L.W. Paul Living History Farm
Close Date: Open Until Filled
Salary Range: $31,835
Type: Full Time
To apply for this position, visit https://www.horrycounty.org/Employment
The Horry (O-ree) County Museum is a general history museum that focuses on the history, prehistory and natural history of Horry County, South Carolina. The Museum cares for a collection of artifacts and archival material and uses them in exhibits that tell stories of Horry’s past. The Museum also hosts family days, tours, and special programs.
The L. W. Paul Living History Farm is a living history museum that focuses on the life of farm families in Horry County in the first half of the twentieth century with specific attention given to the 1930s and 1940s. This is done through demonstrations and interpretation of agriculture, domestic skills, and trades. The Farm hosts event days, monthly demonstrations, tours, and programs.
The Museums are located on the coast of South Carolina in Conway, the county seat, and minutes from Myrtle Beach. Horry County is between Wilmington, North Carolina and Charleston, South Carolina. Both Museums are County funded.
Under limited supervision, the L.W. Paul Living History Farm Interpreter will ensure fulfillment of the daily agricultural interpretive programs at the Farm including children’s specialty programs, seasonal events, monthly events, and adult education programs. The Agricultural Interpreter maintains proper care of livestock, agricultural buildings, and fields at the Farm. They plan agricultural programs and are cross trained for basic program competency in domestic interpretation and other demonstrations as assigned. The Agricultural interpreter will also be trained to drive draft animals. The interpreter will work closely with the Director of the Museums and Curator to accomplish defined tasks and plan for future growth. The interpreter will be part of a team that consist of a domestic interpreter, museum director, curator, education specialist, technical assistant and administrative assistant.
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