Jobs at Old Sturbridge Village are diverse and exciting ways to connect with history. Current job openings will be posted below when available. Unless otherwise noted in the job posting, please send cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources Department
Old Sturbridge Village
1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd.
Sturbridge, MA 01566

or send via email

Old Sturbridge Village does not provide housing and is not able to assist candidates with interview or relocation costs.

Current Job Openings

Costumed Historian - Interpreter

Old Sturbridge Village is seeking Costumed Historians (Interpreters) to bring to life our Farm and Mills programs. Using a variety of educational techniques, Interpreters engage guests of all ages to provide a memorable museum experience. We are currently seeking individuals for seasonal work, April – October, who want an exciting, educational and unique working environment.

Responsibilities:

Requirements:

 

Event and Function Sales Manager

Under the direction of the General Manager of Food and Beverage, the Sales Manager will be responsible for generating sales for all social, corporate, internal and other group events. Duties include managing accounts, conducting site tours and room inspections, actively prospecting and qualifying new business. Duties also include preparing and presenting effective proposals, maintaining well-organized documentation and reports, utilizing properties software. The Sales Manager must also accurately produce and review all sales and catering contracts and banquet event orders (BEO) as well as monitor and handle inquiry calls and emails in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures.

The Sales Manager will also actively participate in Sales & Catering meetings, and may lead client Pre-Conference meetings. The Sales Manager works as a team member with the sales and catering staff for both front and back of house, as well as with the OSV Interpretation staff in order to logistically coordinate catering events within the living history museum.

In Addition, the Sales manager will accurately produce and/or review all sales and catering contracts, rate agreements, and/or banquet/catering event orders. Monitor and handle inquiry calls and provide client proposals in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures.

Territory:

Market divisions are geographic, and based upon current market conditions. Territories and/or assignments are subject to change based upon market conditions and staffing levels.  Primary responsibilities are to book new and existing business in the negotiation, and contracting of group business and events.

Essential duties:

Physical Job Requirements:

Qualifications:


Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@osv.org 

Part Time Visitor Services Clerk

Under the supervision of the Visitor Services Coordinator, the Visitor Services Clerk will sell admission tickets to individuals and group visitors using the automated ticketing system, Altru. This position is Part-Time with limited benefits. Hours will fluctuate weekly depending on need with a potential of up to 5 days per week during peak season from 9am-2pm or 9am-5pm.

MUST be able to work weekends and holidays.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following:

Requirements:

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Three months up to and including one year experience working with the public in a museum, educational institution or historical society; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of audiences.

Other Qualifications:

Individuals in this position are subject to a Criminal Conviction Record check upon hire and every other year thereafter.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may occasionally be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@osv.org 

Groundskeeper

Under the supervision of the Grounds Manager, perform year-round maintenance of the lawns, shrubs and grounds of all of Old Sturbridge Village properties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one to three months related grounds keeping experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of the safe operation of power and hand tools and equipment.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Valid driver’s license.

Independent Action:

Duties are generally proceduralized, allowing the incumbent to perform independently with intermittent close supervision. Problems not clearly defined are reviewed with the Grounds Manager to determine the course of action.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/ or move 25 pounds and frequently lift and/ or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vison abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES       This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

 

 

Master Carpenter

Under the supervision of the Building Trades Manager, perform carpentry and related maintenance tasks on all historical and non-historical structures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/ or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Required:

Valid driver’s license, ability to acquire a Massachusetts Hoisting Engineer’s license.

Independent Action:

The employee generally establishes own work plan and priorities, using established procedures to assure timely completion of assigned work in conformance with departmental policies and practices; problems lacking clear precedent are review with supervisor prior to taking action.

 Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/ or move up to 25 lbs. and frequently life and/or move up to 50 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places.

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@osv.org 

Mechanical Systems Manager

Under the supervision of the Vice President of Operations, the Mechanical Systems Manager will direct all mechanical systems maintenance and engineering inclusive of daily direction/coordination of the mechanical staff and mechanical contractors.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and fumes or airborne particles.


Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@osv.org 

Lodges Housekeeper

Working with the management team at the Inn & Lodges, this housekeeping position will perform year-round cleaning and general maintenance duties for guest rooms and general areas.  The position will also share duties in regards to scheduling, inventory, record keeping, and room inspections.

This position is year round, a minimum of 25 hours per week with benefits.

Must be available weekdays, weekends and holidays.  Must have a valid driver’s license.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Requirements:

 


Please send resume to jobs@osv.org

Elementary School Substitute (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is seeking talented educators to serve as classroom substitutes for grades k-4. Substitute employees fill in for permanent school employees when they are absent to provide continuity in curriculum and school services. Successful candidate must share OSACPS’s mission and EL Education philosophy, which will provide k-4 students with rigorous, real world learning experiences in a supportive and nurturing school community, helping all students to become reflective inquisitors, articulate communicators, critical thinkers, and skilled problem solvers. Successful candidates should have a collaborative spirit of “we are crew, not passengers.”

Qualifications:

Ideal candidates will possess the following qualities/skills:

Education and Experience:


Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@osv.org 

 

Wellness Teacher Substitute (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Old Sturbridge Academy is seeking a Temporary Wellness Instructor to deliver a high-quality physical education/health curriculum. The Wellness Instructor will be responsible for teaching the wellness curriculum to Academy students in grades K-4. The Wellness Instructor will be expected to collaborate with other team members and the Principal to integrate wellness into the academic program. A successful candidate must share OSACPS’s mission and EL Education’s philosophy, which will provide k-8 students with rigorous, real-world learning experiences in a supportive and nurturing school community, helping all students to become reflective inquisitors, articulate communicators, critical thinkers, and skilled problem solvers. A successful candidate should have a collaborative spirit of “we are crew, not passengers.”

This is a temporary position that has 10 hours a week of teaching time (Monday (3 hrs), Wednesday (2 hrs), Thursday (3 hrs), Friday (2 hrs)). and approximately 2 hours of planning time.

Qualifications:

We seek outstanding teachers with the following qualifications:

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, email the following to jobs@osv.org