Employment

Full-Time

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

Title:            Visitor Services Technician – 10 month

Position:       00005 and 00008

Salary:         $19,000 with state benefits

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking two qualified individuals to be responsible for supporting the Visitor Services Manager and Senior Technicians in the daily operations of the Visitor Services department at two living history museums, Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, which are open 363 days per year.

Duties consist of overseeing day to day operations within Visitor Services, such as completing department specific opening/closing procedures, developing daily staffing rotations, submitting daily financial reports, preparing nightly deposits, and providing daily leadership for staff.  Additionally, these positions are responsible for providing superior quality customer service while processing admission sales for individual visitors and groups along with providing general information about the museum exhibits and area attractions.  Frequent weekend & holiday work is required and monthly schedules are posted well in advance.

These positions are quasi full-time salaried positions that work 40 hours per week February 25th – December 24th.

To Qualify:  Applicants must possess excellent communication and customer service skills, demonstrate experience in cash handling and high-volume sales, basic computer skills, and a willingness to learn quickly on-the-job.  Experience with a computerized point-of-sale system and leadership skills, including the ability to motivate staff, are preferred. A driver’s license and the ability to work a 40 hour weekly schedule during a 7 day workweek are 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:  A completed application, including all previous employment, salary history, and education must be submitted on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ for consideration. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Applicants will only be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application. Applications must be received by July 9, 2017 at 5:00PM. Background Check/E-Verify Required. EEO/AA/ADA


TITLE: Media Relations Manager

POSITION: 00052

SALARY: $60,000 – $65,000 with state benefits

Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation (JYF) is seeking a highly qualified individual to develop, implement and evaluate communications and media relations campaigns designed to stimulate public awareness on a national, state and local level of the Foundation, its museums, educational programs, special events and programs, collections and facilities and directly supports the generation of paid admissions. Oversees writing, editing and review of JYF media communications, social media efforts, website content, advertising placements, publications and marketing materials for on- and off-site public use and serves as agency spokesperson for media/public relations. Must be available to work on evenings and weekends as necessary

TO QUALIFY: Demonstrated ability to manage media relations and communications requirements and staff, including development of effective public relations strategies and execution of programs appropriately. Must have strong writing, editing and oral communication skills; thorough understanding of press relations and ability to establish rapport with media; understanding of all sides of digital communications opportunities available via electronic and social media, website content and integration into ongoing public relations program; ability to independently perform work tasks efficiently and effectively under pressure and meet tight deadlines. Must possess organizational, managerial and coordinating skills and have ability to work effectively on marketing team and with staff at all levels. Proficient with Outlook/Word, Excel and Access software, WordPress website platform and current social media channels and ability to communicate verbally, via e-mail and digital channels. B.A. in communication or liberal arts field. Minimum of 10 years managerial experience in public/media relations and/or journalism programs, including program development and management and coordinating all aspects public/media relations for tourism attractions and major events and openings.

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: A completed application, including all previous employment, salary history, and education must be submitted online at https:virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ for consideration. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Electronic applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on July 23, 2017. Applicants will only be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application. Background Check/E-Verify Required. EEO/AA/ADA 


TITLE: Senior HVAC Technician

POSITION: 00074

Salary: $37,400-$41,000 with State Benefits

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to constantly monitor the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems to meet AAM guidelines for museums. These duties include but are not limited to, three primary Foundation Sites. (Jamestown Settlement, Central Support Complex and Yorktown Victory Center.) This position has been deemed “Designated Employee” as defined in Policy No. 1.35 DHRM – Emergency Closings.

TO QUALIFY: Minimum qualifications include:
-Knowledge of all aspects of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems operation, repair, maintenance, and installation.
-Skill in the use of HVAC diagnostic equipment and hand tools.
-Demonstrated ability to install, repair, and maintain HVAC systems.
-Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose repair problems.
-Ability to work in confined spaces.
-High School diploma or equivalent.
-An equivalent combination of training and experience to indicate possession of the preceding knowledge and abilities may substitute for this education and experience.
-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: A completed application, including all previous employment, salary history, and education must be submitted on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ for consideration. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. This position is open until filled, and may close at any point. Applicants will only be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application. 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: IT Specialist-Desktop Applications Support

POSITION: IT002

SALARY: $14.50 to $16.50 per hour

Come join the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation’s living history museum at Jamestown Settlement and American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. This position provides end user technology solutions relative to Foundation software & specialized hardware; provides support in postings to the Agency websites.

TO QUALIFY:
Candidate must have experience in PC and Macintosh applications support as well as Apple Macintosh hardware configuration. Experience with Apple OS/X operating system and interoperability with Microsoft networks. Knowledge of Microsoft Windows 7 & 10 OS and Microsoft Office 2013/2016. Familiarity with SQL databases and Crystal Reports XI desirable. Ability to create spreadsheets for information dissemination. Strong knowledge of mobile device technologies. Understand application requirements & constraints. Strong understanding of networking architecture preferred. Configure and troubleshoot networked printers.

