Rosin Preservation is hiring a full-time Historic Preservation Specialist experienced in preparing historic tax credit applications. Work is fast-paced, deadline driven, and ever-changing.

The specific tasks will involve:

  • Site visits to and photo-documentation of historic resources.
  • Preparing federal and state historic tax credit applications, including preparing photographs, reviewing architectural drawings, describing existing conditions and proposed scopes of work, and providing guidance to client/design team to ensure compatibility of the project with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards.
  • Coordinating with reviewers from state and federal agencies.
  • Limited archival research (on-line and/or in library).
  • Occasional preparation of eligibility assessments, National Register nominations, and similar documents (including building descriptions, property histories, historic contexts, and statements of significance).


  • 2+ years of experience working with the historic tax credit program. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge of American architectural history, including property types, stylistic trends, and construction technologies.
  • Understanding of the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and the National Register Criteria.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and to work both independently to meet deadlines and collaboratively to achieve project goals.
  • Ability to visit project sites that may present physically challenging conditions.
  • Ability to travel, including overnight stays roughly 2-3 nights per month.
  • A valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle.
  • Previous experience working in a small-office environment.
  • Most importantly, the successful candidate must mesh with our company culture.

This full-time, 40 hours/week position is based in our Kansas City office. Remote work arrangements will be considered for candidates who exceed the minimum qualifications. Starting salary range is $45,000 – $60,000, depending on previous experience. Benefits include flexible scheduling, PTO, health insurance with HSA, SIMPLE retirement plan with company match, long and short-term disability insurance, opportunities for professional development, and a team of collaborative, engaged, and fun coworkers.

Please send a letter of interest describing your experience with the historic tax credit program, a resume, and a writing sample (no more than 5 pages) to info@rosinpreservation.com. Deadline for application is Friday, December 10, 2021 @ 8:00 am CST. Background check will be conducted before hiring.

Rosin Preservation is a full-service historic preservation consulting firm based in Kansas City, Missouri. Our expertise and proven track record working with real estate developers and community leaders brings creativity and value to rehabilitation projects nationwide. Learn more about Rosin Preservation by visiting our website www.rosinpreservation.com or Rosin Preservation’s LinkedInFacebook, or Instagram feeds.