Salute to Excellence ticket links are NOW live! Purchase Nonprofit/Member Tickets and Corporate Tickets here!

Adventure Science Center

Adventure Guide

Adventure Science Center

Apply

Job Summary

The Adventure Guide position is responsible for maintaining exhibit galleries and operating experiential exhibits (Kinetic Climber, Infinium Room, and MaxFlight) while delivering exceptional customer service to guests. Adventure Guides are expected to learn and comply with all safety procedures while maintaining an orderly atmosphere. Effective communication skills, commitment to guest experience, and a passion for learning and sharing the principles of science, technology, engineering, art, and math are essential attributes for this position.

Job Responsibilities

  • Daily operation of an experiential exhibits includes, but is not limited to, welcoming guests, taking tickets, managing a queue area, giving a safety overview, and properly fitting safety equipment (helmet and harness, for example) on guests before operating ride or experience.
  • Convey exciting science related information in a clear and concise manner while setting an example of quality customer service to create a memorable experience for all ASC guests.
  • Implement routine safety procedures such as weighing each guest (Kinetic Climber & MaxFlight) and conveying attributes such as flashing lights and loud sounds (Infinium Room) to ensure proper guideline are being followed
  • Walk through museum galleries making sure exhibits are in working order and tidying exhibit pieces so that each gallery looks exceptional.
  • Support other staff (such as Makerspace and Planetarium) as deemed necessary by managers.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Fun, energetic person with a positive attitude who is approachable and friendly
  • Capable of working in a positive manner with children and guests of all ages
  • Responsible, reliable, and professional work ethic
  • Strong communication skills with a customer service oriented focus
  • Demonstrate ability to follow instructions and procedures
  • Must be capable of general physical movement including standing, bending, and climbing throughout the day
  • Availability to work peak days and hours, combination of weekdays, weekends, and holidays
  • A flexible willingness to learn with an excitement and appreciation for expanding the minds of our guests

Additional Information

Benefits

  • We offer flexible part-time schedule
  • An exciting, fast-paced environment
  • Free employee parking
  • Great work location-easy interstate access
  • Reciprocal entry into other organizations (Cheekwood, Nashville Zoo, Country Music Hall of Fame, etc.)
  • Develop lifelong skills that will benefit you in any career
  • Plenty of variety from day to day
  • Work with a positive, motivated team
  • Put your creativity and problem solving skills to work

How to Apply

Please send a resume, cover letter, and references to abearer@adventuresci.org.

 

 

Details

  • Date Posted: August 30, 2022
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Educator
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Salary Range: $14/hr
  • Working Hours: 25-29 hrs/wk; TH-M, 9:00am-3:00pm; 9:00am-6:00pm Saturday