The San Diego Natural History Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The San Diego Natural History Museum Visitor Services department is seeking a part time Visitor Services Associate to provide excellent customer service to guests and employees of the Museum. Candidates must be outgoing, friendly, and excited to work in a fun and fast-paced public environment.
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The ideal candidate will have previous experience in customer service or other retail fields. Experience with cash handling is required. Some public speaking required. Familiarity with Balboa Park a plus. Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds and stand for long periods of time. Weekends, holidays, and some evenings are required. The San Diego Natural History Museum is open daily, except for Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. This is a part time position, up-to 30 hours/week.
Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls or drop-ins please.
Position responsibilities include field monitoring of construction-related exposures of potentially fossil-bearing sedimentary rocks (Cenozoic and Mesozoic marine and/or non-marine rock units) in the southern and central California region. Field monitors will be expected to collect exposed fossils and record relevant stratigraphic and taphonomic data. Opportunities for fossil preparation are also possible. Depending on experience, the field monitor may also be involved in preparing final reports of findings. Qualified candidates must have a minimum of a B.S. in geology or a related discipline with an emphasis in paleontology/paleobiology (extensive operational experience may be substituted for academic experience). Experience in field paleontology and stratigraphy is preferred. Must be able to coordinate and assist in fossil salvages. Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs and have a valid Driver’s License. This position is a regular, full-time hourly position with a generous benefits package (e.g., medical and 403B retirement plan). Anticipated pay range is $18 to $23 per hour and based on individual qualifications and experience. Please submit your resume to email@example.com.
The San Diego Natural History Museum is run and operated by the San Diego Society of Natural History, a non-profit scientific organization incorporated in 1874. The Museum’s mission is to interpret the natural world through research, education and exhibits; to promote understanding of the evolution and diversity of southern California and the peninsula of Baja California; and to inspire in all a respect for nature and the environment. Within the Museum, the Department of PaleoServices specializes in paleontological resource management. Our focus is on the recognition, recovery, and preservation of the significant and unique paleontological resources that occur in this region. Equal opportunity employer.