Anticipated Period of 20 Weeks: April 2024 through September 2024 (Start and End Dates Flexible)
Location: 3 Public Square, Cleveland, Ohio
Reports to: Executive Director
Hourly rate: $10.00
Hours: Anticipated 24 hours weekly. Schedule will include weekdays with required weekend shifts, and special events.
QUALIFICATIONS: A love of American History and the desire to learn about how to assist in the preservation and maintenance of a nationally significant Civil War Monument and to teach the public about its importance. Honorably discharged veterans preferred.
REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED; matriculating college student preferred. Good communication and research skills including ability to conduct tours and engage the public. Basic computer skills (i.e. – Microsoft Office); familiarity and confidence in the use of various social media platforms (i.e. – Facebook, Twitter and Instagram); ability to climb and work from a ladder, desire to work with the public, willingness to learn to operate various hand and yard tools, basic handyman skills, and gardening. Ability to work in tight spaces with limited access.
RESPONSIBILITES: Under the direction of the Executive Director the successful candidates will participate, with guidance of full-time staff and Commissioners, in:
1) Safeguarding the Monument, its property, and collections as onsite watchperson. This includes regular inspections of the Monument condition and its changes over time.
2) Guiding visitors, communicating with the Public by telephone and online, addressing inquiries, handling retail sales.
3) Conducting and assisting with designated research projects of the Monument.
4) Caring for, cleaning, and routinely maintaining the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument and its Grounds; tasks include, but are not limited to: collecting and disposing of rubbish; weeding; laying out and installing flowers for designed gardens with weeding and care thereafter; caring for, cleaning and maintaining the interior of the Monument, including the basement, first floor cabinets, glass storm doors, brass rails, bronze doors and grills, reliefs, busts, medallions and lighting fixtures; maintaining custodial supplies and equipment.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit resume, cover letter which specifies the period of Internship being applied for and, if applicable, copy of DD-214 or other proof of Honorable Discharge Certificate to:
Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Commission
Attn: Greg Palumbo, Executive Director
401 Euclid Ave., Suite 46
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
ALL OFFERS ARE CONTINGENT ON PASSING REQUIRED DRUG TEST AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION
Completed applications received by 4PM on Friday, November 4, 2023 will be considered.
Equal Opportunity Employer – Smoke-free and Drug-free Workplace