Employment Opportunities

History and myth. Art and culture. Legends and legacies. The story of the American West is a rich and colorful tapestry, one that you could be part of at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Together, our wide-ranging expertise, comprehensive collections, and engaging programs allow visitors to discover and experience that story for themselves.

Create your own lasting legacy. Find your position here and help us share the story of the American West.

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Seasonal Positions Now Open: VIEW A FLYER

Opportunities for retirees, high school and college students, or any adult looking for an enjoyable job in a stimulating environment. These jobs begin in May or June and extend to August, September, or October. Applicants must be willing to work weekends.

  • Admissions Clerks
  • Food Service Positions at the Eatery and Coffee Bar
  • Sales Associates and Inventory Associates at the Center Store
  • Season Custodians
  • Seasonal Gallery Guards
  • Seasonal Grounds Maintenance

Apply online, or stop by the Center of the West for an application. For more information e-mail Chris in Human Resources or call 307-578-4089.

Merchandise Control Manager

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West is seeking a Merchandise Control Manager. This is a full time, year round position. This individual maintains and evaluates Center Store inventory and ensures an appropriate turnover. The individual purchases inventory, maintains inventory records, and maintains stock with a daily re-stock report and floor replenishment. During the busy season, this individual supervises several seasonal stock room associates. This individual is responsible for all invoice processing for store merchandise.

Desired qualifications: experience with inventory, retail sales, good accounting and math ability, good communication skills, good keyboarding skills, and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Previous supervisory experience and good interpersonal skills are also desired. The candidate must be able to lift 50 pounds.

The Center offers competitive compensation and a complete benefits package to include health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, vacation and sick leave and a retirement plan. Click here for the full job description.

To apply, please e-mail a resume, references, cover letter, and salary requirements to chriss@centerofthewest.org.

Seasonal Membership Representatives

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West is seeking high-energy, outgoing Seasonal Membership Representatives to promote the Center’s membership program to visitors and process sales transactions from program introduction to onsite fulfillment. Rate of pay is $10 per hour with the ability to earn bonuses based on sales performance.

Applicants must be self-motivated, able to work independently, and provide excellent customer service. Friendly demeanor and love for people required. Familiarity with the Center and surrounding areas and/or previous sales experience are a plus. Part-time hours available May – September.

To apply: you may apply online, e-mail a cover letter and resume to chriss@centerofthewest.org, or mail them to Human Resources, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 720 Sheridan Ave, Cody, WY 82414.

Click here for an overview of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Internship Opportunities

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West offers summer internships providing specialized learning experiences in a museum setting, with options in conservation, education, graphics, records management, and much more. The application period is closed for this season, but click here to find out more about the program.