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Posted: 06/21/2017

Newport Restoration Foundation

The Newport Restoration Foundation promotes and invests in the architectural heritage of the Newport community, the traditional building trades, and Doris Duke’s fine and decorative arts collections, for the enjoyment, education and inspiration of all. It owns a collection of 78 historic buildings, including 73 homes that are rented as private residences and maintained by a full-time crew of carpenters and painters and three museum properties.

Professional Opportunity
Newport, RI
Open Until
Until Filled

The Newport Restoration Foundation is seeking full-time carpenter for historic preservation projects. Applicant must have at least 5 years experience and be prepared to multi-task between rough framing, finish carpentry, demolition, picking up materials and cleaning up. Applicant must have the ability to work efficiently on elevated surfaces such as ladders, staging, and roofs. Basic requirements: rough framing experience, finish carpentry experience, wood siding and roofing experience, tools for the trade, valid license and reliable transportation.  Communication skills are crucial; applicant must be able to speak and take direction in English. Having a positive attitude is a key asset. Preferred: experience in historic preservation, timber frame construction, and millwork. The position is 40 hours a week; Monday thru Friday 8:00 am 4:30 pm. Benefit package included.  Equal opportunity employer. 

How to apply
a week; Monday thru Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. Benefit package included. Equal opportunity employer. E-mail résumé and cover letter to maeve@newportrestoration.org or fill out an application at Newport Restoration Foundation, 51 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840. The position is open until filled.
Maeve Sheehan
Phone: 401-849-7300
Fax: 401-849-0125
51 Touro Street
Newport, RI 02840

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