Historical Interpreter Resume

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Benjamin Zajac
3072 Lake Forest Drive
Fairview Park, NY 10603

Job Objective To obtain a Historical Interpreter position where my years of experience and training can be used to benefit the company to help it grow and thrive.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Substantial experience of historical information interpretation and communication
  • In-depth knowledge of preparation, execution and coordination of public programs and tours
  • Remarkable knowledge of using Microsoft Office software and writing event reviews
  • Familiarity with working in a historic house, museum and gallery
  • Ability to handle and respond to historical information requests from visitors
  • Ability to communicate with coworkers, children and adults in an interactive and pleasant manner

Professional Experience:

Historical Interpreter
Fort William Henry Corporation, Lake George, NY
August 2012 – Present


  • Planned, prepared and presented historical and educational interpretive programs and exhibits,
  • Surveyed historic sites and conducted historical walking tours for visitors.
  • Assisted with historical information research and executed community outreach activities.
  • Welcomed onsite visitors and responded to their history-related queries.
  • Assisted with preparation of appropriate costumes and coordinated portrayal of historical characters.
  • Hired, trained and directed assigned team of employees and volunteers.

Historical Interpreter
Five Rivers MetroParks, Dayton, OH
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Planned, developed and conducted group and individual history-based interpretive tours and programs.
  • Interpreted and explained a variety of historical activities to site visitors and tour participants.
  • Used age-appropriate hands-on and inquiry based teaching methods and accordingly presented historical information.
  • Preserved and maintained historical site and artifacts and ensured their security.
  • Educated visitors about general regulations and provided accurate site related information.
  • Handled and responded to visitors’ information requests and service complaints, effectively.


Master’s Degree in Histoty
John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR

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