This position is responsible for leading and participating in the conservation of the architectural and cultural resources of the City of Savannah’s cemeteries.
This is a safety sensitive position. Performs or leads welding treatments of wrought or cast metal structures, including fences, gates, posts, rails, panels, arches, trellises, ornaments, lot markers, and sculptures; performs conservation treatments to masonry, stone, and non-metal construction materials. Repairs, restores, repositions, and refabricates metal cemetery structures and equipment, including pre-heating, cleaning, stripping, treating, brazing, soldering, priming, and painting iron, bronze, copper, zinc, steel, aluminum, and other metal surfaces. Develops metal preservation and construction standards and welding safety standards for the department; provides safety training in welding, cutting, and electrical hazard awareness. Performs masonry and carpentry tasks. Performs architectural or cultural conservation activities. Performs cemetery services, including lot sales, lot diagrams, interments, and on-call duties. Inspects and maintains arc welding and cutting equipment in safe, working condition; makes minor repairs as needed. Plans metal restoration activities; meets with contractors and consultants; reviews specifications, proposals, assessments, and work activities. Recommends and applies rust inhibitors and historical preservation and conservation treatments to cemetery structures. Assists in all aspects of cemetery conservation and historical preservation. Serves on the critical workforce team. Completes measured drawings of assigned projects. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Designated as a critical workforce employee requiring attendance on the job, or at a designated shelter throughout an emergency situation or disaster. These emergency situations may include, but are not limited to, hurricanes, ice/snow storms, or other such natural calamities.
High School Diploma or GED plus 2 years work experience in brick masonry and other restoration construction or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Associates Degree or higher plus 6 months work experience in brick masonry and other restoration construction or Some college or Vo-Tech plus 1 year work experience in brick masonry and other restoration construction. Some experience in ferrous and non-ferrous conservation welding experience preferred. Valid driver’s license required. Background investigation, including supervised drug screen, and post-offer/pre-employment medical screen required. Verification of education, certification and licenses will be required prior to employment. Work Location: 802 W. Anderson St. Normal Work Schedule: varies, 7:00 AM -3:30 PM.
- Knowledge of historic preservation standards and procedures.
- Knowledge of the principles of the construction, maintenance, and repair of metal and masonry structures.
- Knowledge of city, bureau, and department policies and procedures.
- Skill in building trades including masonry, ironworking, and carpentry.
- Skill in the operation of hand, power, and metal working tools.
- Skill in developing short- and long-range plans.
- Skill in establishing priorities and organizing work.
- Skill in the training of personnel.
- Skill in oral and written communication.
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How To Apply
Please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/view_job.cfm?JobID=483356&hit_count=Yes for more information and to apply. Apply by July 5, 2012.