York County House Museums Seek Seasonal Part-Time Guides

04 Mar 2016 8:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Historic New England sends us this job opening announcement:

POSITIONGuide–House Museum(s)

CLASSIFICATION: Seasonal/Part-Time

LOCATION: Sarah Orne Jewett and Hamilton Houses in South Berwick, ME, Sayward-Wheeler House in York Harbor, ME

DESCRIPTION: Historic New England seeks seasonal part-time Guides to work at the Sarah Orne Jewett House (1774) and Hamilton House (1785) in South Berwick, Maine and the Sayward-Wheeler House (1718) in York Harbor, Maine, for the 2016 season.  Guides will conduct tours and assist with daily museum operations including tour admissions, museum shop sales, membership sales, housekeeping, and opening and closing the museum. Training is provided. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicants should enjoy working with the public, have an interest in history and have basic computer skills. Experience in retail sales and customer service desirable.  Requires a high school diploma or equivalent education. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.  Must be available weekends, have a flexible schedule and commit to employment through the end of the 2016 season (May- October).  Diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. Developing and sustaining a diverse staff furthers the institution’s goals and mission.

APPLICATIONS: Please e-mail resume and cover letter to JewettHouse@HistoricNewEngland.org. Note: If you are applying for a guide position at more than one property, please indicate this in your cover letter. EOE.

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