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Cracker Country wants YOU!
Cracker Country wants YOU!

Tampa, Florida-- Cracker Country, a rural Florida Living History Museum at the Florida State Fairgrounds, seeks enthusiastic and outgoing people to join their staff as they work to reach future goals.

According to the Fairgrounds, Cracker Country's Museum Docent Program gives its members the opportunity to journey back to 1890s Florida to experience rural living first hand.

Through these eyes, docents invite visitors to join them in accurately recreating the life of early Floridians.  

The Fairgrounds requires that interested individuals strive to delight Cracker Country visitors with experiences in a safe, enjoyable and historically accurate atmosphere.

If you enjoy working with others in a team oriented atmosphere, these positions have flexible time commitments.


  • Ability to commit time to the museum on a flexible basis.
  • Enthusiastic and positive approach to all duties and responsibilities.
  • Enjoy interacting with people and groups of all ages, utilizing strong verbal and communication skills.
  • Museum education, public speaking and guest services experience a plus, but not necessary.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Opportunities to help the museum are available in a variety of areas:

  • historical interpretation
  • maintenance
  • gardening/landscaping
  • office, etc.

Pay maybe available for hours worked in front of the public interpreting the history of rural Florida. Other duties are considered volunteer time, including training.

For immediate consideration, the Fairgrounds encourages you to email your letter of interest to Daniel Marshall, Museum Experiences Manager at Dan.Marshall@freshfromflorida.com and download our employment application.

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