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Seasonal & Occasional Openings

Seasonal & Occasional Openings

#1415-10-1 TICKETING REPRESENTATIVE, Occasional/Non-Exempt EEO 9D.
*Days and shifts are variable and are assigned according to the box office hours/needs; 15-20 hrs/wk.

This position is responsible for providing excellent customer service to the Science Museum of Minnesota's internal and external customers through admission and membership sales as well as providing general information and assistance. This frontline position is the first point of contact for the public and responsible for fostering a good first impression for our visitors.

Responsibilities: Sell admission tickets at the Box Office for Omnitheater and museum exhibits; accurate management, processing, and security of daily cash and credit card transactions; promote and sell SMM programs, gift certificates and museum memberships; check in groups and process group payments accurately and efficiently; provide visitors with information about Omnitheater shows, museum programs and exhibits, special events, directions, and amenities in the museum; accurate data entry of visitor information and reservations into the computer system; learn and follow all museum policies and emergency procedures.

Requirements: Must be 18 or older; excellent customer service, verbal communication, and problem-solving skills; previous customer service and accurate cash handling experience; ability to learn and retain large amounts of detailed information; dependable and able to work effectively as a member of the team; experience with ticketing systems a plus; bilingual and ASL skills a plus.

Pay Rate: $8.79 per hour
Application Deadline: January 28, 2015

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#1415-49-1 PARKING FACILITY CASHIER, Occasional/Hourly, Non-Exempt, EEO 9D. (Day, evening, weekend shifts)

Responsibilities: The Parking Facility Cashier is responsible for daily operating and traffic control of the Science Museum of Minnesota's 820 stall parking facility. These duties include operating the parking fee computers; handling money for hourly parking as well as pre-pay event parking during downtown St. Paul events; vehicle traffic control within the parking facility as well as surrounding grounds; assist with grounds maintenance as required; pursue excellent customer service with energy and drive that models organizational mission and embrace situations in which client expectations are successfully fulfilled and the organization is highlighted through interactions.

Requirements: Demonstrated experience with cash management; effective communication skills (both written and verbal); math skills (subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, fractions); must be able to work outside during periods of extreme heat and cold; walk long distances and remain in a standing or sitting position for extended periods; lifting 25-49 pounds; ability to work evenings and/or weekends frequently.

Pay Rate: $9.25 per hour
Application Deadline: February 5, 2015

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#1415-109-1 FL SALES CLERK, Explore Store. Occasional/Non-Exempt (Days, Evenings and weekends, 12-20 hours/week) EEO 9D.

This position is responsible for providing excellent customer service to the Science Museum of Minnesota's internal and external customers through product sales.

Responsibilities: Greet and assist customers by providing knowledgeable information and/or demonstration to customers selecting merchandise. Process merchandise sales, returns and exchanges. Opening and closing procedures. Maintain a clean sales floor. Assist with annual inventory and ongoing inventory management.

Requirements: Ability to operate a cash register. Basic math skills. Ability to deal positively with a broad range of the public. Ability to use basic selling techniques. Dependability, flexibility and good customer service skills. High School Diploma or equivalent. One year in applicable customer service role. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Problem-solving skills. Ability to learn and retain large amounts of detailed information. Ability to stand for long periods of time. Experience working with computers. Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays. Ability to occasionally work outside. Retail experience a plus.

Pay Rate: $8.79 per hour
Application Deadline: February 5, 2015

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#1314-1053 MIDDLE SCHOOL PROJECT ASSISTANT, Kitty Andersen Youth Science Center. Occasional/ Non-Exempt. EEO 9C.

The purpose of this position is to empower youth to change our world through science. Take the mission of the KAYSC and put it into action by providing direct service to Middle School Design Team participants as well as continually seeking professional development opportunities.

Responsibilities: Co-facilitate STEM service learning projects and group discussions, supervise and support youth at field trips and other events that enhance youth learning, support planning, preparation, and evaluation of programming and activities. Assist with communication and documentation to ensure consistent and coherent messaging to promote the positive positioning of the department.

Requirements: High School Diploma or GED. Willing to make a commitment of one year. Able to work 10-15 hours/week including summer, after school, and/or weekends. Responsible, punctual, able to follow directions, be flexible, and enthusiastic.

Pay Rate: Depends on Experience
Application Deadline: February 4, 2015

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