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Seasonal Summer Staff - CONTRACTUAL

Recruitment #17-005734-0001


Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum is recruiting for two fulltime CONTRACTUAL positions to work for eleven (11) weeks starting May 31, 2017.  The work week may be up to 40 hours and days will vary.  Some weekends will be required.

We need creative, enthusiastic and organized individuals committed to providing outdoor education experiences to our many visitors who come for summer camp and other events throughout the summer.

High school and college students are encouraged to apply. 

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$12.23 an Hour


Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum

10515 Mackall Road

St. Leonard, MD  20685

Main Purpose of Job

Candidate will work directly with the public and summer camp staff facilitating hands-on educational programming.

Will assist with the development of camp program activities, serve as interpretative staff at the Woodland Indian Village, Visitor Center, and Exhibit Barn, assist with Indian Village and Garden maintenance.

Will participate in other special events sponsored by Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum.  The ability to work independently as well as with a team of museum personnel and volunteers is essential.


Education:  High School Diploma or GED

(Those graduating High School May 2017 will be considered with written verification of graduating status from their High School).

Experience In:  Working with youth, such as at summer camps, teacher or teachers’ assistant K-12, museum educational staff or volunteers and/or working in other related youth and public programs.

Developing lesson plans or creative projects.

Public Speaking (presentations, debate sessions, theater etc.)


Previous experience working outside in gardens and or on trails.

Experience doing light construction.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. 

All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.


Please read the job announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment. Applicants must meet all minimum qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire.


Online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If the online application process is not available, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire (by the closing date) to:  

Department of Budget and Management

Recruitment and Examination Division

301 W. Preston Street,

Room 608

Baltimore, MD 21201

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please call 410-767-4850.

We will not consider information submitted after this date. 

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay  

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.