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, Food Runners, & More!

Part-time Positions:

  • CHP – Museum Store/Guest Services
  • CHP – Museum Theater/Living History Assistant for A Carillon Christmas
  • CHP – Event Services Set Staff
  • CHP – Event Services Captain
  • CBC – Food Runner/Busser
  • CBC – Bartender

Full-time Positions:

  • CHP – Museum Store/Guest Services
  • CHP – Event Services Coordinator

If you are interested in making history at the Carillon Historical Park, please fill out an application and return by e-mail or in-person to Joy Fullenkamp, Human Resources, at jfullenkamp@daytonhistory.org or Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton, OH 45409. For questions please call or e-mail: 937-293-2841 ext. 138 or jfullenkamp@daytonhistory.org

Carillon Historical Park - Museum Store/Guest Services Staff - PT & FT

Carillon Historical Park – Museum Store/Guest Services Staff – PT & FT

Revision Date: July, 2021
Reports to: Museum Store Manager
Supervises: N/A
Classification: Non-exempt
Wages: $8.80/hr

Basic Function: 

This position exists to welcome guests to Carillon Historical Park, provide information and customer service, and sell admission tickets and memberships as well as provide retail sales support in the museum gift shop as directed by the Museum Store Manager.

Qualification Requirements:  

  • Familiarity with POS (point of sale) systems and the ability to learn new technologies
  • Outstanding communication and customer service skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective team member
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Cheerful, friendly personality
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including some weekends

General Responsibilities: 

  • Greet guests to Carillon Historical Park, sell admission tickets, provide directions and museum information.
  • Upsell specialty tours and museum memberships
  • Assist guests shopping in museum store, build rapport through conversation and honest recommendations
  • Ring up museum store sales
  • Assist in creating appealing merchandise displays and keeping sales floor clean and organized at all times.
  • Assist in maintaining the stock room and counting inventory as needed

Position Responsibilities: 

  • Accurately operate POS system and count money
  • Accurately enter membership details into software program
  • Answer phones

Line of Communication and Accountability: 

  • This position reports to the Museum Store Manager

Physical Requirements of the Job: 

  • This position requires the ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift/carry 50 pounds.
  • Climbing ladders is occasionally required.

If you are interested in making history at the Carillon Historical Park, please fill out an application and return by e-mail or in-person to Joy Fullenkamp, Human Resources, at jfullenkamp@daytonhistory.org or Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton, OH 45409. For questions please call or e-mail: 937-293-2841 ext. 138 or jfullenkamp@daytonhistory.org

Carillon Historical Park - Museum Theater/Living History Assistant, A Carillon Christmas - PT

Museum Theater/Living History Assistant, A Carillon Christmas – PT

Revision Date: September 2021
Reports to: Living History Specialist
Supervises: N/A
Classification: Non-exempt
Wages: $8.80/hr

Basic Function: 

The focus of the position is to provide Park visitors with historical interpretation and to lead educational programming during “A Carillon Christmas.”  The event runs November 23, 2021 – December 30, 2021; the Park is closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.  Through conversation and demonstration, persons in this position will connect visitors to the people, places, and events of Dayton, Ohio.

This is a part-time seasonal position; however, additional opportunities may be available beyond January 2022.

Qualification Requirements:  

  • Education in History, Public History, Museum Studies, Theater or related field.  Experience working with children preferred.
  • Strong communication and interpretation skills; willingness to improve skills.
  • Desire to work with large groups.
  • Customer service-oriented.
  • Positive, cheerful, and professional attitude.
  • Must be able to work outdoors, in a variety of weather conditions, and be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends up to 35 hours per week.
  • This is a temporary position from October 2021 to January 2022.  Additional employment opportunities beyond January may be available.

General Responsibilities: 

  • Interact with individuals and groups touring Carillon Historical Park during “A Carillon Christmas” event.
  • Provide historical information and answer questions about assigned building; opportunity to work in varied themed experiences.
  • Demonstrate appropriate 19th century skills and trades; including but not limited to hearth cooking / baking specific to the Christmas season (also gardening, woodworking, sewing, etc. beyond the Christmas season).
  • Demonstrate historical skits/puppet shows with Christmas theme.
  • Work collaboratively with other staff members and volunteers.
  • Care for all Park materials and exhibits, whether indoors or outdoors.
  • Continue to expand knowledge of our history through independent reading and research.
  • Adhere to period clothing guidelines as directed by Living History Specialist.

