History Nebraska and the Fort Robinson Museum are seeking two visitor focused and engaging tourism guides for our summer 2024 season. These positions will interact with visitors through site programming and gift shop sales, help maintain our historical structures and green spaces for best visitor experiences, and share information about the Fort and its historical significance as well as other interests around the area. Fort Robinson’s exquisite views and rich history offer a truly unique experience for staff and visitors to share.
The Fort Robinson Museum will be open May through October, Monday – Saturday 9:00am – 4:00pm. Ideal schedules are either Monday – Friday or Tuesday – Saturday, with the ability to be flexible to accommodate holidays and days off.
Fort Robinson State Historical Site near Crawford, Nebraska, is one of the most significant places of the American West. It saw the creation of the Red Cloud agency, the death of Crazy Horse, the deployment of Buffalo Soldiers, a German POW camp, a WWII dog training program, and much more. The grounds include 14 historic structures inside a visually stunning state park and National Historic Landmark. History Nebraska preserves and interprets our state’s past, contributes to the education of its citizens, and uses the tools of history to shape a better future for all Nebraskans.
Examples of Work
- Greets all site visitors in person or by phone and provides information on exhibits and events.
- Walks site and frequents all buildings to ensure all visitors have an engaging experience.
- Provides tours to visiting groups and answers tourist inquiries, sharing historical information and local tourism.
- Collects admissions and sells merchandise in the gift shop, providing excellent customer service.
- Stocks and maintains merchandise on the sales floor and communicates when products are low.
- Balances and prepares daily sales reports and other essential reports using POS systems.
- Assists with light housekeeping functions, maintenance and/or custodial projects which would include lawn mowing.
- Performs other duties as assigned.