- 04-Feb-2013 to 11-Feb-2013 (CST)
- 132 – Historic Downtown/Heritage
- Brownsville, TX, USA
- Full Time
Retirement system, sick and annual leave, and health and life insurance.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS:
The purpose of the class is to plan, supervise, and administer preservation planning activities. The class is responsible for planning and monitoring heritage related studies, projects and programs, conducting research and studies, handling questions from the public, and preparing planning documents. The class works within a general outline of work to be performed; develops work methods and sequences under general supervision. Heritage Officer is responsible for the preservation of over five thousand (5,000) historical structures.
Supervises, administers, and monitors current and long term planning activities and projects.
Develops and coordinates work tasks to maintain certification of the Texas Historical Commission's Certified Local Government program and other projects.
Performs design guideline studies, collects and analyzes data, and reviews work done by consultants.
Relating on a senior level with local taxing entities, state and federal bodies on heritage related issues.
Prepares budget and performance measures reports, grant applications monitoring reports, maps, travel requests and agenda item requests, modeling documents for the department.
Communicates with the public regarding heritage-related information.
Responds to questions and requests from citizens, developers, transportation, and other professionals.
Conducts Public Hearings for the Heritage Council and Heritage Review Committee.
Assists in coordinating Downtown street events, festivals, concerts, and film projects.
Monitoring all heritage related issues with the O11 Overlay District.
Performs related tasks as necessary.
INVOLVEMENT WITH DATA, PEOPLE, AND THINGS
Coordinate or determine time, place or sequence of operations or activities based on analysis of data or information and may implement and report on operations and activities.
Counsel or instruct/train others through explanation, demonstration and supervised practice or make recommendations based on technical expertise.
INVOLVEMENT WITH THINGS:
Requires coordinating the activities of those operating or repairing complex machinery or equipment that requires extended training and experience such as electronic/telecommunications equipment, electronic signaling equipment, commercial video equipment, complex drafting or GIS software, software used for programming custom applications; or the application of custom or commercial financial, accounting, administrative, legal, or other complex software or systems; may involve installation and testing.
Perform skilled work involving rules/systems with almost constant problem solving.
Use basic algebra involving variables and formulas and/or basic geometry involving plane and solid figures, circumferences, areas, and volumes and/or compute discounts and interest rates.
Read journals, manuals, and professional publications; speak informally to groups of co-workers, staff in other organizational agencies, general public, people in other organizations, and present training; compose original reports, training and other written materials, using proper language, punctuation, grammar, and style.
Perform professional level work requiring the application of scientific, engineering, accounting, or legal methods in the solution of technical, administrative, or legal problems; requires extensive understanding of operating policies and procedures an ability to apply these to complex problems; or the coordination of sub-professional work in these disciplines; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results and frequent exposure to unusual pressures.
JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS
JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS:
Decision- making is a major part of job, affecting a major segment of the organization and the general public; work in a dynamic environment, responsible to develop policies and practices.
VOCATIONAL/ EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE PREPARATION
VOCATIONAL/ EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION:
Requires Bachelor's degree or education and training equivalent to four years of college in transportation planning, community planning, statistics, communications or a closely related field. Two to four years hands on preservation experience desirable.
SPECIAL CERTIFICATION AND LICENSES:
Valid Texas Drivers License.
Requires over four years and up to and including eight years. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. General writing, computer skills, and attention to detail as well as grant writing and prior supervisory experience strongly prefered.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT REQUIREMENTS
PHYSICAL AND DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS:
Requires sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and routine keyboard operations.
The job risks exposure to no significant environmental hazard.
The job requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, and speaking.
The City of Brownsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the City to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.
This class specification should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. This job description is subject to change in response to funding variables, emerging technologies, improved operating procedures, productivity factors, and unforeseen events. This updated job description supersedes prior descriptions for the same position. Management reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
This position is contingent upon continued availability of funds.
The City of Brownsville offers benefits including a retirement system, sick and annual leave, and health and life insurance.
HOW TO APPLY:
Apply online at http://cob.applicantpro.com
Equal Opportunity, Reasonable Accommodation Employer
If you need an accommodation, please call
(956) 548-6037 or (TDD) 1-800-RELAY TX
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