City of Tucson


$31.27-$55.49 Hourly / $65,041.60-$115,419.20 Yearly
Salary Grade: 818

General Description

Promotes the historic preservation program, and administers City policies for the protection of cultural resources. Ensures that City activities comply with cultural resource laws and regulations. Provides information and technical assistance to personnel, elected officials, property owners and the general public.

Essential Functions

This is a lead position affording guidance to other positions performing the same tasks. This lead position also reviews workloads, assigns work and coaches employees with specialized instructions and practices for job accomplishments. Lead personnel may contribute to other employees' performance evaluations, assist with the hiring process by interviewing and making recommendations and providing input to supervisory staff.

Ensures that City activities comply with cultural resource laws and regulations by reviewing City capital projects, rezoning cases, real estate transactions and federally funded activities, negotiating various agreements, training City personnel in assessing historical and cultural impacts and developing policies and procedures for compliance review.

Develops, administers, reviews and revises City policies and procedures for the protection of cultural resources by developing and implementing policies in collaboration with various departments, coordinating public reviews of policies, presenting to elected officials, overseeing consultant contracts, coordinating with state and federal agencies and participating with other departments on neighborhood development projects.

Provides information and technical assistance to personnel, elected officials, property owners and the general public by responding to requests for information, developing and delivering training seminars, making presentations, assembling relevant books and materials and overseeing the development of the website.

Writes and administers grants and assists property owners and developers in the use of preservation incentives by developing grant funded projects and activities, writing and administering grants and providing information on incentives.

Participates with other City departments on neighborhood development projects by serving on interdepartmental teams and assisting neighborhood associations and developers.

Promotes the historic preservation program by making presentations to local businesses, service groups and at conferences, writing articles and appearing on radio and television.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 5 year experience in promoting historic preservation programs to protect cultural resources

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements


Other Information

FLSA Status: Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 04

Occupational Group Description: City Manager and Council    

EEO Job Category Code: A

EEO Job Category Description: Officials and Administrators

Organizational Level: Lead

Directs NCCI: 8810

Bargaining Unit: No Representation

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Secondary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver 

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 0456; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;