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Full-Time

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


TITLE:  
Volunteer Services Manager

SALARY: $46,000-$48,000

POSITION: 00205

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to manage the Foundation’s volunteer and intern programs by ensuring qualified volunteers and interns are attracted and retained. This position provides volunteer resource management services including needs assessments, recruitment, placement, administration, communications, recognition, evaluation and training.  

TO QUALIFY:  The successful candidate must possess a demonstrated knowledge of volunteer resources management including administration, recruitment, training, communications, recognition and evaluation, gained through experience as a manager of volunteer or community service programs. Demonstrated ability to plan events and work projects and to organize work groups to accomplish goals. Ability to research, compile and effectively present information to individuals and groups in both oral and written forms. Knowledge of and experience in training program design and delivery, including developing instructor guides, participant materials and job aids. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse individuals and groups including all levels of Foundation staff, the general public, community groups and Board members. Ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously and meet challenging timelines. Proficient in use of Microsoft Office products; ability to use and manage volunteer database (Volgistics) Ability to work weekends and evenings. Graduation from an accredited college/university with coursework in human resource management, workforce development, or a related field, or equivalent work experience is preferred. Experience in volunteer resources management is 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.”

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. The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin or disability (Civil Rights Act, 1964 and Americans with Disabilities Act 1990). Job applicants are screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application, which doesn’t include any candidate-related references to potential discriminatory factors.  A background and E-Verify checks are required. Third-person interpretive practices (not actors) are used in interpretive areas. JYF hires persons who can effectively share the important stories of 17th- and 18th-century Virginia to audiences of all ages and backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin or disability.

 



TITLE:  
Buyer – Procurement Officer I

SALARY: $42,000-$48,000

POSITION: 00057

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is an educational institution that provides an awareness and understanding of the early history, settlement, and development of the United States through the convergence of American Indian, European and African cultures. If you enjoy history, seeing it come to life every day at the Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown and would like to use your procurement experience to help make it happen, then this is the opportunity for you.

The agency is seeking a qualified, experienced individual to provide comprehensive procurement services. The senior buyer is responsible for all agency procurements in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Department of General Services, and the ASPSM manual. The position is responsible for competitive bidding, competitive negotiations, and contract administration; serves as liaison between vendors and users including contract performance issues, disputes and cancellations; compliance with small, women, and minority (SWAM) owned business’ participation; interpretation of State procurement policy and procedures; and surplus property disposition

TO QUALIFY:  Working knowledge and experience in contracting for professional and non-professional services and demonstrated ability to interpret specifications, analyze data and conduct negotiations to ensure effective contracting. Working knowledge and experience in developing Request for Proposals (RFPs), Invitation for Bids (IFB’s), Quick Quotes (QQ) and contractual documents. Detail oriented with strong organizational and communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to work independently with managerial oversite. Demonstrated organizational abilities, good record keeping and automated system skills. Experience working with an electronic procurement system. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff, management and external vendors. Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Preferred qualifications include a college degree in business or public administration or related field preferred; equivalent experience or training may substitute for degree. Comprehensive knowledge of the Virginia Public Procurement Act (VPPA), Virginia Agency Procurement and Surplus Property Manual (APSPM) or a similar set of procurement regulations preferred. 3 plus years of experience in governmental procurement preferred. Virginia Contracting Officer (VCA) strongly preferred. The selected candidate must be able to obtain a VCO certification no later than June, 1 2020.

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.”

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. The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin or disability (Civil Rights Act, 1964 and Americans with Disabilities Act 1990). Job applicants are screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application, which doesn’t include any candidate-related references to potential discriminatory factors.  A background and E-Verify checks are required. Third-person interpretive practices (not actors) are used in interpretive areas. JYF hires persons who can effectively share the important stories of 17th- and 18th-century Virginia to audiences of all ages and backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin or disability.

 


Part-Time

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


Title
:                      Gift Shop Clerk

SALARY:             $10.00 per hour

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking qualified individuals for part-time hours of work supporting museum gift shops. The shops are staffed 9am-6pm daily and open 363 days a year. This position may require working at both Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Frequent weekend & holiday work is required and monthly schedules are posted well in advance. These positions are responsible for performing a variety of tasks in support of gift shop operations including proper handling of all cash/revenue, receiving and stocking merchandise, ensuring shop cleanliness and providing superior customer service.

This is a wage position and is limited to 1,500 hours of work in the twelve month period beginning May 1, through April 30. No state benefits are provided.

TO QUALIFY:  Successful candidates must have previous experience working in customer service and experience with POS registers/accurate cash handling. Basic computer skills required. Must be able stand for long periods of time and lift.

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. 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
: Senior Gift Shop Clerk

SALARY:             $11.00 per hour

This part-time senior clerk position is responsible for performing a variety of tasks in support of the gift shop operations assuring superior quality service to all customers. Applicant must be able to delegate duties and should have ability to follow up, to open and close shops, possess accurate and efficient cash handling and problem solving skills, understand receiving and stocking methods and possess good organizational skills. The applicant must have the ability to perform receiving and stocking responsibilities. The shops are staffed 8 a.m.-7 p.m. daily and open 363 days a year. This position requires working at both Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Weekend and holiday work is required. Applicant should be extremely flexible especially during March, April and May during the Gift Shops’ busiest months.

This is a wage position and is limited to 1,500 hours of work in the twelve month period beginning May 1 through April 30. No state benefits are provided.

TO QUALIFY:  Successful candidates must have excellent communication and customer service skills Previous handling of bank deposits, financial reports, and opening/closing procedures. Previous experience leading and training other staff. Previous experience in receiving and stocking responsibilities. More than 2 years’ experience in high-volume sales using computerized point-of-sale system to ring and track merchandise 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. 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 online 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 Barbra Hoffman at barbra.hoffman@jyf.virginia.gov.


Commonwealth of Virginia

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


Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Hiring Guidelines