Jobs at Old Sturbridge Village are diverse and exciting ways to connect with history. Current job openings will be posted below when available.

Old Sturbridge Village is committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility. We are passionate about developing and maintaining an inclusive, equitable and accessible working and learning environment for all visitors, staff and OSV community members. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to different ways of understanding and engaging the world around us.

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 to [email protected]

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

 

Current Job Openings | Full Time

Master Electrician

Old Sturbridge Village (OSV) is searching for a dependable, detail-oriented Master Electrician to join our company. The Master Electrician’s responsibilities include servicing electrical systems, observing company safety guidelines, documenting each project and updating internal records, providing material cost and time estimates, and training apprentices. You should also be able to easily diagnose electrical faults and provide excellent customer service.

To be successful as a Master Electrician, you should be able to read blueprints, use diagnostic tools, and make decisions under pressure. This role will contribute to Old Sturbridge Village’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility.

Old Sturbridge Village, the largest outdoor history museum in the Northeast, depicts a rural New England town of the 1830s. Step inside more than 40 original buildings, and explore homes, meetinghouses, a district school, country store, bank, working farm, three water-powered mills, and trade shops – all situated on more than 200 scenic acres. Talk with authentically costumed historians and see heritage breed farm animals. Discover the endless ways to immerse yourself in the Village. Old Sturbridge Village, a museum and learning resource of New England life, invites each visitor to find meaning, pleasure, relevance, and inspiration through the exploration of history.

Old Sturbridge Village is committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility. We are passionate about developing and maintaining an inclusive, equitable and accessible working and learning environment for all visitors, staff and OSV community members. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to different ways of understanding and engaging the world around us.

Master Electrician Responsibilities:

Master Electrician Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed 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.

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

Old Sturbridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Old Sturbridge Village to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or membership in the uniformed services.

Applicants who wish to apply should submit their resume and cover letter to Human Resources at [email protected]

Research Librarian

Reporting to the Director of Collections and Research, the Research Librarian will perform a variety of duties including managing the daily activities in the Research Library, accessioning and cataloging new library materials; processing manuscript collections; arrangement, description, and preservation of historic manuscripts; digitization through photography and scanning; records management; assisting researchers and staff in-person; and organizing and shelving library materials. A major focus of this role in the immediate future will be working with the Director of Collections and Research to plan and execute a major move of the Village’s institutional archives to a building on campus that is being renovated specifically to hold archival materials. This project is expected to take one to two years. This role will contribute to Old Sturbridge Village’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility.

The Old Sturbridge Village Research Library holds more than 35,000 volumes including periodicals, town and county records, primers and educational books, as well as secondary sources related to all aspects of New England culture, economy, and society before 1850. More than 1,000 linear feet and 184 square feet of oversize flat files are dedicated to materials including maps, broadsides, diaries, account books, letters, and other primary sources documenting life in the region. Included in these materials are family and business records related to a number of the historic buildings that are now part of the Village’s Campus.  A significant multimedia resources collection includes slides of maps, drawings, and other illustrations taken from printed sources in the Old Sturbridge Village Research Library, as well as collection objects. It also contains images of Village buildings, exhibitions, and events from the institution’s early origins to the present day.

Old Sturbridge Village is committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility. We are passionate about developing and maintaining an inclusive, equitable and accessible working and learning environment for all visitors, staff and OSV community members. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to different ways of understanding and engaging the world around us. 

Qualifications:

Essential Duties:

Old Sturbridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Old Sturbridge Village to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or membership in the uniformed services.

Applicants who wish to apply should submit their resume and cover letter to Human Resources at [email protected]

Current Job Openings | Part-Time and/or Seasonal

Bakery Assistant (Part Time)

Do you enjoy preparing and baking cookies, bread, and muffins? Does working in a professional kitchen excite you? Do you have a passion for delivering an extraordinary customer service experience while working in a fast-paced and friendly environment? Then look no further!

Old Sturbridge Village is currently seeking a part-time Bakery Assistant to join our culinary team. Reporting to the Head Baker/Pastry Chef, this team member will support the expansion of the Village’s dessert and pastry offerings utilizing both modern and historic recipes.

Candidates should be passionate, innovative, willing to learn, self-driven and consistent. This an ideal position for someone who wants to get started in the culinary field by learning from our skilled staff.  This role will contribute to Old Sturbridge Village’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. This opportunity is a non-costumed, occasionally customer-facing position.

Job Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

Benefits:

How to Apply

Applicants who wish to apply should submit their resume to Human Resources at [email protected] or stop by our Ox & Yolk Mercantile shop located in the Oliver White Building conveniently located next to the Visitor Parking lot to speak to a team member about this opportunity.

