Historic New England

141 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114

Date Posted:
February 28, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts



Preventive Care Assistant


Historic New England is looking to connect individuals with an interest in collections care with an immersive, hands-on opportunity. Three hourly positions will be in charge of weekly preventive care tasks at multiple properties including but not limited to dusting objects, vacuuming delicate textiles, vacuuming and dusting historic woodwork and surfaces, and searching for museum pests. Specialty training workshops will be provided by Historic New England's collection services team. 

Applicants should have an interest in history and working with museum objects. Experience with handling museum collections is preferred. Must commit to employment through the end of the 2018 season. Positions available in North Shore of Massachusetts and Southern, Maine.
How To Apply:
For information on how to apply, visit: https://www.historicnewengland.org/about-us/employment/preventive-care-assistant/
Apply by:
April 16, 2018
About this Organization:
Historic New England is a museum of cultural history that collects and preserves buildings, landscapes, and objects dating from the seventeenth century to the present and uses them to keep history alive and to help people develop a deeper understanding and enjoyment of new England life and appreciation for its preservation.

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.

Historic New England offers generous and comprehensive vacation, holiday, and health and wellness benefit packages.