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🔗Historic Preservation Specialist – Denver Mountain Parks

  • Full Time
  • Denver, CO
  • 24.38-36.57 USD / Hour
  • Applications have closed
  • Job Summary: Denver Parks and Recreation is seeking a capable and experienced Historic Preservation Specialist to perform historic preservation work on Denver Mountain Park facilities.
  • Job Qualifications:

    Job duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

    Historic Preservation (75%)

    • Perform semi-skilled historic preservation work on buildings and facilities, including (but not limited to) log crown repair, wood window repair, and masonry repointing, using a range of hand and power tools
    • Provide condition assessments, preservation plans, and treatment recommendations for historic buildings throughout the Denver Mountain Parks system
    • Serve as work lead on historic preservation projects and perform training and mentoring in historic preservation skills for Denver Mountain Parks staff
    • Serve as occasional volunteer project manager and train, supervise, and monitor volunteers
    • Conduct occasional historical and archival research related to Denver Mountain Parks

    General Maintenance (25%)

    • Perform semi-skilled, unlicensed trades work in multiple trades areas for both historic and non-historic buildings, including carpentry, roofing repair, glazing, tool machinery, masonry, mechanical maintenance, minor electrical, minor plumbing, minor heating and ventilating, minor refrigeration and air conditioning, and painting, etc.
    • Perform occasional light maintenance and landscaping work including sweeping, trash removal, gate maintenance, and condition monitoring
    • Assist with annual bison handling
    • Support snow removal operations in the winter
  • How to Apply:—Denver-Mountain-Parks_R0051384

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Website The City and County of Denver

The Denver Mountain Parks system is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and features over 300 historic properties, including the Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater National Historic Landmark and significant historic structures designed by noted Denver architect J.J. Benedict. The Mountain Parks system boasts a wide array of parks, bison herds, the Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave, water resources, wildlife habitat, trails, and a variety of recreational activities ranging from the alpine environment of Mount Evans to the plains ecosystem of Daniel’s Park. This position will also be responsible for preserving the historic Red Rocks CCC camp in Morrison, one of the nation’s last two remaining intact camps.

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