Job Opportunities

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Current Job Opening - COMMISSIONER

EMPLOYER:  Hammond Historic District Commission (Unpaid)

We are now accepting applications for an opening on the Hammond Historic District Commission.   Potential applicants should have either a demonstrated interest in historic preservation or would like to learn more about it by getting involved in preservation matters in Hammond.  

The Commission is charged with preserving and protecting buildings, sites, monuments, and structures of historic interest or importance that exist within a 20 block area of Hammond, Louisiana.  The Commission provides advice and consultation regarding renovation, restoration, and new signage in monthly public meetings.  Commissioners are expected to attend the monthly meetings as well as working sessions and other related events.

To be on the Hammond Historic District Commission, one must be a resident of the City of Hammond.  Applicants will be appointed by the mayor - subject to approval by a majority vote of the city council. The members of the commission are appointed by the mayor as follows: At least one (1) qualified architect and six (6) other citizens of the City of Hammond.  In making appointments, preference may be given as far as possible to members of historic, cultural, educational, archaeological, etc. organizations.

Please submit a Letter of Interest and a Resume to historicdistrict@hammond.org if you would like to apply.  Feel free to contact the office for any questions.

The Application deadline is Wednesday May 31, 2017.

 

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Current Job Opening - INTERNSHIP

EMPLOYER:  Hammond Historic District Commission (Unpaid)

The Hammond Historic District Commission is a seven member citizens' commission charged with preserving and protecting buildings, sites, monuments, and structures of historic interest or importance that exist within a 20 block area of Hammond, Louisiana.  The Commission provides advice and consultation regarding renovation, restoration, and new signage.

The Administrative Officer is the hand of the Commission and works to execute the application process and special projects.  An intern would work under the AO to help with education initiatives for the residents and business owners of the Hammond Historic District.  If you have an interest in historic preservation, architecture, public relations, local history, government work, education, or any other related field, apply now!  

Projects and hours are flexible.