Traditional Trades Advancement Program Member - Cape Lookout National Seashore



Cape Lookout, NC
United States

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American Conservation Experience, a nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the National Park Service and Cape Lookout National Seashore, is seeking two Members to be a part of the Traditional Trades Advancement Program (TTAP). The Members will contribute to a variety of historic preservation projects alongside Cape Lookout staff.

TTAP is a program intended for enthusiastic individuals who possess an interest in gaining experience in the field of historic preservation and construction basics. No background or previous experience in construction or historic preservation is required. Training for all tools and activities will be provided by park staff professionals.

For more information about TTAP, please visit:

For the full position description and to apply, please visit:


Start Date: ASAP - Summer 2022
End Date: 20-weeks after start date

*a 20-week minimum commitment is required *

Location: Cape Lookout National Seashore, Outer Banks, North Carolina

Living Allowance: The ACE Member is expected to contribute ~40 hours/week and will receive a living allowance of $599/week to offset the costs of food and incidental expenses, dispersed bi-weekly.

Housing: Potentially available. See full position description in link provided. 

Public Land Corps Hiring Authority: Members serving under this agreement may be eligible for a hiring authority upon completion of their term of service.

PLC projects also include specific eligibility requirements such as age and citizenship. Please contact ACE staff with questions about eligibility.


Qualifications: Entry level. No prior experience necessary, only a willingness to learn. For required and preferred skills see full position description.


How to Apply:

Please submit your resume, a cover letter demonstrating your interest and experience, and contact information for three professional/academic references to the online application page for this position here:

Early consideration will be given as applications are received. This position may close at any time. If you have any questions regarding this position please feel free to contact ACE EPIC Recruitment and Outreach Specialist, Victoria Yee, at