The Survey Coordinator serves as the Hurricane Survey Coordinator. This term position assists in administering Division’s Historic Resources Survey Program; manages Hurricane Michael subgrant survey projects; serves as a Division expert regarding Georgia's Natural, Archaeological, and Historical Resources GIS (GNAHRGIS) and ArcGIS. This term position coordinates integration of survey program and data into Division disaster preparedness and recovery and critical incident management activities. The coordinator will create and administer subgrant program requirements, applications, contracts, review and award process, and grantee training for a subgrant program that provides historic resources survey funding to local governments and non-profits for disaster recovery efforts from Hurricane Michael. The coordinator will serve as the key point of contact for this program’s grantees, will provide technical assistance and project management support throughout the projects, and will review historic resources survey deliverables. This term position coordinates Division involvement in GNAHRGIS and FindIt! historic resources survey program partnerships and maximizes ongoing development of GNAHRGIS enhancements, including integration of a field surveying application into the Georgia historic resources survey program, digitization of reconnaissance survey via the development of polygon mapping, accessible digitization of National Register-listed resource locations and polygons, and data visualization and querying. This term position coordinates Division participation in the GNAHRGIS Steering Committee; fosters ongoing partnerships with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), Georgia Transmission Corporation (GTC), and the University of Georgia (UGA). This term position coordinates future planning for the Division’s role in GNAHRGIS, and the Division’s role in other DCA historic resources survey and GIS initiatives. The coordinator serves as a front-line point-of-contact for internal and external assistance with and coaching in GNAHRGIS, and historic resources survey statewide. This term position performs additional Survey Program support duties, as directed, and supports other HPD program areas, as well as participates in special projects as necessary. The term ends in 2026.
Bachelor’s degree in history, architecture, historic preservation or a closely related field from an accredited college or university AND One year of experience in a directly related field OR two years of experience required at the lower-level Curator/Preservationist 2 (NRP031) or position equivalent.
NOTE: All candidates must submit a cover letter and resume for consideration for this position. Preferred Qualifications:
Preference may be given to applicants with one or more of the following qualifications:
Completion of a master’s degree in Historic Preservation or closely related field.
Demonstrated experience using GNAHRGIS (Georgia's Natural, Archaeological, and Historic Resources GIS database).
Demonstrated experience using ArcGIS Online.
Proficiency with architectural analysis in Georgia (familiarity with established contexts and terminology and its application).
Advanced knowledge of Georgia history and historical development.
WORKING CONDITIONS (TRAVEL, HOURS, ENVIRONMENT)
This position is currently designated as a hybrid (part in-office and part remote/Telework) position. This position is full time (40 hours per week) and may require occasional overtime. Local periodic travel may be required.
Sedentary Work – Ability to exert 10 - 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.
NOTE: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All qualified applicants will be considered but may not necessarily receive an interview. Due to the large volume of submissions received by this office, information concerning application and/or interview status cannot be provided. Selected applicants will be contacted for next steps in the interview process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification. This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.
DCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you need an accommodation for an interview, please contact the Human Resources Office at (404) 679-4845
Hiring is contingent upon satisfactory results of employment verification, background, criminal records investigation, and motor vehicle reports.