Traditional Trades Advancement Program Intern – Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
Project Goals and Objectives: The goal of this project is to recruit and train local youth to gain important personal, professional, and vocational skills. The objective of this project is to work with the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site Maintenance Team on carpentry projects at the historic site including rebuilding the stairs and decking on the Chief Factors House.
o finishing lumber
Qualifications: Applicant must have the ability to lift, bend, and carry up to 50 pounds. It is essential that applicants have strong communication skills (written and oral), strong work ethic and the ability to work independently. You must be prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment with attention to detail. The intern must be trustworthy, dependable and willing to work with people of different perspectives. Finally, you must have a collaborative attitude and willingness to learn.
• Must be U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident or U.S. national
• Must be able to pass a federal background check
• Must be COVID vaccinated
Work Requirements: The incumbent may lift, carry, and bend frequently on the job.
Vehicle/License Requirement: The intern must be 18 and have a valid state driver’s license in order to be able to drive government vehicles. It is recommended that you have a personal vehicle. Dependable transportation to and from the Park is required.
• 26 weeks (full-time)
• Monthly travel stipend
• Eligibility for a noncompetitive hiring authority certificate
• Park Housing Available
Questions? Email Angelica Juarez at firstname.lastname@example.org