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Posted: 11/01/2017

Dovetail Cultural Resource Group

Dovetail Cultural Resource Group is a woman-owned cultural resource management firm headquartered in Fredericksburg, Virginia, with an additional office in Wilmington, Delaware.

Preservation Technician
Professional Opportunity
Fredericksburg, VA

Dovetail Cultural Resource Group is currently accepting applications for a preservation technician in our Fredericksburg, Virginia office. Preservation technicians are an integral part of our busy architectural history program, functioning as entry-level staff who aid field directors, architectural historians, historians, and managers on a variety of preservation projects. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the Cultural Resource Management business and expand skillsets through hands-on activities. The available position is full-time (40 hours per week) and will last a minimum of six months.

Tasks associated with this level of responsibility include:

  • Reconnaissance and intensive architectural surveys
  • Archival and historical research
  • Preparation of historic contexts
  • Report production
  • Compilation of architectural resource packets according to state guidelines

Minimum qualifications and critical competencies:

  • Bachelors degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation, history, or a closely related field preferred
  • At least four months of related experience in a cultural resource management, academic, or similar setting
  • Basic understanding of the common architectural styles and elements found in Dovetails service area
  • Basic understanding of the National Register of Historic Places Criteria for Evaluation and Aspects of Integrity
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work outdoors in hot or cold temperatures, in conditions that may include wind, rain, and/or snow
  • Ability to travel overnight

Experience in CAD and/or GIS is a plus.

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Until Filled

How to apply
Applications will be considered upon receipt. Please submit a cover letter with availability and office location preference, curriculum vitae/resume, and a minimum of three references to Nicki Sauvageau at nsauvageau@dovetailcrg.com. Any questions may be directed to Ms. Sauvageau by email or at (540) 899-9170.
Nicki Sauvageau
Phone: 540-899-9170
300 Central Road, Suite 200
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

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