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County Historic Preservation Board seeks volunteer archaeologist for three-year term

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The Douglas County Historic Preservation Board has an immediate opening for a Douglas County resident who is also an archaeologist.

The nine-member Historic Preservation Board works with County staff to provide numerous programs and activities that help preserve the County’s heritage. Board members also recommend properties for the County’s Landmark program; advise property owners on methods for preserving sites and artifacts; facilitate the collection, cataloging, preservation and interpretation of donated historic artifacts; and work to educate County residents on historic matters through public outreach.

“If you have an interest in preserving our local history and have a background in planning, architecture, history, or archeology, this may be the perfect opportunity to serve your community,” said County Commissioner and Board Chair Roger Partridge.

The ideal applicant must be able to meet the first Wednesday of each month from 6-7:30 p.m., be willing to serve a three-year term and have knowledge of local history or historic preservation. To see examples of work accomplished by the Historic Preservation Board and to read about some of the County’s history, please click here.

Those interested in serving may fill out an online application or print out the application and mail it to: Douglas County Commissioners’ Office, 100 Third St., Castle Rock, CO 80104. The deadline to apply is October 13, 2017. For additional information, please contact the County Commissioners’ Office at 303-660-7401.

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