This position is located in the Great Lakes Naval Museum. As an official Department of Navy museum under the responsibility of the Naval History and Heritage Command, the Great Lakes Naval Museum’s mission is to select, collect, preserve, and interpret the history of the United States Navy with particular emphasis on the Navy’s only “boot camp” at Naval Station Great Lakes, Great Lakes, Illinois. The purpose of this position is to carry out restoration and overall production of all exhibits.
Florida Division of State Lands, Government Analyst, closes 3 August.
Conducts research of historic records and coordinates with historians in compilation of reports, photographs, accounts, and other items that may be useful as evidence for proving navigability of water bodies. Confers with Title Section, Project Litigation Teams, and Land Management staff and General Counsel’s Office to conduct studies and prepare on past and present use of water bodies. Provides reports pertaining to research and findings, and provide expert witness testimony as needed.
Provides assistance to the Division and other agencies requesting historic research for purposes of land acquisition, disposition, management, or enforcement.
Prepare presentation materials and exhibits, and give presentations of findings as needed.
1) Exhibit Specialist, National Museum of the US Navy, closes 22 July
The National Museum of the U. S. Navy is dedicated to the American public and service members by providing a deeper understanding of the Navy’s history, and instilling a personal connection to Navy heritage. The Museum accomplishes its mission through programs of collecting, interpretation, education and publication. The primary purpose of this position is to produce exhibits for the National Museum.
2) Museum Specialist, Hampton Roads Naval Museum, closes 22 July
The Hampton Roads Naval Museum is dedicated to the American public and services members by providing a deeper understanding of the Navy’s history and instills a personal connection to Navy heritage. The Museum accomplishes its mission through programs of collecting, interpretation, education, and publication. This position’s primary purpose is to write, edit and publish the museum’s newsletter. This position will also serve as the museum’s webmaster, and assist in tours, programs, and exhibit storyline creation.
Maritime Historian, National Park Service, US Maritime Administration, closes 31 July
Manages the Maritime History Program with the Maritime Administration (MARAD). Provides the Maritime History Program leadership and coordination. Formulates Servicewide strategies, goals and objectives. Acts as an advocate for and provides expertise relating to NPS maritime history in all of its forms including maritime landscapes, traditional cultural properties, ships, lighthouses, life saving stations, underwater resources, riverboats, inland lakes and canals, etc. Consults with and shares expertise with Federal and State agencies with maritime resources, such as the MARAD, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Coast Guard, Department of Defense and other agencies.
Maintenance Specialist, Ship Restoration, Battleship Texas, closes July 11.