Preservationist resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Skilled Historic Preservation professional with nine years of experience in leadership, project management and preservation trades. Posses knowledge of the Section 106 review process and works daily following the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Historic Preservation.

Collaborates with staff and division chiefs regarding historic structures, monuments or memorials. Provide leadership and support for staff, interns and volunteers. Coordinates with local agencies for project review, volunteer opportunities and preservation treatments.

  • Project Management
  • Leadership & Collaboration
  • Section 106 Team Leader
  • Facility Management Software System Operator
  • Historic Structure Condition Assessment Inspector

  • Student Internship Supervisor
  • Contracting Officer's Technical Representative
  • Expertise in Project Documentation
  • Project Management
  • Managed thirty contractors over two years during a three million dollar HVAC, Fire Suppression & Fire Prevention installation in a Georgian Mansion.

  • Preservation
  • Preserved 90 historic structures over 9 1/2 years
  • Oversaw cemetery restoration project conserving 20 marble and granite headstones and reinstalling 3 headstones back to the grounds.
  • Conserved two bronze statues using hot wax
  • Restored seven historic wood roofs
  • Repointed thousands of square feet of brick and stone enhancing the structure
Professional Experience
03/2009 to Current Preservationist Department Of The Interior | Las Vegas, NV,

Coordinate partnerships between city and other federal agencies. Certified Contracting Officer's Technical Representative. Duties include:

  • Tracks changes to project
  • Documents all work though photographs, email, change request and daily schedules
  • Manages daily work
2005 to 02/2009 Museum Technician Department Of The Interior | Lawrence, KS,

Evaluated 38 historic structures for updating information on the List of Classified Structures. Supervised contractors, employees, volunteers and students. Collaborated with Architectural Engineer on redesign of mechanical equipment within a historic structure. Coordinated donation of supplies to local Historical Society.

Education and Training
Expected in 2012 Certificate | Project Management University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, MD GPA:
Expected in 2007 Bachelor of Arts | Historic Preservation Goucher College, Towson, Maryland GPA:

Member of National Trust of Historic Preservation

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School Attended

  • University of Maryland University College
  • Goucher College

Job Titles Held:

  • Preservationist
  • Museum Technician


  • Certificate
  • Bachelor of Arts

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