Line of Communication and Accountability:

  • This position reports to the Living History Specialist.

Physical Requirements of the Job: 

  • Work flexible hours which will include weekends and holidays.
  • Work outdoors in varying conditions and in buildings that lack climate control.
  • Stand for extended periods of time.
  • Walking, lifting, kneeling, bending, crouching, and seeing in varying light conditions.
  • Ability to lift at least 25 lbs. to shoulder height.
  • Show flexibility to perform other duties as assigned.

 

Carillon Historical Park - Event Services Coordinator - FT

Carillon Historical Park – Event Services Coordinator – FT

Revision Date: September 2021
Reports to: Food & Beverage Director
Supervises: N/A
Classification: Exempt
Wages: Salary based on experience plus bonus

Basic Function: 

This position exists to sell, plan, oversee and implement all event rentals at Dayton History owned and managed facilities to meet or exceed guest satisfaction and financial goals.

This position is responsible for all rentals requiring buildings, rooms, parking or outside space within the Carillon Historical Park campus, as well as those at the Patterson Homestead, Old Courthouse, Memorial Hall, and Hawthorn Hill. The Event Services Coordinator will work closely with the Education, Guest Services, Facilities, and Curatorial Departments, and Carillon Catering’s restaurant staff when rentals impact daytime museum operations and/or involve exhibit buildings or interpretive staff.

This position works with the Food & Beverage Director to develop the strategy, design and implementation for all rental events, ensuring that revenue goals are met while operating within budget constraints and mission.

Qualification Requirements:  

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred with a minimum of three years’ successful experience in event planning and sales
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Exceptional organizational and communications skills
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to smoothly resolve interpersonal conflicts and deal with difficult people with tact and diplomacy

General Responsibilities: 

  • Establish and maintain relationships with vendors
  • Plan event details with rental customers
  • Ensure event rental contracts are signed by customers and managed in an organized manner
  • Create reliable financial reports and collect payments on time
  • Manage events and address potential problems that may arise
  • Plan for potential scenarios that could impact the integrity of the event
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the complex needs of a wide variety of events

Position Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the Park’s liaison to all renters. Answer rental related inquiries by phone and email. Meet with prospective renters to tour facilities.
  • Coordinate event rental details and logistics at all Dayton History properties including the Patterson Homestead, Carillon Historical Park, Hawthorn Hill, Old Courthouse and Memorial Hall.
  • Work seamlessly with all necessary departments of Dayton History to event rental direct activities when daytime museum operations may be impacted and/or event needs involve exhibit buildings or interpretive staff.
  • Direct and work with wedding coordinators, vendors, and service providers to arrange for wedding ceremonies, celebrations and/or receptions at Dayton History owned and managed properties
  • Be present or arrange for qualified staff to be present during all associated activities

Line of Communication and Accountability:

  • This position reports to the Food & Beverage Director.
  • This position works closely with Event Services Captains to ensure seamless execution of rental events.
  • This is a public-facing position representing Dayton History to its many constituents. Tact, diplomacy and professionalism are essential.

Physical Requirements of the Job: 

  • Incumbent must be able to work on a computer for hours at a time.
  • During events, incumbent must be able to be physically active and on the move for up to 10 hours at a time.

Carillon Historical Park - Event Services Set Staff - PT

Carillon Historical Park – Event Services Set Staff – PT

Revision Date: September 2021
Reports to: Event Services Captain
Supervises: N/A
Classification: Non-exempt
Wages: $12 – $13/hr

Basic Function: 

This position exists to complete the event floor plan set-ups as outlined by the Event Services Captain accurately and on time.
Qualification Requirements:  

  • High school diploma or equivalent; no specific prior experience required
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective team member

General Responsibilities: 

  • Set up and arrange event items such as tables, chairs, and linens
  • Take down and store same items after event
  • Clean up after events, making sure the museum is restored to its original condition for museum guests the following day
  • Additional duties as assigned

Line of Communication and Accountability:

  • This position reports to the Event Services Captain

Physical Requirements of the Job: 

  • This position routinely requires a moderate amount of walking/standing and some heavy lifting
  • Must be able to lift/carry 50 pounds

Carillon Historical Park - Event Services Captain - PT

Carillon Historical Park – Event Services Captain – PT

Revision Date: September 2021
Reports to: Food & Beverage Director
Supervises: Event Services Set Staff & Event Bartenders
Classification: Non-exempt
Wages: $15/hr

Basic Function: 

This position exists to implement event logistics as sold to facility rental customers, supervise event services staff during an event, and provide excellent guest service. A successful candidate has the potential to grow this position into a full-time role.

