Acadia Carriage Road Interns

Expected Dates
July 8, 2019 to September 1, 2019
Site
Acadia National Park
Position ID
PO-00728187

Acadia National Park is seeking candidates with a strong interest in performing various maintenance and fieldwork projects on our Historic Carriage Road system.

Project Descriptions

The selected candidates will work with trained park staff to maintain historic masonry, clear drainage inlets and outlets on the carriage roads, and perform vegetation management as well as light landscaping for proper drainage.

These projects will take place inside the Park boundaries at various locations. The members will address the Carriage Roads, assist in condition assessments, clear brush and other debris, and have specific road surface material to spread to comply with the desired look.

The members will conduct a comprehensive inventory of historic masonry features throughout the carriage road system and assist necessary repairs.

  • Acadia National Park
  • Masonry training, historic preservation
  • Opportunity to learn how to take care of historic assets, masonry experience repairing historic headwalls and drains. Recreation opportunities are endless- hiking, sightseeing, birding, camping, kayaking, fishing, and on and on on the rocky coast of Maine
  • No
Main Area of Focus
Cultural/Historical Resource Mgmt
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Resource Management
some coursework or experience
Construction
some experience
Field Research
some experience
Hand Tools
competent without supervision
Trail Maintenance
some experience