Status: Part-time / Reports to: Director of Preservation & History
As a member of the Preservation & History department, reporting to the Director of Preservation & History, the part-time Museum Interpreter position assists the Museum Services Coordinator in the daily operations of the museums at Morven Park. The Morven Park museums are open Fridays – Mondays, 9:45am – 4:15pm from March through early November; and from 9:45am – 3:15pm in late November and December.
The part-time Museum Interpreter will be expected to work a minimum of eight (8) shifts per month when the museums are open. There will be no days available during January and February.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist with museum opening and closing procedures.
- Welcome visitors in the Visitor Center and provide information about Morven Park.
- Sell tour tickets, Morven Park memberships, and gift shop items.
- Lead visitors on a guided 45-minute tour through the Davis Mansion.
- Complete light cleaning as required to create a welcoming space for visitors.
Training on the historic period, tour information, museum collections, and the gift shop sales system will be provided. Applications: Submit brief cover letter, resume, and references to HERE.
Position: Carpenter Status: Regular full-time, non-exempt Reports to: Director of Buildings & Grounds
Morven Park, Loudoun County’s 1,000-acre backyard, is where our visitors know they can find their “happy place.” We are looking to expand our Buildings & Grounds Team to help us maintain and enhance this magnificent historic estate and equestrian center. Come join our friendly and dedicated staff that consistently strives to offer memorable experiences to local residents as well as guests from around the world who seek a destination where they can: Play. Learn. Discover. Morven Park Located in Leesburg, Virginia, Morven Park is owned and operated by The Westmoreland Davis Memorial Foundation, a non-profit organization, with most of the property under a permanent conservation easement.
The Park includes over 50 buildings and structures in need of ongoing maintenance and preservation, as well as a premier equestrian competition facility requiring care and upgrade of arenas and jumps. Our Buildings & Grounds Team is foundational to our success, and consistently receives praise and compliments from our visitors. To continue to meet the high expectations set by our incredible team, we are seeking a talented Carpenter to complete a wide variety of repair, preservation, and custom tasks throughout the Park, both indoors and outdoors (all tools will be provided).
Participation in “all hands” activities (mowing, event preparation, snow/ice removal, etc.) will be required. Occasional weekend and after hours event support is likely, and eligible for overtime compensation. Morven Park offers competitive wages based on experience, with benefits for full-time employees including:
- Paid time off
- Fully paid employee insurance premiums (medical, dental, vision, and life/disability)
- Observance of federal holidays.
- Automatic enrollment in 401(k) plan with company match.
The Foundation provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, service in the military, or any other characteristic or category protected under applicable federal or state law. Equal opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training. All employment decisions at the Foundation are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.