Artistic Carver

Location
Croton On Hudson, New York
Salary
$25 per hour
Posted
Jul 22, 2017
Closes
Sep 20, 2017
Industry
Non-profit
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Temporary
Hours
Part Time

Do you have hands-on creative skills? You could be part of the team that creates some of New York’s most beloved entertainment experiences.

With national visibility and local accolades as the tri-state area’s top source for family friendly entertainment, Historic Hudson Valley (www.hudsonvalley.org) educates and entertains more than 300,000 visitors a year through our school programs, house tours, and large-scale special events.

Historic Hudson Valley, Westchester County’s largest cultural organization, seeks several experienced artists to join the team responsible for producing The Great Jack 'O Lantern Blaze.  Our ideal candidates will have experience as a cameo or intaglio artist, fruit carver, etcher or engraver, block print maker, wood carver, sculptor or tattoo artist.  We hand-carve thousands of Jack O’Lanterns to produce this sold out event and need specialty artists to create and produce at a professional pace and work within the guidelines set by our  Creative Director, to whom they will report. 

This is a part time seasonal opportunity (August –November) that offers and requires a lot of flexibility Candidates must be able to do some heavy lifting and moving and work indoors and outdoors in all kinds of weather.

Are you that special kind of person who can work well independently and also as part of a collaborative team? We definitely want to hear from you.

Besides a congenial working environment, pay rate of $25.00 per hour and flexible hours, Historic Hudson Valley offers:

  • FREE and reduced admission to our events and sites for you and your immediate family
  • FREE and reduced admission to other participating historic sites and museums
  • Museum shop and café discounts
  • Working for a highly regarded organization that creates extraordinary experiences for large audiences.

To apply, please send a letter of interest, resume and portfolio to jobs@hudsonvalley.org.  Please include “Carver” in the subject line.  Candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  No calls please.

Should your skills and qualifications meet our requirements we will contact you to schedule an interview.  If we do not contact you, we will keep your resume on file for one year in the event that another position for which you may be suited becomes available.  Thank you for your interest in Historic Hudson Valley. 

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