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Traditional Trades Advancement Program Member - Cape Lookout National Seashore

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Outer Banks, NC


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May 24, 2022

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Traditional Trades Advancement Program Member - Cape Lookout National Seashore

Summary: American Conservation Experience, a nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the National Park Service and Cape Lookout National Seashore, is seeking Two Members to be a part of the Traditional Trades Advancement Program (TTAP). The Members will contribute to a variety of historic preservation projects alongside Cape Lookout staff.

TTAP is a program intended for enthusiastic individuals who possess an interest in gaining experience in the field of historic preservation and construction basics. No background or previous experience in construction or historic preservation is required. Training for all tools and activities will be provided by park staff professionals.


For more information about TTAP, please visit:


For the full position description and to apply, please visit:


Start Date: ASAP - Summer 2022

End Date: 20-weeks after start date

*a 20-week minimum commitment is required *


Location: Cape Lookout National Seashore, Outer Banks, NC


Living Allowance: The ACE Member is expected to contribute ~40 hours/week and will receive a living allowance of $599/week to offset the costs of food and incidental expenses, dispersed bi-weekly.


Housing: Potentailly available. See full position description.


AmeriCorps: This position may be eligible for a 675-hour AmeriCorps Education Award ($2,417.14) upon successful completion of service hours. Additional enrollment steps are required.


Scheduling: Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 3:00 pm


Position Description: Members will work closely with park maintenance and preservation teams. Members will work in support of historic building maintenance and repair to preserve historic sites and structures across the National Seashore landscape. Members will participate in a variety of preservation and carpentry techniques.


Qualifications: No expererience necesscary. See full position description.


To Apply: Please submit your resume, a cover letter demonstrating your interest and experience, and contact information for three professional/academic references to the online application page for this position here:


Early consideration will be given as applications are received. This position may close at any time. If you have any questions regarding this position please feel free to contact ACE EPIC Recruitment and Outreach Specialist, Victoria Yee, at


EEO: American Conservation Experience provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, American Conservation Experience complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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