The Senate House State Historic Site in Kingston has announced they are seeking to fill two position vacancies, including one for a Seasonal Laborer to assist with grounds maintenance, and a Historic Site Interpreter to work in the site’s museum.
Senate House State Historic Site interprets the 18th century home of merchant Abraham van Gaasbeek, which hosted the first meeting of the New York State Senate in the fall of 1777, during the formation a new state government in the midst of the Revolutionary War. New York State acquired the property in 1887 to recognize its role in the formation of New York State and constructed a Museum Building on the site in 1927 to house and display the site’s collections.
The Seasonal Laborer position involves landscaping upkeep, including but not limited to; mowing, trimming, seeding, planting, trash removal, snow removal, and other aspects of general building and grounds maintenance.
The Historic Site Interpreter position will be responsible for greeting visitors, selling tickets, leading guided tours of Senate House and assisting with the execution of educational programs and special events.
For more information call the Senate House State Historic Site at (845) 338-2786, or visit the New York State Parks website.
Photo of Senate House State Historic Site provided.