Volunteer Facilitator [Metropolitan Waterworks Museum]

Volunteer Facilitator

Description:

The volunteer Waterworks Museum Facilitators convey the passion they have for history by creatively and thoughtfully engaging visitors on mission based topics of history, architecture, engineering, and public health. Through engagement with facilitators, visitors are encouraged to explore ideas and concepts that make their experience at the Museum rewarding and enriching.

Qualifications:
Facilitator applicants should be passionate about museum education and comfortable addressing small to medium sized groups of people. Some training is required and it is provided by the Museum’s history experts.

How To Apply:

Eric C. Metzger

Director of Museum Services

Metropolitan Waterworks Museum

2450 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02467

617-277-0065

eric.metzger@waterworksmuseum.org

Apply by:
August 14, 2015

Volunteer Visitor Services Specialist [Metropolitan Waterworks Museum]

Volunteer Visitor Services Specialist

Description:

The volunteer Visitor Services Specialists play a vital role in welcoming our visitors; providing the necessary information to make each visitor’s experience is enriching and memorable. Visitor Services Specialists deliver excellent customer service and create a welcoming environment for everyone, from first-time visitors to longstanding Waterworks enthusiasts.

Qualifications:
Applicants for the Visitor Services Specialist position should have good communication skills as well as the desire to provide excellent customer service to museum patrons.

How To Apply:

Contact:

Eric C. Metzger

Director of Museum Services

Metropolitan Waterworks Museum

2450 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02467

617-277-0065

eric.metzger@waterworksmuseum.org

Apply by:
August 14, 2015

Part Time Seasonal Store Associate [USS Constitution Museum]

Part Time Seasonal Store Associate

Description: Opening for a part-time store associate in our busy museum store. One or two days per week including one weekend day per week, 6-8 hours per day. No night work. Duties involve handling sales transactions, maintaining inventory, stocking, and other duties as needed. Additional hours may be available at peak times.

Qualifications: Entry level position. Applicants should have some basic understanding of history and Boston history in particular. Ability to communicate with customers and out-of-town visitors essential. Previous retail experience helpful.

How To Apply: Please send resume via email to: cwhite@ussconstitutionmuseum.org

Apply by: July 17, 2015

Historical Interpreter/Actor [Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum]

Historical Interpreter/Actor

Description:

The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum is posting auditions for MALE historical interpreters/actors.

The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum is dedicated to reliving the historic night of the Boston Tea Party. Our museum includes a blend of live historical performance with technology and multimedia presentations including the award-winning documentary, Let It Begin Here. We are also the proud home of the Robinson Half-Chest, one of only two known surviving tea chests from the Boston Tea Party of 1773. The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum is a floating nautical environment, featuring two fully-restored 18th century sailing vessels, the ship Eleanor and the brig Beaver. 

As a member of our cast, you will serve as a Host to our guests as you lead them through the BTPSM experience. You will choose and portray a participant of the Boston Tea Party, dress in historical costume, and educate our guests in an engaging manner. Each cast member will perform multiple roles on site. In addition to the normal day-to-day of the Museum, you will be expected to learn and perform in the various facets of our Education Program (Virtual Skype experiences, Outreach performances).
Daytime work mainly between the hours of 8:00am & 6:00pm. Some evening hours will be available/necessary for special events/programs/rehearsals.

 

Qualifications:

  • Friendly/outgoing dispositions expected.
  • Must be comfortable working with and leading large groups of people of all ages, etc – including school groups.
  • Must be able to work in all weather scenarios as you WILL be outside for part of your day.
  • Prior performance experience and an interest in revolutionary war era history strongly preferred.
  • Training includes, but is not limited to, in-depth history education, learning of scripted material, coaching sessions, etc.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English in order to communicate with fellow CASTmembers and the general public.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations and difficult people both in person and via the telephone while maintaining a professional and pleasant demeanor.
  • Shall be able to work weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to work safely while wearing a historical costume, stand for long periods of time, ascend and descend stairs, lift twenty pounds to a height of 45 inches and carry it 10 yards.
  • Mandatory pre-employment drug screening.

How To Apply:

Please send headshot, resume, and cover letter to Kelly Horan Galante, Assistant Creative Manager at The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum and fill out online application at: https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1075864&B_ID=91&fid=1&Adid=&ssbgcolor=17143a&SearchScreenID=2433&CountryID=3&LanguageID=2

Apply by:
July 15, 2015

Salary:
$15 an hour

Assistant Manager [Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum]

Assistant Manager – Abigail’s Tea Room – Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

Description:
The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum is looking for intelligent, hard-working individuals to join our company. Currently we have an opening for an Assistant Manager in the fast-paced environment of Abigail’sTea Room.

Our Tea Room is a one-of-a-kind facility positioned atop a floating barge with panoramic views of Boston Harbor. We serve the same blends of tea thrown overboard during the night of the original Boston Tea Party on December 16th, 1773, as well as a light lunch and bakery menu.

  • Assist in supervising the staff to achieve goals; assist in planning and organizing workloads and staff assignments/schedules to ensure most efficient use of staff; train, motivate, communicate job expectations, and assist in evaluating staff and conducting annual performance evaluation; give recommendations on advancements and disciplinary actions.  In manager’s absence, coordinate with the Office Manger, General Manager or the Corporate Director of Human Resources when responding to severe employee complaints, harassment allegations, and civil rights complaints.
  • Assist in opening and closing the Tea Room includes, but not limited to, opening procedures, ensuring everything is ready for that day, opening food prep work is completed, distribute cash banks; ensuring that Tea Room is property staffed; and closing procedures, ensuring everything is ready for leaving at the end of the day, equipment has be cleaned and food is properly stored.
  • Supervising and assisting  Tea Room Attendants with customers, operating the registers, answering the phone to have adequate floor coverage, stocking supplies, performing food preparation duties, cleaning duties;  such as cleaning dishes, spilled food, drinks or broken dishes, wiping down tables and seats, walls, equipment in food service areas, sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpet, tidying up server station and counters, removing trash from tables, take out trash, or checking and cleaning the bathroom to maintain cleanliness.
  • Assist manager with monitoring inventory, placing and receiving order, security of inventory, monies/receipts, equipment and property.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to Motivate, develop, and direct people as they work; secure their commitment to the department and company goals.
  • Ability to manage one’s own time and the time of others.
  • Be knowledgeable of local tourist related information to provide accurate information.
  • Shall be able to familiarize one’s self with the popular teas and servicing procedures from 1773 and sharing this information accurately with the customer.
  • Ability to traverse all areas of the company’s operations and public areas, including ascend and descend stairs, ladders and narrow passageways, lift, lower and carry packages that typically weigh 25 – 40 pounds and may weigh up to 50 lbs. varying distances while wearing a colonial costume.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations and difficult people both in person and via the telephone while maintaining a professional and pleasant demeanor.
  • Shall be able to read, write and speak fluent English in order to communicate with fellow CASTmembers and the general public.
  • Shall be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • 4 years of cafe/restaurant experience preferred.
  • 1-3 years cafe/restaurant supervisory experience preferred.
  • Full Benefits Package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long Term Disability, and more.
  • Mandatory pre-employment drug screening.

How To Apply:
Apply at the following link: https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1067704&B_ID=91&fid=1&Adid=&ssbgcolor=17143a&SearchScreenID=2433&CountryID=3&LanguageID=2

If you are having trouble with this link, please send cover letter and resume to Ted Galo, Site Manager of the BTPSM, at tgalo@bostonteapartyships.com.

Apply by:
July 31, 2015

Salary:
$34,000/yr