Alabama Historical Commission, Alabama SHPO

Employment Opportunities

The Alabama Historical Commission is a nationally recognized state agency dedicated to protecting, maintaining, developing, and interpreting Alabama's historic sites.

Senior Archaeologist

Please apply by 29 August 2014

The Archaeologist, Senior position is a permanent, full-time position with the Alabama Historical Commission. This is advanced, professional work in directing an archaeological program in the field of historic preservation. This position reviews project submittals under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. The position is responsible for providing comments on the effects of federal funded, licensed, and permitted activities on historic properties, and assuring adherence to all federal legal and technical requirements for the historic preservation program. Duties include review of federal project submittals, tracking reviews, meeting with state and federal officials, communicating with affected property owners, developers, and citizens; and coordination with other division staff. The position is located in Montgomery, Alabama. The salary range for the Archaeologist, Senior position is $37,389.60-$56,685.60. Occasional travel to locations throughout the state of Alabama is required.

Archaeologist Senior is a continuous job announcement on the Alabama State Personnel website. The announcement may be viewed at

Applicants should print out an application from the Alabama State Personnel website, fill it out and fax it to State Personnel at (334)242-1110. The Job Title of Examination is Archaeologist Senior--30445. Applicants should also fax or email a copy of their application and CV to the following:

Alabama Historical Commission
Attn: Clara Nobles
Personnel Director
468. S. Perry Street
Montgomery, AL 36130-0900
Fax: (334)240-3477


Alabama State Capitol Tour Guide

Please apply by 10 September 2014

The Alabama Historical Commission seeks part-time tour guide at the Alabama State Capitol. The Alabama State Capitol was completed in 1851, added to several times, and restored in 1992. The Confederacy began in the Senate chamber and the 1965 Voting Rights March ended in the street out front. This National Historic Landmark houses the executive branch and is a museum of state history and politics.

Duties include conducting guided tours; staffing greeter's desks; welcoming and orienting visitors to the Capitol; greeting and registering visitors as needed; office and computer work; historical and educational program application and research; and other daily tasks as assigned. Candidate must be available three days during the week; occasional Saturdays.

This is a permanent, part-time (20 hours per week) position.
To apply, visit the AHC website at to download an application for employment and apply for Laborer. Applications accepted through September 10.

Send completed application to Christy Carl, Site Director, Alabama State Capitol, 600 Dexter Ave, Room N-300, Montgomery AL 36130-0900. You may also submit application by fax to (334-353-2081) or email ( for an application that can be completed in Microsoft Word. The AHC is an equal opportunity employer.


Historic Preservation