Qualification Requirements:  

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1 – 2 years event set experience
  • Ability to read and decipher floor layout plans for events
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong sense of urgency
  • Situational awareness
  • Effective team member
  • Flexible availability – at various times could include weekdays, weekends, early morning, and late nights

General Responsibilities: 

  • Based on floor layout plans provided by Event Services Coordinators, work with and supervise Event Services Set Staff to set up and arrange event items such as tables, chairs, and linens
  • Take down and store same items after event
  • Be present during event to support and supervise Event Bartenders as well as care for event guest needs
  • Clean up after events, making sure the museum is restored to its original condition for museum guests the following day
  • Keep satellite facilities (Patterson Homestead, Old Courthouse, and Memorial Hall) clean and staged for Event Services Coordinators to tour with potential event rental customers
  • Additional duties as assigned

Position Responsibilities:

  • If event takes place at end of day, an additional responsibility includes locking and arming building where event was held

Line of Communication and Accountability:

  • This position reports to the Food & Beverage Director

Physical Requirements of the Job: 

  • This position routinely requires long hours
  • This position routinely requires a moderate amount of walking/standing and some heavy lifting
  • Must be able to lift/carry 50 pounds

Carillon Brewing Company - Food Runner/Busser - PT

Food Runner/Busser – PT

Revision Date: August 2021
Reports to: Front of House Manager
Supervises: N/A
Classification: Non-Exempt
Wages: $10.00/hr + tip

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.

Basic Function: 

This position exists to ensure our guests have a high-quality and enjoyable experience by serving food in a timely and accurate manner. Basic responsibilities include facilitating collaboration between the kitchen and the front of house to serve food, bus tables, prep for future services, and assist with setup and execution of special events.

Qualification Requirements:  

  • General POS knowledge
  • Outstanding communication and customer service skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective team member
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Effective stress management and conflict resolution skills
  • Available for various shifts including weekends

General Responsibilities: 

  • Deliver food orders from the kitchen to customers’ tables quickly and accurately
  • Act as point of contact between front of house and kitchen
  • 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
  • Build rapport with customers to create a positive atmosphere
  • Answer basic questions about Carillon Brewing Co. and Carillon Historical Park
  • Communicate customer feedback to the appropriate staff

Line of Communication and Accountability:

  • This position reports to the Front of House Manager

Physical Requirements of the Job: 

  • This position routinely requires walking/standing for long periods of time and some heavy lifting
  • Must be able to lift/carry 25 pounds

If you are interested in making history at the Carillon Brewing Co, please fill out an application and return by e-mail or in-person to Joy Fullenkamp, Human Resources, at jfullenkamp@daytonhistory.org or Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton, OH 45409. For questions please call or e-mail: 937-293-2841 ext. 138 or jfullenkamp@daytonhistory.org

Carillon Brewing Company - Bartender - PT

Bartender – PT

Revision Date: September 2021
Reports to: Front of House Manager
Supervises: N/A
Classification: Non-Exempt
Wages: $10.00/hr + tip

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.

Basic Function: 

This position exists to ensure our guests have a high-quality and enjoyable experience by providing a warm greeting, accurately taking orders, and serving both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

Qualification Requirements:  

  • Must be 21 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior bartending experience, ServSafe and/or TIPS certification preferred
  • General POS knowledge
  • Outstanding communication and customer service skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective team member
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Effective stress management and conflict resolution skills
  • Interest in Craft beer
  • Available for various shifts including weekends

General Responsibilities: 

  • Greet guests and accurately take food and beverage orders
  • Pour and serve beer, wine, and mixed drinks and well as non-alcoholic beverages
  • Keep bar area neat and clean
  • Answer guests’ questions and ensure they have everything they need
  • Answer basic questions about Carillon Brewing Co. and Carillon Historical Park
  • Communicate customer feedback to the appropriate staff

If you are interested in making history at the Carillon Brewing Co, please fill out an application and return by e-mail or in-person to Joy Fullenkamp, Human Resources, at jfullenkamp@daytonhistory.org or Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton, OH 45409. For questions please call or e-mail: 937-293-2841 ext. 138 or jfullenkamp@daytonhistory.org