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Subject: Positions at Citywide Monuments Conservation Program, New York

Positions at Citywide Monuments Conservation Program, New York

From: Sheena Brown <sheena.brown>
Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2006
Monuments Conservation Manager (2 positions)
Citywide Monuments Conservation Program, New York
Full time

Salary: $43,000 - $50,000 (based on experience)
Job Location: New York City, Manhattan

The Citywide Monuments Conservation Program conserves and maintains
public monuments and works of art throughout the five boroughs of
New York.

We seek an experienced individual to supervise, train, and oversee
monument crew and graduate-level field trainees. Initiate, manage
and complete conservation projects and condition assessments on
public statuary (including bronze, marble, granite, and other
stone). This includes technical assessment, budget creation and
management, treatment, and documentation. Contact suppliers and
vendors, open vendor accounts, obtain bids from subcontractors, and
track expenditures. Maintain field office and artifact storage.
Research and respond to public information requests.

Qualifications:

    A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college plus four
    years of satisfactory, full-time experience in recreation
    leadership, gardening, grounds maintenance, building maintenance
    or construction, of which 18 months must have been in an
    administrative, consultative, managerial or executive capacity;
    or

    High school graduation or its educational equivalent plus six
    years of experience as described above; or

    Education and/or experience equivalent. However, all candidates
    must possess 18 months of administrative, consultative,
    managerial, or executive experience as described.

    A valid New York State driver license is required within six
    months of appointment.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

    Master's degree in objects conservation, historic preservation,
    sculpture, or other related fields.

    Experience in outdoor monument conservation, including but not
    limited to corrosion removal, cleaning and repatination of
    bronze, as well as stone cleaning, masonry repair and graffiti
    removal.

    Ability to work outdoors and in very high locations, as projects
    often require work on scaffolding.

    Ability to move and carry heavy items.

    Excellent administrative, organizational, communication, writing
    and research skills.

    Ability to multi-task with individual initiative.

    Familiarity with New York City's roads, routes

To apply send resume with cover letter by 10-6-06 to:

    Monuments Conservation Manager/11561
    Personnel
    City of New York/Parks and Recreation
    24 West 61st Street, 2nd floor
    New York, NY 10023

New York City Residency Required

Sheena Brown
Monuments Coordinator
The Arsenal, Room 20
830 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10021
212-360-8143

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