Where Past Meets Present

Rock County Historical Society

Employment Opportunities

Available seasonal and permanent positions

Permanent Positions

Sorry, there are no permanent positions currently available.

Seasonal Positions

Position Title: Tour Coordinator

Department: Operations

Supervisor: Keighton Klos | Operations Manager

Status: Part time 22 Hours/week

Pay Grade: $9/hour

Start Date: April 1, 2017

Summary: The Tour Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that guests visiting the RCHS campus receive a quality tour of the Lincoln-Tallman House. The Tour Coordinator will also be the main point of contact for volunteer historical interpreters on the weekends.


Tours (80%)

Offer a quality tour experience of the Lincoln-Tallman house, and have the ability to operate any of the multiple tours offered for the house. Be comfortable independently making decisions that affect the experience of the guest as well as the operation of the campus.

Opening and Closing the RCHS Campus (10%)

The Tour Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring that the RCHS campus is opened and ready for operation each day that they are on campus, along with ensuring that the campus is properly closed and secured at the end of the day.

Security Liaison (10%)

Assist the Operations Manager in ensuring the safety of the historic buildings and campus by being available during off hours to respond to any security calls received from our security monitoring company. Close proximity to the campus is essential to ensure a quick response time to all alarm calls, regardless of weather or time of day.

Qualifications: Well qualified candidates will have very strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability as well being a highly resourceful team player with the ability to also be extremely effective independently.

This positions schedule will be Thursday – Sunday, and weekend availability is non-negotiable. Some evenings may also be required.

Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience at a historical site, strong public speaking skills, previous scheduling experience, a passion for history, and cash handling experience, comfort with a multi-line phone and a point of sale system

Benefits: RCHS does not offer medical benefits to part time employees

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Keighton Klos, Operations Manager, at kklos@rchs.us or 426 N. Jackson St, Janesville, WI 53548

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How To Apply

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If you cannot find an answer to your question within the posted job description, please contact RCHS via email. No phone calls regarding your application status, please.

To apply, send your application materials to the contact person listed within the job description.