History of Diving Museum Employment

Employment OpportunitIes

Emerging Museum Professional

The History of Diving Museum, located in Islamorada, Florida Keys, is looking for a recent graduate or emerging museum professional to engage in a full-time apprenticeship at our vibrant cultural institution. The Museum includes a research library and more than 3,000 sq. ft. of interactive exhibits spanning over 4,000 years of diving history. Our collection ranges from ancient diving machines and armored diving suits for deep-sea exploration to one of the world’s largest collection of diving helmets.

The energetic team-member we seek will be able to work in educational outreach, collections, and exhibit development as well as assisting with special events and visitor services. This position is designed to provide valuable on-the-job training and hands-on opportunities in a variety of areas and disciplines at our growing Museum. Since we are a small organization, the apprentice will be intimately involved with the Museum’s leadership, including the Executive Director and the Museum’s co-founder, providing unparalleled career experience for the aspiring Museum Professional.

This is a full-time position. The candidate must be available to work a flexible schedule, including weekends, evenings and some holidays as well as make a 12-month commitment, with a potential opportunity to transition into the department lead. Compensation is paid bi-weekly and includes housing for apprentice. Our location in the beautiful Florida Keys is in close proximity to many historic sites, cultural institutions, and a wide variety of recreational activities, providing the individual with the opportunity for a fun, exciting, educational and well-rounded life experience.

Retail Assistant Manager

The History of Diving Museum, located in Islamorada, Florida Keys, is looking for a retail assistant manager to oversee all aspects of the day to day operations of the Museum Store. The candidate will also provide an engaging customer experience with visitors through knowledgeable, friendly and efficient service while following the direction of the Executive Director.

This part-time position at our vibrant cultural institution includes the Museum Store, research library and more than 3,000 sq. ft. of interactive exhibits spanning over 4,000 years of diving history. Our collection ranges from ancient diving machines and armored diving suits for deep-sea exploration to one of the world’s largest collection of diving helmets.

The energetic team-member we seek should be proficient in working with Point of Sale systems, reporting, spreadsheets, budgeting and balancing. They may also assist with visitor services, special events and educational outreach as needed with others on the HDM Team.

The candidate must be available to work a flexible schedule, including some weekends, evenings and holidays with a potential to grow into the department lead. Compensation is paid bi-weekly. Our location in the beautiful Florida Keys is in close proximity to many historic sites, cultural institutions, and a wide variety of recreational activities, providing the individual with the opportunity for a fun, exciting, educational and well-rounded life experience.

How To Apply:

Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Send letter of interest, resume, compensation history and expectations, and three professional references to director@divingmuseum.org.
No phone calls please.

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