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Posted: 04/08/2010

Colorado State University
Center for the Environmental Mangament of Military Lands

The Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) is a leading global provider of research and sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on federal lands. As a center of excellence within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University, CEMML can access campus resources to deliver cutting-edge solutions to environmental challenges. Our on-campus staff includes a full range of environmental and compliance professionals, and we also have technical staff embedded at military installations across the United States, including Hawaii and Alaska, and Germany. We understand the business challenges facing our clients and know how to efficiently serve all federal agencies. Whether the DoD, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, National Park Service, or another federal agency, we will deliver innovative, full-service solutions to help our clients understand and successfully manage their impacts to the environment.

Professional Opportunity
Fort Wainwright, AK
$18-22 per hour


Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands

Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO 80523-1490

POSITION: Seasonal Architectural Historians for Summer 2010 field season in support of the U.S. Army Alaska Cultural Resources Program to be assigned at Fort Wainwright, Fairbanks, AK; U.S. citizenship required.

DURATION: Approximately 3-4 months, starting late May/ early June 2009. Crews typically work five 8-hour days each week. If necessary, time after August may be scheduled based on availability of funds.

SALARY: $18-$22/hour, based on qualifications and experience.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Under the direction of Installation Architectural Historians, perform research and fieldwork necessary for the identification, documentation, evaluation, and reporting of historic resources, especially historic buildings. Conduct initial assessment and accession of archival collection, according to professional standards. Additional responsibilities as assigned by Fort Wainwright Cultural Resources Staff.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Requirements: Completion of junior year in a history, architectural history, historic preservation, or closely related degree program with emphasis in historic preservation and/or architectural history. Preferred applicants will have BA/BS in history, architectural history, historic preservation, or closely related field, and experience in conducting building surveys and historical and archival research. Applicants must be extremely flexible; be able to work well with others; posses a positive attitude; have excellent organization skills; proficiency in Microsoft software; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and the ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS IN ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING CREITERIA: Graduate work in Architectural History or Historic Preservation; experience conduction building inventories/ documentation; experience using photographic equipment; knowledge of Historic Preservation practices, Section 106 and the National Historic Preservation Act, and the National Register of Historic Places standards; knowledge of archival principles, concepts, methodologies, techniques, and procedures; previous experience with military, and/or World War II/Cold War era architecture.

PLEASE NOTE: Travel expenses to Alaska will not be paid. No housing or per diem will be provided. Applicants are responsible for securing housing and arriving daily at installation.

POSTION CLOSES: 16 April 2010

OPen until
none given

How to apply
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please read all instructions. Applications may be emailed, faxed, or mailed. Application packets must include 1) cover letter; 2) resume; 3) copy of college transcripts; 4) name and daytime phone number for three references including one current or former supervisor. Transcripts do not need to be official, sealed, or sent from college. All application materials must be received by 16 April 2010. Incomplete applications cannot be considered. Qualified applicants may be contacted after the closing date to schedule an interview. Submit all application materials to the following address (Do not send any materials to CSU): Directorate of Public Works ATTN: IMPA-FRA-PWE-C (Shanks) 1060 Gaffney Rd #4500 Fort Wainwright, AK 99703-4500 Fax 907-361-9867 mary.k.shanks@us.army.mil See complete listing of CEMML available positions at http://www.cemml.colostate.edu Colorado State University conducts background checks on all final candidates. CSU is an EO/AA employer.
Mary Shanks
Phone: (907) 361-9329
Fax: (907) 361-9867
Directorate of Public Works ATTN: IMPA-FRA-PWE-C (Shanks)
1060 Gaffney Rd #4500
Fort Wainwright, AK 99703

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