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Subject: Position at Antiquarian and Landmarks Society

Position at Antiquarian and Landmarks Society

From: Sheryl Hack <sherylhack>
Date: Thursday, September 13, 2007
Property Manager
Antiquarian and Landmarks Society, Hartford, CT

Job Responsibilities

    Building Preservation and Conservation:

        Oversee the care and maintenance of A&L's 12 historic
        buildings by making repairs; preparing cost estimates;
        preparing and/or overseeing the preparation of bid
        documents; locating, vetting, selecting and overseeing the
        work of appropriate vendors and contractors.

        Inventory and assess building preservation needs. Prioritize
        building preservation needs by working with the Executive
        Director, site staff, and consultants, as appropriate.

        Provide an "audit" of the above functions with
        recommendations for best and most financially viable

    Property Management:

        Oversee the care and security of A&L's historic properties
        by ensuring the proper maintenance of building systems
        (heating, alarm, plumbing, etc.) and the seasonal opening
        and closing of buildings, by conducting the work, overseeing
        contractors, and/or working with site staff.

        Oversee the care of the grounds of A&L's properties by
        overseeing contractors and/or hiring and overseeing staff to
        do snow plowing, grass cutting, and general yard

        Be "on call" to handle property emergencies. Work with site
        staff on managing and addressing issues related to A&L's

        Provide an "audit" of the above functions with
        recommendations for best and most financially viable

Required Skills and Experience

    Minimum of 15 years experience in restoration carpentry working
    on historically-significant properties, preferably in a museum
    setting. Skilled at framing, roofing, finish carpentry, plaster
    repair, finishing, and interior/exterior painting. Experience
    with plumbing, HVAC, wiring, and landscaping/yard/tree care.

    Knowledge of and experience with accurate estimating, all phases
    of the contracting process, supervising employees/contractors,
    and budgeting.

    Excellent written and verbal communications skills, ability to
    self-manage and work as part of a team, pragmatic approach to
    issues, ability to stay on schedule and on budget with projects,


    Salary range of mid-thirties to low-forties, depending upon
    experience, with an excellent benefit package including health
    insurance and employer contribution to retirement plan.

Position is open until filled; your immediate response is requested.
Please send a resume and letter of interest, including three
professional references, to:

    Patty Connolly
    Executive Assistant
    Antiquarian and Landmarks Society
    255 Main St, 4th fl
    Hartford, CT 06106
    patty.connolly [at] ctlandmarks__org

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Received on Thursday, 13 September, 2007

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