The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a non-profit institution dedicated to the conservation and research of the Sonoran Desert Region with the goal of making the Sonoran Desert accessible, understandable, and valued. We are a fusion experience zoo, botanical garden, aquarium, art gallery, natural history museum, and research institute. The Association of Zoos and Aquariums has recognized the Desert Museum for over 25 years of continuous accreditation.
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We are seeking qualified applicants with six months to one year of retail customer service, cash-handling, and computer experience to join our amazing Retail team. Familiarity with the Desert Museum is a plus. Availability to work weekends, holidays, and occasional evenings is essential since these are our peak visitation days. Reserve Status positions are non-benefited and may work, on average, 18 hours or less per week. Perks include opportunities to learn about our local desert and connect with the wildlife, complimentary Desert Musuem membership, and discount admission passes.
Please Note: Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Be prepared to include 2 - 3 professional (not personal) references while completing your application. Please understand that if offered a position, you will be required to successfully complete a criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen as a final condition of employment.
Job Title: Guest Services Assistant- Retail
Reports To: Retail Sales Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, 8 -18 hours per week
The Guest Services Assistant-Retail provides outstanding service and plays an integral role in contributing to the mission of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. The position is flexible and accommodates ever-changing business needs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Education and/or Experience:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively communicate with the general public using guest friendly language.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with challenges involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
General knowledge of retail POS and/or CRM systems or the ability to learn and develop functional use of systems.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Other Skills and Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of retail operations, guest service, sales through service, and cash handling skills.
Primarily an office and retail store setting. Occasional exposure to extreme outdoor weather conditions. Moderate noise levels.
The above description reflects a general overview of the responsibilities and position requirements for this job classification. It is not intended to be a complete description of all duties and requirements that may be inherent in the position. The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is an equal opportunity institution that values a diverse workforce. The Museum is a drug and alcohol free workplace and participates in E-Verify.
The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a non-profit institution dedicated to the conservation and research of the Sonoran Desert region with the goal of making the Sonoran Desert accessible, understandable, and valued. We are a fusion experience zoo, botanical garden, aquarium, art gallery, natural history museum, and research institute. The Association of Zoos and Aquariums has recognized the Desert Museum for over 25 years of continuous accreditation.
The mission of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is to inspire people to live in harmony with the natural world by fostering love, appreciation, and understanding of the Sonoran Desert.
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