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Summer 2021 Tourism Guide - Fort Robinson - 26 hrs/week

Company: State of Nebraska
Location: Crawford
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Summer 2021 Tourism Guide - Fort Robinson - 26 hrs/week

Salary

$11.81 Hourly

Location

Crawford, NE

Job Type

SEASONAL

Department

History Nebraska

Job Number

60000963

Closing

Continuous

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+ Benefits

Description

This is a temporary position, 26 hours per week from May to September 2021.

History Nebraska and Fort Robinson are seeking a friendly and enthusiastic seasonal tourism guide. The guide will share their love and interest in Nebraska history with visitors from near and far, give tours, and answer questions about the fort and its historical significance. The guide will assist with retail sales and stocking of the gift shop, and perform other duties as assigned.

Work schedule: Thursday-Sunday, hours scheduled between 8-5 pm Fort Robinson State Historical Site near Crawford, Nebraska, is one of the most significant places of the American West. It saw creation of the Red Cloud agency, the death of Crazy Horse, the deployment of Buffalo Soldiers, a German POW camp, a WWII dog training program, and much more. The grounds include 14 historic structures inside a visually stunning state park and National Historic Landmark.

History Nebraska preserves and interprets our state's past, contributes to the education of its citizens, and uses the tools of history to shape a better future for all Nebraskans.

Examples of Work

Greets all site visitors and provides information on exhibits and events. Walks site and frequents all buildings to ensure all visitors have an engaging experience. Provides tours to visiting groups and answers tourist inquiries, sharing historical information and local tourism. Maintains records, and conducts surveys of visitors' opinions, interests, and needs for use in developing future programs. Prepares and assembles public display materials including brochure racks and display areas. Maintains appearance and cleanliness museum entrance and outbuildings. Answers the phone politely, and professionally. Assists with light housekeeping like sweeping and garbage removal Serves as a back-up in the gift shop, selling merchandise and providing excellent customer service. Helps stock and maintain merchandise on the sales floor when needed.

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Experience in public contact OR coursework/training or experience in history, art history, recreation, event planning or areas related to Nebraska History, geography or culture.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of, or desire to learn, Nebraska's history and culture Ability to interact with the public professionally, work well with people of all ages and abilities Excellent customer service skills, outgoing and friendly personality

Keywords: State of Nebraska, Fort Collins , Summer 2021 Tourism Guide - Fort Robinson - 26 hrs/week, Other , Crawford, Colorado

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