The Conservator will bear responsibility for all project management aspects of the delivery of historic preservation design and implementation services by a team of conservation professionals under the guidance and direction of a Senior Conservator. Responsibilities include planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling the delivery of assignments. The incumbent will supervise subordinate staff and sub-contractors assigned to their projects and ensure Quality Control throughout the project.
This position requires knowledge of conservation and restoration principals as well as a general understanding of construction project management techniques. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively and resolve conflicts both orally and in writing. Excellent verbal, phone and written skills are required. Previous experience with government contracts is a plus.
Our ideal candidate will have at least three years of experience with increasing responsibility at a conservator/project management level, as well as an appropriate professional designation. An advanced University degree in historic preservation or objects conservation is required, although candidates with an architecture or engineering degree with a focus on historic preservation will be considered.
Although the position will be located out of our Washington DC area office, the successful candidate will be expected to travel to various job-sites throughout North America. The candidate must have a valid driver’s license and passport, be able to pass government security badging processes, and be legal to work in the US.