Job Openings (8) Current Positions Available

Museum:  Wells Fargo Museum

Position:  Museum Assistant (Part-Time)

The Wells Fargo History Museum in Sacramento is seeking a Museum Assistant with 6+ months of experience in one or a combination of the following: museum services, historical services, marketing, or customer service to work in its Historical Services Department. The museum is located at 400 Capitol Mall in Sacramento, CA and does not offer relocation assistance.

The Museum Assistant will assist with the day-to-day operation of this location to ensure quality, efficiency, and the highest professional standards and museum practices.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and deliver education programs and tours to help visitors gain a better understanding and appreciation of Wells Fargo’s rich history
  • Greet visitors, provide information, and answer questions pertaining to Wells Fargo History including Gold Rush, stagecoach, and regional history
  • Provide day-to-day operational support, including answering the phone, performing retail duties for small museum gift shop, clerical duties, and light housekeeping
  • Assist with special museum events as needed

The museum is located in Wells Fargo Center in Downtown Sacramento and is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The position is part-time and eligible for Wells Fargo benefits. The position will work an average of 25 hours per week and must be available to work on weekends and holidays.

Gold Rush history comes alive at the Wells Fargo History Museum in downtown Sacramento. Discover an authentic stagecoach, telegraph, postal covers dating to 1849, gold specimens from the nearby foothills, exhibits about stagecoaches and the men who guarded the treasure they carried. Also see artifacts, documents, furnishings, images, interactive and video presentations of Wells Fargo’s colorful history.

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through our many locations, ATMs, the internet ( and mobile banking. To learn more, Wells Fargo perspectives are also available at Wells Fargo Blogs and Wells Fargo Stories.

Required Qualifications

  • 6+ months of experience in one or a combination of the following: museum services, historical services, marketing, or customer service

Other Desired Qualifications

  • Presenting educational programs/teaching to a variety of audiences
  • Experience with emerging technologies, including social media
  • MS Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Exposure to and understanding of professional museum standards, ethics, and practices
  • Experience working with children
  • Retail experience
  • Ability to be flexible and think on your feet
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, speaking in front of an audience
  • Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail
  • Personable, upbeat, “can do” attitude
  • Understanding of US History

Job Expectations

  • Ability to lift 20+ pounds

Street Address
CA-Sacramento: 400 Capitol Mall – Sacramento, CA


All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

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Museum: California State Railroad Museum Foundation
Position: Membership Coordinator

Department: Membership
Classification: Full Time
Hourly Rate: $15 per hour
Reports to: Membership & Development Manager

Position Summary:
Located in Old Sacramento, the California State Railroad Museum Foundation is a non-profit organization, which supports the California State Railroad Museum and Railtown 1897 State Historic Park. The Membership Department processes memberships, donations, and event ticket purchases and provides related customer service to a large donor base. Under the general direction of the Membership & Development Manager, the Membership Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operation of the Membership Department. The duties consist primarily of supervising a staff of Membership Assistants to ensure that contributions are processed efficiently and that excellent customer service is provided at all times.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Providing excellent customer service by phone, written communication, and in person.
• Scheduling, training, and daily supervision of a staff of 2-5 Membership Assistants.
• Supervising the Sacramento Southern Railroad Depot Agent customer service position.
• Primary database administrator for our Raiser’s Edge database.
• Processing of daily deposits.
• Monthly generation of membership renewals and reports.
• Assisting the Membership & Development Manager with projects on an as-needed basis.
• Assisting other departments with special events including: Member and donor appreciation events, fundraising events, THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride, and additional events.
• Other duties as assigned.

Time Commitment:
Full time; 1-2 weekend days required per week. Primary schedule is 8:30am-5:00pm with some evenings required for special events.

• Four year degree or equivalent experience.
• Minimum two years experience in the non-profit or customer service fields.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• High-level computer literacy.
• Raiser’s Edge or similar database experience preferred.
• Strong supervisory skills and the ability to work with a diverse group of staff, volunteers, and clients.

To Apply:
• Please email cover letter and resume to Jennifer Sengo at by 2/24/2017.

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Museum:  Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park

Position:  Part-Time Museum Store Staff  

Friends of Sutter’s Fort needs to add another staff member to our team for the busy season. They are looking to fill a two-day a week (days are flexible between Tuesday & Friday), 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m position in our store from mid-February through the beginning of June. Very busy, TONS of kids, you need to work fast, be reliable, have great attitude, be able to stand for long periods, lift 25 lbs, be comfortable with making change and using a point of sale system. It is, for the most part, fun and pays $11.50 per hour.

