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Plimoth Plantation is a 17th-century living history museum dedicated to telling the history of Plymouth Colony from the perspective of both the Pilgrims and the Native Wampanoag. Located in Plymouth, Massachusetts. For more information visit www.plimoth.org. The Carpenter is responsible for the maintenance and construction of the reproduction structures and landscape in Plimoth Plantation’s 17th-Century English Village and Wampanoag Homesite. The individual uses historically appropriate techniques while interpreting to our guests as a first person role-player, or may work in modern clothing with modern tools, depending on the assignment. During the off-season, the Carpenter performs a variety of tasks supporting Museum Programs. Such work includes maintaining the re-created village and homesite using both hand tools and machinery, as well as conducting research to refine understanding of the historic context, and achieve department and museum goals. Bachelor’s Degree or comparable trade experience. Strong interest in 17th-century European trades. Interest in and appreciation for 17th-century English, Native American, and European history. Please send resume and cover letter that details your interest and experience related to this position. Email to Sue Haverstock firstname.lastname@example.org. Plimoth Plantation conducts background checks in order to insure the safety and well-being of the Museum’s staff and guests. This position is open until filled.
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