Part-Time Seasonal Positions (3 days a week)
Full-Time Season Positions (5 days a week)
Lakeshore Museum Center Historic Sites: Hackley and Hume Historic Site, Scolnik House of the Depression Era, and Fire Barn Museum
Department: Programming Department
Location: Historic Sites in Muskegon
Start/End Date: April-December 2018
Pay Rate: $9.25/hour
About the Hackley and Hume Historic Site:
This site preserves the homes of Muskegon's most famous lumber baron, Charles H. Hackley, and his business partner, Thomas Hume. Along with representing the elite of the lumbering era, these Victorian homes are some of the best examples of Queen Anne residential style architecture.
About the Fire Barn Museum:
The Fire Barn Museum is a replica 1880s Hose Company that features a collection of historic fire fighting apparatus. The Fire Barn also serves as a living memorial to the brave men and women who have served as Muskegon County firefighters.
About the Scolnik House of the Depression Era:
This house is staged as a hands-on home where visitors can experience the hard times that families went through during the Great Depression.
Duties: This position engages visitors by working as an interpreter at all the Historic Sites. Provides guided thematic tours and leads experiential programming at all of our sites to a variety of groups including schools, families, and group tours.
Work Schedule: Interpretive Staff Members will be trained to work at all of the Historic Sites at the Lakeshore Museum Center This SEASONAL position and will begin with training in April and work through the end of December with limited hours in November and December. A part-time seasonal position is scheduled 3 days per week and will generally work 15-20 hours per week. A full-time seasonal is schedule 5 days per week and will generally work 25-30 hours per week. Work days are Thursday through Monday, closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Weekends are mandatory as scheduled. Holiday Tours are also mandatory as scheduled.
Responsibilities: Puts visitors first by treating them as respected guests and serving their needs.
Physical Requirements: An employee must be able to climb many stair cases each day and be able to stand for long periods of time.
General Position Information: This is a SEASONAL, at-will position. This is a non-costumed interpretation position.
Supervisor: Program Manager – Historic Sites, Erin Schmitz
To Apply: Please submit cover letter and resume by March 9, 2018 to Erin Schmitz at email@example.com or via mail to Lakeshore Museum Center, Attn: Historic Sites Interpretive Staff Member, 430 W. Clay Ave, Muskegon, MI 49440.
Posted on the MMA website 1/31.