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CUYAHOGA COUNTY SOLDIERS’ AND SAILORS’ MONUMENT COMMISSION ANNOUNCES THE FOLLOWING OPEN POSITIONS

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Paid Seasonal Part-Time Internship Position - Summer 2024

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

OR

gpalumbo@cuyahogacounty.us

 

ALL OFFERS ARE CONTINGENT ON PASSING REQUIRED DRUG TEST AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION 

Completed applications received by 4PM on Friday, March 1, 2024 will be considered.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Smoke-free and Drug-free Workplace