Employment Opportunities


Museum Docent

The Passaic County Historical Society is seeking individuals to join our museum team as docents/tour guides to work during the Lambert Castle Museum’s hours of operation (Wed-Sun 1pm-4pm; 12pm-4pm in summer).

Year Round, Part-time. Weekends required

Compensation: $9 per hour, an average of 9-12 hours per week. No benefits.

Duties and Responsibilities

Docents are responsible for conducting guided tours, answering questions, and greeting the public. This includes answering the phone and responding to voicemails when possible.

Docents sell admissions and manage the daily sales of the museum’s gift shop.

Docents are also required to complete daily reports regarding the museums open hours

Docents report to the Museum Director/Curator

When on duty, docents are responsible for the safety and security of the museum building, exhibits and the safety of the museum’s patrons through basic facility/building management.

In addition to the museum’s regularly scheduled hours, the docents will be called upon to assist with group and school tours, rentals, and special events.

Qualification Requirements

  • Must like people and be comfortable interacting with the public
  • Strong communication skills
  • Walking and/or standing for long periods
  • Scheduling flexibility required. May be asked to work evenings
  • Previous experience working with children or families favorable
  • Fluency in a second language favorable


Please submit resume to the following email address: curator@lambertcastle.org

Applicants can also mail materials to:

Lambert Castle
3 Valley Road
Paterson NJ 07503

Deadline: March 9, 2018

Expected Start date: March 26, 2018


Financial Administrator
The Passaic County Historical Society is seeking an individual to join our office staff as the financial administrator
Year Round, Part-time.
Compensation: Negotiable, an average of 15-20 hours per week. No benefits.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Paying bills, obtaining change, conducting deposits and otherwise managing the Society’s daily finances
  • Manage accounts payable/receivable
  • Manage staff payroll
  • Create monthly reports including profit and loss
  • Assist with annual audit
  • Answer phones, read emails and route all mail/email to the appropriate staff person
  • Assist with fundraisers, including taking reservations
  • Assist the Administrative Assistant in all tasks as needed

Qualification Requirements

  • A strong knowledge and experience working with Quickbooks
  • Good general accounting experience
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Highly skilled in Excel and MS Office package
  • Experience working in small organizations favorable

Please submit an employment application, letter of interest, resume and references to the following email address:curator@lambertcastle.org

Applicants can also mail materials to:
Lambert Castle
3 Valley Road
Paterson NJ 07503
Deadline: March 30, 2018