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current vacancies

Administration

- No positions available at this time

Education

Education Assistant

Interpretation and Visitor Services

Admissions and Retail Sales Assistant

Interpretive Assistant

Maintenance

Maintenance Specialist

Marketing and Membership Services

- No positions available at this time

Park Operations

- No positions available at this time

Technical and Museum Services

- No positions available at this time

 Title:

Education Assistant

 
 Status: Part-time, hourly  
 Hiring Date: Open until filled  
 Hourly Rate Range:

$9.85 - $10.34 per hour, commensurate with experience

 
 Schedule: Must be able to work flexible schedule including weekends and holidays  
 Principal Functions:  

The Education Assistant will conduct educational programs for organized groups of park visitors as well as perform a variety of tasks designed to serve general Park visitors..

 
 Responsibilities:  

  • Become certified in all Park educational programs by attending training classes and demonstrating competence in public speaking, program delivery, and visitor management techniques.
  • Deliver educational programs adhering to the approved program outlines and Park standards to students (primarily fourth, fifth, and sixth grades).
  • Serve at Visitor Services duty stations as needed.
  • Maintain a professional appearance consistent with Park standards.
  • Work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, and evenings, as visitor demand requires.
  • Demonstrate reliable attendance and punctuality.
  • Maintain cordial, cooperative, and professional working relations with co-workers, supervisors, and the public.
  • Demonstrate outstanding verbal communication skills and business-level written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously without close supervision.
  • Assist other departments and participate in special events as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
 Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in History, Interpretation, Education or related field.
  • At least one year of professional experience presenting educational programs to children at a museum, historic site, or in the classroom.
  • Familiarity with nineteenth century American social and Civil War history developed through formal education, professional experience, or personal study.
  • Knowledge of the principles of museum education.
  • Demonstrated ability to speak to large audiences with clarity.
  • Ability to perform tasks that require moderate physical exertion as required (walking and standing for long periods).
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays.


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 Title:

Admissions and Retail Sales Assistant

 
 Status: Part-time, hourly  
 Hiring Date: Open until filled  
 Hourly Rate Range:

$8.89 - 9.62 per hour, commensurate with experience

 
 Schedule: Must be able to work flexible schedule including weekends and holidays  
 Principal Functions:  

The incumbent supports day-to-day operations of the Admissions and the Civil War Store. He/she provides customer service, assists with the stocking of inventory, and operates the POS system.

 
 Responsibilities:  

  • Provide high-quality customer service to visitors.
  • Perform all aspects of front line museum admission and store operations according to Park standards.
  • Accurately unpack, apply pricing stickers, and stock inventory.
  • Restock, clean, and straighten displays and work areas as needed.
  • Accurately process sales through a computerized POS system.
  • Process mail and website orders accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Restock the Information Center and brochure distribution rack in the NMCWS.
  • Assume responsibility for accurate cash handling.
  • Accurately assist visitors with questions about Park events, resources, layout, and history.
  • Assist with food service operations as needed.
  • Maintain a professional appearance in accordance with Park standards.
  • Maintain the ability to verbally communicate effectively using Standard English.
  • Possess the ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
  • Maintain a cordial, cooperative, and professional working relationship with co-workers, supervisors, and the public.
  • Demonstrate reliable attendance and punctuality.
  • Assist other departments and participate in special events as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
 Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Knowledge of the principles of customer service.
  • Minimum of high school diploma (college preferred).
  • Preferred two (2) years experience in retail, or part-time equivalent.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, and extended hours as necessary.


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 Title:

Interpretive Assistant

 
 Status: Part-time, hourly  
 Hiring Date: Open until filled  
 Hourly Rate Range:

$9.85 - $10.10 per hour, commensurate with experience

 
 Schedule: Must be able to work flexible schedule including weekends and holidays  
 Principal Functions:  

The Interpretive Assistant is responsible for providing direct interpretive services at the Park that include costumed demonstrations, informal costumed “encounters,” and guided tours.  Interpretive Assistants will be assigned to perform programs related to either the civilian or military themes of the Park as needed.

 
 Responsibilities:  

  • Assist in the daily operations and interpretation of the Park’s Military Encampment or Tudor Hall Plantation.  This work will be performed in period clothing, outdoors in all types of weather conditions.
  • Conduct scheduled demonstrations and guided tours following specific program outlines to large and varied audiences.
  • Assist with the implementation of living history related programs and activities.
  • Assist with the conduct of the Civil War Adventure Camp.
  • Conduct programming in support of the History, Interpretation, and Visitor Services section for large groups of students and adults.
  • Become certified in a variety of programs by attending training classes and demonstrating competence in public speaking, program delivery, and visitor management techniques.
  • Assist in the maintenance of areas used by the staff.
  • Assist other sections and participate in special events as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
 Preferred Qualifications:  

  • A High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Interest in American social and Civil War history.
  • Knowledge of the principles of interpretation.
  • Effective verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to perform tasks that require moderate physical exertion as required (lifting, climbing, bending, pulling, standing for long periods).
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays.


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 Title:

Maintenance Specialist

 
 Status: Permanent, Full-time Salaried  
 Hiring Date: Open until filled  
 Hourly Rate Range:

$24,500 to $26,000 per year with full benefits

 
 Schedule: Must be able to work flexible schedule including weekends and holidays  
 Principal Functions:  

The Maintenance Specialist is directly responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of Pamplin Historical Park's buildings and grounds. The incumbent will operate power equipment and motor vehicles, perform manual labor requiring heavy lifting, and occasionally work in hazardous and under adverse weather conditions. He/she will utilize basic carpentry, plumbing, electrical, construction, grounds-keeping, and janitorial skills in directly performing a variety of routine and specialized assignments. The Maintenance Specialist also serves as a work coordinator in the absence of the Director of Operations and Senior Maintenance Specialist as assigned.

 
 Responsibilities:  

  • Perform general janitorial maintenance of all Park buildings according to approved procedures and standards.
  • Participate in cutting and trimming of lawns and meadows safely using power equipment.
  • Maintain trees and shrubbery as instructed.
  • Perform leaf and litter removal as instructed.
  • Perform trail construction and repair as instructed.
  • Safely operate electrical hand tools and grounds equipment, including chainsaws, weed eaters, blowers, and tractors.
  • Perform assigned tasks employing light carpentry, basic plumbing, basic electrical, and basic construction skills.
  • Comply with OSHA safety regulations
  • Operate all equipment and tools safely in accordance with Park policy
  • Possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and operate all vehicles safely in compliance with Park policy
  • Respond in a timely manner to after-hours emergencies related to weather events, equipment failures, or any other facilities problems.
  • Maintain effective oral communication using Standard English grammar.
  • Maintain reliable attendance and punctuality
  • Possess the ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, holidays, and in critical situations as required
  • Maintain cordial, cooperative, and professional work relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and the public
  • Maintain a professional appearance consistent with Park standards
  • Assist other departments and participate in special events as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
 Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Have two years of relevant hands-on experience.
  • Have a positive work record, demonstrating reliability.
  • Have the ability to effectively communicate verbally.
  • Have the ability to lift 50 pounds repeatedly.
  • Have the ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License.
  • Have the ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays.


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