It is very important that the person who fills this position is reliable as we will really need them for each of these days for the duration of mid-February through the beginning of June.

If interested, send resume to:

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Museum: Fairytale Town
Position: Guest Service Representative

The Guest Service Representative reports to the Guest Service Manager. This position is responsible for conducting birthday parties, assisting with day camps, and selling retail merchandise at the retail cart. Hours and schedule varies.

Examples of Duties
Duties may include but are not limited to:
Conduct and lead birthday parties
Perform storytelling and provide face painting
Dress up in costumes and perform for birthday parties
Instruct children in various activities and day camps including arts and crafts, games, dramatics, animal presentations, gardening presentations, and music appreciation
Assist with weekend and evening large-scale events
Assist with crowd control
Assist with off-site promotional events
Sell merchandise at the retail cart
Clean and maintain grounds
Cash handling

Must have a strong initiative to lead and have an outgoing personality
Must be able to perform in front of a large crowd
Interact with the public in a professional and courteous manner
Work with a minimum of supervision in a fast pace environment
Must be able to handle emergencies and customer concerns
Establish and maintain effective relationships with other employees and managers
Understand and follow written and oral instructions and communicate clearly verbally and in writing
Must be able to operate a cash register
Must be able to stand on your feet for long period of time

Special Qualifications

Theater, parks and recreation or child development background preferred
Passion and ability to work well with children ages 1-12yrs old
Willing and able to work weekends, holidays and evenings
Must be willing and able to work with animals
Must be willing to go through a background check
Must be at least 18 years old at time of hire

This is a seasonal minimum wage position. Please pick up an application at Fairytale Towns Box Office, 3901 Land Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95822. Please no phone calls.

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Museum: Fairytale Town
Position: Cafe Cashier/Food Server

The seasonal part-time Cafe Cashier/Food Server reports to the Guest Service Manager and is responsible for reviewing and processing payments for services and preparing food for the Dish and Spoon Cafe.

Examples of Duties
Duties may include but are not limited to:
Collect payments from customers for services and issue necessary receipts
Balance daily receipts for monies received
Receive, verify, and record daily receipts for bank deposits
Prepare, heat, and serve food items
Keep the Cafe area neat, clean and stocked
Assist in inventory control
Open and close the Cafe
Clean and maintain grounds as needed
Perform related duties as assigned

Must have Serve Safe Food Handlers certificate
One year of experience involving food services, customer services and cash handling
Must have knowledge of food safety rules and regulations
Ability to do basic math calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)

Ability to:
Must be able to relate well to children and adults in a professional manner
Have excellent customer service skills
Interact with the public in a professional and courteous manner
Take food orders accurately and manually count back change
Operate a cash register and make necessary cash transactions with speed and accuracy
Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and stand on your feet for long periods of time
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment during busy days
Keep accurate records of payments received
Understand and follow written and oral instructions
Communicate clearly, orally and in writing in the English language
Establish and maintain effective relationships with managers, staff and the public

Special Qualifications

Must have a valid Drivers License and be at least 18years old at date of hire
Must be able to work weekends and holidays
Willing to go through a background check

This is a seasonal minimum wage position. Please pick up an application from Fairytale Towns Box Office, 3901 Land Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95822. Please no phone calls.

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Museum: Crocker Art Museum
Job Title: Preparator (full-time/non-exempt


The Preparator engages audiences by creating and maintaining dynamic and educational exhibition designs and installations.


Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Collaborate in a team environment to produce superior quality exhibitions.
Interpret works of art through installation, exhibition design, and educational components.
Assist in coordinating temporary installation staff and volunteers.
Hang/install works of art.
Design and fabricate exhibitions under supervision of the Director of Exhibition Design.
Determine and implement the lighting of artwork.
Maximize educational opportunities and visitor engagement.
Assist in planning exhibition flow.
Paint galleries and exhibition furniture.
Build furniture, platforms, and mounts.
Prepare signs and labels.
Fabricate hanging and mounting systems for works of art.
Frame paintings and works on paper.
Cut and assemble matting for prints, drawings, and photographs.
Perform maintenance duties to keep exhibits and displays clean and clearly labeled.
Prepare artwork and historical artifacts for shipping; receive and unpack shipments of art objects and other exhibition related materials.
Transport art in 26 moving trucks; knowledge of proper strapping techniques required.
Perform related duties as required.

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand and walk for long periods of time; use hands and arms to reach, handle, and feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 lbs or more.

