Job Opportunities

Park Aide at Serpent Mound

Hiring for March of 2018

Job Parameters

Employer: Arc of Appalachia Preserve System, Manager of Serpent Mound for Ohio History Connection

Location: Serpent Mound – 3850 S.R. 73 / Peebles, OH  45660

Job Type: Seasonal / Hourly (averaging 32 – 40 hours per week), typically spring through fall

Position Work Period: Starts April 1st/Ends October 31st

Salary: $10.00 to $12.00 per hour (dependent upon skills, education and job experience)

Benefits: Overtime eligible

Weekend Work Required: As assigned to support park operations

Mileage reimbursement: Available for work related travel

Supervisor: Park Manager


Duties and Responsibilities

Visitor Center Operations – Routinely host the front desk at the Visitor’ Center. This includes working the cash register, greeting visitors, answering questions visitors may have, filling out administrative forms, entering data, making daily deposits and maintaining a clean and organized work environment.

Gift Shop – Assist in the management of the park’s gift shop, as assigned. Includes but not limited to, the receipt, documentation, pricing and proper display of merchandise, as well as maintaining an adequate inventory of goods for sale.

Educational Program – Manage, or assist in the management as assigned, the student educational program at Serpent Mound. Responsibilities include drafting appropriate curriculum, providing classroom instruction, serving as the active liaison with local school districts, and providing logistical coordination for school field trips.

Public Relations – Provide professional services to the public, including handling requests for information, responding to telephone messages and emails, and scheduling group tours and shelter house reservations.

Teamwork – Works as a team with other staff members to create a mutually-supportive, professional, efficient, friendly and well-organized work environment.

Special Events – Assist or lead, as assigned, workshops, guided tours, lectures, and other special events that take place at the park.

Other Duties as assigned by the Park Manager.


Desired Qualifications

Excellent written and oral communication skills
Possess god social and listening skills, with a sincere interest in people
Proficient in Word, Excel, Facebook, Outlook and PowerPoint
High School Diploma required, Associates Degree preferred
Must hold a valid Ohio Driver’s License and provide transportation
Proficiency in teaching students (1st grade thru college level)
Knowledge or demonstrated interest in Archaeology and/or Native American history

To Apply:

Email a resume and cover letter to

Volunteer Opportunities

  Invasive Removal

We are in IMMENSE need of volunteers who enjoy healing the land and working outdoors to remove invasive plants from our vulnerable ecosystems.


 Museum Hosting

The Arc operates Museums and Visitor Centers for the public at both the Highlands Nature Sanctuary and Fort Hill. Museum Hosts greet visitors, help orient them to hiking trails in the entire Arc System, and interpret the outstanding natural history of their sites. 

Museum hosts work weekends during the April through October Museum season, covering shifts that range from 5 – 7 hours a day – usually working an average of one or two days a month. Lodging is available.

The Arc has a training day for new hosts and old each March, and a reunion in the fall. Sign up for our email updates to receive dates of our host spring orientation. If you have any questions in the meantime, write to