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TITLE:
OUTREACH EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR-NOVA

POSITION: OI028 & OI006

SALARY: $20.00 per hour, part-time (no state benefits) up to 750 hours per year  

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking skilled instructors to present hands-on, educational history programs to students in classrooms throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. This position will work with a variety of ages and abilities, primarily at the elementary school level (K-5). Retired educators are encouraged to apply. MUST BE ABLE TO WORK A VARIABLE SCHEDULE BASED ON BOOKINGS and be able to lift up to 50 pounds. REQUIRED AVAILABILITY DURING SEPTEMBER- MAY. BOTH DAY AND OVERNIGHT TRAVEL WITHIN VIRGINIA ARE REQUIRED.  Must be available for training on select weekdays Aug 30-Sept 16.

TO QUALIFY:  Applicant must have classroom teaching or museum education experience. Knowledge of and ability to learn different teaching methods. Ability to apply these methods in the development and implementation of curriculum-based, educational programs for all levels, especially for elementary-aged children. Experience with public speaking and/or leading group programs. Demonstrated ability to work successfully both independently and as a contributing team member. Strong organizational skills and ability to work in a fast-paced and changing work environment. Preferred: Experience teaching elementary-aged children in the classroom or in a museum setting. Degree in education, museum studies, or history; or equivalent experience. Required: Candidate must possess a 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:  You must fully complete a Commonwealth of Virginia employment application APPLICANTS WILL BE SCREENED BASED SOLELY ON WHAT IS PRESENTED IN THE ONLINE APPLICATION AS PER STATE RECRUITMENT REGULATIONS.

For more information and to apply please go to https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com. Background Check/E-Verify Required.   EEO/AA/ADA

 



TITLE: OUTREACH EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR

POSITION: OI009-OI002

SALARY: $16.15 per hour, part-time (no state benefits) up to 750 hours per year

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking skilled instructors to present hands-on, educational history programs to students in classrooms throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. This position will work with a variety of ages and abilities, primarily at the elementary school level (K-5). Retired educators are encouraged to apply. MUST BE ABLE TO WORK A VARIABLE SCHEDULE BASED ON BOOKINGS and be able to lift up to 50 pounds. REQUIRED AVAILABILITY DURING SEPTEMBER- MAY. BOTH DAY AND OVERNIGHT TRAVEL WITHIN VIRGINIA ARE REQUIRED. Must be available for training on select weekdays Aug 30-Sept 16.

TO QUALIFY: Applicant must have classroom teaching or museum education experience. Knowledge of and ability to learn different teaching methods. Ability to apply these methods in the development and implementation of curriculum-based, educational programs for all levels, especially for elementary-aged children. Experience with public speaking and/or leading group programs. Demonstrated ability to work successfully both independently and as a contributing team member. Strong organizational skills and ability to work in a fast-paced and changing work environment. Preferred: Experience teaching elementary-aged children in the classroom or in a museum setting. Degree in education, museum studies, or history; or equivalent experience. Required: Candidate must possess a 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: You must fully complete a Commonwealth of Virginia employment application – APPLICANTS WILL BE SCREENED BASED SOLELY ON WHAT IS PRESENTED IN THE ONLINE APPLICATION AS PER STATE RECRUITMENT REGULATIONS.
For more information and to apply please go to https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com. Background Check/E-Verify Required. EEO/AA/ADA

 



Title
: 2019 Records and Contract Administrator

Position: COM03

Salary: $18 per hour

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to provide contracts and programs support to the 2019 Commemoration Office. The Records and Contract Administrator is a part-time, wage position working up to 1,500 hours per year. This position is responsible for drafting, processing, and maintaining accurate records for all contracts, agreements, addendums, and renewals. This position is also responsible for maintaining performance reports and tracking deliverables and invoices for contracts and program agreements. This position provides staff support to accomplish the goals and vision of the Commemoration.

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 and is a restricted position scheduled to end December 31, 2019.

To Qualify:  Demonstrated background coordinating administrative activities and extensive experience coordinating contracts, programs, and partnerships.  Excellent word processing, computer, record-keeping, and oral/written communication skills. Working knowledge of office practices and procedures.  Ability to plan and organize, deal effectively and cooperatively with all levels of management, staff, and the general public. Proficiency in MS Office Software.  High school graduate or equivalent required, college 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 online at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ for consideration. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Electronic applications will be accepted until the position is filled.   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 Interpreters

Position: HI000

Salary: $10.00 per hour ( 24 to 30 hours per week )

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking qualified, enthusiastic individuals to present costumed historical interpretation and demonstrate craft skills to visitors and students of varying ages visiting Jamestown Settlement and/or the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.  Historical interpretation includes utilizing hands-on/inquiry based teaching techniques using the site structures and artifacts while incorporating historical information, which depicts the culture, events and concerns of 17th– and/or 18th-century Virginia colonists, mariners, Powhatan Indians, continental soldiers and/or Revolution-era farm life in order to educate museum visitors and school groups, and to provide a high quality visitor experience.

To Qualify:  Strong, effective communication skills; able to work with the general public; able to interpret with enthusiasm & have an interest in the history, culture, events and concerns of 17th and 18th century Virginia. Frequent standing. Must be willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions and in costume.  Weekend/holiday work is required. Prior experience in costumed historical interpretation and craft skills 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. 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 Clerks

POSITION: GS00Y

SALARY: $11.00/hour; Max. 1500 hrs. in a 12 month period

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 8am-7pm 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.

TO QUALIFY: Must possess:
• 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. 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: Gift Shop Clerks

Position: GS000

Salary: $10.00/hour; Max. 1500 hrs. in a 12 month period

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 requires working at both Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Flexible five hour shifts are available. 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.

TO QUALIFY: Must possess:
• 6 months to 1 year Retail experience
• Previous experience in cash handling and high-volume sales
• Excellent communication and customer service skills
• Basic computer skills
• Previous experience in receiving and stocking responsibilities
• Ability to perform cleaning responsibilities

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 Barbra Hoffman at barbra.hoffman@jyf.virginia.gov.


Commonwealth of Virginia

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