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🔗Hiring 2 Positions: Architectural Staff (1-4 years) and Mid-Level Architect (5-8 years)

  • Full Time
  • Kansas City, MO
  • $51,000 - $66,000 USD / Year
  • October 29, 2022
  • Job Qualifications:

    See job description

  • How to Apply:

    Please email a letter of interest, resume, and PDF of work samples to Work samples should include: building assessment and treatment drawings, construction details, graphics and renderings, historic research, and building assessment and treatment reports (Historic Structure Reports or Assessment and Feasibility Studies).

  • Job benefits: Healthcare, 401K, Paid Time Off, Licensing and Education Expenses
  • Physical Demands / Work Environment: Travel will be required for site visits and may include standing or walking for long periods of time, climbing ladders, bending, and riding in lifts.
  • Contact Name: Angie Gaebler
  • Application Email:
  • Application Phone #: 816-474-0900

Website STRATA Architecture + Preservation

STRATA Architecture + Preservation is a woman-owned firm with over 35 years of providing full-service architectural, preservation, and planning services for private and government clients. Our work spans multiple regions, and is focused on the rehabilitation and preservation the built and cultural environments. Work includes the ability to consult on existing National Park Service and GSA federal contracts that span multiple regions, as well as more regionally-focused state, local, and not-for-profit projects.

STRATA Architecture + Preservation is looking for a full-time Architectural Staff position (1-4 years) and a Mid-level Preservation Architect (5-8 years) with experience and dedication for preserving the built environment and cultural resources. Candidates should have experience with a broad knowledge of building materials, historical construction technologies, conditions assessment, repair and conservation methodologies, building surveying and field measuring (HABS-style documentation), compilation of Construction Documents, and strong technical writing and research skills. Travel for projects may be requested. Reliable transportation for site visits is required. Candidates should have experience with Revit and AutoCAD. Candidates must have a Bachelor of Architecture, and those with a Masters in Historic Preservation will be preferenced.

STRATA fosters a collaborative environment and supports continuing education. We are an equal opportunity employer and offer competitive benefits, including health insurance, 401k, AIA and APT membership fees, and an annual allowance for education and training.

  • NCPE Internships: Eligibility & How to Apply


    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

    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 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.

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    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.

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