BREWERY PRODUCTION MANAGER
CARILLON HISTORICAL PARK
The Brewery Production Manager at Carillon Historical Park in Dayton, Ohio, will oversee the daily interpretation and historic foodways production within the Carillon Brewing Company, a multi-million dollar facility currently under construction and slated to open in Spring, 2014.
The successful candidate will lead and conduct interpretive planning and costumed historical interpretation initiatives heading to the successful implementation of daily demonstrations, public programs and educational workshops linked to the mid-19th century production of beer, wine, bread, cheese and other associated items. The production of these items are intended for tastings and sale. This position works closely with the Director of Education and Museum Operations, the Director of Facilities and other key staff.
Additional Duties Include:
- mastering historically accurate information pertaining to Dayton History’s collections and exhibits
- supervising, training and continually educating Brewery staff and volunteers
- historic foodways, interpretive planning and program development
- physical tasks associated with Brewery operations, as well as program implementation incorporating the Park’s 65-acre campus, including: the ability to lift 50 pounds, chop wood, transfer hot liquids, and build and maintain hearth fires and equipment
- other tasks as assigned by the Director of Education and Museum Operations
The position is a full-time, permanent, salaried one with the expectation of a minimum 40-hour workweek, some evening and Sunday assignments and a regular Tuesday through Saturday work schedule. The salary range is dependent upon qualifications. The position carries health, disability, life insurance and retirement benefits that are available after a 30-day introductory period.
- A degree in education, history, or a closely related field, as well as experience in museum interpretation is required. Experience in beer making, wine production and historic foodways is strongly preferred. The individual in this position will have strong communication skills, be efficient, be a problem solver, be able to work with diverse individuals, deal well with the unexpected, and maintain a professional attitude and appearance in all interactions with clients, staff, volunteers, and the visiting public.
To learn more about Carillon Historical Park and the Dayton History organization, visit www.daytonhistory.org
Please send cover letter, resume, and at least three references by August 15, 2013 to:
Director of Museum Operations
1000 Carillon Boulevard
Dayton, OH 45409
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Livestock Manager
Reports to: Livestock Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Full-Time
Position Purpose: To maintain, research, train and facilitate an authentic live animal program.
Nature And Scope: Livestock Manager oversees all animal related experience and programs. The manager is responsible for operations, training, care and maintenance of all livestock on the property.
- Manage daily care and maintenance of animal operations
- Train staff to work with livestock
- Assist in budget creation and management for livestock program
- Provide expertise when asked by other team members
- Help provide highest possible guest experience
- Take part in donor cultivation activities
- Assist in the creation and delivery of engaging experiences
- Interact with the public using historically accurate and engaging techniques
- Work well with adult and youth volunteers
- Adheres and supports Conner Prairie’s Mission, Values Statements and Code of Conduct
- Other duties as assigned; not limited to those within the scope of this position
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills And Abilities:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, animal care, farming or referred, or similar relevant experience
- Ability to manage and respond to a wide range of operational issues
- Enjoy working with animals, youth, families and adults
- Ability to work in a team structure
- Show flexibility and creativity in support of park activities
- Ability to manage a diverse group of staff
Education And Experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, animal care, farming or referred, or similar relevant experience
- 5 plus year with a knowledge of historic breeds
Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, donors, and employees.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the position.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Employee must be able to traverse the uneven and gravel pathways on the Conner Prairie campus. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, night vision and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: This position may include exposure to office environment with frequent interruptions and moderate noise levels. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.
To Apply: Go to http://connerprairie.hirecentric.com/pages/welcome/
Manager of Interpretation
Heritage Hill State Historical Park
Green Bay, WI
Reports To: Executive Director
Status: Exempt (full time with benefits)
The Manager of Interpretation oversees the interpretation program at Heritage Hill State Park. This position is responsible for conducting research, providing scholarly work and interpretive pieces, and writing educational programs adhering to Heritage Hill’s guidelines for research methods. This position serves as a resource to special event committees. This position is responsible for hiring, scheduling, training and supervising the seasonal historic interpreters for special events and for the regular season interpreters. The Manager of Interpretation contributes to the overall mission and vision of Heritage Hill State Historical Park.
The following are essential job accountabilities:
- Oversees the general operation of the department in accordance with the mission of Heritage Hill State Historical Park and department goals.
- Aides the Financial Officer to develop the department’s budget and justifications. Is responsible for the overall fiscal maintenance of the department.
- Ensure the standards of museum practices have been set and are being achieved, and the mission of Heritage Hill State Park is being fulfilled through its programs and activities.
