Employment

Full-Time

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


TITLE: 2019 Commemoration Deputy Director

POSITION: 00310
SALARY: $95,000-$110,000 with state benefits

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, 2019 Commemoration is seeking a qualified individual to develop and oversee all aspects of marketing, communications and tourism promotion strategy and operations including comprehensive strategic planning and goal achievement resulting in visibility for Virginia in a competitive national marketplace.
This is a restricted position based on non-recurring funding through June 30, 2020.

TO QUALIFY: Minimum qualifications for this position include:
Excellent writing, computer, and speaking skills
Strong proficiency in strategic planning and execution of work plans
Understanding of the sequential steps necessary to build awareness and support (including public and private fundraising) for a commemorative program
Strong project management skills
Exceptional leadership and communication skills
Ability to plan and execute state- and nationwide events
Understanding of the principles of leveraging both government monies and private funds to maximize outcomes
Management of staff and volunteers
Ability to develop and monitor operating budgets
Contract management experience with large firms
Experience in tourism promotion
The successful candidate for this position would be committed to this position for the duration of the commemoration and to the compilation, finalization, and acceptance of a report that comprehensively identifies and quantifies the activities and accomplishments of the steering committee.
10 years minimum experience in middle or upper management of comprehensive program or event based enterprise preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS – PLEASE NOTE: All applicants are 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 criminal violation. This is above and beyond the requirements of Code of Virginia §22.1-296.1-C regarding conviction “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 p.m. on May 7, 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: Museum Historical Interpreter

POSITION: 00043

SALARY: $24,969 with state benefits

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to present costumed interpretation and to demonstrate craft and skills which depict the culture, events and concerns of the Powhatan Indian village to educate museum visitors and school groups.

TO QUALIFY: Public contact, historical interpretation or teaching experience a must. Knowledge of and ability to learn teaching methods and techniques and apply these methods. Strong and effective oral and written communication skills. Strong knowledge of 16th and 17th- century history. Demonstrated coaching and mentoring skills. Ability to work outdoors in all weather, with extensive standing, walking and heavy-lifting. Weekend and holiday work required, including Sundays. Ability to assume leadership positions when required. Experience teaching or interpreting American Indian history, culture, and technology preferred.
Degree in history, anthropology, education, communication or museum studies preferred

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS – PLEASE NOTE: All applicants are 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 criminal violation. This is above and beyond the requirements of Code of Virginia §22.1-296.1-C regarding conviction “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 p.m. on April 30, 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: Special Event Planner

POSITION: DEV01

SALARY: $13-$16 per hour

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Development Office is seeking a qualified individual to oversee the planning, coordination and execution of donor events; including cultivation, stewardship events and fundraising.

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

TO QUALIFY: Previous event coordination experience required. Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work with all levels of staff/volunteers/management/vendors. Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to manage budgets, and organizational skills. Extensive knowledge of event protocol and etiquette. Intermediate knowledge of Non-profit and Development practices. Must be able to work flexible hours/days including occasional evenings and weekends. Excellent writing skills. Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; database experience preferred. Bachelor’s Degree 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 May 1, 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: Visitor Services MPA-C (Sr. Wage)

POSITION: VS00X

SALARY: $10.78/hour – Maximum 1500 hours

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking qualified individuals to work part-time hours 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, 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 will work up to 1500 hours over a twelve month period beginning May 1, through April 30. No state benefits are provided.

TO QUALIFY: Applicant 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 flexible weekly schedule 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. 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


 

TITLE: Visitor Services MPA-B

POSITION: VS000

SALARY: $10.00/hour/ 1000 – 1500 hours per year

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking qualified individuals to work part-time hours supporting 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 would include providing superior quality customer service, processing admission sales, and providing general information about the museum exhibits and area attractions. Frequent weekend & holiday work is required and monthly schedules are posted well in advance. Flexible hours are available; these positions will work between 1000 – 1500 hours over a twelve month period beginning May 1, through April 30. No state benefits are provided.

TO QUALIFY: Applicant must possess excellent communication and customer service skills, previous experience in cash handling and high-volume sales, basic computer skills, and a willingness to learn quickly on-the-job. Experience using a computerized point of sale system preferred. A driver’s license and the ability to work a flexible weekly schedule 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. 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.