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Employment Opportunities

 

 

Below are the current employment opportunities for Historic St. Mary’s City.

 

HSMC is an equal opportunity employer.

 


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY — VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

 

Historic St. Mary’s City, a museum of living history and archaeology, located on the site of Maryland’s first capital (1634-1695), seeks a qualified individual for Volunteer Coordinator position in the Education Department. This is a part time (20-30 hours/week), year round position.

 

The Volunteer Coordinator supervises volunteers and provides direction, coordination, and consultation, for all volunteer functions within the museum to strengthen public and private programs at Historic St. Mary’s City. The position requires good communication skills, organizational skills, and the ability to work with people from a variety of backgrounds. This position will require occasional weekend and night work on an as needed basis. Please refer to the Job Description for more information.

 

Please submit cover letter, a resume or state application, and three references to the Director of Education.

 

PeterF@digshistory.org
-or-
Historic St. Mary’s City
Attn: Peter A. Friesen
P.O. 39
St. Mary’s City, MD 20686
240-895-4980

 

 


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY — LEAD CARPENTER / MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

 

The Carpenter is expected to serve as a working team member on daily assignments to ensure the Maintenance Department is highly productive. Daily tasks may include new construction, re-construction of period interpretive sites, Shop work, preventive maintenance, repairs or improvements to buildings, barns, windows, floors, fixtures, mechanical equipment, paths, grounds and roadways, or jobs as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor or the Director of Facilities and Grounds. Applicant must be proficient in all aspects of modern carpentry including: reading plans, layout, framing, drywall, trim and finishing work.

 

Ability and willingness to perform physical labor including lifting up to 80 lbs, climbing scaffolds and roofs.

 

Applicant must be completely knowledgeable in all areas of shop work, use and maintenance of all power and hand tools. Honest project management and supervisory skills is a MUST.

 

Applicant must present three (unrelated) reliable references along with resume, NO resume will be accepted without references. Once a resume is received applicants will be required to fill out an employment application.

 

Resumes may be emailed to porziap@digshistory.org
or mailed to:
Historic St. Mary’s City
Attn: Porzia Purves
P.O. Box 39
St. Mary’s City, MD 20686

 

 


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY — MUSEUM GUIDE

 

Part-time, seasonal positions mid-March through June and September through November. Museum guides lead school tour programs in an outdoor setting. Work schedule is approximately up to 16 hours per week. Experience working with children, excellent communication skills, and ability to work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds preferred. All positions are paid $9/hr and include paid training and are open until filled.

 

Submit cover letter, resume or state application to the Public Programs Manager:

 

SharolY@digshistory.org
-or-
Historic St. Mary’s City
Attn: Sharol Yeatman
P.O. Box 39
St. Mary’s City, MD 20686

 

 


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY — MUSEUM INTERPRETER

 

Historic St. Mary’s City, a museum of living history and archaeology, located on the site of Maryland’s first capital (1634-1695), seeks qualified individuals for museum interpreter positions in the Education Department. These are full-time (30 hour/week), seasonal positions (at $9.00/hour) from the beginning of March through November 2017, including weekends.

 

Interpreters work in uniform or 17th-century costume (provided). Interpreters use first-person techniques (portraying an historical person at the plantation) or third-person techniques (non-character, in either uniform or costume). These unique positions provide the opportunity to teach history to visitors of all ages and backgrounds in an outdoor classroom format at the museum’s living history sites: the Godiah Spray Plantation, the Woodland Indian Hamlet, the Maryland Dove (a square-rigged ship), or the reconstructed Town Center. Enthusiasm, team-mentality, and desire to learn and develop 17th-century skills are must. Candidates must also have excellent communication skills and be able to work with small and large groups.

Positions open until filled.

 

Submit a state application or resume and three references to the Interpretive Programs Manager:

 

AaronM@digshistory.org
-or-
Historic St. Mary’s City
Attn:Aaron Meisinger
P.O. 39
St. Mary’s City, MD 20686
240-895-4980

 


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