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🔗Traditional Trades Advancement Program (TTAP) – Springfield Armory National Historic Site

  • Full Time
  • Internship
  • Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 18 USD / Hour
  • Applications have closed
  • Job Qualifications:

    Minimum Requirements:

    Moderate to heavy physical effort is required for this position, including, lifting, or handling of objects over 50lbs 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.
    Have a professional and respectful manner and works well within a team
    Ability to follow oral and written instructions
    Must be a U.S. Citizen
    Must be 18-30 years of age, maximum 35 for Veterans with DD-214
    A career interest in building trade skills and/or historic preservation
    Is comfortable working outside in varying weather conditions and at heights
    Have a serious attitude toward safety all day, every day
    Have the ability to think critically and creatively
    Ability to commit to a four-month experience of combined training and hands-on work
    Have the desire and ability to complete all program training requirements in order to receive NCCER and OSHA certifications including assessments and all classroom and online coursework. (Laptop available upon request)

  • How to Apply:

    Please be prepared to upload your resume as part of this application.

  • Contact Name: Gwennan Richmond
  • Application URL:

Website National Park Service's Historic Preservation Training Center

Stewards Individual Placement Program (SIPP) 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.

SIPP in partnership with the National Park Service and Historic Trades and Preservation Center are seeking two interns who will participate in the Traditional Trades Apprenticeship Program. Members will receive introductory training in a variety of traditional trades and will develop an understanding of historic resource stewardship while helping to preserve our nation’s historic resources. This program provides participants with marketable skills and excellent exposure to the historic preservation career field within the NPS as well as the private sector.

These internship positions will work with the park facilities team at Springfield Armory National Historic Site and the Historic Preservation Training Center, each intern will have a respective focus in either:

1. Historic and Cultural Landscape management.
2. HVAC, mechanical and electrical systems of the Springfield Armory.

Each intern will work alongside park staff at Springfield Armory National Historic Site to its colorful history in original buildings on their historic grounds.