Employment Opportunities



Below are the current employment opportunities for Historic St. Mary’s City.


HSMC is an equal opportunity employer.





Historic St. Mary’s City, an accredited living history museum commemorating Maryland’s first capital (1634-1695), seeks a qualified individual to fill the position of Woodland Indian Hamlet Site Supervisor.  This site focuses on the culture of the local native peoples and the history of their contact with European colonists, before and after 1634.  The Woodland Indian Hamlet (WIH) is a uniformed, third-person site.


The full-time position oversees the managing and maintaining of the exhibit area and exhibit items, as well as daily site operations such as collecting materials for the long houses, hide tanning, and pottery.  The WIH Site Supervisor is responsible for the supervision, training, and evaluation of WIH staff.  The WIH Site Supervisor is responsible for the development and presentation of interpretive programs and special events for the site.  In addition, the WIH Site Supervisor makes budget recommendations for site purchases, and maintains overall administrative records.


Enthusiasm, experience in staff supervision, effective communication and organization skills, the ability to work with a variety of people and in a team setting, and the ability to conduct historical research required.  Two years experience in first and third-person museum interpretation preferred.  Knowledge of Woodland Indian lifeways a plus.


Salaried position ($31,000 – $33,000 yearly) with excellent benefits package.


Position Closes 5:00 p.m. 5/15/18


Submit résumé, three professional references with daytime phone number,

and letter of interest to:


Historic St. Mary’s City

Attn: Director of Education

P.O. Box 39

St. Mary’s City, MD 20686





Part-time, seasonal positions mid-March through June and September through November. Museum guides lead school tour programs in an outdoor setting. Work schedule is approximately up to 16 hours per week. Experience working with children, excellent communication skills, and ability to work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds preferred. All positions are paid $9/hr and include paid training and are open until filled.


Submit cover letter, resume or state application to the Public Programs Manager:
Historic St. Mary’s City
Attn: Sharol Yeatman
P.O. Box 39
St. Mary’s City, MD 20686





Historic St. Mary’s City, a museum of living history and archaeology, located on the site of Maryland’s first capital (1634-1695), seeks qualified individuals for museum interpreter positions in the Education Department. These are full-time (30 hour/week), seasonal positions (at $9.00/hour) from the beginning of March through November 2017, including weekends.


Interpreters work in uniform or 17th-century costume (provided). Interpreters use first-person techniques (portraying an historical person at the plantation) or third-person techniques (non-character, in either uniform or costume). These unique positions provide the opportunity to teach history to visitors of all ages and backgrounds in an outdoor classroom format at the museum’s living history sites: the Godiah Spray Plantation, the Woodland Indian Hamlet, the Maryland Dove (a square-rigged ship), or the reconstructed Town Center. Enthusiasm, team-mentality, and desire to learn and develop 17th-century skills are must. Candidates must also have excellent communication skills and be able to work with small and large groups.

Positions open until filled.


Submit a state application or resume and three references to the Interpretive Programs Manager:
Historic St. Mary’s City
Attn:Aaron Meisinger
P.O. 39
St. Mary’s City, MD 20686


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