Employment at JPPM

Visitor Center Entrance at Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum

Aerial view over the MAC Lab, Administration, Maintenance and Exhibits buildings at JPPM.

Since 1983, Jefferson Patterson Park and Museumís (JPPM) team of dedicated staff have connected people to the past through history, archaeology and the preservation of Marylandís cultural resources.

Current Openings:

PROGRAM MANAGER III, Exec. Director, Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum
The Maryland Historical Trust, an agency of the Maryland Department of Planning, is seeking an Executive Director for Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum (JPPM), located on 560 scenic acres along the Patuxent River in Calvert County, Maryland.  JPPM, the State Museum of Archaeology and a center for both regional and statewide archaeological research, features a Visitors Center, a reconstructed Indian Village, the historic Point Farm House and Garden, a series of self-guided trails, and various school and public education programs and events.  JPPM is also home to the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory, an archaeological research, conservation, and curation facility which houses over 8 million artifacts from across the state.  JPPM has an annual budget of approximately $4 million and is presently staffed by approximately 20 permanent and 12 contractual staff members. 

MAINTENANCE MECHANIC SENIOR Contractual - Click here to see more
Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum is recruiting for a fulltime Contractual position to work as Maintenance Mechanic Senior. The maintenance mechanic position at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum is located in St. Leonard, Calvert County, Maryland. The main responsibilities of this position include grounds maintenance, building maintenance, vehicle maintenance, and custodial duties. The maintenance mechanic will be assigned to assist with inspecting, maintaining, and making minor repairs to electrical and plumbing systems, as well as repairing drywall, siding, and other carpentry tasks such as painting and staining.

If you are interested in exploring current openings in other state agencies, please
feel free to visit the State Online Employment Center.


JPPM partners with local colleges and universities to provide intern opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students. Students will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and experience in fields such as archaeology, curation, museum management, historic preservation and archaeological conservation. Internship opportunities will be posted as they become available.

JPPM is proudly committed to fostering a culture that values a diverse work environment. Visit the websites linked below to learn more about the stateís resources for recruiting, retaining and promoting a diversified workforce.


Click here for information on our Gloria S. King Research Fellowship in Archaeology.

Equal Employment
Veterans Persons with Disabilities
http://dbm.maryland.gov/eeo/Pages/EEOHome.aspx http://dbm.maryland.gov/jobseekers/Pages/VeteransJobs.aspx http://www.dors.state.md.us/dors