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Historic Interpreter - Female Role
The Land Between the Lakes Association invites applications for the position of Historic Interpreter - Female Role at the Homeplace. The Land Between the Lakes Association, dba “Friends of Land Between the Lakes”, is a private, nonprofit (501-c-3) partner to the USDA Forest Service at the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. The position is located at our main office at 345 Maintenance Road, Golden Pond, KY 42211. This position IS NOT a federal job.
Qualification: Applicant possessing 4-year college degree and some related experience preferred. Applicant possessing National Association for Interpretation credential Certified Interpretive Guide or Certified Heritage Interpreter desirable. Energetic and willing to learn new skills and historic content. Excellent interpretation and communication skills, including the ability to relate historical facts to a wide range of audiences and age groups. Ability to work unsupervised as well as in a team environment. Ability to work flexible hours and days as well as weekends.
Duties performed in this position include, but are not limited to: The incumbent of this full-time position primarily functions as a living history interpreter on an active mid-19th century farm with 16 restored log structures. She conducts programs which may include guided walks, demonstrations, environmental education activities, illustrated talks, roving interpretation, or first-person portrayals. She demonstrates 19th century domestic work including wood stove and hearth cooking, spinning, weaving, domestic trades, household gardening, and special events for the general public and organized groups. She serves as host to visitors, carrying out a variety of duties related to sharing necessary information with the visitor to LBL. She should possess a helper spirit to support the extended staff of the HP in its efforts to serve the public. The successful candidate must be available for varied schedule with weekend and holiday work, have a warm and enthusiastic demeanor, should be team-oriented, and quality customer service driven.
Applicants should be able to demonstrate knowledge and proficiency with the following: generally accepted Interpretation techniques and positive customer service techniques.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To apply send (1) Letter of Interest, (2) Current Resume’ and (3) a minimum of three (3) work references to:
Female Role Interpreter Search, Land Between the Lakes Association (Director of Opns), 345 Maintenance Road, Golden Pond, KY 42211. To apply by email, send the above material to firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate “Female Role Interpreter Search” in the subject line. Please indicate in your cover letter how you learned of this position.
Applications must be in our office no later than close of business Oct 31, 2017.
Land Between the Lakes Association is an Equal Opportunity employer.
Posted Oct 2017
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