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Posted: 11/18/2016


HistoriCorps®, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, promotes hands-on public involvement in the restoration and preservation of historic places and structures on our public lands through the engagement of volunteers, students, veterans, youth training programs and organizations interested in historic preservation. HistoriCorps partners with federal, state and local land management agencies to provide educational and outdoor opportunities, fostering in our participants a lifelong commitment to the stewardship of our historic resources and public lands. From our Denver, CO headquarters, we coordinate and instruct projects on public lands throughout the United States.

Operations & Projects Manager
Professional Opportunity
Denver, CO


The Operations & Projects Coordinator position is responsible for 1) maintenance and management of HistoriCorps fleet of trucks and trailers, tools & equipment, and 2) the preparation and planning of projects for HistoriCorps field operations. This individual will plan, manage, and report on multiple construction projects, many of them running concurrently. The Operations & Projects Coordinator may be asked to lead a preservation project in the position of Project Supervisor.  The Operations & Projects Coordinator works under the supervision of, and reports directly to, the Director of Operations.

Duties include but are not limited to:


1.       Maintain and manage in good repair trucks, trailers, tools and equipment.  

a.      Prepare trucks and trailers, tools and equipment, and camp kitchen inventory for seasonal deployment;

b.      Check-in trucks and trailers, tools and equipment, and camp kitchen at the end of each season;

2.       Maintain inventory system and database for tools and equipment and keep up-to-date;

3.       Maintain service records for trucks and trailers. Schedule repairs, maintenance, and replacement, as necessary;

4.       Manage, and be accountable for, annual maintenance, repair, and replacement budget for Operations;

Construction and project management:

1.      Develop Work Plans in timely advance for each Project Field Packet;

2.      Make site visits to support field staff or assist in finishing projects;

3.      When 3rd party contractors are utilized, manage communications and scheduling;

4.      Ensure that all construction operations on each project site comply with the applicable Safety Manuals and HistoriCorps and Project Sponsors job site safety programs and policies. Foster a safe work environment for field staff and volunteers through training and protocols;

5.      Attend applicable 3rd party training and certification courses including, but not limited to: Lead Safe operations and OSHA rules and regulations

6.      Manage material orders, procurement, and delivery to project sites, on time and within established budgets;

7.      Schedule traveling teams and jobs as planned by Management Team[1].  Includes travel and job logistics, specific instruction as to proper allocation of crew lodging, per diem, and travel costs;

8.      Track projects progress and expense for budget tracking and invoicing by Finance Manager;

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
For your application to be considered, it must include: 1. A cover letter of a maximum of 400 words that a) describes the reasons for your interest and b) includes your email address, physical street address, and daytime phone number. Please indicate how you would like to be contacted (by email or phone) if you are selected for an interview. 2. A descriptive resume. Submit all materials electronically to: Towny Anderson, Executive Director of HistoriCorps® tanderson@historicorps.org Subject line: Operations & Projects Coordinator Position.
Phone: 720-390-6089
1420 Ogden Street #103
Denver, CO 80218

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