Job: Museum Store Associate

museum store associate

position description

Primary Function: Preservation Virginia seeks part-time Museum Store Associates to provide exceptional customer service at the Historic Jamestowne Visitor Center and Archaearium Stores. Successful candidates will work in a team-oriented environment assisting guests with purchases and providing a positive and memorable experience in the historic park. The Museum Store Associate welcomes guests, answers questions, provides accurate information about products, serves as a cashier handling cash, check, and charge transactions, as well as stocks and maintains stores.


Qualified candidates should be honest, reliable and a team player. They should possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills; be able to maintain focus and professional demeanor while serving large numbers of visitors; display a high level of attention to detail; show initiative; be able to assess and resolve guest needs quickly; and be comfortable with computer operations including desktop and mobile POS systems. Candidates must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and stand for extended periods of time during their shift. High school diploma or G.E.D. required.


Associates can be scheduled to work 16-29 hours per week. Hours will vary weekly. Weekend and holiday work is required. The hours are Monday through Sunday, 9:00am to 5:30pm. Associates should have flexibility to accommodate this schedule.


The Museum Store Associate is a part-time position and provides no benefits.

to apply

Please submit a cover letter, résumé, and three professional references via email to Sharolyn Wright at

No phone calls please.

The Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation is a subsidiary of Preservation Virginia. Preservation Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.