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Posted: 08/01/2016

Preservation Virginia
Smith's Fort Planation

Preservation Virginia holds the notable distinction of being the first statewide historic preservation organization in the nation. Founded in 1889 as the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, we have a proud legacy of saving, preserving, promoting and serving as an advocate for Virginia’s historic places—more than 160 places.

Smith's Fort Interpreter
Professional Opportunity
Surry, VA

The position of Smiths Fort Museum Interpreter is a part-time, hourly position without benefits.  Located in Surry, VA, Smiths Fort site contains both an 18th-century manor house and the earthworks of a 1609 fort site. Smiths Fort is owned and operated by Preservation Virginia, the oldest statewide preservation organization in the nation.

Requirements: Must be over 18, able to lift 30 lbs, be able to climb up and down stairs repeatedly. Must like working with and speaking to the public for several hours at a time. Prior knowledge of American History and or giving public tours preferred.

The duties of the position are as follows: 

 Smiths Fort Interpreters report to Smiths Fort Site Coordinator and are responsible for other duties, as assigned.

 The position is as-scheduled but interpreters can expect to work 5-30 hours per month.  

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Please print, complete, and email a scanned copy of the application along with your resume to tforehand@preservationvirginia.org. Position is open until filled. EOE.
Tom Forehand
Phone: 757-294-3872
Fax: 8046147592
Smith’s Fort Plantation
217 Smith Fort Lane
Surry, VA 23883

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