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Posted: 05/17/2017

Conservation Solutions, Inc. (CSI)

Conservation Solutions, Inc. is a woman-owned small business, which, since its establishment in 1999, has developed into a leading, international, historic preservation firm focusing on art, artifacts and architecture. Conservation Solutions has extensive expertise in condition assessment, testing and analysis, treatment design, specifications development, quality control oversight, treatment implementation and documentation. We apply the highest standards to minimal intervention, fidelity to the artist’s original intent, and reversibility. Conservation Solutions has provided services to a wide range of public and private sector clients in North America and abroad. During our first 17 years in business we have successfully completed over 1,000 projects and have served clients as diverse as: NASA, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, National Park Service, General Services Administration, Architect of the Capitol, the Smithsonian Institute, Public Works and Government Services Canada, and many others. Our Senior Conservators are Fellows or Professional Associates of the American Institute for Conservation (AIC) and offer a combined 50+ years of experience in the field of historic conservation. Conservation Solutions retains a comprehensive knowledge of traditional and innovative conservation techniques and works with highly qualified practitioners on an extraordinarily broad range of materials, from masonry, metal and wood to mosaics and frescos. We also maintain a network of specialized contractors and industry experts in the areas of corrosion, engineering, testing, biochemistry, metalworking, and coating who assist us with the design and specifications of custom solutions for unique and complex conservation projects.

Museum Conservation Technician
Professional Opportunity
Chantilly, MD

We are hiring for a specific project that involves cleaning artifacts on location in Chantilly, VA. A significant part of the work will be performed from aerial lift platforms, thus comfort with working at height is necessary, although training will be provided. Applicants should not be afraid of heights, climbing, carrying and lifting equipment, standing for long periods, or physical work.


- museum experience
- experience working at height while operating aerial lifts

Applicants must:
- be reliable, adaptable
- be detail oriented
- be good with tools
- be capable of working on fragile and delicate items
- be able to follow instructions

- be a team player
- adhere to site safety protocols
- maintain a positive attitude

Applicants must:
- be a US citizen or have valid working papers
- be able to pass a background check for security purposes
- have a valid driver's license
- have own transportation

Hours are M-F, 6am to 10am (20 hrs./wk.). Training will be provided. Pay rate is $15/hr.

For the right applicant, work on other projects is a possibility. This work may include stone carving, sculpting, mold making, welding, metals, and mortar repair, to name a few.

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
If interested please submit a resume and cover letter to jamile@conservationsolutionsinc.com
Jamile Shirley
8905 Ballard Lane
Clinton, MD 20735

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