• Museum Park Guide

    Posted: 06/15/2022

    The City of High Point's Library/Museum Name seeks to fill weekend Museum Park Guide.
     
    Essential Tasks:

    • Facilitates a variety of interpretive experiences including guided tours, casual interpretive dialogue, historic demonstrations, and hands-on activities;
    • Communicates learned historical knowledge and skill in a manner which furthers the interpretive goals, philosophy and standards of the High point Museum;
    • Creates a welcoming and inclusive environment for visitors by demonstrating common courtesy and sensitivity toward visitor needs and cultural differences;
    • Supervises volunteer junior interpreters assisting with special activities or events;
    • Assists with training of volunteer junior interpreters as needed;
    • Records attendance statistics in keeping with standard Museum procedures;
    • Performs light maintenance to ensure the daily cleanliness and safety of the historic structures and grounds for staff and visitors;
    • Attends quarterly park staff meetings;
    • Represents the Museum in a professional manner, including appearance;
    • Enforces that all work is performed in accordance with OSHA and City Safety Standards and Policies.
     
    Qualifications
    • Formal Education
      • High School Diploma or GED.
    • Must be 18 years of age.
    • Must be available to work flexible hours on the weekends.
    • Must be able to work with all types of people.
    • Must have a courteous and personable demeanor.
    • Must have ability to learn historical information and manual skills as required in craft, trade, or other activities.
    • Must be able to move among and within historical buildings on site.
    • Must have a willingness to perform routine tasks with enthusiasm.
    • Must be able to work with a variety of weather conditions.
    • Must be able to work and understand alarm systems.
    • Must wear reproduction period clothing provided by Museum while on duty;
    • Valid North Carolina Driver’s License
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Previous interpretive experience working in a museum or living history setting.
    • English and Spanish Language skills
     
    Salary: $15.00 Hourly. No benefits
     
    Interested applicants must apply through NEOGOV, the City of High Point’s new job application system. To apply, please type the following link into your web browser:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/highpointnc. By closing date. The City of High Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer.