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Subject: Position at Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory

Position at Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory

From: Howard B. Wellman <hwellman>
Date: Monday, June 25, 2007
Assistant Conservator

Maryland Department of Planning
Division of Historical and Cultural Programs
Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum

Hourly Salary:  $14.16

Full time position with Maryland State Government in the Contractual
Job Category.  No State-paid benefits.

The Maryland Historical Trust is seeking an entry level Assistant
Conservator of archaeological materials at the Jefferson Patterson
Park and Museum, State Museum of Archaeology located in Calvert
County, Maryland.  State of Maryland contractual position for one
year (with possible renewal) with no State paid benefits, salary
$14.16/hour. Position to start on or about July 24, 2007.

The Assistant Conservator will work under the direction of the
Jamestown Project Conservator on a wide range of archaeological
objects from the National Park Service Colonial Jamestown
Collection, including iron, copper alloy, ceramic, glass, leather,
and wood.  The Assistant Conservator will examine and document
objects, perform analytical tests, prepare treatment proposals,
perform conservation treatments, package or mount artifacts for
transport, storage or display, and submit full reports of all

Applicant must have a degree in the conservation of objects from a
recognized conservation degree program, or be a current student in
such a program.  Current students seeking a minimum 12-month
internship, either post-graduate or as a graduation requirement, are
eligible. Equivalent work-experience of two years practical
conservation of archaeological materials may be accepted in lieu of
a conservation degree.   The applicant must be able to lift 50
pounds, work on ladders or in crouching positions, have experience
with taking and processing photographs, and experience with
computers operating the Windows OS, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, or
other equivalent computer software.  Prior training in health and
safety and the use of lifting and moving equipment is desired. The
applicant must be a US citizen or have a currently valid work visa.

Send resume with cover letter by July 11, 2007 to:

    Norma Burke
    Attn:  Assistant Conservator Position
    Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum
    10515 Mackall Road
    St. Leonard, Maryland  20685

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Howard Wellman
Maryland Archaeological Conservation Lab
10515 Mackall Road
St. Leonard, MD  20685
Fax: 410-586-3643

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:13
                   Distributed: Friday, June 29, 2007
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Received on Monday, 25 June, 2007

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