Interested in joining the Cape May MAC team?

 Working for Cape May MAC (Museums+Arts +Culture) means connecting visitors with everything that people love about Cape May. If you want to share the welcoming spirit of this town and enjoy working with others at the center of Cape May’s vibrant tourism industry, you are a great candidate for any of these positions! Positions offer flexible schedules, great second careers, free tour passes for staff, and discounts in our Museum Shops. 

Please send a cover letter and resume to the appropriate hiring manager for the positions listed below. If you do not have a current resume, you may fill out our job application and send that in to the appropriate hiring manager.

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Cape May MAC is a state-leader in historic cultural tourism and is responsible for nearly $200million of economic impact on the local economy annually. The 501c3 non-profit operates the Historic 1879 Emlen Physick Estate, the 1859 Cape May Lighthouse and 1942 WWII Lookout Tower. The organization also operates trolley and walking tours, the Cape May Music Festival, a host of holiday events and more, totaling nearly 9,000 public and private tours/events each year. Annual disbursements and receipts top $4million.

The role of Chief Financial Officer for Cape May MAC develops financial strategies by forecasting capital, facilities and staff requirements, identifying monetary resources and developing action plans.

Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in Accounting; five years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience; as well as holding a Certified Public Accountant license.

To apply, please email a resume and three letters of recommendation to: jobsearchCFO@capemaymac.org.

Anticipated full-time start date is 1/1/25. However, the hope is for the selected applicant to start on a per diem basis one to two days a week in Autumn 2024 to train with the retiring CFO.

*Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, Cape May MAC will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our non-profit strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

▪ Develop all financial reports, including weekly cash flow projections developed for the first half and second half of the year. Prepare weekly actual versus projection reports for review with the Management & Budget team.
▪ Develop an annual budget.
▪ Review and sign all issued checks and approve check signing procedures.
▪ Approve and process all inter-account bank transfers.
▪ Designated as on-site signatory for all bank accounts.
▪ Analyze all bank statements, review for any irregularities and review completed monthly bank reconciliations.
▪ Oversee the adherence to all internal business accounting controls.
▪ Monitor program budgets.
▪ Review and manage cash flow.
▪ Review and approve all reimbursements and fund requests.
▪ Monitor and manage all expenses to ensure most effective use of assets.
▪ Monitor grant reporting and appropriate release of temporarily restricted funds. Prepare the budget for grant contracts and the financial reports for interim and final grant reports.
▪ Oversee expense allocations, code expense vouchers for G/L expense.
▪ Monitor and make recommendations for asset retirement and replacement.
▪ Prepare monthly and year-end financial reports.
▪ Prepare monthly and quarterly reports of MAC Investments to the Investment Team. Monitor and implement the agreed upon investment allocation schedule and take the minutes of the Investment Team meetings.
▪ For the annual audit, review the audit engagement letter, transmit all of the schedules and information required by the auditors and review the draft audit reports.
▪ Prepare financial spreadsheets for special projects and events (e.g. advertising sales, Music Festival Donations, Spring Festival, Food & Wine Celebration, Victorian Weekend, Halloween Happenings, Christmas Candlelight House Tours).
▪ Submit to the Director the information needed for the preparation of monthly cash flow reports.
▪ Prepare Financial Dashboard for bi-monthly Board Meetings.

Salary Range: $66,000 – $71,000

grey victorian building

FULL TIME MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT

The maintenance assistant performs routine and preventative maintenance for our three historic sites and six trolleys.  Work is inclusive of carpentry, maintenance repairs as well as upkeep of the properties, facilities, equipment, and various utility systems.  This position offers both healthcare and paid time off.

  • Previous maintenance experience preferred.
  • Proficient skills in operating various hand tools, power equipment and commercial machinery.
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check.
  • High school diploma or GED.

Please contact Michael Millison at: 609-224-6046 or mmillison@capemaymac.org

EEO/A/A. Minority and women applicants are encouraged to apply.

Cape May MAC Trolley filled with people on a tour of the town

TROLLEY DRIVERS

(Part-time)

 Job Responsibilities: 

  • Navigate historic Cape May with our guides & guests
  • Assist guests in boarding and exiting the trolleys.

Minimum Requirements:

  • CDL License
  • Excellent driving record 

Send resume to ncoughlin@capemaymac.org

EEO-A/A. Minority and women applicants are encouraged to apply.

RESOURCES

Cape May County Technical School is offering a 2024 CDL Summer Training Session for those interested in driving buses or trolleys in the Cape May County area.

Additional questions? We are here to help! Contact ncoughlin@capemaymac.org to hear more about the benefits of being a Cape May MAC Trolley Driver!

A class of grade school kids are touring the Emlen Physick Estate.

TOUR GUIDES

(Part-time)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Present Cape May tours to visitors & guests at the Emlen Physick Estate and on Cape May MAC’s fleet of trolleys

Minimum Requirements:

  • Looking for personable and outgoing individuals
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Good memorization skills preferred
  • Experience in education or history preferred 

Send resume to ncoughlin@capemaymac.org

EEO-A/A. Minority and women applicants are encouraged to apply.

vintage photo of a lighthouse keeper polishing the light

WORLD WAR II TOWER OBSERVERS & LIGHTHOUSE KEEPERS

(Part-time)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Share the maritime & military history of these important towers with Cape May’s visitors & guests
  • Sell admission tickets using Cape May MAC’s point-of-sale systems.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Basic computer skills required
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Experience in education or history preferred 

Send resume to ncoughlin@capemaymac.org

EEO-A/A. Minority and women applicants are encouraged to apply.