Employment


Full-Time

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


TITLE: 
Groundskeeper 

POSITIONS: 00203, 00204, 00205

SALARY: $24,960 with State Benefit Package

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a responsible, qualified individual to be responsible for grounds maintenance. 

TO QUALIFYThe successful candidate will have the ability to operate various types of landscaping and grounds maintenance equipment; ability to plan, coordinate and accomplish work assignments with minimal supervision; and the ability to follow and enforce established safety guidelines / procedures. Must have customer service, organization, and leadership skills. We are looking for a candidate with formal education and / or current certification in one or more of the following referenced technical fields: Landscape design, commercial gardening, horticulture, landscape architecture, industrial/commercial grounds keeping or landscape specialties. A minimum of two years’ work experience in one or more of the above referenced technical fields is preferred. Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license. 

Please note this is an “essential personnel” position and may be called upon to work rotating shifts and weekends.

TO APPLY:   A completed application must be submitted on-line at Jobs.Virginia.Gov for consideration. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be accepted.

PLEASE NOTE:   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 does not 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. All full-time and part-time paid staff of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation are required to complete 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 beyond VA Code §22.1-296.1-C


Part-Time

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


TITLE
: Development Communications Specialist

POSITION: DEV04

SALARY:             $18.00-20.00/ hourly

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation (JYF) is seeking a qualified individual to support and assist the Development Team with the planning, development, and implementation of all electronic and written communications to donors and prospects. 

Responsibilities of this position will include developing and implementing a donor communications plan, creating messaging to promote giving, and producing collaterals to promote Annual, Major and Planned Giving programs.  Additionally the Development Communications Specialist will oversee grant writing, reporting, and prospect research processes, developing speaking points for JYF leadership, and building awareness for JYF’s programs and mission in local and regional markets.  

TO QUALIFY:   We are looking for a candidate with excellent writing abilities, proofreading and editing skills.  At least two years donor communications experience in a non-profit institution, preferably in an educational institution or museum environment required.  B.A. in a liberal arts discipline or communications equivalent required. Experience in grant writing, graphic design, and online tools (including social media) strongly preferred.  

Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs and able to compose effective, accurate, and engaging correspondence. The successful candidate will have project management experience, attention to detail and be a team player! 

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. The state benefits package will not be provided. 

TO APPLY:   A completed application must be submitted on-line at Jobs.Virginia.Gov for consideration. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. 

PLEASE NOTE:   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 does not 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. All full-time and part-time paid staff of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation are required to complete 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 beyond VA Code §22.1-296.1-C.

 


TITLE: HR Transactions and Data Integrity Specialist
POSITION: HR001
SALARY: $13/ hourly

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to support and assist
the Human Resource department. The primary responsibilities of this position will include providing customer service, entering data, processing background checks, verifying I-9 forms, and maintaining employee records and files. In addition, this position is responsible for various monthly reports, annual tasks, and assisting the HR team as needed.

TO QUALIFY: We are looking for an experienced candidate with exceptional organizational and
computer skills; advanced experience with Microsoft Office programs, such as Excel pivot tables and
formulas; and mail merge through Word. Must be proficient at web searches, and accurate data entry with Microsoft Access or the Commonwealth of Virginia PMIS systems as preferred data entry experience. The successful candidate must be able recognize discrepancies in data/records and possess
excellent interpersonal, customer service, and time management skills. Must be flexible and able to adapt to changing environments, multiple interruptions throughout the day, and strict deadlines in a professional manner. Knowledge of basic HR policies and procedures is preferred. The selected candidate will be required to maintain confidentiality of all topics and communications within the HR team. Minimum of 3 years work experience in an administrative function, HR certification, HR experience, or coursework also is preferred. This is a wage position and is limited to 1,250 hours of work within a year. The state benefits package will not be provided.

TO APPLY: A completed application must be submitted online at Jobs.Virginia.Gov for
consideration. Faxed, mailed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted.

PLEASE NOTE: 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 does not 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. All full-time and part-time paid staff of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation are required
to complete 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 beyond VA
Code §22.1-296.1-C



TITLE:
Group Educator

POSITION: MP000

SALARY: $10.80 per hour 

Do you want to be part of a community that shares colonial American history with students from Virginia and across the nation?  Our Group Educator positions provide flexible, part-time, seasonal hours teaching about colonial history in an active, engaging manner.  Successful candidates do not have to have formal teaching experience or a deep knowledge of colonial history.  We will train you! Initial training in content and methodology prepares educators to present engaging tours of Jamestown Settlement to students of all ages. On tours of Jamestown Settlement, the classroom is outside! You will take a group through newly renovated permanent galleries, interact with costumed interpreters, board a full-size sailing replica of the 1607 ships, explore a yehakin in the recreated Powhatan Indian Village, and step through the gates of James Fort. Paid training takes place February 10, 11, 12, 14, 18, 19, 21, 24 and 26.  Employment is dependent on being able to attend all training.

TO QUALIFY:  Required: experience working with children in either a professional or volunteer capacity, excellent communication skills, proven ability to quickly learn and apply new information, enjoy working with the public, and ability to work outdoors in all reasonable weather conditions. High school diploma or equivalent, some college preferred. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS – PLEASE NOTE:  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 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 – for more information and to apply please go to  Jobs.Virginia.Gov  These positions are open until filled, and may close at any point.  Background check and E-Verify required. EEO/AA/ADA

 



TITLE:
Visitor Services MPA-C (Sr. Wage) – Maximum 1,500 hours

POSITION: Various (VS)

SALARY: $10.78 per hour

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking three 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. 

These positions are responsible for providing superior quality customer service while processing ticket sales for individual visitors and groups along with providing general information about the museum exhibits and area attractions. Additionally, these positions are responsible for overseeing day to day operations, to include completing department specific opening/ closing procedures, developing daily staffing rotations, submitting daily financial reports, preparing nightly deposits, and providing daily leadership for staff.   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, 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 train and 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. 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. These positions are open until filled, and may close at any point.  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. Background Check/E-Verify Required. EEO/AA/ADA


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 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 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 APPLYA 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.


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 & 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. Over 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 APPLYA 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 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