City of Greeley Museums

The Museum Aide II – Lead Historic Site Interpreter

The Museum Aide II – Lead Historic Site Interpreter is a variable hourly position working primarily May through October on Fridays and Saturdays between the hours of 9:00 am – 4:30 pm, with the possibility of additional hours to support tour groups during the week. Further hours from November-April will be available to assist special events and programming. The aide’s primary function is to conduct and support living history programs, events, and tours in period clothing for a diverse museum audience. Additional duties include visitor services responsibilities such as admission and gift shop sales, restocking merchandise, assisting supervisor with scheduling other interpretive staff, and opening/closing site responsibilities. This position reports to the Curator of Historic Sites.

Experience, Knowledge, Skills:
Demonstrated excellent ability in public speaking and customer service
Experience in third-person interpretation techniques
Ability to adapt verbal and visual communication to diverse audience groups
Follow written and verbal instructions, policies, and procedures
Experience working with children in an informal or formal learning environment
Knowledge of Greeley, Weld County, and Colorado history
High School graduate/GED equivalent
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office
Knowledge of basic accounting and cash handling

Essential Functions:
Conduct living history programs and tours in period clothing
Set up & take down interpretive/demonstration stations before & after regular operation hours, festivals, and special events
Use Point of Sales system to complete admissions and gift shop transactions
Clean/Sanitize highly trafficked area on rotation
Perform daily cash counts for deposit
Create Interpretive Staff schedules
Work independently as well as with others
Follow established safety policy and practices at all times

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
Frequent and heavy interaction with museum visitors
Work is primarily performed on an outdoor 8-acre site where weather conditions can vary
May be required to move, bend, twist, and stoop in performance of job duties
Stamina sufficient to stand and walk for long periods of time
Must be comfortable working in historical clothing
Vision enough to preform job duties
Hearing and speech enough to effectively communicate with site visitors in person through presenting history programs and answering questions for group size ranging from 1 – 100 people

Must apply online. Submit resume and cover letter: