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Seasonal Trades position, Conner Prairie

  • 24 Mar 2017 1:50 PM
    Message # 4688182
    Anonymous

    Guest Engagement Interpreter - Historic Trades - Part-time/$11.50 hr

    Department: 143 Operations-Trades
    Location: Fishers, IN

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    POSITION PURPOSE: To provide engaging craft and trades experiences while serving as an interpreter in Conner Prairie's experience areas.

    NATURE AND SCOPE: The Historic Trades Interpreter provides all audiences with unique engaging craft and trade experiences (blacksmithing & woodworking). Person will serve as an interpreter in Conner Prairie's craft and trades areas in 1836 Prairietown. The Interpreter will also take part in implementation of all craft and trade activities and programs. This is a part-time position, with employment between March and October with occasional hours year round. Frequent weekend and holiday work is required.

    PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Work in one, or more of the designated trades areas within Conner Prairie's historic areas
    • Be trained in one, or more, of the following areas: woodworking & blacksmithing
    • Facilitate craft and trade experiences within Conner Prairie's experience areas, classrooms, and trade areas
    • Take part in the implementation and execution of trades and craft experiences at Conner Prairie
    • Adheres and supports Conner Prairie's Mission, Values Statements and Code of Conduct
    • Other duties as assigned; not limited to those within the scope of this position

    QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED.
    • Previous experience in hand workworking or blacksmithing is desired.
    • Ability to engage a wide range of audiences in craft and trades activities, in a diverse learning environment
    • Ability to work in a team structure
    • Flexible and adaptable
    • Self motivated with an ability to carry through independently
    • Interested in challenging self to learn new skills
    • Excellent oral communication skills

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Stooping/Kneeling
    • Crouching
    • Reaching
    • Standing for prolonged periods of time
    • Walking on uneven pathways
    • Pushing
    • Pulling
    • Grasping
    • Feeling
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
    • Repetitive motion

    ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: 

     Activities may be both indoors and outdoors, in temperature below 20 degrees and above 95. Activities involve handling tools, being around open flame, and heat, handling chemicals, and liquids.


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    Last modified: 24 Mar 2017 1:55 PM | Anonymous
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