Title: Compliance Specialist
Job Number: REQ-77685
Salary: $53,292 – $81,528 per year
Deadline: 11/08/2021 at 11:59pm Pacific Time
Do you have experience documenting historic places and environments? Do you have a background in historic research?
If this sounds like you, come join our leadership team as a Compliance Specialist and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – State Parks!
This position falls under the classification Program Analyst 2.
We are the caretakers of Oregon's special places, and we take that responsibility seriously. Our team supports over 50 million visitors per year, over 250-plus state park properties and countless great experiences.
OPRD’s mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.
Our Operating Principles
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) believes Operating Principles are core values that, if mutually accepted and supported by all employees, will create a connected, respectful, and trusting work environment. Our Operating Principles are: Accountability, Commitment, Empathy, Empowerment, Fun, Integrity, Respect, and Well-being.
The Compliance Specialist is located within State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), which is part of the Heritage Programs Division of OPRD. SHPO believes that Oregon's special places connect Oregonians to the past by creating physical continuity over generations and space for public conversations about the community values and identity. The ongoing process of recognizing and interpreting these places must be a local one, driven by inclusive public participation. See the Oregon 2018 - 2023 Oregon SHPO Preservation Plan, and 2020 - 2025 Heritage Plan for more information on the Heritage Division's philosophy, approach, and goals at https://www.oregon.gov/oprd/OH/pages/tools.aspx.
What you will do:
As a Compliance Specialist, you will serve as a subject-matter expert providing independent, professional evaluations and recommendations with minimal supervision based on knowledge and interpretation of broadly-worded federal and state laws, formal academic training in U.S. history and architecture, and individual experience to evaluate, support, and carry out complex projects with potential significant impact on important cultural resources.
In this role, you will work under the direction of the State Archaeologist to interpret and administer federal and state laws and implement associated programs and functions; create and manage agreement documents established under cultural resource laws; and lead the development of professional guidance and public outreach and education materials.
Additionally, you will frequently serve as a project lead in assessing, developing, and implementing work processes and systems.
(a) Five (5) years of professional-level experience related to historic research.
(b) A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, or a related field; AND Two (2) years of experience professional-level experience related to historic research.
(c) A Masters Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, or a related field; AND One (1) year of experience professional-level experience related to historic research.
The State of Oregon is requiring all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series by October 18, 2021 unless the employee receives a medical or religious exception. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception by October 18, 2021. For more information, visit our policy listed here.
Meet the minimum Secretary of the Interior’s professional qualifications in history or architectural history and qualifications for the Oregon State Program Analyst 2 classification, including:
(a) A graduate degree in history, architectural history, art history, historic preservation or closely related field.
(b) At least two years of full-time experience in research, writing, interpretation or teaching in American history, architectural history, or restoration architecture, or other demonstrable professional activity with an academic institution, historic organization or agency, museum, or other professional institution.
(c) Substantial contribution through research and publication to the body of scholarly knowledge in the field of American history or architectural history.
What we are looking for (Desired Attributes):
What's in it for you:
This is a fantastic opportunity to support millions of visitors connecting with the best state park system in America. You will work with a team of supportive, talented and highly motivated professionals. And, you’ll receive a fantastic benefits packaging including:
LINK TO OFFICIAL STATE APPLICATION (required):