Shelburne Museum is one of the best places to work in Vermont. Benefits include access to Museum exhibits and programs, discounts at the Museum Store and Café, and participation in the employee reciprocal program with many regional attractions. Our beautiful campus, just seven miles from Burlington, is a welcoming place to develop your skills, connect with new colleagues, and build and shape our community. Shelburne Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering diversity within the museum field.
Current openings are listed below. Applicants may apply online by completing the Employment Application and attaching it, along with a cover letter and resume, to an e-mail (pdf format preferred). Please send applications to:
P.O. Box 10
Shelburne, VT 05482
Some positions may request additional information. Final approval for hiring will be dependent upon a successful background check.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Preservation and Landscape Department
Description: Shelburne Museum has an immediate opening for a full-time, year round Museum Services Assistant. Reporting to the Head of Museum Services and working closely with multiple departments, the Museum Services staff is responsible for a broad range of duties related to the care and upkeep of the Museum. The Assistant’s position is responsible for custodial work across the Museum’s campus in exhibition and administration buildings as well as public spaces and restrooms. Assisting with and ultimately responsible for the setup and breakdown of facilities needed for meetings and events is an essential component of the position. There are also special projects assigned as needed.
Requirements: Ideal candidates will be hard working, motivated, and detail oriented and must be able to perform physical activities while spending the majority of the work day on their feet. Comfort bending, standing, climbing, lifting up to 50 pounds, and sustaining rigorous activity required. Candidates must be able to work some weekends and evenings.
An eye for detail and appreciation for caring for historically significant buildings and objects is necessary as is the ability to be self-directed, reliable and strong communication skills.
Benefits: Competitive hourly wage and full-time schedule; comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, and 401k plan; generous paid leave; spectacular working environment; friendly co-workers; discount at the Museum Store and Café; passes to the museum to share with friends and family; and reciprocal benefits at regional museums and attractions.
Year round, full time position. Eligible for shift differential. Hours are 3:00pm-11:00pm.
Protection Services is responsible for the security and safety at all times of the Museum’s collections, buildings, grounds, staff, and visitors
Compensation and Benefits:
Full Museum benefits package including health, dental and paid time off. Spectacular working environment; committed, friendly co-workers; discount at the Museum Store and Café; passes to the museum to share with friends and family; and reciprocal benefits at regional museums and attractions.
Visit our website, www.shelburnemuseum.org and download an application. Forward completed application along with cover letter and resume.
Position Type: Year-round, Full-time, Staff position
Department: Preservation and Landscape
Reports to: Lead Carpenter and Director of Preservation and Landscape
Salary range: TBD
The Carpenter uses developed skills to perform a variety of maintenance, construction carpentry, and woodworking projects throughout the Museum some of which are temporary such as exhibition spaces, others are permanent such as lasting repairs to historic buildings. Additional responsibilities include masonry work throughout campus.
Essential Job Functions:
Education and Experience:
Spectacular working environment; Health, Dental and Retirement; Paid Time Off; committed, friendly co-workers; discount at the Museum Store and Café; passes to the museum to share with friends and family; and reciprocal benefits at regional museums and attractions.
The Carpenter is a full-time, full-benefits, hourly, non- exempt, employment-at-will position.