Employment Opportunities

Weekend Interpreter

REPORTS TO

Weekend Supervisor with support from Office Manager

 

CLASSIFICATION

Part-time

 

SALARY

$12.00/hr

 

SCHEDULE/HOURS

12 hours per week, working weekends, holidays, and some evenings.

 

START DATE

Immediate

 

SCOPE OF POSITION

Weekend Interpreters are responsible for the visitor orientation and weekend activities of El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park and the Casa de la Guerra Historic House Museum. In addition to facilitating the daily operations of these historic sites and museum shops, Weekend Interpreters create informal education experiences for visitors.

 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Daily park and museum operations and maintenance

  • Provide welcome and orientation to all visitors

  • Ticket sales for all museum events and venues

  • Gift shop and membership sales

  • Accurate cash handling and reconciliation

  • Conduct interpretive and educational programs, demonstrations, and guided tours

  • Assist historical resource staff in creating new interpretive activities

  • Work special events and event rentals, as assigned

  • Attend interpretive and all-staff meetings monthly

 

QUALIFICATIONS

High school graduation required. Experience in customer service and cash handling required. Interest in informal education, history, and/or museum studies. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Desire to work with museum visitors. High level of initiative and ability to work without constant supervision. Solid organizational and problem-solving skills. Undergraduate or graduate student, or career changer with an emphasis in history, education, museum studies, public history, and/or interpretation preferred. Verbal and/or written fluency in Spanish desirable.

 

APPLY TO

Please submit your resume to Eileen Daley, Office Manager

 

(805) 965-0093  •  123 East Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, California 93101-2215

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