Career Opportunities

Facilities Maintenance Technician I — Full Time

Work at a place where history is alive around every corner! The Fort Robinson Museum, administered by History Nebraska, is seeking passionate candidates to serve as a Facilities Maintenance Technician. This is a year-round full-time position and with duties varying by season.

The maintenance technician is responsible for the maintenance of the Fort's historic buildings, mowing, repairs, and working with seasonal and permanent employees to ensure the smooth operation of the site. They report to the Site Manager and will work closely with our partners at Nebraska Game and Parks Commission on maintenance issues that impact the larger park.

Experience in construction, installation, alteration, fabrication, grounds keeping, maintenance, and repair work is preferred. Comfort in working independently and managing one's own work is important.  Ideal candidates will have knowledge of historic preservation principles and practices.

History Nebraska, formerly the Nebraska State Historical Society, is a statewide educational organization that connects people to the past through the Nebraska History Museum, library and research center, conservation facility, seven historic sites, and the state archeology and historic preservation offices. It preserves and interprets our state’s history to educate citizens and build a better future for all Nebraskans.

The position pays $10.99/hour and onsite housing is available.

Application deadline: May 11th, 2018. Online applications only will be accepted, supporting documents can be attached.

Apply to be a Facilities Maintenance Technician for Fort Robinson at statejobs.nebraska.gov!

*** The State of Nebraska and the Nebraska State Historical Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with Nebraska’s Veteran’s Preference Laws. ***

Temporary Business Manager III

History Nebraska, formerly the Nebraska State Historical Society, is seeking a passionate candidate to serve as a Temporary Business Manager. This position is estimated to last 7 months, but may be extended up to a year.

Under the Administration Division, the Temporary Business Manager will plan, direct, and coordinate general business operations such as budgeting, purchasing, fixed assets, and building services. They will also oversee proper completion and maintenance of accounts payable and receivable, prepare financial reports, analyze financial records for effective budget management, and checks and reviews accuracy and compliance of transactions with established policies/procedures.

A Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or a related field plus four years related experience, two of which must be in a responsible supervisory capacity, is required. Related work experience may substitute for the Bachelor's degree requirement on a year-for-year basis. Knowledge of general accounting systems, state accounting, purchasing, and personnel policies/procedures, and general business practices preferred. Ability to interact positively with all contacts, prioritize, identify and solve problems, and oversee staff also preferred.

History Nebraska, formerly the Nebraska State Historical Society, is a statewide educational organization that connects people to the past through the Nebraska History Museum, library and research center, conservation facility, seven historic sites, and the state archeology and historic preservation offices. It preserves and interprets our state’s history to educate citizens and build a better future for all Nebraskans.

The position pays $23.82. Temporary employees must meet certain eligibility rules to take advantage of health benefits.

Application deadline: May 11th, 2018. Online applications only will be accepted, supporting documents can be attached.

Apply to be a Temporary Business Manager for History Nebraska at statejobs.nebraska.gov!

*** The State of Nebraska and the Nebraska State Historical Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with Nebraska’s Veteran’s Preference Laws. ***

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