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Posted: 09/15/2015

Employer
National Park Service and Environmental Stewards
Historic Preservation Masonry Internship

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 masonry 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.


Position
National Park Service/AmeriCorps - Historic Preservation Masonry Inter
Type
Internship Opportunity
Location
Frederick, MD
Details
 

Length

12 weeks

Location

Frederick, MD       Historic Preservation Training Center

Living Allowance

$492 per week

AmeriCorps Award

An AmeriCorps education award upon of $1,493 upon successful completion of the program. 

Ages

18 30 years old

Start Date

10/5/2015

Specific training

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

Application Due Date

9/13/2015

 

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 masonry 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 brick, stone, concrete, plaster and stucco building materials. 

 

            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, heat and rain.

HPTC personnel will provide day-to-day mentoring as part of the project.  Specific skills and knowledge acquired include: preservation awareness, applicable OSHA safety requirements, jobsite mobilization, masonry and mortars, and scaffold erection.

 

Location
Frederick, MD.  On-site housing will not be provided.

OPen until
09/30/2015

How to apply
Apply Environmental Stewards can apply on-line at: http://www.environmentalstewards.org/join/current-openings/
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