Seasonal Position at Deepwood Museum and Gardens

Deepwood Museum and Gardens
Salem, OR


Seasonal Position at Deepwood Museum & Gardens

Deepwood Museum & Gardens is seeking to hire summer staff to work at our annual fundraising events and private rentals such as weddings, receptions, and birthday celebrations. We are looking for hardworking, enthusiastic people to set up, break down, and oversee events held on the historic grounds.

Seasonal Event Staff

Location: Deepwood Museum & Gardens, 1116 Mission Street, Salem, OR 97302
Contact: Elizabeth Basalto (Wedding & Events Coordinator) | 503.363.1825 ext. 301
Application Deadline: March 31st 2019

General Duties:

--Setting up/tearing down tables, chairs, extension cords, emptying trash bins on Deepwood grounds for events
--Putting signage out on the property
--Being available to guests to answer any questions and directing them where different activities are located
--Keeping an eye on the property to ensure only people participating in the event or private rental are on the grounds
--Ensuring the historic property is maintained and free of debris
--Unlocking Deepwood gates to coordinate who is able to have access to Deepwood’s driveways
--Coordinating vendors loading and unloading time
--Checking in guests with tickets
--Parking lot attendant
--Sweeping, vacuuming, cleaning prep areas

General Requirements:

Ability to work between 12 and 30 hours a week (May-October)
Perform tasks timely and efficiently
Ability to work with or without direct supervision
Have a professional and positive attitude
Ability to lift and/or transport up to 50 pounds
Ability to communicate effectively, ability to use walkie-talkie radio clearly and efficiently
Adhere to a dress code
Ability to stand for extended periods of times
Ability to work in all types of weather conditions

If you love caring for historic properties, meeting new people, being outside and working in the fresh air, consider applying to Deepwood!

To apply, please send your resume to Elizabeth Basalto, Deepwood’s Wedding & Events Coordinator at


Closing Date: 
Sunday, 31 March 2019