Work at Dayton History!

We are so pleased that you are interested in joining the Dayton History team!  With new projects being developed year-round, we are always looking for creative, energetic professionals that are passionate about history to bring their skills and experience to the organization.  The fun and educational atmosphere of Carillon Historical Park and our other historic sites throughout the region makes Dayton History a great place to get involved as a part-time employee or an individual seeking a full-time career.

Current job openings are listed below:

Now Hiring! Costumed Servers, Bartenders, Dishwashers, Food Runners, & More!

If you are interested in making history at Carillon Brewing Company or Culp’s Café, please fill out an application and return by e-mail or in-person to Alex Heckman, Vice President of Museum Operations, at aheckman@daytonhistory.org or Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton, OH 45409. For questions please call or e-mail: 937-293-2841 ext. 101 or aheckman@daytonhistory.org

Carillon Brewing Company - Line Cook

Line Cook

Reports to: Kitchen Manager
Supervises: Mid-Level (Non-Supervisory)
Classification: Non-Exempt

Carillon Brewing Co. is a unique craft brewery, owned and operated by Dayton History, that specializes in historic beer production and features traditional German American fare. The core of Dayton History’s mission is to educate and preserve.

Basic Function: 

The primary role of the line cook is to prepare menu items according to recipes and the Kitchen Manager’s direction. The Line Cook should always maintain plating and presentation specifications and standards. The Line Cook is responsible for final product quality and cooking standards per the Kitchen Manager’s directions.

Qualification Requirements:

  • A passion for cuisine and cooking
  • Minimum 2-year experience preferred, from-scratch experience a plus
  • Strong communication skills and ability to take direction
  • Available for various shifts including weekends
  • Interest in Craft Beer and associated cuisine
  • Be a team player
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Effective stress management and conflict resolution skills
  • Willingness to work flexible and extended hours, as needed

General Skills

  • A Passion for cuisine and craft beer pairings
  • Ability to work evenings and Saturdays on a regular basis
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Must have good interpersonal communication skills and be able to take direction from supervisors
  • Knife skills

Line of Communication and Accountability:  

This position reports to the kitchen manager, front of house management, and brewery management.

Physical Requirements of the Job:  

This position requires the ability to be on one’s feet for 10 plus hours at a time.

If you are interested in making history at the Carillon Brewing Company, please fill out an application and return by e-mail or in-person to Kyle Spears, Brewery Manager, at kspears@daytonhistory.org or Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton, OH 45409. For questions please call or e-mail: 937-293-2841 ext. 173 or kspears@daytonhistory.org

Carillon Brewing Company - Expo/Food Runner

Food Runner

Reports to: Kitchen Manager
Supervises: Entry Level (Non-Supervisory)
Classification: Non-Exempt

Carillon Brewing Co. is a unique craft brewery, owned and operated by Dayton History, that specializes in historic beer production and features traditional German American fare. The core of Dayton History’s mission is to educate and preserve. As a part of Dayton History, Carillon Brewing Co.’s primary goal is to both immerse our guests in a welcoming, entertaining, historic, and educational experience. The Food Runner/Busser works with the kitchen manager and other brewery staff to ensure our guests have a high-quality and enjoyable experience by serving food in a timely and accurate manner.

Basic Function: 

This position exists to facilitate collaboration between the kitchen and front of house. Basic responsibilities include serving food, bussing tables, prep for future services, and assisting with setup and execution of special events.

Qualification Requirements:  

  • General POS knowledge
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Available for various shifts including weekends
  • Interest in Craft Beer
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Effective stress management and conflict resolution skills

General Responsibilities: 

  • Deliver food orders from the kitchen to customers’ tables quickly and accurately
  • Act as point of contact between the front of house and back of house
  • Communicate information to kitchen manager and line cooks with attention to priorities and special requests
  • Assist with bussing tables and sanitization
  • Answer guests’ questions and ensure they have everything they need
  • Answer basic questions about the Brewery and Carillon Park
  • Communicate customer feedback to the appropriate staff

If you are interested in making history at the Carillon Brewing Company, please fill out an application and return by e-mail or in-person to Kyle Spears, Brewery Manager, at kspears@daytonhistory.org or Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton, OH 45409. For questions please call or e-mail: 937-293-2841 ext. 173 or kspears@daytonhistory.org

Carillon Historical Park - Event Bartenders

Event Bartenders

Carillon Historical Park, a beautiful, open-air museum campus south of downtown Dayton, is seeking dynamic individuals to serve as bartenders during wedding receptions, corporate meetings, and a wide array of special events. Successful candidates must possess relevant experience in tending bar, consistently exhibit a guest-first attitude, and be professional in both appearance and in all interactions with guests and event staff.

Due to the nature of special event scheduling, bartender shifts will be intermittent and will be confirmed several weeks in advance. Bartenders will be compensated as independent contractors and can expect payment at the conclusion of a scheduled event shift. Bartenders are paid $15/hour, plus a $60 prepaid tip, plus cash tips received during the event.

Shifts are being scheduled now.

If you are interested in making history at Carillon Historical Park, please fill out an application and return by e-mail or in-person to Alex Heckman, Vice President of Museum Operations, at aheckman@daytonhistory.org or Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton, OH 45409. For questions please call or e-mail: 937-293-2841 ext. 101 or aheckman@daytonhistory.org