Employment Opportunities

The Door County Maritime Museum is seeking candidates for our immediate openings, and we are working on building our 2022 summer season team now!

The Peninsula Pulse newspaper has created a great video highlighting the work experience found here in Door County – great wages for seasonal work, easy proximity to beaches and incredible outdoor experiences, great nightlife, and as much work responsibility as you want to take on.

Curator (full-time/exempt)

The Curator for the Door County Maritime Museum (DCMM) is responsible for maintaining professional standards in the preservation of and access to the museum collection; and for the development, curation, preparation and installation of museum exhibitions that are presented either on- or off-site, and/or on the Internet.

The Curator must be familiar with, document, and interpret a broad collection of maritime artifacts, art, and archives within the scope of the Door County Maritime Museum & Lighthouse Preservation Society, Inc. The position requires broad historical knowledge, exemplary writing skills, and familiarity with digital systems.

This is a full-time position that reports directly to the Executive Director. The overall goal of the Curator is to preserve, interpret and present the maritime history of the Door Peninsula through exhibit development and collection care in a thoughtful, creative and engaging manner.

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TO APPLY:    

Send cover letter, resume and relevant information to:
Kevin Osgood, Executive Director at kosgood@dcmm.org or send to the Museum street address.


Museum Store Manager (full-time/exempt)

Our Museum Store Manager is responsible for all of the Door County Maritime Museum’s retail operations in three museum stores as well as an online store. Responsibilities in this position include strategic planning, inventory orders, purchasing, and merchandising as well as working with other managers to accomplish all the museum’s mission-specific retail goals. Our Museum Store Manager will work as part of a team that includes the museum’s Financial Systems Manager, Visitor Services Manager, and the Cana Island and Death’s Door Site Managers. It’s this group that executes various aspects of the Museum’s retail operations, including merchandising, inventory, and sales staff training and scheduling.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the development of the correct product mix at each museum location; the maintenance and monitoring of inventories; training of staff; and the overall operation of the stores. Retail operations at the Door County Maritime Museum support the museum’s operation in preserving, interpreting, and presenting the maritime history of our community for future generations.

Click here for the complete job description.

Click here to download application.

TO APPLY:    

Send cover letter, resume and relevant information to:
Kevin Osgood, Executive Director at kosgood@dcmm.org or send to the Museum street address.


Retail Sales Assistant Manager (full-time, non-exempt/hourly)

The Retail Sales Assistant Manager is responsible for working closely with the museum’s Retail Manager in the management of our retail operations at Sturgeon Bay, Cana Island, and Gills Rock, as well as an online store.

This includes, but is not limited to; assisting the museum’s Retail Manager with strategic planning, inventory management, purchasing, receiving, and merchandising. This position will also work closely with the museum’s Visitor Services Manager as well as Cana Island and Death’s Door Site Managers to coordinate operations, including merchandising and inventory checks.

This position must have a good understanding of retail operations within a non-profit environment. This person is responsible for helping to create an environment that activates the customer’s desire to buy and increases customer loyalty to the DCMM brand.

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Click here to download application.

TO APPLY:    

Send cover letter, resume and relevant information to:
Kevin Osgood, Executive Director at kosgood@dcmm.org or send to the Museum street address.


Visitor Services Associate (part-time)

The museum’s Visitor Services Associates work in a variety of roles to meet the overall needs of the museum. This position is within the Retail and Visitor Services department, and also assists with other needs of the museum when needed. Our Visitor Services Associates are capable in all areas related to operation of the museum’s admission desk, retail store, and overall guest experience at the museum. These staff members are the “face of the museum” and interact with museum guests, donors, and museum volunteers.

This is a part-time position, with approximately 20-hours per week. These positions may also be year-round or seasonal.

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HOW TO APPLY
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by sending a resume and cover letter to:

Cassie Buntin
Door County Maritime Museum
120 North Madison Avenue
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
cbuntin@dcmm.org 


Cana Island Visitor Services Crew Member

The Door County Maritime Museum at Cana Island Light Station in Baileys Harbor, WI, is looking for seasonal Cana Island Crew Members. Crew members carry out collection of fees, monitoring/coordinating of visitor activity, and collection/registering of museum store sales at the historic Cana Island Light Station; greet visitors and answer questions about the lighthouse and its history; ensure a safe enjoyable experience for visitors.

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HOW TO APPLY
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by sending a resume and cover letter to:

Hal Wilson and Cassie Buntin
Door County Maritime Museum
120 North Madison Avenue
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

Call 920-743-5958 or email hwilson@dcmm.org for more information.

 


Volunteer Tractor Driver

Are you looking for an exciting job? Do you have experience driving a farm tractor? Do you appreciate the importance of excellent customer service? If you’ve said yes to all three questions, then you will enjoy being a volunteer wagon/tractor driver for the Door County Maritime Museum at Cana Island!

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Click here to download application.

HOW TO APPLY
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by sending a resume and cover letter to:

Hal Wilson 
Door County Maritime Museum
120 North Madison Avenue
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

Call 920-743-5958 or email hwilson@dcmm.org for more information.