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Employer
Genesee Country Village & Museum

Genesee Country Village & Museum, in Mumford, NY, seeks a preservation carpenter to work with its collection of 68 historic 19th century buildings and related support structures. Located 25 miles from Rochester, NY, GCV&M is the third-largest living history site in the country and the largest in New York State. For more information on the museum and its programming, see www.gcv.org.


Position
Preservation Carpenter
Type
professional Opportunity
Location
Details
 

Responsibilities:

* Restores, alters and repairs GCV&Mís collection of historic buildings (75%)

* Conducts maintenance and repairs on modern support buildings (20%)

* Assists in fabrication and set up of museum exhibits (5%)

* Tracks time and materials within project budget parameters

* Works collaboratively with and/or manages work contracts for a variety of contractors and consultants for timely project completions

Standards:

* Work efficiently, courteously and professionally with a wide range of staff and volunteers

* Communicate in a friendly and hospitable manner at all times

* Represent the museum in a professional way including appearance

* Be sensitive to the cultural differences as represented by the museumís collections, educational mission and audience.

Qualifications:

* Significant experience working with old and historic properties

* Familiarity with historic architectural styles, traditional materials, tools and techniques

* Knowledge of current historic preservation standards, materials and techniques

* Ability to read blueprints and plans

* Must be able to perform manual tasks such as loading and unloading supplies

* Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

* Able to climb and work safely from ladders and scaffolding

* Valid New York State Driverís License

* Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

* Ability to work inside and outside in warm and cold weather

* Must pass a background check

OPen until
12/23

How to apply
Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to humanresources@gcv.org by December 23, 2016 for consideration.

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