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Preservation Virginia is now hiring for Guest Services Associates at Historic Jamestowne. Position description and application requirements are listed below. Thank you for your interest.

Guest Services Associates

Preservation Virginia seeks part-time Guest Services Associates to provide exceptional customer service at the Historic Jamestowne Visitor Center. Successful candidates will work in a team-oriented environment assisting guests with ticket purchases and orientation to the historic park. The Guest Services Associate welcomes guests, provides information about ticket options, serves as a cashier handling cash, check and charge transactions as well as directs and orients visitors to the historic park.

Associates can be scheduled to work 16 - 28 hours per week. Hours will vary weekly. Weekend and holiday work is required. The Visitor Center hours are Monday-Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Candidates should have flexibility to accommodate this schedule.

Qualified candidates should be honest, reliable and a team player. They should possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills; be able to maintain focus and professional demeanor while serving large numbers of visitors; display a high level of attention to detail; show initiative; be able to assess and resolve visitor needs quickly; and be comfortable with basic computer operations. Candidates must be able to stand for extended periods of time during their shift. A federal background check will be required for employment. High school diploma or G.E.D required. This is a part-time position and provides no benefits.

To apply for this position, send a resume and contact details for three professional references to hjadmin@preservationvirginia.org. No phone calls please.

istoric Jamestowne is the site of the first permanent English settlement in America. The site is jointly administered by the National Park Service and The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation on behalf of Preservation Virginia.

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