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🔗Historic Stewards – Historic Preservation Training Center, Carpentry section

  • Full Time
  • Internship
  • Frederick, MD, USA
  • 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 stewardslegacy.org/hptc.

  • 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.
  • Application URL: https://jobs.silkroad.com/ConservationLegacy/Careers/jobs/3429

Stewards Individual Placement Program

Historic Stewards – Historic Preservation Training Center, Carpentry Section

Length:
Term of positions is 12-26 weeks; full-time 40 hrs/wk
Location:
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

304-860-0320

grichmond@conservationlegacy.org

www.stewardslegacy.org/hptc

  • NCPE Internships: Eligibility & How to Apply

    Eligibility

    To be eligible, applicants must be currently enrolled in a degree-seeking academic program or recently graduated (within the past 12 months) and be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident. Interns are not eligible to work more than 1200 hours total in the program; previous interns must stay within this overall limit. The length of an internship can vary from 10 to 30 weeks if full time (40 hours per week) or longer if on a part-time schedule. If selected, the exact starting date will be determined by you and the NPS supervisor. The stipend rate is $15.00 or $17.00 per hour unless otherwise listed.

    The successful candidate is responsible for finding and paying for travel to and housing at the internship location; some exceptions apply. The supervising office may be able to assist in locating housing but it is ultimately up to the individual accepting the internship to find accommodation.

    The National Council requires all interns working in-person at Federal facilities and/or with Federal employees receive the Covid-19 vaccination. Please be advised that you may also be required to wear a mask, depending on the protocols adopted by your work site. Also be aware that, due to Government-wide security requirements, a background check will be required if you are selected for a position. This will include providing information about recent housing and employment history. The position supervisor will have more information about these requirements and procedures at the time of hiring. You may direct any questions to NCPE's Internship Program Director, Julee Johnson, at manager@preservenet.org.

    Please note that interns are not NCPE or NPS employees. Stipends are academic awards and taxes are not withheld, nor are social security contributions made on your behalf. These funds may be taxable, however, so consult a tax preparation professional if you have questions.

    How to Apply

    You may review NCPE's internship opportunities during the Summer and Winter application rounds without registering. Use the search function to find listings by location, keyword, or area of interest/category. Once you identify one or more positions of interest, there is a 3-step application process.

    Step 1: Click on the Apply for Job button, then select Universal Application. Click on Register to create a User Account, which requires a username and email. A link will be sent to you from manager@preservenet.org to create a password. We suggest that you add this email to your safe senders list so you don't miss receiving this important link. You will be instructed to Log In to Preservenet using your user name or email and password, which will take you back to the Universal Application.

    Step 2: The Universal Application is required to apply for all NCPE internships. You fill out this form only once. In addition to contact information, educational status, work history, and experience, it requires two attachments: (1) the 2 most recent years of academic transcripts. These may be unofficial transcripts if official versions are unavailable. PDF only. (2) a resume or CV (curriculum vitae). Please limit to a maximum of 4 pages; 2 pages preferred. May be .doc, .docx or PDF. This form may be saved as a draft and completed later. Use the link provided to return to the form.

    Step 3: Once you submit the Universal Application, you may browse and apply for NCPE internships using the link provided. Complete the application process by clicking on the Apply for job button found at each internship listing and upload the required Essay. Use the essay to explain why you are applying for an internship, including how your interest areas will benefit the National Park Service (NPS) and how the internship will further your studies and career goals. Be as specific as possible; there is a 400-word maximum length. Submit the essay to finish the application for that position. You may apply for a maximum of 6 internships during this application round. DO NOT SKIP THIS STEP!

    Once the deadline for submission has passed, NPS supervisors will review the applications and may contact candidates for a phone interview. Candidates who are not selected will be notified. Please allow about 4 weeks after the deadline before inquiring about the status of your application.

Logging in with a Registered User Account and completing the Universal Application is required to apply for NCPE Internships. Please visit the Universal Application page to register for an account and complete the form. After logging in and completing the form, refreshing this listing will display the Job Application to apply online.



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