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Army National Military Cemeteries (ANMC)-Cultural Resource Management/Architectural Historian Intern




Category

Individual Placement/Internships

Job Location

Arlington, Virginia

Tracking Code

3483-984

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Traditional Trades Advancement Program- Arlington National Cemetery Cultural Resources

Length:

Term of positions is 20 weeks; full-time 40 hrs/wk

Location:

Arlington, VA

Compensation:

$18.25 hr (full time- 40 hrs per week)

Start Date:

7/5/2022

Application Due Date:

Preference given to applicants that submit application by 6/20/2022

Title of Position

Cultural Resource Management/Architectural Historian
Intern

 

 

Position Details

Stewards Individual Placement Program (SIPP) 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. SIPP in partnership with Army National Military Cemeteries, are seeking interns who will support the Cultural Resource Program to document and preserve monuments, memorials, sculptures, and historic structures.

 

Army National Military Cemeteries (ANMC), consisting of Arlington National Cemetery (ANC)
and the U.S. Soldiers' & Airmen's Home National Cemetery (SAHNC), represents the American
people for past, present and future generations by laying to rest those few who have served our
nation with dignity and honor, while immersing guests in the cemetery's living history. Within
the agency, the Director of Engineering, Planning & Resources Division, Cultural Resources Management (CRM) Program and Conservation Program work to maintain & preserve the
hallowed grounds. This includes the historic structures, monuments, memorials, cultural
landscapes, & objects.

 

The Cultural Resource Program is responsible for the care of more than 300 individual historic resources. Interns will receive training and gain experience from the Cultural Resource Manager in research, architectural history, field surveys, condition assessments, and preservation documentation. Interns will also work to preserve our shared heritage and will participate in information-sharing and education outreach to the general public during their term of service.

 

This is a full-time five-month internship position.  No housing is provided as part of the internship.

 

 

Position Responsibilities will include:

  • Archival work, including scanning and cataloguing of ANMC files, and research into the history of objects and structures.
  • Assisting the Historic Preservation Training Center Architecture team with Cultural Resource Briefs, Historic Structure Assessment Reports, the ANMC Cultural Resources Annual Inspection & Assessment Project, and general historical architecture technical preservation services.
  • Field inspection, condition assessments, historic fabric investigation, field documentation by photography and written notes, assistance with on-going preservation, conservation, monitoring, documentation, and treatment projects.
  • Upload and organize digital files to build digital library of historic records, keep written record of digitized
  • Assisting with a range of office work, which may include filing, data entry, preparation of short reports, reviews of studies produced by others, and continuation of on-going research, documentation and treatment projects of historic structures.
  • Some field work and preservation projects as needed.

 

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must provide own transportation in the greater DC-metro region
  • Willingness to learn and work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Solid research, technical writing, and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail when authoring and reviewing work
  • Should be comfortable working with computers
  • Able to spend extended periods outside conducting field surveys and assessments
  • Work requires some physical exertion, such as long periods of standing, walking, bending, crouching, and climbing. Work may occur at heights, such as work on ladders or scaffolding. Should be capable of lifting moderately heavy objects (50 lbs. or less), such as equipment and supplies. Applicant must be comfortable working outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
  • Fluent with Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Full vaccination against COVID-19 by the first day of employment and ability to provide proof of vaccination before starting

 

 

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Actively pursuing a degree, or a recent graduate, in conservation of monuments & sculptures, historic preservation, architectural history, or a closely related field
  • Currently enrolled in academic program in asimilar field or possess relevant prior work experience.
  • Familiarity with historic construction methods, historic landscapes, and historic preservation philosophy, including the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties
  • Familiarity with documentation techniques, conditions assessments, and safety standards (e.g. OSHA)

 

Benefits: $18.25/hr

  • Specific training offered:
    • OSHA 10 certification
    • Preservation Philosophy
    • Trade skill development
  • Job Trainings: Basic preservation theory & skills, relevant databases, equipment use,documentation standards, preservation documentation and conditions assessment, federal preservation laws and compliance.

 

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

https://stewardslegacy.org/hptc

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