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Full-Time

All applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date.

 

TITLE: Senior Retail Operations Manager

POSITION: 00118

SALARY: $56,000-$75,000 with State Benefits Package

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation (JYF) is seeking a qualified individual to manage the retail operations of the Jamestown-Yorktown Educational Trust in a businesslike and responsive manner, including direct responsibility for multiple gift shop locations, central warehouse, retail website, and administration of foodservice and other contracts within the scope of the Jamestown-Yorktown Educational Trust in addition to maximizing net revenue for transfer to the JYF operating budget.

TO QUALIFY: Qualified candidate must have: Minimum of eight years professional retail management experience; Demonstrated success in leading retail operations team; Extensive professional and administrative experience in retail management to include merchandising, product development and purchasing, business and accounting, marketing, management and security procedures; Comprehensive knowledge of large scale multi-retail store management and operations and business management practices; Extensive knowledge of related merchandising methods and procedures, business and accounting functions, and analytical skills for developing sales goals and objectives, managing projects, budget preparation, strategic marketing planning and operations procedures; Demonstrated multi-shop management skills; Good oral and written communication skills; Experience in operational cost control, including payroll management, inventory management, loss prevention and risk control; Ability to oversee auxiliary functions such as café, vending contract and retail website; Experience in preparing and presenting display and oral reports; Understanding of organization policies and successful implementation; and Ability to work with general public, board, agency management team and staff.

Preferred qualifications: Knowledge of retail practices and procedures in a non-profit setting; Bachelor’s degree in retail/merchandising with emphasis in business and/or finance or an equivalent combination of training and experience indicating possession of the preceding knowledge, skills and abilities may substitute for degree.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS – PLEASE NOTE: All full-time and part-time paid staff of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is required to complete and sign an Application for Employment. All volunteers of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation are required to complete an Application for Volunteerism. These documents require an employee or volunteer to certify that they have never been convicted for any type of violation. This is above and beyond VA Code §22.1-296.1-C which states “that (i) he has not been convicted of a felony or any offense involving the sexual molestation or physical or sexual abuse or rape of a child; and (ii) whether he has been convicted of a crime of moral turpitude.” In addition, the Foundation completes both name and sex registry background checks through Virginia State Police on all paid and core volunteer staff and the Contractor will (i) maintain all employee certifications on file, (ii) require an employee to update the employee’s certification if the employee later is convicted of any reportable offense, and (iii) will make these certifications available for inspection upon request.” Foundation staff must also be eligible to work using the E-Verify system through U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

TO APPLY: Applicants will only be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application. For more information and to apply please go to virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com Applications must be received by July 23, 2015. Background Check/E-Verify Required. EEO/AA/ADA


TITLE: Landscape & Nutrient Technician

POSITION #: 00064

SALARY: $21,000.00 – $22,900.00 with State Benefit Package

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to implement all facets of the Foundation’s “Grounds Procedures Document” by performing assigned duties in accordance with Foundation Goals, Objectives, Plans, Policies and Procedures. Individual will oversee the Foundation’s state mandated Nutrient Management Plan in accordance with Virginia Code 10.1-104.4. This position will plan and coordinate all special landscaping projects for all three Foundation Sites in addition to providing assistance and coordination with herbicide / pesticide application. This position will coordinate related contractor services as needed or directed, in support of Foundation Goals and Objectives and provide oversight and direction for Grounds Maintenance Staff and Contractors as directed.

TO QUALIFY: Must have a minimum of 1 year verifiable training and/or work experience in one or more of the following technical fields: Landscape project planning & management, commercial gardening, nursery or horticulture specialties, commercial grounds keeping or landscape specialties. Experience researching, developing and sketching landscape plans for special landscape projects. Must be familiar with and have knowledge of herbicide / pesticide usage. Must have knowledge / experience in use of personal protective equipment and use of MSDS listings. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Must be able to operate and perform operator maintenance on a wide variety of landscaping and grounds. Must have exceptional organizational skills and ability to multi-task. Ability to work a flexible 40 hour weekly schedule during a 7 day work week and provide emergency response to adverse weather conditions.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS – PLEASE NOTE: All full-time and part-time paid staff of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is required to complete and sign an Application for Employment. These documents require an employee to certify that they have never been convicted for any type of violation. This is above and beyond VA Code §22.1-296.1-C which states “that (i) he has not been convicted of a felony or any offense involving the sexual molestation or physical or sexual abuse or rape of a child; and (ii) whether he has been convicted of a crime of moral turpitude.” In addition, the Foundation completes both name and sex registry background checks through Virginia State Police on all paid and core volunteer staff and the Contractor will (i) maintain all employee certifications on file, (ii) require an employee to update the employee’s certification if the employee later is convicted of any reportable offense, and (iii) will make these certifications available to FCPS for inspection upon request.” Foundation staff must also be eligible to work using the E-Verify system through U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

