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The California Office of Historic Preservation (OHP) administers federally and state mandated historic preservation programs to further the identification, evaluation, registration, and protection of California's irreplaceable resources. Explore our webpages, learn more about the OHP, and join us in preserving and celebrating California’s heritage!

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We are Hiring!

Join our Archaeology and Environmental Compliance Unit in the work of preserving and protecting California's heritage.

Position: Associate State Archeologist - Full Time Permanent
Filing Deadline: September 14, 2019
Position: Associate State Archeologist - Full Time Limited Term
This 12-month position may become extended and/or permanent)
Filing Deadline: September 17, 2019

Not yet in this job classification? The Exam for Associate State Archeologist is now open.
Filing Deadline: September 11, 2019 

News & Updates


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OHP Monthly ePost 
Preservation news and topics

State Historic Preservation Plan

Sustainable Preservation
California's Statewide Historic Preservation Plan 2013-2017


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