Museum Aide I – Historic Site Interpreter

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This is a job posting from company – City of Greeley

Employment TypePart Time

Work Hours: 8

Salary: $20 To $30/An Hour

Location: Colorado, USA

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Salary Range: $12.56 – $13.29 hourly

Hiring Range: $12.56 – $13.00 hourly

Job Summary:

The Museum Aide – Historic Site Interpreter is a part-time hourly position working primarily April through October between the hours of 9:00 am – 4:30 pm. The aide’s primary function is to conduct and support living history programs, events, and tours in period clothing for a diverse museum audience. Further hours during the rest of the year, from November-March, are available to assist with special events, programming, and resource-based projects. Additional duties may include visitor services responsibilities such as admission and gift shop sales, restocking merchandise, and light gardening. This position reports to the Curator of Historic Sites.

Experience, Knowledge, Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability in public speaking and customer service
  • Experience in third-person interpretation techniques desired
  • Ability to adapt verbal and visual communication to diverse audience groups
  • Follow written and verbal instructions, policies, and procedures
  • Experience working with children in an informal or formal learning environment
  • Knowledge of Greeley, Weld County, and Colorado history
  • High School graduate/GED equivalent
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of basic accounting and cash handling

Essential Functions:

  • Conduct living history programs and tours in period clothing
  • Set up & take down interpretive/demonstration stations before & after regular operation hours, festivals, and special events
  • Use Point of Sales system to complete admissions and gift shop transactions
  • Clean/Sanitize highly trafficked area on rotation
  • Perform daily cash counts for deposit
  • Work independently as well as with others
  • Follow established safety policy and practices at all times

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent and heavy interaction with museum visitors
  • Work is primarily performed on an outdoor 8-acre site where weather conditions can vary
  • May be required to move, bend, twist, and stoop in performance of job duties
  • Stamina sufficient to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Must be comfortable working in historical clothing
  • Vision enough to preform job duties
  • Hearing and speech enough to effectively communicate with site visitors in person through presenting history programs and answering questions for group size ranging from 1 – 100 people

Conditions of Employment: Candidates must successfully complete all pre-employment screenings and employment eligibility verification. Pre-employment screenings include a drug test, a background and national sex offender search, a motor vehicle record search, and for some positions, a physical demands evaluation. For more information about City policies and practices during the recruitment process, including but not limited to EOE, Reasonable Accommodation, and pre-employment screenings, please visit our career page HERE.

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