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Curator and Deputy Director, Fire Museum of Maryland

08 Jan 2024 1:02 PM | Aaron Lippincott


The Fire Museum of Maryland is seeking a qualified individual to become the full-time Curator & Deputy Director. This person shall have leadership skills and experience to guide a major firefighting museum in American collections interpretation and teaching family fire safety.


  • ·         Maintaining and operating hand, steam, early gasoline fire apparatus and a fire telegraph system.
  • ·         Planning and managing three special events per annum.
  • ·         Managing the facilities of the Museum buildings & grounds.
  • ·         Managing financial obligations.


  • ·         A bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • ·         Have about ten (10) years experience at a comparable scope.
  • ·         Have a strong aptitude for mechanics.
  • ·         Some firefighting experience would be a plus.


The salary being offered is $55,000 plus benefits. The application period ends 28 February 2024.

Please send your letter of interest and resume via email to Stephen G. Heaver, Executive Director,

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