Conservation Solutions Inc. (CSI) is a leading international heritage preservation firm located in the capital cities of Washington, DC and Ottawa, ON with satellite offices throughout North America.
CSI and its team are dedicated to the preservation and conservation of the US
and Canadian heritage with specific focus on the assessment, testing and
treatment of significant works of art, architecture and artifacts. CSI’s extensive project portfolio includes iconic buildings, objects, sculptures and artifacts for a broad range of private, federal and municipal clients across the continent. Founded in 1999, CSI’s premier Conservation team is comprised of highly skilled conservators and trained technicians. CSI actively provides for the professional growth of its team members, strives for a healthy work life balance for all and offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.
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 clearance processes, and be legal to work in the US.
Only qualified candidates may submit their resume and cover letter via email to Careers@conservationsolutionsinc.com. No telephone calls please.
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