Work at the Doss

Our Story: Since 2006

The Doss Heritage & Culture Center is a Texas & Parker County History Museum, dedicated to bringing history to life for all generations to experience and enjoy. Previously, the history and culture of Parker County was housed in one room inside the Weatherford Public Library. Now, the 23,000 square foot Doss Heritage and Culture Center is available for the world to enjoy the rich history and culture of the area.

 

Our Mission & Vision

The mission of the James and Dorothy Doss Heritage and Culture Center is to collect, preserve, and interpret the history of Parker County through cultural and educational events that raise awareness and pride in our western heritage. 

 

Doss Staff

Dean Hungate

Director

Chasity Walsh

Education Manager

Amanda Edwards

Director of Museum Affairs

Nathan Beck

Facilities Manager

Ciara Draizin

Event & Visitor Services Manager

Sherri Myers

Accounts Manager

Lorraine Crutcher

Director of Development

Paige Baker

Collections Manager

Employment Opportunities

Part-Time Employment

Event Services Associate – Daytime Business Hours

The Doss Heritage and Culture Center is seeking a customer facing part-time Event Services Associate to work with our team.  This position is responsible for implementing the physical security program to protect museum buildings, objects of art, employees, volunteers, and visitors to the museum, and to perform duties related to special events, rentals, and building maintenance.

Candidates will be friendly, respectful, and have a helpful disposition. This position requires an interest in special events such as weddings, showers, corporate events, and other private events. 

Skills Required:

  • Monitors events as needed
  • Reviews weekly schedule prior to event for assignment
  • Assist rental clients with questions and needs
  • Ensure event clients abide by contract requirements
  • Ensure all post event tasks are complete prior to rental client leaving (trash and all personal event items are removed from the property, kitchen and event space are cleaned accordingly
  • Set-up tables and chairs as needed for events; ability to move 50lbs 
  • Break down and store tables and chairs after event; ability to move 50 lbs
  • Set-up and break down of audio visual systems
  • Ensure all doors are locked after event is complete
  • Engage electronic security system to secure building after events
  • Report all incidents which result in injury to the Event & Visitor Services Manager
  • Immediately report any unresolved issues to the Event & Visitor Services Manager
  • Performs other duties as necessary
  • High school diploma
  • At least 18 years of age
  • At least two years of customer service experience
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule Tuesday – Sunday, schedules will be set 2 weeks to 1 month in advance

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $10-12 per hour based on experience

Schedule is flexible and set for event services associate every 2 weeks to 1 month in advance

Please email resume submissions to Events & Visitor Serivces Manager at events@dosscenter.org

ONLY EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED.

Summer Education Internship

Doss Heritage and Culture Center 

Summer Museum Education Internship

Schedule:

May 23rd, 2022 – August 5th, 2022

Orientation May 23rd from 10am-1pm Lunch Provided

Tuesday – Friday 9am-5pm

Saturday mornings (9am-Noon) as needed no more than (4)

MUST BE AVAILABLE these weeks: June 7-10th, June 21-24 and July 5th-8th.

Compensation: $3,200.00 for 11 weeks 

Qualified individuals will assist the Museum Education Department in:

  • assisting with the implementation of three youth camps as a leader for the camps.
  • creating or expanding upon a hands-on history trunk for one subject area relating to the museum’s permanent collections.
  • assisting in all summer education events including but not limited to: Storytimes, STEAM labs, digital and History Alive programming and activity kit pickup.
  • developing activities for Night at the Museum annual event.
  • organizing and updating education files, tracking hours of service for volunteers, etc.
  • creating and tracking surveys for education programs. 
  • any other duties & responsibilities deemed necessary by the department.

Requirements:

Applicants must be at least 18 yrs. of age, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and have graduated high school by May of 2022. They must have a valid driver’s license and reliable means of transportation. Previous employment references.Must be able to lift 50 lbs. They should be organized, detail-oriented and computer literate. Applicants should have a general knowledge of Texas History and education theories/practices, possess excellent verbal communication and writing skills and LOVE working with children. Interns must be able to work outside during summer camps. All interns will have a background check performed.

Interested applicants should email: 1) letter of interest, 2) resume, 3) two references and 4) transcript to: Chasity Walsh, Education Specialist at education@dosscenter.org Application Deadline May 3rd 2022

Full Time Employment

There are no Full-Time positions available at this time.

The Doss Heritage and Culture Center is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Doss Heritage & Culture Center makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. 

Get Involved

Doss Volunteers help us bring history to life! Volunteers serve as docents, help with our education programs, special events & more!

Physical Address

1400 Texas Dr.
Weatherford TX, 76086
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Museum Hours

Tues – Sat : 10am - 5pm
Thurs : 10am-8pm
Sun & Mon: Closed

Contact Us

(817) 599-6168
Email Us

Mailing Address

PO Box 215 
Weatherford, TX 76086 

Mission Statement

The mission of the James and Dorothy Doss Heritage and Culture Center is to collect, preserve, and interpret the history of Parker County through cultural and educational events that raise awareness and pride in our western heritage. 

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