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Recruitment #18-005734-0001


Maryland Historical Trust are seeking two creative, enthusiastic, and organized individuals committed to providing outdoor educational experiences at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum.




Maryland Department of Planning/MHT

Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum

10515 Mackall Road

St. Leonard, MD 20685

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of the Summer Staff is to assist in facilitating hands-on educational programming for the summer camp programs and events at JPPM. Summer staff will assist with the development of camp activities as well as serve as interpretive staff for the Woodland Indian Village, Visitor Center, and Exhibit Barn.

Summer Staff will provide support for the education department's mission of improving public accessibility to, and understanding of the history and archaeology of, the property and region.


1. Works directly with the public and summer camps facilitating hands-on educational programming at Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum.

2. Assists with the development of camp program activities.

3. Serves as interpretative staff at the Woodland Indian Village, Visitor Center, and Exhibit Barn.

4. Assists with Indian Village and Garden maintenance.

5. Participates in special events sponsored by Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum. 

6. Candidates must be able to work weekends as necessary and accept other duties as may be assigned by the Director of Education. 


Education: Diploma/GED

Experience: Three months experience working with youth(camps, classroom, or museums).

Three months experience developing lesson plans or creative projects.

Those graduating High School May 2018 will be considered with written verification of graduating status from their High School.


Three months experience working outside in one of the following areas: gardens, trails, light construction.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application 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. 

Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position.  It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all experience and education that is related to this position. 

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.


Online applications are highly recommended. However, the paper application may be submitted to:


301 West Preston Street,

Room 608

Baltimore, Maryland 21201.

The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

If you need to submit additional information, the preferred method is to upload. If unable to upload, please send to DBM/RED

301 W. Preston Street,

Room 608

Baltimore, MD 21201.

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