Friday, July 25, 2014

Delaware Interpreter Position!

announces the opening of the following casual/seasonal year-round position
Historical Interpreter Salary: $11.25 per hour

SUMMARY: Creative, motivated person needed to work year-round as an historical interpreter at First
State Heritage Park in Dover. This is a part-time/year-round position which may vary from 15-30 hours per
week. Saturday work may be necessary, as well as occasional evenings & holidays.
The State of Delaware is AA/EOE.

• Strong interest in history required. Some background or college coursework in American history preferred.
• Excellent customer service skills in welcoming visitors of all ages to the park.
• Ability to present accurate historical material in an engaging way.
• Ability and willingness to learn a significant amount of historical material essential.
• Public speaking experience and ability to communicate effectively to all age groups necessary.
• A willingness to develop acting skills required; some theatrical experience helpful.
• Valid driver’s license required.
• Ability to lift 40 lbs. is necessary.

• Conduct tours of Delaware’s capitol building – Legislative Hall.
• Conduct a variety of historical walking tours in period clothing.
• Provide historical interpretation at the John Bell House on The Green.
• Conduct school tours and programs for kindergarten through college-age groups.
• Participate in historical theater presentations and evening lantern tours.
• Assist with various tasks to enhance and promote the park.
• Willing to work Saturdays, occasional evenings & some holidays.

BENEFITS: This is a seasonal position without traditional benefits. Direct Deposit of paychecks will be
required as a condition of employment for new employees.

Please send cover letter, resume, 3 work references and a completed state seasonal application

Sarah Zimmerman
First State Heritage Park
102 S. State Street
Dover DE 19901

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