Employment

Full-Time

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

TITLE: Historical Interpreter (classified – 2 positions)

POSITION: 00043/00076

SALARY: $27,004 with state benefits

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is now hiring full time in Jamestown Settlement’s re-created  Paspahegh Town. In this position, you will educate and inspire children and adults to learn about the 17th-century Powhatan Indians, their lives, their culture and their traditions.  As a living-history museum, our goal is to make history fun and exciting for all of our visitors guests, while teaching the history of early Virginia.

TO QUALIFY: The ideal person for this role will have prior experience in teaching or historical interpretation and has worked extensively with the public. This candidate must be familiar with various methods of teaching and the basics of how people learn. This position uses this knowledge, to teach and inspire our guests of all ages through the demonstration of 16th- and 17th-century history and life.

REQUIRED:

ADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS DESIRED:

The Jamestown Yorktown Foundation is committed creating and maintaining a culture of diversity, inclusion, acceptance, and respect for all persons regardless of race, gender, age, national origin, religion or sexual orientation through fair and equal employment for all.

TO APPLY: You must fully complete a Commonwealth of Virginia employment application. For more information and to apply, visit jobs.virginia.gov. Applications must be received by closing date of January 17, 2021.

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.  The applicant must certify that they have never been convicted of a violation included in VA Code §22.1-296.1-C which states “that (i) he/she 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/she 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.  Foundation staff must also be eligible to work in the United States which is verified by using the E-Verify system through U.S. Department of Homeland Security.


Part-Time

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

TITLE: Visitor Services MPA-C (Sr. Wage – 2 positions) – Maximum 1,500 hours

POSITION: VSXXX

 SALARY: $10.78 per hour

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking two 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 1,500 hours over a 12-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 APPLYA completed application, including all previous employment, salary history and education, must be submitted online at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ for consideration. Electronic applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on February 15, 2021.  Faxed, mailed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted.  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.

For more information on benefits from the Commonwealth of Virginia, visit the Department of Human Resource Management.


Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Hiring Guidelines