Employment Opportunities

Manager of Tours

Buildings and Grounds Tech I

Gardens Assistant

Gardens Assistant - Seasonal

Interpreters - George Washington's Ferry Farm and Historic Kenmore

School Tour Guides

Volunteers


Manager of Tours


Reports to: Director of Education

Status: Part time hourly, non-exempt (20 hours/week)

Function: To coordinate the scheduling of reserved group tours and educational programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1.        Books reserved group and educational programs for Kenmore and Ferry Farm.

2    Responds to public and staff inquiries.

3.    Works with GWF staff to develop and implement educational programs and special events

4. Serves as back up on the tour schedule if needed

Qualifications:

Training provided. For information call (540) 370-0732, x54. Email resumes and completed GWF employment application to hr@gwffoundation.org or Fax (540) 371-6066. EOE

Submit an Employment Application online or download: Word Format or PDF Format


Buildings and Grounds Tech I

Reports to: Director of Buildings and Grounds

Status: Full-time Hourly, Non-Exempt

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Function: Assist with the preservation, repair, maintenance, security and improvement of properties and structures located within Ferry Farm and Kenmore Historical Sites.

Education/Experience: High School Diploma/GED preferred Skills: Must have the ability to operate equipment or have the ability to learn how to operate equipment to include tractors, power tools, trucks, excavators and misc. hand tools. Must have the ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

Physical Demands: Must be able to walk, stand, crawl, squat for extended periods. Must be able to lift in excess of 50lbs. on a regular basis. Must be able to perform work in excess of 20 ft.

Other requirements: Must pass criminal background check. Must have valid driver’s license.

Work Environment: Must be available to work evenings, Holidays and/or weekend shifts as needed. Must be able to work in all weather conditions.

Responsibilities to Include But Not Limited to:

Training provided. For information call (540) 370-0732, x54. Email resumes and completed GWF employment application to hr@gwffoundation.org or Fax (540) 371-6066. EOE

Submit an Employment Application online or download: Word Format or PDF Format


Gardens Assistant

Status: Full-time Hourly, Non-Exempt

Reports to: Garden Maintenance Supervisor

Function: Assumes responsibility for the appearance and maintenance of the grounds and gardens of Kenmore, and other sites as necessary.

Education/Experience: HS diploma Minimum 5 year’s public landscape maintenance experience preferred

Skills: Must have extensive plant and tree identification knowledge, pruning planting, composting soil management. Must have ability to operate equipment or have ability to learn how to operate equipment to include tractors, power tools, trucks, excavators and misc. hand tools. Must be self-starter and able to work independently. Must have the ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

Physical Demands: Must be able to lift 50 lbs operate all types of garden equipment necessary to perform job duties. Must be able to walk, stand, crawl, squat for extended periods.

Work Environment: Must be willing to work outside year round. Work may include evenings, holidays and/or weekend shifts as needed.

Other Requirement: Must pass criminal background check. Must have valid driver’s license.

Responsibilities to Include But Not Limited to:

  1. Assist with grounds maintenance including lawn mowing, trimming, leaf and brush removal and general management of appearance of the gardens and grounds.
  1. Works in the gardens with volunteers.
  1. Coordinates with the Gardens Supervisor to prioritize projects and daily work assignments, schedules according to needs, upcoming events, etc.
  1. All other special projects as assigned

Training provided. For information call (540) 370-0732, x54. Email resumes and completed GWF employment application to hr@gwffoundation.org or Fax (540) 371-6066. EOE

Submit an Employment Application online or download: Word Format or PDF Format


Gardens Assistant - Seasonal

Status: Seasonal Full-time Hourly, Non-Exempt

Reports to: Garden Supervisor

Function: Assumes responsibility for the appearance and maintenance of the grounds and gardens of Kenmore and Ferry Farm.

Education/Experience: Landscape maintenance experience preferred           

Skills:        

Physical Demands: Must be able to lift 50 lbs operate all types of garden equipment necessary to perform job duties. Must be able to walk, stand, crawl, squat for extended periods.

Work Environment: Must be willing to work outside year round.

Other Requirement: Must pass criminal background check. Must have valid driver’s license.
                       
Responsibilities to Include But Not Limited to:

  1. Assist with grounds maintenance including lawn mowing, trimming, leaf and brush removal and general management of appearance of the gardens and grounds.
  1. Works in the gardens with volunteers.

Training provided. For information call (540) 370-0732, x54. Email resumes and completed GWF employment application to hr@gwffoundation.org or Fax (540) 371-6066. EOE

Submit an Employment Application online or download: Word Format or PDF Format


Interpreters - George Washington's Ferry Farm and Historic Kenmore 

The George Washington Foundation is currently seeking dynamic part-time interpreters for Ferry Farm and Historic Kenmore. Responsibilities may include giving tours of the sites, encouraging the public to enjoy hands-on history, and/or demonstrating different aspects of everyday life in the eighteenth century.

Training provided. For information call (540) 370-0732, x54. Email resumes and completed GWF employment application to hr@gwffoundation.org or Fax (540) 371-6066. EOE

Submit an Employment Application online or download: Word Format or PDF Format


School Tour Guides

The George Washington Foundation is currently seeking part-time Guides for school tours and workshops at Historic Kenmore and Ferry Farm. $7.25/hr. Colonial or civil war history, natural environment, or education background preferred.

Training provided. For information call (540) 370-0732, x24. Email resumes and completed GWF employment application to hr@gwffoundation.org or Fax (540) 371-6066. EOE

Submit an Employment Application online or download: Word Format or PDF Format

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Volunteers

We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers in all areas. Please check the volunteers page for additional information.

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