Architectural Conservator

Position Details

Type Full Time
Offered By The Mount Vernon Ladies Association - George Washington's Mount Vernon
3200 Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, Virginia
Salary Competitive
Deadline 07/11/2014
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Historic Mount Vernon seeks a highly motivated historic preservation professional to fill the position of Architectural Conservator. This individual will manage the conservation of the historic structures at George Washington's Mount Vernon. This is a full-time, permanent, benefit eligible position. Please send resume and cover letter by July 11, 2014.



  • Overseeing a comprehensive program of maintenance for more than 20 historic structures, directing conservation of historic building fabric and managing full and part-time staff as required.
  • The Architectural Conservator works under the supervision of the Deputy Director for Architecture within Mount Vernon's Historic Preservation and Collections Department.



  • Must hold a MA or MS degree in historic preservation, architectural history, or architecture, with course work in architectural conservation
  • At least three years experience working in the historic preservation field
  • Demonstrated familiarity with 18th-century building methods and materials, experience in their repair and replacement
  • Proficiency in carpentry, painting, plastering and / or masonry is required
  • Fluent in AutoCAD and experience with Revit / BIM is a plus

How to Apply

By July 11, 2014 please apply via our website:  Scroll to: Preservation (Department) Architectural Conservator (Position) and once on position description page, click on the grey button/tab that says "Apply for this position". Link:

Fax: 703.780.8320

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 110 Mount Vernon, VA 22121