Lead Guide, Southern Maine

Employment Opportunity

Classification: Seasonal/part-time

Location: Sarah Orne Jewett House and Hamilton House, South Berwick, Maine; Sayward-Wheeler House, York Harbor, Maine

Description: Historic New England seeks a seasonal, part-time lead guide to work at southern Maine sites for the 2021 season. Lead guide will conduct tours and assist with daily museum operations including online ticketing, COVID-19 prevention protocol and supplies, cleaning, and opening and closing the museum. Lead guide will assist with program set-up and operations. Training is provided. Historic New England strictly adheres to all federal, state, and local COVID-19 prevention protocols.


 Qualifications: Applicants should enjoy working with the public and special events, have an interest in history, and have basic computer skills. Experience in customer service desirable. Must be available weekends, particularly Sundays, have a flexible schedule, and commit to employment through the end of the 2021 season, May through October and for some hours, including seasonal programs, through December. Valid driver’s license and a means of transportation required. The position involves lifting up to forty pounds.

Applications: Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected].

Historic New England is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to supporting equality of opportunity and respect for diversity. We are committed to providing equal opportunity in employment to all qualified persons without regard to non-work-related factors such as race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, gender identity, or sexual orientation.