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Posted: 06/07/2016

Environmental Stewards Program

NPS Historic Preservation Training Center - Preservation Maintenan
Internship Opportunity
Frederick, MD
$492 per week


Full-time, 10 + week positions, (2 positions being offered)


Based out of Frederick, MD at HPTC Training Center

Living Allowance

$492 per week, plus AmeriCorps Ed Award upon successful completion

AmeriCorps Award

Environmental Stewards are eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the program. Value of the education award is $1212.44 to $1,515.15.


Participant must be between the ages of 18 and 35

Start Date

6/27/2016 or sooner

Specific training

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

Application Due Date

Applications Accepted until 6/30/2016 or until positions are filled


The Historic Preservation Training Center (HPTC) is administered under the WASO Associate Director of administration, through the Division of Training. The HPTCs mission is to provide preservation trades training for the maintenance workers of the National Park Service. The majority of the HPTC preservation trade training is accomplished by preservation project work performed for the NPS and other federal agencies and state governments.

This position is duty stationed at the Historic Preservation Training Center shop facility in downtown Frederick MD.

Major Duties:

Tasks are performed in a variety of different work environments, involving historic and/or contemporary buildings, features, structures, or large exterior or interior objects. The work may also include elements of new construction and/or demolition. The preservation masonry worker, work includes, removing damaged portions of masonry walls or raking out mortar joints in preparation for repairs, and supplying masons with mixed mortar that matches historic mortars. The incumbent is responsible for the care and maintenance of all tools and personal protective equipment issued to him/her. He/she is responsible for keeping tools used in clean, safe and working order. The incumbents work practices adhere to established national, local and bureau safety regulations and programs. He/she identifies to the supervisor unsafe equipment and working condition.

Physical Effort:

The physical effort required is considered heavy to moderate and requires occasional lifting of handling of objects or materials over 100 lbs., while using the proper lifting procedures to avoid injury. The incumbent must frequently stand while working, climb ladders, work from scaffolding or platforms, and crawl beneath buildings. He/she is required to stop, bend, kneel, climb, and walk while performing the work in all manners of environmental conditions such as snow,

OPen until

How to apply
How to Apply: Please fill-out the application at this site: http://www.environmentalstewards.org/join/current-openings

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