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The Department of Arkansas Heritage Manager of Historic Properties is responsible for ensuring security and maintenance of historic properties. This position is governed by

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Determines condition and historic accuracy of structures and grounds, assists director in short and long-range planning for development of historic sites, secures private contractors to execute the plans, and oversees the improvement projects. Oversees major in-house improvement projects, inspecting and approving work to ensure compliance with prescribed guidelines. Establishes and updates security policies and procedures and periodically monitors the operation of the physical plant by checking the fire and security systems and inspecting the boiler. Works with city, county, and state agencies to ensure adequate fire and emergency protection. Prepares annual budget for operations and personnel and monitors expenditures. Assists with grant preparation. Performs skilled maintenance work and repairs of HVAC, electrical, plumbing, carpentry and painting as required. Maintains inventory, accepts bids, and orders supplies. May monitor the use of various facilities and work with other department staff to plan exhibits, special events, programs, and festivals. May supervise a medium-sized maintenance and security staff by interviewing, hiring, training, assigning work, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of building operations and grounds maintenance procedures. Knowledge of use, maintenance, and repair of buildings and grounds maintenance equipment. Knowledge of maintenance and repair of electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems. Knowledge of state budgetary and purchasing regulations and inventory control procedures. Ability to determine the condition of historic properties and oversee construction projects. Ability to plan and coordinate maintenance and security of buildings and grounds. Ability to prepare budget, monitor expenditures, and maintain inventory.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business management, business administration, or a related field; plus three years of experience in property management, construction, physical plant maintenance, business management, or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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