Ability to quickly learn and understand new software packages. Ability to create new and modify existing web pages highly desirable. Ability to assess user requests, prioritize & translate to work scope. Must be a self-starter and a team player; College or technical degree preferred or equivalent work experience
Must have effective oral communication and heavy documentation and report-writing skills.

Must have valid Virginia driver’s license and proof of insurance. Experience presenting to groups desirable. Must be available to work occasional evenings or weekends. Applicant must provide at least three business references.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS – PLEASE NOTE: This is part-time position that can work no more than 1,500 hours in a fiscal year, or 29 hours per week. All full-time and part-time paid staff of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation are 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 to FCPS for inspection upon request.” Foundation staff must also be eligible to work in the United States using the E-Verify system through U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

TO APPLY: You must fully complete a Commonwealth of Virginia employment application – for more information and to apply please go to http://jobs.virginia.gov. This position will close on June 29, 2017 at 5:00pm. Background check and E-Verify required. EEO/AA/ADA

 



TITLE: 2019 Commemoration Governance and Meeting Coordinator

POSITION: COM05

SALARY: $15-$18 per hour

The 2019 Commemoration is seeking a qualified individual for part-time hours of work to coordinate meetings management of 11 committees and external presentations, coordinate all governance compliance activities and provide program planning support events, projects and programs as assigned.
This is a wage position limited to 1500 hours per year (which equates to about 29 hours or less a week) with no state benefits.

TO QUALIFY: Minimum qualifications include:
• Demonstrated background in meeting management coordination
• Demonstrated background in providing excellent governance compliance
• Ability to deal effectively, confidently, and cooperatively with all levels of management, staff and the general public
• Demonstrated background in providing excellent customer service
• Experience providing administrative and program/event planning and execution
• Excellent recordkeeping and oral/written communication skills; including detailed meeting minutes
• Working knowledge of office practices and procedures
• Ability to plan and organize
• Proficiency using computer and Microsoft Office
• Some college preferred

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: A completed application, including all previous employment, salary history, and education must be submitted on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ for consideration. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Electronic applications will be accepted until 11:59 on p.m. on June 20, 2017. Applicants will only be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application. Background Check/E-Verify Required. EEO/AA/ADA

 



TITLE: Financial and Curatorial Assistant

POSITION: CUR08

SALARY: $14.68 per hour

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a Financial and Curatorial Assistant to assist in managing budgets related to collections care, acquisitions and loans; facilitate procurement of goods and services for the curatorial department; and assist in the management and care of JYF and loan artifacts for exhibitions including artifact receiving, movement, storage, installation and recordkeeping.
This is a wage position limited to 1500 hours per year (which equates to about 29 hours or less a week) with no state benefits.

TO QUALIFY: The successful applicant will have proven experience in the Principles of Accounting; State or government procurement; budget and project management: inventory control management; and excellent communications and interpersonal skills required to serve as liaison between multiple departments.
The successful applicant also will have knowledge of accounts receivable/payable; familiarity with curatorial archival products and services; ability to work independently, take initiative and exercise independent judgment; excellent organizational and administrative skills required for managing multiple tasks related to national and international artifact loans to include coordinating secure transit with art handlers and couriers.
Familiarity with and ability to apply best museum practices for artifact collections handling, management, documentation and artifact preservation preferred.
Proven experience and knowledge in Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required; familiarity with databases preferred.
Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration preferred. Interest in history a plus. Valid U.S. driver’s license 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. 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: A completed application, including all previous employment, salary history, and education must be submitted on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ for consideration. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Electronic applications will be accepted until 11:59 on p.m. on June 20, 2017. Applicants will only be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application. Background Check/E-Verify Required. EEO/AA/ADA

 



TITLE: Housekeeper

POSITION: FM000

SALARY: $10.27 per hour

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking qualified applicants for the part-time position of Housekeeper, not to exceed 1500 hours in a year, at available to work at any of our three locations including; American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, Jamestown Settlement or Central Support Complex.

This is a wage position limited to 1500 hours per year with no state benefits.

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. 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: A completed application, including all previous employment, salary history, and education must be submitted on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ for consideration. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. These positions are open until filled, and may close at any point. Applicants will only be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application. 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/employeebenefits. You must complete an online application for employment consideration at the Commonwealth of Virginia Online Employment System. All applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date.

If you have further questions, you may contact Carole Moore at carole.moore@jyf.virginia.gov.


Commonwealth of Virginia

Check out more information on benefits at the Department of Human Resource Management.