Successful completion of a four-year degree from an accredited college or university in art, commercial art, museum studies, art museum education, or a closely related field.
At least three years of professional interpretation and art installation experience working in an art museum or related institution.
Ability to work with new/digital media, such as A/V setup and projection, digital editing, DVD authoring.
Ability to multi-task and assume a variety of projects simultaneously.
Ability to drive large trucks.
Knowledge of art handling, packing, and art-storage techniques.
Ability to safely use power tools and other necessary equipment.
Ability to solve problems and find attractive and safe solutions to hanging and/or showcasing unusual works of art.
Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with staff members, volunteers, and subcontractors.
Ability to perform physical work associated with preparation of exhibits.
Valid California drivers license.
Preferred Skills and Knowledge
Rigging techniques for large and small objects.
Complicated fabrication of wood, metal, or plastic.
Familiarity with welding techniques; MIG, TIG.
Knowledge of art history.
An understanding of the goals and strategies of art museum education.
Ability to develop and organize ideas of exhibition design and art presentation and communicate these ideas to the public.
Strong design skills and knowledge of a range of aesthetic styles to assure historical appropriateness and compatibility between the exhibition design and the art presented.
Matting and framing skills.

This position has no direct reports.

Ensure that projects and supplies are within the annual fiscal budget.

If interested, please email cover letter and resume to

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Museum: Crocker Art Museum
Job Title: Manager of Special Events


The Special Events Manager organizes the logistics of all Development-related events to ensure high quality, successful outcomes for both the guest experience and with respect to fiscal objectives. This position works closely with Development staff, volunteers and external committee members to ensure that all membership, donor stewardship, and fundraising events are managed efficiently and effectively.


Fundraising Events

Work closely with lead staff to coordinate logistics for Museum events including the Art Auction and Crocker Ball to ensure that each function is organized and managed to result in a positive experience for guests, sponsors, committee members, volunteers, and staff.
Coordinate the Director’s Circle and other major donor events, in conjunction with lead Development staff, to assure the quality and consistency of the functions, interfacing with vendors and volunteers, and providing expertise and guidance when necessary and/or requested.
Submit complete and thorough logistics and debriefing evaluations of each event within 30 days following the event.
Ensure all facility rental documentation/forms are submitted in the required timeframe to Museum Facility Use staff ensuring that the Museum’s master calendar has all-important events scheduled for current and future years when dates are known.
Assist the Director of Advancement the management and coordination of all full committee meetings, including agenda development, supporting materials, communication with appropriate committee members and follow up on all action items resulting from meetings.
Support lead staff in their management of subcommittee meetings including the pre-planning and follow up action items resulting from meetings.
Coordinate with lead staff to ensure communication occurs in a timely manner with all donors regarding in-kind, auction and other donations to the Raiser’s Edge database manager and confirm that all event donors are properly acknowledged for their gift(s) within two weeks following the event.
Utilize Raiser’s Edge to ensure that all event ticket sales, guests, reservations, gifts, and other donor related transactions are entered in the database.

Review all event-related collateral materials for accuracy, and work closely with Development staff of the timely distribution of invitations, emails, save the dates, confirmations, and other methods of communication.
Follow all policies outlined in the Museum Policy and Procedures Manual for Non-Museum Related Facilities Use (Manual) including an approved Museum Facilities Use Contract.
Recommend policy changes to the Director of Advancement to ensure a professional, efficient and profitable facilities use operation for Development events. Work closely with the Facility Use team to make certain that all other museum policies and procedures are followed.
Oversee the process to receive and respond to RSVPs for all department events.
Coordinate volunteers in conjunction with the Development and Marketing Coordinator. Interview, train and manage the department volunteers in an efficient and effective manner that is responsive to department needs. Work with Volunteer Coordinator to submit volunteer requests to obtain volunteers for events and organize volunteer staffing plans.
Ensure the Development calendar is accurate and updated relating to events. Work with the Facilities Use Department to ensure the Museum calendar is updated with all Development events and locations.
Creating seating charts and hosting on-site registration.
Schedule and set-up meetings relating to events including meetings with Facility Use Department, committees, and event debriefs.
Ensure event revenue data is correctly entered in Raiser’s Edge.
Work with committee members to maintain communication and event planning and organization.
Other duties as assigned.

