The Farmers’ Museum and our affiliate, Fenimore Art Museum, offer a wide range of career opportunities for persons with a variety of experiences, skills, and educational backgrounds. Working here is exciting, challenging and rewarding.

To apply, send a completed Employment Application to Human Resources, PO Box 800, Cooperstown, NY 13326. (Note: Some job postings specify a different application process.)



Security/Safety Guard

Full-Time, Year-Round position with benefits

Your workday would include using computer-based monitoring systems, walking extensive museum grounds, completing incident reports, and troubleshootingfor potential hazards. Applicants must be able to walk considerable distances in all weather conditions; have a clean driving record; and must be able and willing to work weekends, holidays and any shift assigned. We provide training and certification.

To apply visit fenimoreartmuseum.org for an application, or contact Human Resources at 607-547-1462 or email [email protected]







Planning a future visit?

The seasons of the year are marked at our museum with celebrations that echo the spirit and traditions of rural New York State. Don’t miss our demonstrations and cute and cuddly animals. Pick the best time to visit!

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