TO APPLY: Applicants will only be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application. For more information and to apply please go to virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com Applications must be received by June 29, 2015. Background Check/E-Verify Required. EEO/AA/ADA


Part-Time

All applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date.

 

TITLE: OUTREACH EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR

POSITION: OI002, OI011, OI015, OI029

SALARY: $15.37, part-time up to 750 hours per year.
The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking skilled instructors to present hands-on, educational history programs to students in classrooms throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. This position will work with a variety of ages and abilities, primarily elementary school level (K-5). MUST BE ABLE TO WORK A VARIABLE SCHEDULE BASED ON BOOKINGS. REQUIRED AVAILABILITY DURING SEPTEMBER- MAY. BOTH DAY AND OVERNIGHT TRAVEL WITHIN VIRGINIA ARE REQUIRED. Must be available for training on select weekdays Aug 31-Sept 18.

TO QUALIFY: Classroom teaching or museum education experience. Knowledge of and ability to learn teaching methods and the ability to apply these methods to develop and implement curriculum-based, educational programs for all levels, especially for elementary-aged children. Experience with public speaking and/or leading group programs. Demonstrated ability to work successfully, both independently and as a contributing team member in a fast-paced and changing work environment. Preferred: Experience teaching elementary-aged children in the classroom or in a museum setting. Degree in education, museum studies, or history. Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS – PLEASE NOTE: All full-time and part-time paid staff of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is required to complete and sign an Application for Employment. All volunteers of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation are required to complete an Application for Volunteerism. These documents require an employee or volunteer to certify that they have never been convicted for any type of violation. This is above and beyond VA Code §22.1-296.1-C which states “that (i) he has not been convicted of a felony or any offense involving the sexual molestation or physical or sexual abuse or rape of a child; and (ii) whether he has been convicted of a crime of moral turpitude.” In addition, the Foundation completes both name and sex registry background checks through Virginia State Police on all paid and core volunteer staff and the Contractor will (i) maintain all employee certifications on file, (ii) require an employee to update the employee’s certification if the employee later is convicted of any reportable offense, and (iii) will make these certifications available for inspection upon request.” Foundation staff must also be eligible to work using the E-Verify system through U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

TO APPLY: You must fully complete a Commonwealth of Virginia employment application – APPLICANTS WILL BE SCREENED BASED SOLELY ON WHAT IS PRESENTED IN THE ONLINE APPLICATION AS PER STATE RECRUITMENT REGULATIONS.
For more information and to apply please go to virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com Applications must be received by July 12, 2015. Background Check/E-Verify Required. EEO/AA/ADA

 

TITLE: OUTREACH EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR (NORTHERN VIRGINIA)

POSITION: OI001, OI028

SALARY: $20.00/hr., part-time up to 750 hours per year

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking skilled instructors to present hands-on, educational history programs to students in classrooms in the upper Northern Virginia area. This position will work with a variety of ages and abilities, primarily elementary school level (K-5) and will teach in Fairfax County, Arlington County, Alexandria City, Prince William County, Falls Church City, Manassas City, Manassas Park City and Loudoun County school districts. MUST BE ABLE TO WORK A VARIABLE SCHEDULE BASED ON BOOKINGS. REQUIRED AVAILABILITY DURING SEPTEMBER- MAY. EXTENSIVE DAY TRAVEL IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION. Must be available for training in Williamsburg, VA on select weekdays Aug 31-Sept 18 (overnight travel expenses provided). Position is based in Northern Virginia.

