Employment

Full-Time

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

TITLE: Administrative Assistant (Classified)

POSITION: 00141

SALARY: $35,000.00 – $37,000.00 plus State Benefit Package

Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation seeks a qualified individual to be part of the fast dynamic Marketing and Public Relations department. This position will provide administrative and project support and will handle procurement services for the Senior Director and department. This position will apply knowledge of office/business operations and procedures to facilitate administrative office operations ensuring detailed tasks and projects are completed in a timely manner.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have excellent administrative skills, including demonstrated ability to plan, organize and manage multiple projects and priorities within prescribed timelines and with attention to detail. Requires advanced knowledge of office practices, recordkeeping, accounting and procurement procedures. Advanced computer skills using Google Suite, including Gmail, Calendar, Documents and Sheets; and Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, manage and perform multiple priorities in a fast paced environment. Ability to work independently, take initiative and exercise independent judgement and sound decision-making skills. Ability to learn and use State eVA procurement system, adhering to State regulations and policies. Ability to extrapolate and evaluate information for project analysis. Ability to communicate effectively in writing, including proofreading skills. Ability to work with all levels of professionals/management/staff/general public. Ability to plan and execute events and meetings, including virtual. This position also requires the ability to handle confidential information.

Benefits:

This position has the opportunity for promotional movement within the Marketing Department and other agencies within the Commonwealth of Virginia. We believe that long-term career growth is a key aspect of job satisfaction!

To Apply: Please submit an application either online at virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com by contacting Human Resources for additional application options. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Applicants will only be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application and related documents. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons and applicants, without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, race, religion, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy) or veteran status. JYF encourages and invites minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.


TITLE: Education Officer (Classified)

POSITION: 00151

SALARY: $37,042 plus State Benefit Package

Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation seeks a qualified individual to provide supervision of part-time museum education staff, work with a team to coordinate school tours and programs, develop education programs that reflect current trends and curriculum needs of Virginia and national education audiences, and implement engaging programming for family and youth audiences. This position works equal time at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown and Jamestown Settlement.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have expertise in effectively supervising, mentoring, motivating and managing employees. These strong leadership skills will include excellent verbal and written communication and the ability to foster empathy amongst colleagues and visitors while working effectively and respectfully with people of diverse cultures, ages and economic backgrounds. The candidate will have experience and demonstrated skill in developing and implementing educational programs for K-12 learners and family/youth audiences, with expertise in teaching, promoting dialogue and questioning, and facilitating engaging educational experiences. A demonstrated positive approach to problem solving, new tasks and collaborating with others is required. The candidate should have excellent organizational and logistical skills, alongside strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suites, Google Suite, virtual learning platforms and related programming software. A passion for history with knowledge of 17th- and 18th- century history is a plus.

Benefits:

This position has the opportunity for promotional movement within the Education Department and other agencies within the Commonwealth of Virginia. We believe that long-term career growth is a key aspect of job satisfaction!

To Apply: Please submit an application either online at virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com or by contacting Human Resources for additional application options. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Applicants will only be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application and related documents. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons and applicants, without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, race, religion, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy) or veteran status. JYF encourages and invites minorities, women, individuals with disabilities a  and veterans to apply.


Title: Assistant Interpretive Site Supervisor (Classified)
Position: 00012
Salary: $35,278.00 plus State Benefit Package

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to develop and implement engaging learning experiences and programs connected to the various recreated historical sites at Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. The Assistant Interpretive Site Supervisor also is responsible for assisting with supervision of daily operations, including training, scheduling and evaluating staff. This is a full-time position that reports to an Interpretive Site Supervisor
and requires weekend and holiday work.

Qualifications:

This position may work in the re-created living-history areas at both museums: Paspahegh Town, James Fort, Jamestown Ships, Yorktown Revolution-era Farm or the Yorktown Continental Army encampment.

