Master’s degree in Architectural History or related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience in cultural resources management.
  • Advanced knowledge of CEQA, NEPA, and Section 106 regulatory requirements.
  • A background working with private and public sector clients and regulatory agencies.
  • Familiarity with the history and architectural history of California; knowledge of other regions of the United States is a plus.
  • Leadership and mentoring skills to contribute to a progressive work environment for employee development and career fulfillment.
  • A desire to excel and passion for rewarding work on complex environmental challenges in a team environment.

Preferred Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and empathy.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically.
  • Predisposed to continued professional growth.
  • Problem-solving ability, creativity, analytical skills.
  • Orientation toward fulfilling client objectives.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

This is an outstanding opportunity to work with talented and passionate individuals and to grow with a firm that believes in nurturing talent and developing long-term career success. ICF is a purpose driven company with a strong culture and underlying values that prize diversity, opportunity, equality, and respect. Our core values include Embracing Differences, and we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces and hires dimensions of differences.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

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