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Posted: 11/22/2013

Mount Vernon
Operations and Maintenance

Restoration Mason
Professional Opportunity
Mount Vernon, VA


Mount Vernon's Operations and Maintenance Department is seeking a Restoration Mason to perform as work leader with the full-time Mason, Mason Assistant and Seasonal Mason Helper.  When not practicing the trade, performs a variety of duties to assist in maintenance of buildings, vehicles and equipment as well as other non-masonry work as required.  Works weekends and holidays on a rotating basis.  This position is classified as essential and the incumbent must participate in all emergencies, ice and snow removal activities and special events.


- Performs restoration masonry work at the highest level
- Works with and able to match mortar, bricks, pavers, block, stone and plaster to construct or repair walls, walks, seating areas, curbs and similar structures
- Demonstrates a firm knowledge of the techniques and materials of historic masonry including the use of appropriate bonds and joint types, hand-made brick and appropriate lime mortars
- Ability to diagnose and resolve masonry deterioration  and failure
- Capacity to read historic masonry in order to identify changes, repairs and alterations over time
- Follows all guidelines set by the Preservation Division as well as the Operations and Maintenance Department
- Able to interpret and work from architectural drawings
- Provides support for all construction activities: Digs ditches, mixes concrete and mortar, transports bricks, block and soil
- Works directly with outside consultants, contractors, masons and laborers with all aspects of masonry projects
- Provides support for special event requirements
- Completes service orders and maintains daily records of activities
- Operates, maintains and secures all tools and equipment
- Practices and maintains safety precautions and procedures in all activities
- Performs other related duties as requested by immediate supervisor and carries out or directs the completion of special assignments

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Application Information We prefer to receive application materials via email, but materials are always accepted by fax, US Mail and hand-delivery to the Ticket Office.The Employment Application may be downloaded from our website, requested by phone or email and is available at our Ticket Office, Shops and at the Restaurant. Download the employment application (PDF) In addition to the employment application, please also submit: A resume A cover letter indicating the desired positions Salary requirements References Unless otherwise noted, please address your information to Human Resources and send via email or fax. EMAIL: HRMail@MountVernon.org (Please indicate title of position sought in the subject line) POSTAL MAIL: Human Resources Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association P.O. Box 110 Mount Vernon, VA 22121 FAX: 703-780-8320

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