Benefits:

This position has the opportunity for promotional movement within the Education Department and other agencies within the Commonwealth of Virginia. We believe that long-term career growth is a key aspect of job satisfaction!

To Apply: Please submit an application either online at virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com or by contacting Human Resources for additional application options. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Applicants will only be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application and related documents. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons and applicants, without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, race, religion, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy) or veteran status. JYF encourages and invites minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.


Title: Assistant Interpretive Site Supervisor (Ships) (Classified)
Position: 00179
Salary: $35,278.00 plus State Benefit Package

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to develop and implement engaging learning experiences and programs connected to the re-created 17th-century ships at Jamestown Settlement. The Assistant Interpretive Site Supervisor also is responsible for assisting with supervision of daily operations, including training, scheduling and evaluating staff. This is a full-time position that reports to the Interpretive Site Supervisor for Ships and requires weekend and holiday work.

Qualifications:

Benefits:

This position has the opportunity for promotional movement within the Education Department and other agencies within the Commonwealth of Virginia. We believe that long-term career growth is a key aspect of job satisfaction!

To Apply: Please submit an application either online at virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com or by contacting Human Resources for additional application options. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Applicants will only be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application and related documents. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons and applicants, without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, race, religion, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy) or veteran status. JYF encourages and invites minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.


Title: Museum Historical Interpreter (Classified)
Position: 000135
Salary: $27,004.00 plus State Benefit Package

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking qualified individuals to engage audiences through costumed interpretation, conversation, and historic craft and skill demonstrations. This position will facilitate experiences that explore the culture, events and concerns of 17th-century English colonists, Africans and Virginia Indians for general museum visitors and school groups. This is a full-time position that reports to an Interpretive Site Supervisor and requires weekend and holiday work.

Qualifications:

Candidates will be provided and wear reproduction period clothing while interacting with visitors in a wide range of climate conditions. Ability to work outdoors in all weather, with extensive standing, walking and heavy-lifting. Weekend and holiday work required, including Sundays.

Benefits:

This position has the opportunity for promotional movement within the Education Department and other agencies within the Commonwealth of Virginia. We believe that long-term career growth is a key aspect of job satisfaction!

To Apply: Please submit an application either online at virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com or by contacting Human Resources for additional application options. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Applicants will only be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application and related documents. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons and applicants, without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, race, religion, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy) or veteran status. JYF encourages and invites minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.


Title: Groundskeeper (Classified)
Position: 000204
Salary: $24,960.00 plus State Benefit Package

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a responsible, qualified individual to be responsible for grounds maintenance. As a groundskeeper, you are responsible for a variety of grounds maintenance activities to include mowing, weeding, edging, raking, watering, mulching, trimming and other related activities. There is a variety of equipment used in this position, so prior experience with operating lawn equipment is a plus. This is a full-time position with full state benefits.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have the ability to operate and maintain 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 be a team player with good customer service, organization and leadership skills. We are looking for a candidate with experience, education or current certification in one or more of the following landscape detail areas: Applying herbicide and pesticides, detail landscaping such as weeding and planting flowers, mulching, basic pruning and other landscape specialties. Please note this is an “essential personnel” position and may be called upon to work rotating shifts and weekends. It also requires working in all types of weather conditions. *Must have valid Virginia Driver’s License. *Must be able to lift 50lbs. *Must be able to work a rotating shift.

Benefits:

This position has the opportunity for promotional movement within the Facilities Department and other agencies within the Commonwealth of Virginia. We believe that long-term career growth is a key aspect of job satisfaction!

To Apply: Please submit an application either online at virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com or by contacting Human Resources for additional application options. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Applicants will only be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application and related documents. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons and applicants, without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, race, religion, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy) or veteran status. JYF encourages and invites minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.


Part-Time

All applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date.
There are no part-time positions currently available.

Benefits Summary

Benefits available for full-time employees can be reviewed on the Department of Human Resource Management’s benefit page at: 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 Human Resources questions, please contact coy.mozingo@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