Boulder County's Parks & Open Space Department has an opening for a part-time seasonal employee to assist with cultural history educational programming. The position is housed at the Agricultural Heritage Center in Longmont.
This position has an anticipated start date of March 17th and an anticipated end date of October 31st and will work approximately 24 hours per week, Sundays through Tuesdays.
Examples of Duties:
Duties are typical of a small museum generalist: lead and assist with educational programs and volunteer trainings and workshops; staff the Agricultural Heritage and Walker Ranch Homestead and other cultural history special events; conduct tours; schedule tours with teachers and group leaders; research and catalog historical artifacts; research and perform living history demonstrations/activities; write articles for department publications, develop exhibits, coordinate volunteer projects, care for livestock and perform related duties as required.
At least two (2) years of college course work in History, Interpretation, Museum Studies, or closely related field.
One (1) season of experience directly related to public interpretation. Knowledge of Colorado history and agriculture desired. Volunteer management skills desired.
Must have a valid Colorado (or state of residency) Driver's License and a good driving record. Candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide a current (within seven days of the interview) motor vehicle record. If the issuance date of the Colorado Driver's License is within six months, candidate will also be required to provide a current motor vehicle record from the previous state of residency.
Must pass a pre-employment physical.
Must be willing to work occasional days and evenings outside of regular schedule.
Position requires wearing a uniform and occasionally wearing historic costumes.
Must be able to work long (up to 8 hours) hours outdoors, occasionally works in adverse weather conditions. Occasionally performs physical work leading tours, talking to visitors, staffing special events, assisting with livestock care and grounds keeping. This work includes lifting up to 50 pounds, loading vehicles or buildings and carrying equipment.
Boulder County, CO - 17 months ago