Wyoming State Parks – Seasonal Historic Site Employee

Wyoming State Parks
South Pass City, Wyoming
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Temporary/Seasonal Positions
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South Pass City State Historic Site is looking to hire a number of seasonal employees. There is an opportunity for provided housing. This beautiful historic site is nestled in the Red Desert of Wyoming. A short drive to Lander, Wyoming's summer offers a beautiful opportunity for outdoor recreation. Some positions will help with historic preservation centered maintenance while we are also seeking interpreters for historical tours and events. If you have questions or want more information, please contact angelina.stancampiano@wyo.gov. To apply, please follow the website link to apply through the official portal. DESCRIPTION: South Pass City State Historic Site is authorized to hire up to five seasonal positions for the summer of 2022. There are three different types of seasonal positions to be filled as part of this announcement: Interpreter/Store Clerk, Interpreter, and Maintenance The employment season is from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Some seasonal positions may begin earlier in the year and/or extend longer into the fall. The actual length of employment depends on the work location and the type of job performed. Please refer to the Essential Functions for each category of the seasonal position we offer for more detailed information about job duties. Human Resources Contact: 307-777-7010, stacy.sprengeler@wyo.gov ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level. Seasonal Maintenance Worker: Conduct light construction maintaining historic & modern buildings. Repair & maintenance of historic site fences. Conduct daily janitorial work throughout the historic site. Maintain grounds, including mowing, trimming & limited irrigation. Extensive painting on modern & historic structures. Cross-train & assist other staff when necessary Assist with school tours. Assist with public demonstrations of historic mining & milling technology. Assist with large-scale public events, including Gold Rush Days & large tour groups. Seasonal Interpreter: Conduct public tours of South Pass City, the Carissa Mill & the English Tunnel. Conduct school tours. Conduct public demonstrations of historic mining & milling technology. Assist with large-scale public events, including Gold Rush Days & large tour groups. Clean & maintain exhibits. Assist in handling fragile, rare, & unique objects under supervision. Work with the curator & maintenance manager on historic building restoration & maintenance. Occasional computer assignments dealing with scanning/ transcribing old documents into electronic format for research & exhibits. Review of historical documents & images for use in interpretive programs. Cross-train & assist other staff when necessary.
Qualifications PREFERENCES/**AGENCY REQUIREMENTS: For all seasonal positions, preference will be given to professional applicants while providing excellent customer service. Additionally, for the interpreter positions, preference will be given to applicants who are attending or have attended a college or university with a least a freshman standing and majoring in any of the natural sciences, history, cultural resource management, or interpretative services OR 2 to 3 years work experience as an interpreter with an organization that has natural or cultural resource responsibilities. Consideration will also be given to those with experience in a similar field such as mining, engineering, military operations, transportation, or the judicial system. **Must have a valid driver's license. **Must be at least 16 years of age. KNOWLEDGE: Skills in public speaking & written communications. Ability to manage & complete multiple projects with variable timelines & scopes of work. Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Docs, Square, or relevant skills. Experience with ladders and scaffolding. Skill using small tools, landscaping equipment, & power equipment. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: None - See "Preferences" Necessary Special Requirements PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Must work outdoors in all weather conditions. Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds, with or without assistance. NOTES: FLSA: Non-exempt Please indicate which type of seasonal position you are interested in (Interpreter/Store Clerk, Interpreter, or Maintenance) when completing the supplemental questions. You may choose more than one type of position, but you must choose at least one. Housing may be provided. Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other class protected by state or federal laws in admission or access to our programs, services, activities, hiring, and employment practices.
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Stacy Sprengeler
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