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Type: Standard

Location: Jefferson City

Starts: May. 1, 2024

$ Paid
 Full Time
 Part Time


15.00 per hour

Duration of Assignment: May thru August

Job Location: This position is with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Division of State Parks, and will be located at Battle of Athens State Historic Site, near Revere, Missouri. 

Why you’ll love this position:

You will be assisting the Battle of Athens State Historic Site staff with historical research, and you will get to actively learn about the park’s operations, cultural and natural stewardship activities, interpretation, and maintenance and repair projects.   


What you’ll do:

  • Research history of the town of Athens and the Battle of Athens.
  • Assist with our reservation system and souvenir sales.
  • Give interpretive tours to the public.
  • Provide stewardship in the natural area.
  • Assist with cultural stewardship of historic buildings and artifacts.
  • Provide assistance with facility maintenance.


Professional Experience to be Gained:

  • You will gain experience performing historical research, working with artifact collections, and improving your interpretation skills.
  • You will gain hands-on knowledge with methods used to promote natural stewardship, including identifying and treating invasives.
  • You will gain and understanding of the operations, maintenance, and repair of facilities.

All you need for success:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Able to use a computer and have experience with historical research.
  • High School Diploma
  • Studying for a bachelors or masters degree in Parks and Recreation, History, or a related field.
  • Must be 18 and have a valid driver’s license.

Lack of post-secondary education will not be used as the sole basis denying consideration to any applicant.

If you have questions about this position, please contact: 

Melissa Pitford, (660) 877-3871 or


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