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Because the Nebraska State Historical Society is a state agency, all regular paid position openings must be posted through the state of Nebraska's personnel system and all applications must be made through the Division of State Personnel, located on the mall level of the State Office Building, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln. They can be contacted by clicking on the link below, by calling 402-471-2075, or by writing to Division of State Personnel, P.O. Box 94905, Lincoln NE 68509-4905.

Division of State Personnel handles all requests for information on available paid positions and all applications.


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NEBRASKA STATE GOVERNMENT
invites applications for the position of:


Building Program Specialist



An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY:

$22.19 Hourly

 

OPENING DATE: 02/10/15

 

CLOSING DATE: 02/20/15 11:59 PM

 

JOB TYPE: PERM FULL TIME

 

LOCATION: Lincoln

 

AGENCY: Historical Society

 

DESCRIPTION:

Positions in this class provide technical expertise to builders, architects, homeowners and/or business owners for purposes of achieving compliance with state or federal program requirements; often times relating to complex criteria necessary to obtain state or federal funding or special designation status. Positions in this class are the technical expert on the assigned building programs.

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

Reviews plans and specifications of proposed construction or remodeling projects for purposes of compliance to specific agency programs. Consults with builders, architects, engineers, municipalities, homeowners and business owners relating to projects that may qualify for program funding or special designation status. Inspects buildings, construction projects in progress, or plan specifications of proposed projects for purposes of assessing compliance with specific agency programs. Confers and advises with involved parties, recommends changes for compliance. Provides technical assistance to builders, architects, engineers, homeowners, business owners and state or federal agencies relating to agency specific programs. Works in a liaison capacity with Federal agencies and/or other state agencies regarding state and federal programs relating to building program components. Provides information to local government entities, trade organizations, or the public regarding the complex criteria to qualify for federal or state funding or programs. Prepare reports specific to building program components. Works with Federal program officials and local municipal program officials. May generate diagrams and/or renderings to aid in project reviews. 

Hours: 8-5, Monday - Friday

 

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree in architecture, construction management or related field is preferred AND 2-5 years experience working with technical building program elements. SPECIAL NOTE: Positions in this class must comply with all statutes and Nebraska Administration Code relating to the State of Nebraska Engineers and Architects Regulation Act, including, but not limited to Neb. Rev. Statutes 81-3401-81-3455, with particular emphasis to 81-3420 and 81-3421.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of: the agency, its organizations, mission and goals.Knowledge of: Specific complex program requirements, regulations, architecture drawings, construction, the building process, architecture, building codes, building programs. Ability to: present complex program information and requirements to professionals, homeowners, architects, engineers, business owners, municipalities, and agency staff; analyze and make judgments and recommendations based on review of plans, visual inspection, and dialogue with others; interpret regulations and laws.Ability to: work on multiple projects at a time, meet expected timeframes.


 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://statejobs.nebraska.gov

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
1526 K Street, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508
402-471-2075
state.jobs@nebraska.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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NEBRASKA STATE GOVERNMENT
invites applications for the position of:
Paper Conservator

An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY:

$20.88 Hourly
$43,430.40 Annually

 

OPENING DATE: 01/02/15

 

CLOSING DATE: Continuous

 

JOB TYPE: PERM FULL TIME

 

LOCATION: Omaha

 

AGENCY: Historical Society

 

DESCRIPTION:

Under limited supervision performs work in the conservation and preservation of paper based artifacts of artistic and/or historic significance at the State Historical Society's Gerald R. Ford Conservation Center.

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

Examines, analyzes, documents and conserves a wide variety of paper-based artifacts including works of art or paper, archival documents, books, and photographic materials. Performs conservation assessments, collection condition surveys and consultation on paper conservation projects. Provides written summaries of collection/artifact conditions, recommendations for conservation needs and project cost estimates. Provides preservation and collections care expertise to private and public organizations and residents Participates in the research and development of grant proposals relating to conservation projects. Collaborates in the development of disaster plans and disaster recovery efforts for the agency personnel and facilities. Provides guidance and assistance on conservation related matters to lab staff members, including students, interns and technicians.

 

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

REQUIREMENTS:  Masters degree/certificate from a recognized conservation training program, or equivalent training in conservation, plus two years of progressive work experience.

OTHER:  Valid driver's license or ability toprovide  independent authorized transportation.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of: current principles, practices and procedures of professional art conservation; chemical, mechanical and biological processes of deterioration; art and cultural history; disaster preparedness procedures and plans; the operation of various conservation tools and equipment including microscopes, digital imaging equipment, infrared camera, scanning equipment, power tools, fume exhaust systems, etc; safe use of chemicals, solvents and reagents needed to carry out conservation activities; requirements of the American Institute for Conservation's Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice. Skill in: determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job; efficiently managing time and materials; the use of logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions. Ability to: demonstrate excellent hand skills; work efficiently and independently; coordinate different projects among several contributors; communicate so others will understand; work in a team based structure; conceptualize impact of treatment techniques on artifacts; provide excellent customer service and support; solicit conservation work from outside sources; operate a motor vehicle; lift or move 30 pounds.


 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://statejobs.nebraska.gov

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
1526 K Street, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508
402-471-2075
state.jobs@nebraska.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 


 

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