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Tourism Guide--FT Fort Robinson


An Equal Opportunity Employer


$11.42 /Hour


OPENING DATE: 04/28/16


CLOSING DATE: 05/09/16 11:59 PM


JOB TYPE: Seasonal


LOCATION: Crawford


AGENCY: Historical Society



This is a temporary seasonal position estimated to start May 16th, and finish September 18th.

Hours - 8:30am - 5:30pm Thursday - Monday until August 21st.  Part-time schedule after that.

Under general supervision, provides historical information about Fort Robinson to visitors by conducting interpretive tours, answering questions about the historical significance of historic buildings and sites at Fort Robinson, and surrounding area; Collects admissions and sells Landmark Store merchandise.




Presents informative talks to visiting groups, and answers visitor inquiries. Schedules and conducts interpretive tours and activities during specific times and locations during scheduled work days; As necessary, collects admissions, maintains daily records, performs minor janitorial duties, sells souvenirs, and provides visitors with specific brochure information requested. Maintains records, and conducts surveys of visitors' opinions, interests, and needs for use in developing future programs. Stocks brochure racks and monitors exhibit galleries. Must be able to navigate uneven facility grounds. Serves the visiting public with effective interpretation and educational information that leads to a good understanding of the themes and facts of Nebraska history as presented at the Fort Robinson History Center and Museum and historical buildings. Slight changes to starting and ending dates could be negotiable.



REQUIREMENTS: Experience in public contact OR coursework/training or experience in history, art history, recreation, event planning or areas related to Nebraska history, geography, or culture.

OTHER: Must be able to navigate uneven terrain to provide tours and information to visitors. Must be able to work in seasonal weather conditions, Must be able to use computer and internet for general office use; must be able to work with money and use a computerized system to make sales.



Knowledge of: Nebraska's history and culture; the State's historical, cultural, and recreational facilities. Ability to: present information/material clearly and effectively; ability to work well with people of all ages and abilities; organize material for presentation.




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Lincoln, NE 68508

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