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Now Hiring - Crew Member - SCA/NPS Historic Preservation Crew (Westmoreland County, VA)
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Contributed By: Janina Peppers
Email The Author: jpeppers@thesca.org
Website: https://www.thesca.org/serve/position/historic-preservation-crew-first-state-national-historic-park-george-washington

Build your hands-on preservation trades skills at First State National Historical Park and George Washington Birthplace National Monument through projects addressing a range of preservation needs. Crew members will have the opportunity to develop their skills in several preservation trades, including window restoration, carpentry, roofing, masonry, and preservation maintenance. The ideal candidate is excited about hands-on trades work and should be able to demonstrate or discuss their interest in the preservation field. Crew members must be able to commit to the position from June 13 – December 16, with weekends and federal holidays off. The crew will spend 12 weeks at First State National Historical Park in New Castle Delaware and 15 weeks at George Washington Birthplace National Monument in Colonial Beach, VA.

Skills Training & Support Provided:
-Stucco repair and application
-Repointing and masonry repair
-Window restoration
-Door restoration and frame fabrication
-Roof repair
-Cedar shingle installation
-Painting techniques
-General preservation maintenance


Position Benefits:
-$600 weekly living allowance
-Housing included
-Public Land Corps Hiring Authority (at position completion)
-Transportation during projects and between 2 project sites
-Training and networking opportunities with NPS and preservation professionals
-Opportunity to continue into additional preservation trades positions following this position


Minimum Qualifications:
-Interest in historic preservation 
-Age restrictions: 18 - 30 (or 35 for Veterans)
-Must be able to commit to project dates: June 13 – December 16, 2022
-Ability to lift 50 lbs and walk up to 1 mile
-Interest in using hand and power tools to complete projects
-Beginning on 1/18/22, all new SCA volunteer program participants are required to provide proof of up to date vaccination against COVID-19. Up to date vaccination is defined as having received a booster shot six months after the Pfizer and Moderna primary series and two months after the Johnson & Johnson primary series. Volunteer programs include stipend and reimbursement positions. Visit the following website for more information: www.thesca.org/covid.
SCA1957
 
Location Description
First State National Historic Park
George Washington Memorial Birthplace

How to apply:
-Follow link: https://www.thesca.org/serve/position/historic-preservation-crew-first-state-national-historic-park-george-washington
-Complete the "Corps/Internship" application and submit. 
-Reach out to Nina at jpeppers@thesca.org if you have any questions!


Keywords: preservation, trades, training, NPS

Posted: June 1, 2022
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