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Educator/Interpreter Texas Historical Commission -Starr Family Home State Historic Site
Classification Title: Program Specialist II
Job Posting Number: 16-1700-14
Salary: 1,976.40 - $2,091.00 (Monthly)
Salary Group/Class#: B18/1571
Opening Date: 03/11/2016
Closing Date: Until filled
Job Objective: Under the supervision of the Site Manager, this position performs moderately complex consultative services and technical assistance work for the Starr Family Home State Historic Site of the Texas Historical Commission (THC). Work involves planning, developing, and implementing a full range of interpretive, educational, and outreach programs and events based on the interpretive master plan intended to promote the site’s history, increase visitation, and encourage stakeholder participation. Work under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Qualifications/Requirements (The application must specifically state how each of the following qualifications are met):
Knowledge, Skills And Abilities:
Registration, Certification, Or Licensure:Must have or obtain a valid Driver’s License and Defensive Driving Course to be able to operate state vehicles.
Environment/Physical Conditions: Required to work twenty-four (24) hours per week including flexible scheduled hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with days off other than Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. The workplace setting is a historic site, in an office and in outdoor settings where there is exposure to high temperatures, weather, dust, insects and pollution. Work includes walking on uneven pathways and unpaved surfaces. Work involves, pulling and pushing, kneeling, stooping and bending, safely climbing, lifting and carrying items up to 30 pounds. Required to respond to emergency situations. Occasional travel with an overnight stay.
Remarks (Application procedures, Special requirements): State of Texas application must be submitted through the Work In Texas website at www.workintexas.com. You must have a Work In Texas profile in order to login and complete the application. If you have questions regarding the application process, please contact your local Work in Texas office. Only applicants interviewed will be notified of their selection or non-selection. Resumes will NOT be accepted in place of a completed application.
The Texas Historical Commission is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, age or disability in recruitment, selection, appointment, training, promotion, retention or any other personnel action or deny any benefits or participation in programs or activities which it sponsors.
Section 651.005 of the Government Code requires males, ages 18 through 25, to provide proof of their Selective Service registration or of their exemption from the requirement as a condition of state employment.
As part of the employment process, THC will conduct a driving and criminal background check. Unsatisfactory information relevant to the position may disqualify the applicant from employment.
Disability access for testing and interview accommodations can be provided upon reasonable notice by contacting Human Resources at 512-305-6729.
THC participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.
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For New Hires/Rehires: Health insurance is available the 1st of the following month after a 60-day waiting period.
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