- Conduct and oversee research to support the activities and interpretation of Heritage Hill State Park.
- Assist in overseeing the interpretative content of the historical areas, buildings, and structures of Heritage Hill State Park according to its mission and interpretative master plan in collaboration with the Curator.
- Conduct programming related to the mission of Heritage Hill State Park and assist in the training and supervision of numerous employees, interns, and volunteers. Such programs would be: workshops, lectures and tours for the public. Also, responsible for implementing contracts for groups (i.e. ethnic bands, historic baseball, etc.).
- Prepare written manuals and related documents for new or revised programs and special events as needed.
- This position will hire and train the seasonal historic interpreters for special events and seasonal interpreters and is responsible for scheduling historic interpreters for such events. Also, the preparation and organization of timesheets for all employees in the interpretive area.
- Serve on special event committees and provide written material of those activities for interpretive purposes.
- Conducts annual employee evaluations and deals with disciplinary matters
- Maintains an awareness of relevant trends in the areas of museum studies and other areas as applicable to the position. Leads staff in exceptional customer service for all visitors.
- Ensures the safety and emergency procedures for Heritage Hill are being adhered to.
- This position requires a flexible work schedule, some evening, weekend, and holiday work may be required. May be asked to work as “staff in charge (SIC)”, occasionally.
- Assists with the “on-call” duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Skills, Knowledge And Abilities:
- A Bachelors degree or equivalent related experience in museum studies or education and experience with historical research is required. One-two years experience in the museum field or at a living history site and management experience is preferred.
- Individual must possess: strong written and verbal communication skills and be highly organized with great attention to detail. Applicant must have working knowledge of Word-based programs and other computer knowledge.
Working Conditions: Must be able to spend a large amount of time outdoors and be able to walk, at times, one half mile without difficulty. Applicant must feel comfortable wearing period clothing. Prolonged sitting and occasional high pressure and long hours due to seasonality of business are factors.
- This person must also be able to maintain effective working relationships with visitors, volunteers and staff.
- Ability to use a telephone and computer to receive and send information. And able to operate required equipment with necessary physical agility, optical auditory and manual dexterity.
- Ability to read, comprehend and speak clearly in a variety of settings.
- This person must be able to work with a variety of people in a variety of settings.
- Ability to represent the organization in a professional and positive manner.
- Ability to walk or stand for an hour or more at a time.
- Ability to lift up to 25 pounds as necessary.
To Apply: Go to the Jobs page on our website
Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation
The Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation is an 18th century living history farm museum located in southeastern Pennsylvania. We are currently seeking a full-time Farmer who will be responsible for the care of the Plantation’s animals, maintain a demonstration crop field and be responsible for the general maintenance of our farm site. The Farmer must live on site.
The Farmer plans and performs a variety of agricultural, animal husbandry, and maintenance tasks in support of the Plantation’s mission. This individual is responsible for the day-to-day care of the Plantation’s animals including but not limited to ordering supplies, feeding, grooming, basic medical care and scheduling vet visits. The Farmer maintains a demonstration crop field and supports volunteer efforts in the kitchen garden. The Farmer handles basic repairs to farm equipment, animal enclosures and fences. This individual is responsible for the general appearance of the site including seasonal mowing, weed wacking and insuring that public areas are clean and clear of animal debris. The Farmer works closely with the Director of Education in support of educational programs especially for school groups but also with the goal of providing a meaningful learning experience to all visitors.
- General farming experience with emphasis on animal husbandry
- Draft horse experience
- Sheep and pig breeding experience
- Able to operate and maintain landscaping and farm equipment
- Knowledge of and experience in maintaining fences & animal enclosures
- Enthusiasm for and willingness to work under guidance of Director of Education to integrate farming experiences into on-site school programs.
- Flexible team player who works well with staff and volunteers to educate visitors about colonial farm life
- Outgoing personality with excellent interpersonal skills to interact appropriately with visitors, staff and volunteers
- Able to provide oral and written reports
- Must own a 4x4 truck with valid driver’s license
- Possesses knowledge of and experience with heritage animal breeds
- Possesses experience with historic farming methods
- Possesses experience in working with an ox
Hours: Position is full time with more hours required April through November including weekend hours. Compensation: Dependent upon qualifications, and experience. Paid vacation days and assistance with medical benefits. On site housing.
Application Deadline: Position is open until filled.
To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume including education, work experience and references to: email@example.com OR mail to Colonial PA Plantation, Ridley Creek State Park, Media, PA 19063