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Genesee Country Village & Museum
New York, United States (on-site)
20 days ago
Museum of Science
Boston, Massachusetts, United States (on-site)
21 days ago
Genesee Country Village & Museum
New York, United States
20 days ago
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$23.00 - $25.00
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Position Title: Preservation Carpenter

Position: Year-round, 40 hours per week

Reports to: Curator of Collections

Primary Function: Repair and stewardship of historic structures.


Genesee Country Village & Museum, in Mumford, NY, seeks a preservation carpenter to work with its collection of 67 historic buildings and related support structures. The preservation carpenter plays a critical hands-on role in the long-term care of GCV&M's historic assets. Daily work can range from simple maintenance to complex repairs. GCV&M is the third-largest living history museum site in the country and the largest in New York State. For more information on the museum and its programming, see .


• Restores and repairs GCV&M's collection of 67 historic buildings (70%)

• Conducts maintenance and repairs on modern support buildings (10%)

• Represents GCVM to contractors and materials suppliers (5%)

• Performs conditions assessments, materials estimate and works with staff team to
document building preservation (5%)

• Assists in fabrication and set up of museum exhibits (5%)

• Tracks time and materials within project budget parameters (5%)

Work Place Standards:

• Work efficiently, courteously and professionally with a wide range of visitors, staff and volunteers

• Communicate in a friendly and hospitable manner at all times

• Represent the museum in a professional way including appearance

• Be sensitive to the cultural differences as represented by the museum's collections, educational mission and audience.


Required Qualifications:

• Significant experience working with old and historic structures

• Understand historic architectural styles as well as traditional materials, tools and techniques

• Knowledge of current historic preservation standards, materials and techniques

• Ability to estimate materials and track project hours

• Must be able to perform manual tasks such as loading and unloading supplies

• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

• Able to climb and work safely from ladders and scaffolding

• Valid New York State Driver's License

• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

• Ability to work inside and outside in warm and cold weather

• Must pass a background check

Salary: $23-25/hour for 2080 hours/year

Additional Job Benefits:

Medical Insurance: We currently offer a copay and high deductible health insurance options. Some plans offered provide 100% of employer paid premium for single plans and single, plus children plans.
Dental Insurance: We currently provide 50% employer paid premium for single dental policy
Life Insurance: We provide a 100% employer paid premium group life insurance policy of $50,000
Membership: Family membership to the Genesee Country Village & Museum
Vacation: Three weeks of paid vacation (prorated based on hire date)
Sick Time: One hour of sick time accrues for every 30 hours worked
Holidays: Ten paid holidays

Diversity Statement: Genesee Country Village & Museum is actively committed to broadening our understanding of DEAI (Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion), and making it part of everything that we do. Guided by our mission, values, and inclusive culture of curiosity, we strive to dismantle inequity and address erasure through ongoing dynamic interpretation, communications, research, and outreach. We celebrate the stories of our shared past; connect the rich diversity of the 19th century to the present; and collaborate with the communities we serve to create welcoming spaces for learning, work, exploration, and play.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: Genesee Country Village & Museum is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity with respect to all employees, applicants, and interns for employment. We recruit, hire, train, and promote without discrimination due to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, citizenship, national origin, military or veteran status, marital status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Salary Description

$23.00 - $25.00

Job ID: 73633351
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