Work at Plimoth
"Teamwork can be summed up in five short words...We believe in each other."
Do you want to be part of an established and exciting non-profit organization that helps to educate and entertain hundreds of thousands of guests each year? Do you have a passion for history and for meeting new people? If you do, then Plimoth Plantation—one of America’s great history museums—may be the right place for you.
Plimoth Plantation chooses exceptional individuals who have the motivation and spirit, the energy and the skills to be part of a wonderful team – both as employees and volunteers. The Museum, established in 1947, is well-known and admired as a unique destination for its thought-provoking, entertaining and educational living history programs and exhibits.
If you can provide customer service that is second to none, and contribute to the friendly, welcoming atmosphere at Plimoth Plantation then you’ll feel right at home here. Our hospitality toward our guests and enthusiasm for our work is key to the success of the Museum’s mission—whether we are in front of the public or working ‘behind the scenes’.
Picture yourself in a job where you can help people step back in time and discover a past that might surprise them, spark their imagination, promote their sense of wonder, connect people with their ancestors, and be part of someone’s once-in-a-lifetime family vacation, relaxing weekend, school field trip or group tour. These and many more opportunities await you at Plimoth Plantation.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time staff. BCBS medical and dental insurance is offered for the employee and their eligible dependents (cost-sharing involved). Term life insurance and long-term disability is offered for all full-time, year-round employees. A 403B retirement plan is available for all employees and profit sharing retirement plan for all eligible staff.
We also offer voluntary payroll-deducted benefits. These benefits include automobile, homeowners and supplemental insurances.
All full-time employees, both year-round and seasonal, are eligible for annual paid vacation allowance. The amount of paid vacation is based on length of service and number of hours worked per week. Part-time staff with at least four years of service are eligible for a one week based on average hours worked per week. Holiday and sick-time benefits are available for eligible employees.
An employee discount is offered for retail and food service purchases. The Museum also offers complimentary and discounted admission coupons to all employees.
Interested? Search the job titles below for more information on these positions and how to apply. Please note that there is an application and interview process as well as pre-employment orientation to the Museum for both paid employment and volunteer opportunities.
Plimoth Plantation seeks a Development Assistant to help administer and organize activity for a major Capital Campaign. Reporting to the Development Director, this is an exceptional opportunity for an energetic, organized and detail oriented individual to advance in the development field. This is a visible role within the museum and in working with professional colleagues and a trustee led Campaign Steering Committee.
CURATOR OF COLLECTIONS
The Curator of Collections is a positive, collaborative and resourceful team member who clearly demonstrates a love of 17th century material culture and history and wants to share that with the public by working hands-on at one of the world’s premier living history museums.
LIving HIstory Educator
Through conversation and the exhibition of traditional crafts and domestic skills, interpret the daily life, history and intangible cultural heritage of the 17th-century colonists (Pilgrims) and the history of Plymouth Colony and Mayflower II to Museum guests.
Retail Sales Associate
Our retail sales associates provide friendly customer service, respond to customer inquiries, assist customers with locating the appropriate items, operate the cash register (computer), provide change, handle transactions, package items, restock shelves and general housekeeping.
Marine Repair Supervisor
Hands on leader in the Maritime department. Assist with thedevelopment and implementation of a restoration and maintenance program designed topreserve the Mayflower II and other museum watercraft.
Facilities Maintainer I
This Position is responsible for maintaining an assigned group of classrooms, restrooms, offices and related Function areas and buildings in a clean and orderly manner to ensure a safe and clean work environment for our guests and staff.
Wampanoag Museum Educator
Provide a positive, friendly and welcoming environment by initiating engaging and informative interactions in which Museum guests of all ages can explore history according to their own interests.
Accounts Payable Coordinator
Data input into multiple programs with strong attention to detail. Prepare checks to pay invoices after verifying authorizations have been completed. Create consolidated revenue reports for daily revenue. Purchasing office supplies and process incoming and outgoing mail.