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Full-Time

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


TITLE:  
Visitor Services Senior Technician

SALARY: $25,718 with State Benefit Package

POSITION: 00123

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to support the Visitor Services Manager 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.

The Visitor Services Senior Technician is responsible for providing superior customer service, offering general information about the museums and processing museum ticket sales.  This position provides leadership to Visitor Services staff and volunteers, to include the ability to train and motivate staff. This position is responsible for supervising part-time staff and providing administrative support such as performance management, developing monthly staff and volunteer schedules, processing staff payroll and inventory management.  Additional responsibilities include overseeing day-to-day operations, such as completing department specific opening/ closing procedures, developing daily staffing rotations, submitting financial reports, and preparing deposits. This position will report to the Visitor Services Manager and will work as a team with two other Visitor Services Senior Technicians. Frequent weekend & holiday work is required and monthly schedules are posted well in advance.

TO QUALIFY:  The successful candidate must possess a strong customer service/ sales background. Strong leadership experience to include the ability to train, coach, counsel and motivate staff. Experience generating and submitting daily financial reports, and preparing nightly deposits. Experience in high-volume sales to include processing a variety of payment types. Experience with a computerized point-of-sale system. Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Supervisory experience in a museum or other public-oriented facility is preferred. The ability to work a flexible 40-hour weekly schedule during a 7-day workweek is required. A valid driver’s license 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.” 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:                      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.


Title:                        Housekeeper

SALARY:               $10.27 per hour

POSITIONS:        FM001 & FM014

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking qualified applicants for the part-time position of Housekeeper. Hours of work may be flexible as determined by the Housekeeping Manager, or Housekeeping Senior.

This is a wage position limited to 1,500 hours per year (which equates to about 29 hours or less a week) 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. 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
Marketing & Communications Assistant

POSITION: COM08

SALARY: $15-19/hour – no benefits

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to provide marketing and communications support to the 2019 Commemoration office. This position will provide local and community media relations and communications support for the 2019 Commemoration office. This position will be responsible for assisting in efforts to gain visibility for the commemoration and its partners in Virginia media outlets, preliminary outreach and response to local and community media outlets and the development of promotional materials and reports.

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:  Excellent written and oral communication skills and experience. Knowledge of developing effective media relations and promotional items. Knowledge of effective media relations, production and promotional strategies. A Bachelor of Arts degree in related fields of communications or marketing with 3 years experience with media or public relations; marketing and communications 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 applying for volunteer positions with 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 and E-Verify required.



Title
: Visitor Services MPA-B – Maximum 1500 hours

Position: VSXXX

Salary: $10.00 – $10.30 per hour

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking three 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 ticket sales, and providing general information about the museum exhibits and area attractions. Frequent weekend and holiday work is required and monthly schedules are posted well in advance. Flexible hours are available; these positions will work between 1,000 – 1,500 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 using a computerized point of sale system, and a willingness to learn quickly on the job. 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 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 only will 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