Jobs/Internships

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

Monument Interpretive Guide / Caretaker & Social Media Coordinator

Location: 3 Public Square, Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Reports to: Executive Director

Hourly rate: $12.50

Hours: 40 per week. Scheduling may vary weekly and by season and will include evenings, Saturdays, and/or Sundays and special events.

QUALIFICATIONS: A love of American History and the desire 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 required, Bachelor Degree preferred; prior successful experience working with the public; good communication and research skills including ability to conduct tours and engage the Public as well as prior success in online engagement though social media; basic computer skills (i.e. – Microsoft Office) as well as mastery of social media platforms (i.e. – Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat); ability to climb and work from a 15 foot ladder, operate and routinely maintain various hand and yard tools; possess basic handyman skills including gardening. Ability to work in tight spaces with limited access.

RESPONSIBILITES: Under the direction of the Executive Director and the President of the Commission and working with and other Monument employees, including guiding volunteers, the candidate will participate 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 with interpretation; communicating with the Public by telephone and online, addressing inquiries, and 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; tasks include but are not limited to: collecting and disposing of rubbish; weeding; laying out and installing flowers in the designed gardens with weeding and care thereafter; removing snow and ice from the steps, esplanade and walkways; caring for, cleaning and maintaining the interior of the Monument, including the basement, and Memorial Room.

5) Organizing and managing our online presence through social media and public facing marketing materials. Primarily creating content for social media; secondarily providing technical expertise for content development including live streaming of events and programs; aiding in the management of the Monument website.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Please submit resume, cover letter 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 44113

OR

gpalumbo@cuyahogacounty.us

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

Applications received before April 29, 2022 will be considered.

The Commission will extend or reopen position posting until filled.

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


Paid Seasonal Part-Time Internship Position (2 Positions)

Anticipated Period of 20 Weeks: April 18, 2022 through September 3, 2022 (Start and End Dates Flexible)

Location: 3 Public Square, Cleveland, Ohio

Reports to: Executive Director

Hourly rate: $10.00

Hours: Anticipated 24 weekly hours to be determined, scheduling may vary weekly and include evenings, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays 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. Familiarity and confidence in the use of various Social Media platforms (i.e. – Facebook, Twitter and Instagram); good communication and research skills including ability to conduct tours and engage the Public. Basic computer skills (i.e. – Microsoft Office); ability to climb and work from a ladder, desire to work with the public and learn to operate various hand and yard tools; together with basic handyman skills, such as 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, January 7, 2022 will be considered.

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