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Port Discovery Children's Museum seeks MUSEUM SAFETY ASSOCIATES for the Summer

Port Discovery Children's Museum is looking for some reliable individuals to join our team for the summer to be our part-time Museum Safety Associates, responsible for the daily safety and security operations of the museum.

This is a temporary and part-time position!! The position can start immediately and will run through Labor Day – September 5, 2022.

The position consists of up to 29 weekly hours, with Saturday AND Sunday shifts required. Schedule may also include weekdays, evenings, and requires flexibility for some events.

Starting pay rate for this position is $15.00 per hour.

Port Discovery is seeking an individual who is:

  • Organized multi-tasker
  • Creative, dependable and flexible
  • Calm under pressure and has excellent communication skills

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for opening and/or closing of Port Discovery for normal business hours and special events on designated work days.
  • Answer incoming calls in a friendly manner, directing them to appropriate department.
  • Sort and deliver all incoming mail and packages.
  • Responsible for the supply inventory for the Guest Services station.
  • Maintains daily security logs, key control forms, and the lost and found inventory.
  • Record in a detailed, written report any security related incidents or medical responses occurring at or related to Port Discovery.
  • Responds to radio calls to assist with difficult customers and for separated children.
  • Performs routine rounds of property, both internal and external, reporting any security risks, or safety hazards to the appropriate teams.
  • Enforces parking policy.
  • Monitors security cameras during shift.
  • Knowledgeable in the museum’s emergency procedures and evacuation plans.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma necessary.
  • Experience working with children and/or in an education setting required.
  • 2+ years of safety or security experience.
  • Excellent communication, strong organizational and multi-tasking skills are required.
  • Customer service, museum and/or hospitality experience a plus.
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age and able to pass a criminal background check.

Port Discovery provides you with the opportunity to make a difference in the community and in the lives of children. Additional benefits include:

  • Convenient location next to a subway stop, or we offer free parking
  • Free admission to the Museum for family
  • Earned time off for sick leave
  • Retirement savings with Museum match after 6 months

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

Must be able to meet physical demands of job to include walking, standing, climbing, bending, kneeling and lifting / moving objects up to 30 pounds. About 50% of the time will consist of walking / monitoring the museum building and property; and then other 50% will be spent sitting / working in the Guest Services Station. The noise level is usually moderate to high. Must be comfortable working amongst small groups of children and caregivers.

Covid-19 Precautions:

  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination required
  • Virtual interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Physical distancing guidelines in place
  • Capacity levels set in exhibit spaces
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
  • Daily health screening process

Send us your resume and cover letter, and let’s start this journey together!

To learn more about Port Discovery Children’s Museum, visit https://www.portdiscovery.org/. Port Discovery is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary Range
Part-Time/Hourly
Employer Name:
Port Discovery Children's Museum
Job Title:
Museum Safety Associate
Employer Contact Information:
Angie Martin
Job Submission Requirements:
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Benefit Package
Port Discovery provides you with the opportunity to make a difference in the community and in the lives of children. Additional benefits include: • Convenient location next to a subway stop, or we offer free parking • Free admission to the Museum for family

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