Employment

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 at the Center and help us share the story of the real American West.

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


Information Technology Technician

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West has an immediate opening for an IT Technician. This is a full time position with a competitive wage and a full benefits package to include health, dental, vision, life, and long term disability insurance; vacation, sick leave, and a retirement plan.

This position requires maintaining and installing computer systems and network components, troubleshooting and repairing system problems, maintaining and supporting infrastructure software and hardware, and developing support code for system operations.

Qualifications for the position include:

  • Three years of experience supporting diverse hardware and software environments.
  • Strong operational knowledge of Microsoft Windows 7 and Server 2008R2, Hyper-V, Microsoft Office and Office 365.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work across multiple simultaneous projects.
  • Customer service orientation and strong communication skills with non-technical staff.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by March 13, 2015.

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.


Part Time Security Officer

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West is seeking candidates for a part time, year-round position: Security Officer with flexibility on times of work. This is a position with 20 – 24 hours of work each week in the winter and up to 40 hours in the summer. This individual will be trained to handle a variety of security tasks and may work first, second, or third shift on occasion.

We are looking for a high school graduate with basic computer skills. Some previous security experience is desirable but not required. The job requires standing and walking for long periods of time as well as a pleasant demeanor for interacting with employees and guests.

To apply: you may apply online; e-mail your resume and salary requirements to chris@centerofthewest.org; or come in and complete an application at the Center.


Grounds Supervisor

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West is seeking candidates for a full time, year-round position, Grounds Supervisor. This position maintains the grounds and exterior features, supervising an entry level grounds crew during the summer and working independently the remainder of the year.

This individual keeps the soil in good condition; plants flowers, shrubs, or trees; and waters, feeds, and prunes plants. The individual also controls insects, disease, and weeds; and cuts, fertilizes, and irrigates the ground. In addition this individual is responsible for outside event set up and occasionally assists with other maintenance department duties.

It is preferred for the successful candidate to have a two-year degree in biology, agriculture, or a related field, or the equivalent education and work experience. This individual needs general landscaping and maintenance knowledge, efficient work habits, and good organizational skills. This job is physically demanding and requires lifting 100 pounds and working outside in weather extremes.

We offer a competitive salary and a complete benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, life, and long term disability insurance, a retirement plan, vacation, sick leave, and other benefits.

To apply: you may apply online; send your resume and cover letter to Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Attn: Human Resource Department, 720 Sheridan Avenue, Cody, WY 82414; or e-mail chriss@centerofthewest.org. If you have questions please call Christine Searles at 307-578-4089.

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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. Click here to find our internship postings for 2015.