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Historic Stewards- Woodcrafting




Category

Individual Placement/Internships

Job Location

Fredrick, Maryland

Tracking Code

3426-984

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

National Park Service- Traditional Trades Advancement Program- Historic Preservation Training Center
 
 

Length:

Term of positions is 12-26 weeks; full-time 40 hrs/wk

Location:

This posting is specifically for the Historic Preservation Training Center – Frederick, MD

 

Housing stipend of $400 is available. Local interested applicants strongly suggested to apply. Personal transportation will be required to report to job site.

Living Allowance:

 $16/hour. direct deposit every 2 weeks

Start Date:

October 3, 2022

Application Due Date:

Priority will be given to applicant that apply by Aug. 30, 2022

Title of Position

Historic Stewards – Woodcrafting

 

Position Details

Stewards Individual Placements (SIP) provides individuals with service and career opportunities to strengthen communities and preserve our natural resources. Participants work with federal agencies, tribal governments, and nonprofits building institutional capacity, developing community relationships, and supporting ecosystem health.

For the remainder of the program, applicants hone their skills alongside NPS craftspeople at the Historic Preservation Training Center and may include work at other NPS sites requiring travel. 

All work will include the use of historic tools and techniques and modern instruments, equipment, and materials to complete a robust and active work schedule.

The Woodcrafting Team combines preservation carpentry with traditional woodworking to restore and replicate architectural features that include windows, doors, columns, and many other components found on and in historic structures. Projects can include window and door restoration; millwork replication and fabrication; structural repairs and timber-framing; exterior envelopes; wood, slate, and metal roofing. Examples of tasks for participants include but are not limited to: measuring and cutting boards; simple framing or roofing work; ability to measure, cut, or install wood components of historic structures using on-site measurements, verbal directions, drawings, and specifications.

Moderate to heavy physical effort is required for this position; including occasional lifting or handling of objects over 75lbs using proper techniques. Participants must be able to stand or kneel for long periods and will be required to climb ladders, work from scaffolding or platforms, work on uneven or angled surfaces, and/or be able to work in confined spaces such as those found beneath buildings. Participants will also be required to stoop, bend, kneel, climb and walk in all manners of environmental conditions such as rain, mud, heat and snow. 

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Moderate to heavy physical effort is required for this position, including occasional lifting or handling of objects over 75lbs using proper techniques.
  • Standing or kneeling for long periods and will be required to climb ladders, work from scaffolding or platforms, work on uneven or angled surfaces such as a roof, and/or be able to work in confined spaces.
  • Ability to stoop, bend, kneel, climb and walk in all manners of environmental conditions such as rain, mud, and extreme heat or cold.
  • Personal transportation will be required to report to job site.
  • 18-30 years of age, maximum 35 years old for Veterans with valid DD-214
  • United States citizen or legal resident

 

 Preferred Qualifications:

    • Prior experience in historic preservation and/or trades preferred
    • Open to current students and recent grads of historic preservation programs, previous TTAP members, and other applicants with background education or experience in historic trades
    • Ability to commit to a 12-week experience of combined training and hands-on work
    • Flexibility to work outside of traditional hours may be required

 

Benefits:

  • Living Allowance: $16/hr (pre-tax)
  • Housing Stipend of $400/month for 12 weeks.
  • Public Land Corps Hiring Authority Eligibility - must meet 640 hours of service.
  • Opportunity to travel to different National Park Service sites.
  • Opportunity to learn trade secrets from master craftsmen

 

Please be prepared to upload a resume as part of this application. 

 

For More Information 

Gwennan Richmond

Stewards Program Coordinator

304-860-0320

grichmond@conservationlegacy.org

www.stewardslegacy.org

 

This position is located in Fredrick, MD. View the Google Map in full screen.



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