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand and walk; sit for long periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 lbs.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Minimum of three years of experience with special event planning, customer service and working with the public.
Ability to problem solve, identify problems and find solutions.
Ability to complete direct assignments from Director of Advancement, Museum Director, and key staff in a timely manner.
Manage a wide variety of projects simultaneously.
Excellent organizational skills.
Attentiveness to detail.
Experience working with committees and volunteers.
Experience supervising volunteers.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Word processing, spreadsheet and database system experience (preference to Blackbaud, Raiser’s Edge).
Demonstrated ability in soliciting donations and/or discounted services from the community.
Flexible scheduling to include some weekends and evenings.


Supervise Special Events Assistant and volunteer staff during events.


Assist lead staff in preparing and updating the Events Department annual calendar and budget during the 4th quarter of each fiscal year for inclusion in the full Development Department annual plan and budget.
Work closely with appropriate staff members to prepare individual work plans and budgets for each event.

Please email cover letter and resume to

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Park: City of Roseville/Maidu Museum & Historic Site
Position: Interpretive Specialist II

Close Date: Nov 30, 2016
Salary: $3,752.00 – $5,280.00 Monthly

FINAL FILING DATE: We are accepting the first 50 qualified applications or closing at 5 pm, November 30, 2016; whichever occurs first.


The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the regular and full-time position of Interpretive Services Specialist II in the Parks, Recreation & Libraries Department. The normal work schedule is Monday through Friday and will include evening and weekend hours.

To perform technical and professional duties in support of assigned interpretive or educational facilities and programs within the City of Roseville; to work collaboratively with City departments to maintain, update, and design new programs to meet the goals of the City and needs of the community; and to coordinate and oversee volunteer programs.


This is the journey level class within the Interpretive Services Specialist series and is distinguished from the I level by the assignment of the full range of duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new, unusual or unique situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the I level.


• Receives direction from assigned management staff.
• May exercise direct supervision over technical – administrative support and/or part-time personnel.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES – Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Research, design and implement interpretive or educational programs that meet the goals and objectives of the City and needs of the community.
• Establish and implement evaluation systems and track program statistics; modify programs as necessary based on results.
• Work collaboratively with City departments and outside groups to update and create new programs; develop and maintain relationships and partnerships with the community, local educators and other community based organizations and groups.
• Oversee the recruitment, training, retention and recognition of volunteers.
• Design and create exhibits; participate in the development, presentation, storage, preservation and loan of exhibit materials and collection.
• Participate in the planning and implementation of special events related to assignment.
• Participate in the development and promotion of programs and services.
• Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints related to program areas of assignment and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints.
• Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
• Perform related duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:

• Basic principles and practices of interpretive and educational program development and service delivery.
• Educational needs of a wide variety of age groups and special populations.
• Principles and practices of organizing groups, programs and services in an education environment.
• Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules.
• Modern office equipment and methods including use of computer applications in word processing, spreadsheet, and databases.
• Principles and practices of safety management.
• Principles and practices of interpretive and educational program development and delivery.
• Principles and practices of organizing groups, programs and services in an education environment.
• Program evaluation and analysis.

Ability to:

• Learn to plan, organize, and coordinate a variety of interpretive and educational programs as assigned.
• On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job. Intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures.
• On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time. Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift or carry weight of 10 pounds or less.
• Train staff and volunteers in work procedures and requirements.
• Interpret and explain pertinent City and department policies and procedures.
• Analyze problems, evaluate alternatives, and recommend or take effective course of action.
• Promote and enforce safe work practices and ensure facility and equipment safety.
• Work weekends and evening shifts as required.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
• Effectively identify, develop and implement interpretive or educational programs that meet the goals of the City and needs of the community.
• Review and modify programs accordingly.
• Properly maintain exhibit materials.
• Prepare a variety of reports and maintain accurate records and files.


• Two years of responsible experience performing duties similar to that of an Interpretive Specialist I with the City of Roseville.


• A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

License or Certificate

• Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license upon date of appointment.

All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will have their application scored in a Formula Rate Examination. The applicant’s experience and education will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the Employment List. Supplemental questions will be utilized by the department hiring authority to make interview and selection determinations. Please note that applicants who are placed in a reachable rank (typically 1-5) will be required to respond to an online Criminal Conviction Questionnaire sent via e-mail. Failure to respond to this questionnaire within (5) five calendar days of the e-mail notification will result in your application not being forwarded to the hiring department for further consideration. Final appointment is contingent upon a check of past employment references, passing a City-paid fingerprint check and depending on position applied for a pre-employment medical exam and a drug and alcohol screening test.


For more information regarding the City’s benefits, visit our website at This position is in Local 39, Stationary Engineers.