Ross Farm Museum is NOW HIRING for the position of Period Clothing Coordinator
Ross Farm Museum is a window into the past of Nova Scotia’s rich agricultural history with many things to see and do that the whole family will enjoy. Established in 1970, Ross Farm Museum is located on Highway 12 in New Ross, Nova Scotia. It is a living, working, farm museum depicting 150 years of agriculture in the province.
The position of Period Clothing COORDINATOR is an essential component of the Ross Farm Museum staff. This position is a full-time, year-round, permanent position with a performance review after the first six months of employment.
As a Period Clothing COORDINATOR you are expected to research, produce, clean and repair period clothing for use by the farm museum staff. Your trade is not usually on display or demonstrated to the farm visitor but it is central for all staff in demonstrating the Ross Farm way of life. You also order materials and supplies and take annual inventory and work with the Site Manager and new staff to ensure that at least one set authentic clothing (and sometimes two sets) is available to each interpreter.
You and your coworkers are responsible for demonstrating trades or crafts authentic to the Ross Farm way of life. This must be done in a pleasant and informative way while maintaining safety and producing saleable goods for the gift shop and use on the farm. You are trained by drawing information from the guides’ manual, documentation and requesting information from the Assistant Site Manager. New trades and crafts people will learn by doing under the guidance of a seasoned trades or crafts person in an apprentice type process.
Cover letter & Resumes and all supporting documents must be received at Ross Farm by 5:00pm May 27, 2022
Ross Farm Museum is open to the public 12 months a year.
Competitive pay. 24 hrs per week. Bi-weekly pay periods.
Apply in writing via post or email to:
Ross Farm Museum 4568 Highway 12 PO Box 238 New Ross, N.S. B0J 2M0
Attn: Barry Hiltz - SPECIFY APPLICATION FOR PERIOD CLOTHING COORDINATOR