About Old Sturbridge Village

Old Sturbridge Village, the largest outdoor history museum in the Northeast, depicts a rural New England town of the 1830s. Step inside more than 40 original buildings, and explore homes, meetinghouses, a district school, a country store, a bank, a working farm, three water-powered mills, and trade shops – all situated on more than 200 scenic acres. Talk with authentically costumed historians and see heritage breed farm animals. Discover the endless ways to immerse yourself in the Village. Old Sturbridge Village, a museum and learning resource of New England life, invites each visitor to find meaning, pleasure, relevance, and inspiration through the exploration of history.

Old Sturbridge Village is committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility. We are passionate about developing and maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and accessible working and learning environment for all visitors, staff, and OSV community members. We believe every member of our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to different ways of understanding and engaging the world around us.

Old Sturbridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Old Sturbridge Village to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or membership in the uniformed services.

 

 

Food & Beverage Team Member (24 Hours Per Week)

Old Sturbridge Village is hiring a Food & Beverage Team Member (Part-time 24 hours a week; 18 +) to join our Restaurant Operations Department. This team member will provide an excellent guest experience to Village patrons in the Bullard Tavern (quick service) and quick service in other locations as needed. This role will contribute to Old Sturbridge Village’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility.

Old Sturbridge Village is committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility. We are passionate about developing, and maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and accessible working and learning environment for all visitors, staff, and OSV community members. We believe every member of our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to different ways of understanding and engaging the world around us.

Essential Duties:

Position Requirements:

Must be available to work Wednesday – Sunday. Some holidays and nights are required prior notice will be provided.

What we offer:

Applicants who wish to apply should submit their resume to Human Resources at [email protected]

Interpreter – Agriculture (Seasonal/Farm Generalist)

Do you love to work outdoors?  Have a knack for working with animals?  Enjoying talking with others?

Old Sturbridge Village (OSV) is seeking a part-time farmer to join our agricultural team. As a living history site dedicated to 19th century rural New England, farms and their animals, crops, fields and more provide an invaluable tool to engage and educate our guests. Under the supervision of Agriculture Coordinator, this position will assist the agriculture team in seasonal and daily farm tasks and programming during the farmer’s year. This position is up to 40 hours per week April-October.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Skills & Abilities

Education and/or Experience:

About OSV

Old Sturbridge Village, the largest outdoor history museum in the Northeast, depicts a rural New England town of the 1830s. Step inside more than 40 original buildings, and explore homes, meetinghouses, a district school, a country store, a bank, a working farm, three water-powered mills, and trade shops – all situated on more than 200 scenic acres. Talk with authentically costumed historians and see heritage breed farm animals. Discover the endless ways to immerse yourself in the Village. Old Sturbridge Village, a museum and learning resource of New England life, invites each visitor to find meaning, pleasure, relevance, and inspiration through the exploration of history.

Old Sturbridge Village is committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility. We are passionate about developing and maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and accessible working and learning environment for all visitors, staff, and OSV community members. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to different ways of understanding and engaging the world around us.

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

Old Sturbridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Old Sturbridge Village to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or membership in the uniformed services.

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to [email protected].

Interpreter – Horticulture (Garden Generalist/Seasonal)

Do you love to work outdoors?  Have a passion for gardening?  Enjoying talking with others?

Old Sturbridge Village (OSV) is seeking a part-time gardener to join our horticulture team. As a living history site dedicated to 19th century rural New England, gardens and their produce provide an invaluable tool to engage and educate our guests. Under the supervision of the Horticulture Coordinator, this position will assist the horticulture team in garden maintenance and programming during the gardening season. This position is up to 24 hours per week April- October. This role will contribute Old Sturbridge Village’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities, including the following:

Skills & Abilities

Education and/or Experience:

About OSV

Old Sturbridge Village, the largest outdoor history museum in the Northeast, depicts a rural New England town of the 1830s. Step inside more than 40 original buildings, and explore homes, meetinghouses, a district school, country store, bank, working farm, three water-powered mills, and trade shops – all situated on more than 200 scenic acres. Talk with authentically costumed historians and see heritage breed farm animals. Discover the endless ways to immerse yourself in the Village. Old Sturbridge Village, a museum and learning resource of New England life, invites each visitor to find meaning, pleasure, relevance, and inspiration through the exploration of history.

Old Sturbridge Village is committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility. We are passionate about developing and maintaining an inclusive, equitable and accessible working and learning environment for all visitors, staff and OSV community members. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to different ways of understanding and engaging the world around us.

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

Old Sturbridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Old Sturbridge Village to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or membership in the uniformed services.

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to [email protected].

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Old Sturbridge Village has a long tradition of offering hands-on learning experiences through its College Internships and yearlong Fellowships. Both programs aim to provide candidates with practical knowledge and job experience in the Museum field throughout the many departments at Old Sturbridge Village.

Learn more about summer college internships here.

Learn more about yearlong fellowships here.

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