Alabama Historical Commission, Alabama SHPO

Employment Opportunities

The Alabama Historical Commission is a nationally recognized state agency dedicated to protecting, maintaining, developing, and interpreting Alabama's historic sites.

Currently Hiring

Alabama State Capitol Tour Guide

Please apply by March 14, 2014

The Alabama Historical Commission seeks part-time tour guide at the Alabama State Capitol. The Alabama State Capitol was completed in 1851, added to several times, and restored in 1992. The Confederacy began in the Senate chamber and the 1965 Voting Rights March ended in the street out front. This National Historic Landmark houses the executive branch and is a museum of state history and politics.

Duties include conducting guided tours; staffing greeter's desks; welcoming and orienting visitors to the Capitol; greeting and registering visitors as needed; office and computer work; historical and educational program application and research; and other daily tasks as assigned. Candidate must be available Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and occasionally Saturdays.

This is a permanent, part-time (20 hours per week) position. To apply, visit the AHC website at to download an application for employment and apply for Laborer. Send completed application to Christy Carl, Site Director, Alabama State Capitol, 600 Dexter Ave, Room N-300, Montgomery, AL 36130-0900. You may also submit application by fax to 334-353-2081 or email for an application that can be completed in Microsoft Word. The AHC is an equal opportunity employer. 


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