Visitor Services Staff at Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary is looking for seasonal, full-time visitor services staff. While seasonal, this could lead to a permanent position and is a great way to get your foot in the door. Below is the listing from the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance:


Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site seeks Visitor Services staff for full-time, seasonal work.

The Visitor Services staff is responsible for selling admissions and merchandise, distributing audio tour units, stocking merchandise, interacting with the public, and maintaining a clean and professional work environment.

Must be energetic, able to work independently, and comfortable on a touch screen register system. Join this tight-knit, diverse team.

This seasonal position runs through November 30th. Full time, year round positions are filled from the seasonal staff positions.

Visitor Services staff are required to work weekends and some evenings.

Salary: Visitor Services Staff begin at $10.00/hr with an opportunity for raises throughout the season. Also, there is an hours based incentive for all seasonal staff who stay the entire season.
Benefits: Subsidized healthcare is available after a four month waiting period for staff who work a minimum of 30 hours a week.

Apply for a Position:

Please send resumes to or mail to the Visitor Services Department- Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site- 2027 Fairmount Ave.- Philadelphia, PA 19130.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s