TO QUALIFY: Classroom teaching or museum education experience. Knowledge of and ability to learn teaching methods and the ability to apply these methods to develop and implement curriculum-based, educational programs for all levels, especially for elementary-aged children. Experience with public speaking and/or leading group programs. Demonstrated ability to work successfully, both independently and as a contributing team member in a fast-paced and changing work environment. Preferred: Experience teaching elementary-aged children in the classroom or in a museum setting. Degree in education, museum studies, or history. Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license. Successful candidate must be able to travel one-way from their residence to schools in the districts listed above within two hours.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS – PLEASE NOTE: All full-time and part-time paid staff of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is required to complete and sign an Application for Employment. All volunteers of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation are required to complete an Application for Volunteerism. These documents require an employee or volunteer to certify that they have never been convicted for any type of violation. This is above and beyond VA Code §22.1-296.1-C which states “that (i) he has not been convicted of a felony or any offense involving the sexual molestation or physical or sexual abuse or rape of a child; and (ii) whether he has been convicted of a crime of moral turpitude.” In addition, the Foundation completes both name and sex registry background checks through Virginia State Police on all paid and core volunteer staff and the Contractor will (i) maintain all employee certifications on file, (ii) require an employee to update the employee’s certification if the employee later is convicted of any reportable offense, and (iii) will make these certifications available for inspection upon request.” Foundation staff must also be eligible to work using the E-Verify system through U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

TO APPLY: You must fully complete a Commonwealth of Virginia employment application – APPLICANTS WILL BE SCREENED BASED SOLELY ON WHAT IS PRESENTED IN THE ONLINE APPLICATION AS PER STATE RECRUITMENT REGULATIONS.
For more information and to apply please go to virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com Applications must be received by July 12, 2015. Background Check/E-Verify Required. EEO/AA/ADA

 

TITLE: Housekeeper

POSITION: FM014

SALARY: $10.27/hr (Part-Time)

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking qualified applicants for the part-time position of Housekeeper, not to exceed 1500 hours in a year, at our Yorktown Victory Center museum.

TO QUALIFY: Successful candidates will possess some knowledge of cleaning methods and use of cleaning chemicals, equipment and supplies and of safety practices related to work; working skills in the operation of manual and power cleaning equipment; demonstrated ability to read and follow oral and written instructions; to perform a variety of cleaning tasks; and to tolerate contact with a variety of cleaning products and solutions; demonstrated ability to lift heavy objects; to stand for extended periods; and to perform manual labor. Individual must be able to lift over 50 pounds. Some weekend and holiday work required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS – PLEASE NOTE: All full-time and part-time paid staff of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is required to complete and sign an Application for Employment. All volunteers of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation are required to complete an Application for Volunteerism. These documents require an employee or volunteer to certify that they have never been convicted for any type of violation. This is above and beyond VA Code §22.1-296.1-C which states “that (i) he has not been convicted of a felony or any offense involving the sexual molestation or physical or sexual abuse or rape of a child; and (ii) whether he has been convicted of a crime of moral turpitude.” In addition, the Foundation completes both name and sex registry background checks through Virginia State Police on all paid and core volunteer staff and the Contractor will (i) maintain all employee certifications on file, (ii) require an employee to update the employee’s certification if the employee later is convicted of any reportable offense, and (iii) will make these certifications available for inspection upon request.” Foundation staff must also be eligible to work using the E-Verify system through U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

TO APPLY: You must fully complete a Commonwealth of Virginia employment application – APPLICANTS WILL BE SCREENED BASED SOLELY ON WHAT IS PRESENTED IN THE ONLINE APPLICATION AS PER STATE RECRUITMENT REGULATIONS.
For more information and to apply please go to virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com Applications must be received by Jul 5, 2015. Background Check/E-Verify Required. EEO/AA/ADA

 


Benefits Summary

Benefits available for full-time employees can be reviewed on the Department of Human Resource Management’s benefit page at:  http://www.dhrm.virginia.gov/genlbenefits/benefitsdescription.html. You must complete an online application for employment consideration at: Commonwealth of Virginia Online Employment System. All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.

If you have further questions, you may contact Patrick O. Teague at patrick.teague@jyf.virginia.gov.

 


Commonwealth of Virginia

Check out more information on benefits at the Department of Human Resource Management’s homepage