Full Job Description
Women, Minorities and Veterans Are Encouraged to Apply!
As the new Cemeteries Conservation Technician you will be responsible for participating in the conservation of the architectural and cultural resources of the City’s cemeteries.
- Performs masonry conservation treatments for various types of historic stone and brick structures. This involves, but is not limited to mortar mixing, repointing, stone repair, plaster and stucco repair, bricklaying and brick repair.
- Performs conservation treatments on ferrous and non-ferrous metals, including welding.
- Performs carpentry tasks using both hand and power tools.
- Inspects, repairs, and maintains equipment and other cemetery property. Includes facilities maintenance repair such as spigots, fencing, and debris pickup.
- Assists in surveying, assessment, and documentation of monuments and other structures.
- Performs cemetery burial services, and on-call duties.
- Resets complex monuments using gantry cranes and tripods.
- Assists in emergency response during disaster incidents.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Associate’s Degree in Historic Preservation, Architectural Conservation or related field, or two (2) years of progressively responsible experience working with historic sites, masonry, metalwork or other advanced conservation treatments; or possession of any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Must possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license with an acceptable driving history.
Work Location: 802 E Anderson St. Work Hours: 7 am – 4:30 pm
Background investigation, including supervised drug screen, post offer/pre-employment medical screen; and verification of education, certifications, and licenses required prior to employment.
- KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of historic preservation standards and procedures.
- Knowledge of the principles of the construction, maintenance, and repair of metal and masonry structures.
- Knowledge of city, bureau, and department policies and procedures.
- Skill in building trades including masonry, ironworking, and carpentry.
- Skill in the operation of hand, power, and metal working tools.
- Skill in developing short- and long-range plans.
- Skill in establishing priorities and organizing work.
- Skill in the training of personnel.
- Skill in oral and written communication.