Historic Preservation Crew Leader

Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps

Duluth, Minnesota

Job Type AmeriCorps
Salary Details $950/biweekly
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

As Crew Leader, you will supervise a crew of Corpsmembers with varying skills and abilities at historic preservation project sites. You will oversee projects in cemetery restoration, masonry, window restoration, log building restoration, painting/scraping, roofing, and general carpentry. You do not have to be an expert at these hands-on skills. The main responsibility for Crew Leaders is to ensure effective communication between the Project Host, Technical Instructors, Northern Bedrock Staff, and your crew while adhering to and enforcing our standards of safety both at project sites and at spike camp. You will work alongside your crew to set the pace and solve problems as they arise. You will foster positive crew morale through consistent teamwork, encouragement, and clear communication.

Service Logistics:

You will serve on a 9-day-on, 5-day-off schedule, serving 9-hour days from 8:00 am -5:30 pm. You must be able to commit to the hitch schedule for the duration of your term of service (with 3 days of built-in time off). While on hitch, you will camp at or near the site, prepare meals as a crew, transport our trailers, and complete the hands-on historic preservation project. Crews are typically 4-6 Corpsmembers, all within the 18-25-year-old age range, with one dedicated Crew Leader. All AmeriCorps members are required to take a daily 30-minute lunch break that does not contribute to service hours.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience performing historic preservation restoration – i.e. window or masonry restoration, carpentry, log structure maintenance, exterior finish application, or roof repair.
  • Experience with AmeriCorps, service learning, or living in community
  • Ability and desire to live and work with others in a team setting.
  • Interest in a historic preservation career.Management or leadership experience.
  • Commitment to the full AmeriCorps service term.
  • Access to reliable transportation for reporting to crew meeting location in Duluth at the beginning of each project.
  • Strict agreement to not engage in any Prohibited Activities as defined in the Member Service Agreement during AmeriCorps hours.

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Category General / Stewardship
Tags Conservation Corps