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Posted: 05/24/2016

Employer
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC)
Division of Arcitecture and Preservation

The PHMC is the official history agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Created in 1945, we are responsible for the collection, conservation, and interpretation of Pennsylvania's historic heritage, which we accomplish through the Pennsylvania State Archives, the State Museum of Pennsylvania, the Bureau of Historic Sites and Museums, the Pennsylvania Trails of History, the Bureau for Historic Preservation, and the Bureau of Management Services.


Position
Preservation Construction Supervisor
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Birdsboro, PA
US
Details
$$52,186-$79,257/annually
 

 

THE POSITION:

The office location is at the Daniel Boone Homestead located in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania. This position leads a team to conducts surveys, inspections, and documentation of preservation needs and applies preservation construction skills, knowledge of traditional building materials, and techniques for the conservation of the historic buildings managed by PHMC.

 

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

 

The incumbent:
Supervises and evaluates a staff of Preservation Construction Specialists and seasonal preservation trades apprentices. Supervises and evaluates a staff of painters.


Manages budget, annual work plan, and planning and coordination of work with other staff of PHMC and other agencies.

Purchases and arranges for delivery of materials and equipment as needed for work.

Participates in the interview and selection of new Preservation Construction Specialists and preservation trades apprentices. Participates in interview and selection of painting crew staff.

Leads team to survey needs for preservation work at historic sites and museums. Inspects historic site buildings and structures, assesses conditions, develops treatment recommendations, completes survey forms, and prepares reports.

Prioritizes needs and leads team in performing preservation trades work, such as carpentry, painting, roofing, and masonry to address urgent preservation project needs identified through surveys.

Applies the best current procedures and protocols to ensure that all construction work meets agency standards for preservation and the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties. (36 CFR 67).

Leads team in documenting all project work, including preparing scope of work, technical specifications, field sketches, field notes, photographs, and reports.

Provides preservation trade skills training and mentoring for Preservation Construction Specialists and seasonal preservation trades apprentices and technical assistance to other agency staff.

Provides demonstrations and documentation of preservation and traditional trades' techniques, materials, and skills for educational programs and publications.

Incumbent is responsible to be familiar with PHMC general safety rules and safety rules specific to this position; for working in a safe manner and following all PHMC safety rules; to immediately report all workplace injuries or incidents to their supervisor; and to immediately correct any safety hazards in the work area or report same to supervisor.

Performs other duties as assigned.


 

 

Required Experience:

 

Meet the minimum experience and training required for the job: Two years of experience as a Preservation Construction Specialist; OR A Bachelor's degree in Architectural History, American History, Historic Preservation, Architectural Conservation, or a similar field; and four years of experience in historic preservation construction trades work which has directly involved hands-on construction work in the restoration or preservation of historic buildings in one or more of the skilled trades; OR Two years of post-secondary education and training in the above designated fields and six years of experience in historic preservation construction trades work which has directly involved hands- on construction work in the restoration or preservation of historic buildings in one or more of the skilled trades; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and training that includes two years of experience in historic preservation construction trades work which has directly involved hands-on construction work in the restoration or preservation of historic buildings in one or more of the skilled trades.

 

 

Additional Information:

 

Employment Type:  Permanent, Full-Time

 

Location:  Birdsboro, Pennsylvania

 

Compensation:  $52,186-$79,257/annually

 

 

 

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.

 

 

 

OPen until
6/17/16

How to apply
HOW TO APPLY: This position is filled through a Non-Civil Service process coordinated through the Bureau of State Employment (BSE). All applications must go through BSE’s employment website at www.employment.pa.gov. We cannot accept any applications directly. Please see below how to apply: From www.employment.pa.gov, click on the Job Opportunities tab under Non-Civil Service. Scroll to the chart and select the position titled “Preservation Construction Supervisor”. If interested, click on “Apply.” If you are not currently registered with NEOGOV, you may create an account and apply for this or any other listed category. Registration is free. Returning applicants should enter their current username and password, and follow the steps to create a profile and apply under Preservation Construction Supervisor category. If you have any questions during the application process, please contact the Bureau of State Employment at 717.787.5703. Applications are due June 17, 2016.
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