Careers

Current Openings:

You will join a top-notch team, be a partner to the Osage Park Site Manager and help drive operational excellence and management at Osage Park and The Quiver. You will play a critical role in the day-to-day operations of the building and grounds at Osage as the second in command to the site manager. This is a tremendous opportunity for an accomplished land management or recreation professional looking to take the next step in their career and gain indispensable experience in complex park management.

General Responsibilities:

  • Assist in leading and executing the day-to-day operations, management, and maintenance at Osage Park and The Quiver.
  • Work closely with Site Manager and Archery Manager to ensure staff coverage and the accomplishment of common goals.
  • Take the initiative to manage park operations in the absence of site manager and range operations in the absence of the Archery Manager.
  • Additional duties may be assigned.

Operations:

  • Under the guidance of the site manager, develop and appropriately manage Osage Park safety plan, to include the coordination of safety inspections of facilities and grounds, development of standard operating procedures, and the planning and delivery of monthly staff safety trainings.
  • Follow and execute park wetland management plan including mechanical removal of invasive species and application of pesticides. Collect and propagate seeds to encourage growth of native wetland plants. Keep detailed documentation of all interventions taken and their effectiveness.
  • Maintain appearance of the park grounds, archery range, and park buildings. This includes mowing, vegetation trimming, litter removal, and clean-up after weather events.
  • Address customer requests and emergencies on site and escalate customer or safety concerns to site manager as needed.
  • Support marketing efforts by providing social media content and images.
  • Support mission focused programming by offering ideas, helping with relevant contacts, and leading workshops.
  • Provide needed set-up, event management, tear-down and clean-up as related to special event programming at The Quiver.
  • Salaried position. The park is open 365 days a year, staff coverage is required for holidays and weekends.

Who we are seeking:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years of supervisory experience
  • Facilities maintenance experience required.
  • Experience in native plant management and restoration.
  • Exceptional customer service skills and excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability and willingness to obtain USA Archery level 2 coaches certification upon hire, (Foundation will pay for certification and other related costs).
  • Ability to perform preventative maintenance on mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to use common hand and power tools, operate small utility and passenger vehicles.
  • Adept at using Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel.
  • Successfully pass a background check and drug screening.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.

Physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. If requested, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to feel, handle or operate objects, tools, controls, and machines; reach with hands and arms; speak; hear; stoop; kneel and crouch.

To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to osage@peelcompton.org

Ensure the maintenance of the wetland and wet prairie areas in accordance with wetland management plan including removal of invasive species and planting of natives. Ensure that the manicured grounds, walkways, parking lots, and other public facilities at Osage Park are well maintained, free of debris, litter, and of any hazardous conditions. Ensure that public restrooms are well maintained, clean, trash emptied, and are properly stocked with necessary supplies. Work under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Maintain flexibility and work with frequent interruptions and multiple changing priorities.

Details:

  • Remove invasive plants as required in and around wetland, using hand tools and chemical agents. Ability to safely use and maintain backpack sprayers, sponge and wick pesticide applicators, hand tools, and motorized equipment in the mechanical removal of invasive species.
  • Gather and remove litter from park grounds and wetland using litter grabbers, waders, nets, and watercraft.
  • Use hand tools such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge or brush trimmers or axes.
  • Operate and maintain all types of equipment such as hand tools, power tools, mowers, trimmer, chainsaws, utility vehicles, and other gasoline and diesel-powered equipment.
  • Interact with and provide information to park visitors and the public in a friendly and courteous manner. Help to ensure park visitors have a safe and fun experience by providing excellent customer service.
  • Must be able to conduct all work activities in accordance with park safety plan, including the use of proper PPE.

Other:

  • Ability to climb ladders, stand for many hours during the daytime, work in all-types of weather such as wet, cold, hot, humid, and sunny conditions, perform manual labor including lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.
  • Maintain a clean appearance and work area.
  • High school graduate/GED is required. Additional education is preferred.
  • Must have previous experience in grounds and facilities maintenance.
  • Arkansas pesticide applicators license or willingness to obtain upon hire required.
  • Required to work 40 hours per week, includes various schedules with hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and days off other than Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.

