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Subject: Position at Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory

Position at Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory

From: Nichole Doub <ndoub<-at->
Date: Thursday, July 25, 2013
Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory

The Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory, a sub-program
of the Maryland Historical Trust (Maryland Department of Planning)
located at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum in Calvert County,
Maryland, is seeking an entry-level Conservator of archaeological

This is a State of Maryland contractual position for one year (with
possible renewal) with no State paid benefits.

 Salary: $34,769/year.

The Contractual Conservator will work under the direction of the
Head Conservator on a wide range of archaeological objects from
various projects, including iron, copper alloy, ceramic, glass,
leather, and wood. The Contractual 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 activities.

Applicant must have a degree in the conservation of objects from an
accredited 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 Office Suite (Work, Excel and
Access), or other equivalent computer software programs.  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.

For additional information or to apply for this position, please


Online application is *strongly preferred*.  If you are unable to
apply online, please submit your resume and cover letter to:

    Amber Harvey
    Personnel Director
    Maryland Department of Planning
    301 W. Preston St.
    Suite 1101
    Baltimore MD 21201

Closing date:  August 11 2013.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 27:7
                 Distributed: Wednesday, July 31, 2013
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Received on Thursday, 25 July, 2013

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