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🔗Historic Stewards – Historic Preservation Training Center, Carpentry section

  • Full Time
  • Internship
  • Frederick, MD, USA
  • Applications have closed
  • Hourly Salary ($): 16
  • Job Qualifications:

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Prior experience in carpentry or construction is preferred, but not required.
    Open to current students and recent grads of historic preservation programs, previous TTAP members, and other applicants with background education or experience in historic trades
    Ability to commit to a 12-week experience of combined training and hands-on work
    Flexibility to work outside of traditional hours may be required

  • How to Apply:

    Please apply through Stewards Individual Placement Program by clicking here.  More information and additional openings can be found at

  • Job benefits: Living Allowance: $16/hr (pre-tax) Housing Stipend of $400/month for 12 weeks. Public Land Corps Hiring Authority Eligibility - must meet 640 hours of service. Opportunity to travel to different National Park Service sites. Opportunity to learn trade secrets from master craftsmen Please be prepared to upload a resume as part of this application.
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Stewards Individual Placement Program

Historic Stewards – Historic Preservation Training Center, Carpentry Section

Term of positions is 12-26 weeks; full-time 40 hrs/wk
This position is specifically located at the Historic Preservation Training Center in Frederick, MD. A housing stipend of $400 is available. Local interested applicants strongly suggested applying. Personal transportation will be required to report to the job site.
Living Allowance:
$16/hour, direct deposit every 2 weeks
Start Date:
August 23, 2022 (flexible)

Position Details:

Stewards Individual Placements (SIP) provides individuals with service and career opportunities to strengthen communities and preserve our natural resources. Participants work with federal agencies, tribal governments, and nonprofits building institutional capacity, developing community relationships, and supporting ecosystem health.

Historic structures and features in our national parks are constantly in need of thoughtful and careful preservation, repair, and maintenance.  By assisting and working alongside HPTC on these preservation projects the Intern will directly improve the physical conditions of a nationally significant park space that is accessed and enjoyed by thousands of visitors a year.

The participant will benefit by gaining training in preservation craft skills, learning basic safety standards in a variety of work environments, and being introduced to general preservation principles and the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards.  The outcome of each AmeriCorps Member’s efforts will be the improvement of a variety of historic structures and making them more enjoyable and accessible to the public.

Each project undertaken by HPTC directly benefits the Historic Built Environment of Cultural Sites of which many are on listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Each project will provide an opportunity to directly impact the availability of these resources for future generations and directly fulfills the mission of the National Park Service.

Minimum Requirements:

Moderate to the heavy physical effort is required for this position, including occasional lifting or handling of objects over 75lbs using proper techniques.
Standing or kneeling for long periods and will be required to climb ladders, work from scaffolding or platforms, work on uneven or angled surfaces such as a roof, and/or be able to work in confined spaces.
Ability to stoop, bend, kneel, climb and walk in all manners of environmental conditions such as rain, mud, and extreme heat or cold.
Personal transportation will be required to report to the job site.
18-30 years of age, maximum 35 years old for Veterans with valid DD-214
United States citizen or legal resident.

For More Information 

Gwennan Richmond

Stewards Program Coordinator