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Posted: 02/26/2015

Employer
National Park Service and Environmental Stewards


Position
National Park Service/AmeriCorps - Historic Preservation Wood-Crafting
Type
Internship Opportunity
Location
Frederick, MD
Uni
Details
 

Length

6 months (26 weeks)

Location

Frederick, MD

Living Allowance

$492 per week

AmeriCorps Award

An AmeriCorps education award upon of $2,775 upon successful completion of the program. 

Ages

18 30 years old

Start Date

4/6/2015

Specific training

In-person training for all trainees, hands-on work experience

Application Due Date

3/12/2015

 

     The National Park Service (NPS), along with the Environmental Stewards (ES) program, and the Historic Preservation Training Center (HPTC) works with other NPS units and other Federal Agencies to provide day-labor preservation services working on historic features associated with buildings, ruins, landscape features and other cultural assets that have historic significance to the projects sites and nation.  The Steward(s) would assist in the maintenance, stabilization, restoration, repair, or reconstruction of various historic structures and cultural assets that range widely in historic period, architectural style, construction materials, and existing conditions.  These include wood, brick, stone, concrete, plaster and stucco building materials.  The Steward could be assigned to projects located anywhere in the United States for a period not to exceed 30 days before returning to Frederick, MD. 

The Steward(s) would be provided a travel allowance and housing when assigned to project locations outside of the 50 mile radius of Frederick, MD.  At this time the HPTC does not provide housing in Frederick, MD.

            The Stewards will be placed with our preservation work crews and will be a participating member of that crew.  Work tasks will be determined on a project by project basis by the project leader and will be determined by the skill level of the Steward.

            The physical effort required is considered heavy to moderate and requires occasional lifting or handling of objects or materials over 75 lbs., while using the proper lifting procedures to avoid injury.  Applicants must frequently stand while working, climb ladders, and work from scaffolding or platforms, and crawl beneath buildings.  He/she is required to bend, kneel, climb, and walk while performing the work in all manners of environmental conditions such as snow, mud, he

OPen until
03/12/2015

How to apply
Apply Environmental Stewards can apply on-line at: http://www.environmentalstewards.org/join/current-openings/
Trever Garfield
Phone: 9704038720
ADDRESS
701 Camino del Rio Suite 101
Durango, CO 81301

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