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Museum Operations Assistant

Department: Programs and Facilities

Full Time Seasonal Position
Dates:July 1 – November 1, 2017

Position Summary

The Museum Operations Assistant will work with the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum team to ensure the safe, efficient, high quality operation of our Basin Harbor campus. This position will share the responsibilities of daily site management, exhibit and general site enhancement and maintenance, interpretation to the general public, and assisting with special events. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable or willing to learn Lake Champlain history and will be able to convey their knowledge and enthusiasm to visitors of all ages, walks of life, and learning styles. We will train the right energetic, engaging, safety-conscious, team-oriented individual.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Museum Operations Assistant will be responsible for the following:
• Site Management: Daily Manager on Duty (MOD)
• Ensure a safe and visually appealing site for visitors.
• Assist in a variety of capacities in the implementation of special events.
• Provide ongoing site enhancement and maintenance support for LCMM exhibits, buildings, grounds, and waterfront.
• Assist Education Team with programming for school groups, visitor experiences, Lake Adventure Camps, and group tours.


Minimum Requirements

• High school or equivalent, undergraduate degree preferred.
• Outgoing, enthusiastic, good sense of humor, strong work ethic, and ability to work independently.
• Basic proficiency in carpentry skills preferred.
• Boating and related on-water experience preferred.
• Knowledge of the history and ecology of Lake Champlain, or strong willingness to learn.
• Willingness to learn new skills.
• Experience with public speaking is a plus.
• Must have a valid Driver’s License and your own transportation.
• No conflicting summer commitments including travel, work or other leave of absence.
• Availability to work weekends is a must.

Compensation

Based on educational background, skill level and work experience.

How To Apply
Please send a cover letter, résumé to:
Kris Jarrett krisj@lcmm.org

 



Marketing & Business Development Manager

Job Description
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Marketing & Business Development Manager is a key member of the senior management team that works to design and implement a comprehensive strategy that supports growth of our educational initiatives, identifies new markets, and advances our organizational mission.
Essential Functions/Duties:

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Minimum Qualifications:

Position:

Salary & Benefits:

To apply, email resume and cover letter to A. Gibbs at addieg@lcmm.org. No phone calls please.

 

Job Title: First Mate
Department: Schooner Lois McClure
Supervisor: Erick Tichonuk, Tour Coordinator and Captain

Full Time Seasonal Position
Dates: June 12 –October 27, 2017

Tour Details: Schooner Lois McClure 2017 Legacy Tour

Position Summary

The First Mate position will serve aboard the Lois McClure, a full-scale replica of an 1862-class sailing canal boat, constructed in Burlington, Vermont.  For the past thirteen years, she has been an ambassador for the Champlain Valley, retracing the historic commercial routes that link Vermont, New York, and Quebec, and bringing stories of bygone days back to life.  For 2017, she will be embarking on the Legacy Tour.  This tour will commemorate the 200th anniversary of canal construction while sharing the interconnected relationship of our forests and waterways.  The tour will include travel throughout Lake Champlain and the Champlain and Erie Canals, welcoming visitors aboard at approximately 30 ports of call.
The schooner is 88’ LOA and 74 gross tons, and is a gaff-rigged schooner with no auxiliary power.  When operating in the canal system she is propelled by the museum’s 33’, 7 gross ton 1964 wooden tug C.L. Churchill.  Additional support for locking and docking is provided by an 18’ inflatable with a 50HP outboard.  One to two weeks will be spent commissioning and decommissioning the vessel for the tour.  Approximately 60 days will be spent underway, 45 days in port welcoming visitors aboard, and 15 days of down time during the tour.  On board living accommodations and meals will be provided while on tour.

Duties and Responsibilities
The First Mate position is:


Minimum Requirements

Compensation
$14 - $18/ hour, depending upon experience.
How To Apply
Please send a cover letter, résumé to:
Erick Tichonuk, erickt@lcmm.org


Job Title: Schooner Crew
Department: Schooner Lois McClure
Supervisor: Erick Tichonuk, Tour Coordinator and Captain

Full Time Seasonal Position
Dates: June 12 –October 27, 2017

Tour Details: Schooner Lois McClure 2017 Legacy Tour

Position Summary

The Schooner Crew position will serve aboard the Lois McClure, a full-scale replica of an 1862-class sailing canal boat, constructed in Burlington, Vermont.  For the past thirteen years, she has been an ambassador for the Champlain Valley, retracing the historic commercial routes that link Vermont, New York, and Quebec, and bringing stories of bygone days back to life.  For 2017, she will be embarking on the Legacy Tour.  This tour will commemorate the 200th anniversary of canal construction while sharing the interconnected relationship of our forests and waterways.  The tour will include travel throughout Lake Champlain and the Champlain and Erie Canals, welcoming visitors aboard at approximately 30 ports of call.
The schooner is 88’ LOA and 74 gross tons, and is a gaff-rigged schooner with no auxiliary power.  When operating in the canal system she is propelled by the museum’s 33’, 7 gross ton 1964 wooden tug C.L. Churchill.  Additional support for locking and docking is provided by an 18’ inflatable with a 50HP outboard.  One to two weeks will be spent commissioning and decommissioning the vessel for the tour.  Approximately 60 days will be spent underway, 45 days in port welcoming visitors aboard, and 15 days of down time during the tour.  On board living accommodations and meals will be provided while on tour.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Schooner Crew position will be responsible for:

Minimum Requirements

Compensation
$11 - $16/ hour, depending upon experience.
How To Apply
Please send a cover letter, résumé to:
Erick Tichonuk, erickt@lcmm.org


Culinary Wizard - Schooner Crew

Job Title: Culinary Wizard Schooner Crew
Department: Schooner Lois McClure
Supervisor: Erick Tichonuk, Tour Coordinator and Captain

Full Time Seasonal Position
Dates: June 19 –October 13, 2017

Position Summary

The Culinary Wizard Schooner Crew position will serve aboard the Lois McClure, a full-scale replica of an 1862-class sailing canal boat, constructed in Burlington, Vermont.  For the past thirteen years, she has been an ambassador for the Champlain Valley, retracing the historic commercial routes that link Vermont, New York, and Quebec, and bringing stories of bygone days back to life.  For 2017, she will be embarking on the Legacy Tour.  This tour will commemorate the 200th anniversary of canal construction while sharing the interconnected relationship of our forests and waterways.  The tour will include travel throughout Lake Champlain and the Champlain and Erie Canals, welcoming visitors aboard at approximately 30 ports of call.
The schooner is 88’ LOA and 74 gross tons, and is a gaff-rigged schooner with no auxiliary power.  When operating in the canal system she is propelled by the museum’s 33’, 7 gross ton 1964 wooden tug C.L. Churchill.  Additional support for locking and docking is provided by an 18’ inflatable with a 50HP outboard.  One to two weeks will be spent commissioning and decommissioning the vessel for the tour.  Approximately 60 days will be spent underway, 45 days in port welcoming visitors aboard, and 15 days of down time during the tour.  On board living accommodations and meals will be provided while on tour.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Culinary Wizard Schooner Crew position will be responsible for:

Minimum Requirements

Compensation
$12 - $16/ hour depending upon experience.
How To Apply
Please send a cover letter, résumé to:
Erick Tichonuk, erickt@lcmm.org



 


 Employment Policy

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals are considered for employment and promotion solely on their ability and potential to perform the requirements of the position, without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, citizenship, marital status, national origin or disability. It is the intention of Lake Champlain Maritime Museum to comply with all applicable federal and state laws with respect to fair employment practices.