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Part-Time Costumed Interpreter-Frontier Culture Museum-Staunton, VA

  • 14 May 2024 8:42 AM
    Message # 13356411

    Part-time Costumed Interpreter-Frontier Culture Museum-Staunton, VA

    Hiring Range: $13/hr.

    Agency: Frontier Culture Museum of VA

    Location: Frontier Culture Museum of Va

    Agency Website: www.frontiermuseum.org

    Apply Here: Part-time Costumed Interpreter - Staunton, Virginia, United States

    Applications Close June 7th, 2024

    Job Duties

    Part-time position to communicate historical information to the public and school visitors. Demonstrate historic handcrafts and trades such as woodworking, textiles, coopering etc., perform daily farm and interpretive tasks such as animal care, garden and field work, general site maintenance and cooking. Work some weekend days and occasional evening shifts to provide seven day a week coverage.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Experience required in either direct work with the public or relevant hand skills such as woodworking, horticulture, foodways or fiber arts. Must be dependable, mature with strong interpersonal and customer service skills. Be able to work outside in all sorts of weather, walk up to 2 miles daily, lift up to 30 pounds unassisted, and participate in active farm work on a daily basis. Ability to wear full historic period costume as directed.

    Additional Considerations

    Costumed living history work experience preferred. Ability to demonstrate historical handcrafts and/or the ability to perform period vocal or instrumental music a strong hiring factor. A Bachelors degree in history, education, anthropology, the arts, social sciences or related field is preferred.

    Special Instructions

    Applications must be submitted on the state job board, found here: Part-time Costumed Interpreter - Staunton, Virginia, United States

    You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

    Submit fully complete state application online, attach resume and cover letter.

    Contact Information

    Name: Lydia Volskis

    Phone: 540-332-7850

    Email: Lydia.Volskis@fcmv.virginia.gov

    In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their AHP Letter (formerly COD) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their AHP Letter. Requesting an AHP Letter can be found at AHP Letter or by calling DARS at 800-552-5019.

    Note: Applicants who received a Certificate of Disability from DARS or DBVI dated between April 1, 2022- February 29, 2024, can still use that COD as applicable documentation for the Alternative Hiring Process.

    Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer


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