Historic Site Interpreter - Battery Lewis

 battery exterior  

Battery Interior

Perched high atop Rocky Point in Hartshorne Woods Park overlooking the Atlantic sits Battery Lewis, New Jersey’s only 16-inch gun battery from WWII. Once part of the Navesink Military Reservation, Battery Lewis was constructed to play a critical role in the defense of New York Harbor. The Navesink Military Reservation Historic District is on both the National and State Register of Historic Places. The Park System seeks a dynamic historic interpreter to lead public weekend tours and private groups through this unique site.
Position requirements include:
  1. Become well-versed with interpretive and background materials, and tour script, which will be provided.
  2. Engage with the public in a congenial and welcoming manner; maintain a sense of excitement about relative topics; respect different learning levels and points of view.
  3. Conduct guided tours of the Battery; interpret exhibits; and provide visitor with a deeper understanding of the history of the park and the effects of WWII in New Jersey.
  4. Qualified applicants with a strong educational background may be invited to assist with other Park System historic research projects.
On-site training will be provided.

Hours: Saturdays & Sundays, May 29-October 15, 12-4 p.m.  

Location:  Historic Battery Lewis,  1402 Portland Road, Highlands, NJ 07732 

Pay: $14.75-$17.25 per hour, dependent on experience

Contact: Please send letter of interest along with resume to: gail.hunton@co.monmouth.nj.us


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