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Posted: 05/14/2013

Employer
Historic New England
Preservation Services

We serve the public by preserving and presenting New England heritage. Historic New England is a museum of cultural history that collects and preserves buildings, landscapes, and objects dating from the seventeenth century to the present and uses them to keep history alive and to help people develop a deeper understanding and enjoyment of New England life and appreciation for its preservation.


Position
Preservation Services Manager, Northern New England
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
South Berwick, ME
Uni
Details
 

Conducts annual visits to easement properties to ensure compliance with conservation and preservation restrictions.Visits easement properties during repair or rehabilitation projects to document the work and confirm the methods and materials used for repairs.Fosters and develops positive working relationships with property owners to improve overall compliance. The Preservation Services Manager also assists easement property owners in anticipating maintenance and repairs that might affect protected features, maintains documentation of discussions with property owners throughout the year for the purpose of creating a legal record of interaction between Historic New England and the property owner, and reviews requests for approval of repairs or alterations to easement properties as well as monitors property insurance requirements. The Preservation Services Manager is also responsible for preparing and presenting public presentations on our easement program and efforts to protect privately-owned historic homes.

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Historic Preservation, Art History, or Architectural History with at least two (2) years of job-related experience.A Masters degree in those fields is preferred.Requires full competent computer skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and digital photography.A valid drivers license, personal automobile, and the ability to travel are required.

OPen until
05/31/2013

How to apply
The position is a full-time (40 hours per week) and will be based at the Jewett House, South Berwick ME. Valid driverís license is required. Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@historicnewengland.org, or mail to Historic New England, 141 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114 attn: Human Resources Historic New England is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Jason Costa
Phone: 617-994-5962
ADDRESS
141 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114

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