Benefits: Paid health insurance, dental and vision insurance available. Paid life insurance and paid short-term and long-term disability insurance. Paid Holidays and other paid time off and up to a 4% Match in Foundation-sponsored 401 k Retirement Plan.

Schedule:

  • Park is open 365 days a year.
  • Required to work weekends and holidays as needed.

To Apply: Email resume to osage@peelcompton.org

The Peel Mansion Museum Store is located at the Andy Lynch Family Cabin, a historic home built in 1840 and relocated from Brightwater, Arkansas to the Peel Mansion Museum site. The store is an extension of the visitor experience to the Peel Mansion Museum specializing in selling locally handcrafted gifts, souvenirs, and seasonal goods.

We are looking for a professional, customer service-oriented Lead Museum Store employee to help oversee the daily operations at our store.

  • General Responsibilities
  • Assist in the purchasing and management of inventory goods for resale at the Store.
  • Provide excellent customer service to museum visitors and store customers.
  • Perform open and closing duties for the store.
  • Assist in scheduling of staff to ensure adequate coverage of store hours.
  • Meet monthly sales goals while staying within budget.
  • Develop and arrange promotional material and in-store displays.
  • Prepares reports on sales and sales trends.
  • Maintain store administrative duties related to store budget and inventory records.
  • Respond to customers in a professional manner.
  • Support marketing efforts by providing social media content and images.

Who we are seeking:

  • High school diploma or equivalent qualification
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience with retail purchasing or operations.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a retail environment, or related customer service role.
  • Ability to create a schedule for staff/volunteers.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Customer service oriented with knowledge of business management processes.
  • Adept at using POS and inventory management software.
  • Competent in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel.
  • Successfully pass a background check and drug screening
  • Hourly position must be able to work weekends and occasional holidays.
  • Preferred schedule will be eight hour shifts on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays; however, this schedule may change to ensure the store is covered and can be flexible for the right candidate.

Physical Demands

  • Physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. If requested, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to feel, handle or operate objects, tools, controls, and machines; reach with hands and arms; speak; hear; stoop; kneel and crouch.
  • The Peel Compton Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status of protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

To Apply: Email resumes to alyssa.wilson@peelcompton.org

Due to growth and expansion of our presence in the Northwest Arkansas community, the Foundation is looking to add to its administrative support with a Staff Accountant that also has knowledge and experience with accounting, technology, and other operational systems. If you are new or early in your professional accounting career, we have a tremendous growth opportunity for you in an exciting, impactful, non-profit organization.

Key knowledge and skills needed to be successful include:

  • Ensure that the assets of the Foundation are properly safeguarded.
  • Understands and applies generally accepted accounting principles and standards of internal accounting control practices.
  • Perform general accounting duties including reconciliations, general recording, and recordkeeping in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Perform accounts payable functions including processing vendor invoices, initiating payments, and validating proper accounting recording in the general ledger.
  • Provide support for all Microsoft systems, QuickBooks, document management systems, email systems, backup systems, virus protection and other business operating systems as needed.
  • Ensure information for tax filings, grant reconciliations and any other regulatory filings are properly organized, complete, and timely.
  • Maintain proper personnel records including benefits and other critical information.
  • Assist with annual reviews, monthly close process, and standard year-end accounting processes
  • Conduct analysis comparing actual results to budgets and prior periods.
  • Provide meaningful and actionable recommendations to improve the efficiencies of the Foundation.
  • Prepare monthly financial recaps to the Board of Directors, Finance Committee, and internal constituents.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • At least 1 to 3 years of professional work experience in an accounting role
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office, especially in Excel (Pivot Tables, V-Lookups, etc.)
  • Meticulous attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and multi-tasking abilities
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to take direction and work independently.
  • Ability to work in a fast pace, professional organization.
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Creative and fun with a strong work ethic

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Shannon at shannon.barry@peelcompton.org

Upcoming Events

While our stunning venues are available to book all year long, we also host a colorful calendar of our own events as well! Learn more about our museum and garden tours, children’s storytime, native tree and plant sales, history day, holiday celebrations, and more.

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