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 & 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.
IDEA CommitmentThe Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is committed to fostering a welcoming space and a diverse, inclusive team that reflects the communities in which we live and work. We understand that inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility (IDEA) are integral to the fulfillment of our mission, and to our success as an organization. We are working to build the structures, policies, hiring practices and organizational culture that ensure representation and opportunity for all, and create an environment of belonging where everyone feels respected, safe, and understood. As we continue to engage in this work, we are integrating the core values of IDEA into our programs, exhibits, communications, and other public offerings. Valuing each other's differences brings us together to create a thriving workplace and fair work culture, allowing us to fulfill our mission more effectively.
We believe inclusion is everyone's responsibility. Ways in which our commitment is demonstrated include continuous development, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively addressing bias. Visit the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum's IDEA page to learn more.
Do you provide excellent customer service? Do you enjoy learning about the jewelry, art, and minerals of our local desert region? Do you have experience with cash-handling and using computerized POS systems? Can you imagine being just steps away from taking your break nestled in a botanical garden filled with wildlife or visiting a mountain lion? Apply today to join our Retail Team in the Desert Museum's gift shops and surround yourself with the beauty of our local desert!
We are seeking qualified applicants with six months to one year of retail customer service, cash-handling, and computer experience. Familiarity with the Desert Museum is a plus. Availability to work weekends, holidays, and our Cool Summer Night events on Saturday evenings is essential since these are our peak visitation days. Reserve status positions are non-benefited and may work, on average, 16 hours or less per week. Perks include opportunities to learn about our local desert, the unique art from the Sonoran Desert Region, sparkling minerals & jewelry, and of course, you'll be able to enjoy your complimentary Staff membership and admission passes.
Note: Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. You need to be at least 18 years of age. A minimum of two professional (not personal) references must be entered in order to successfully submit your application for consideration. 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, 8-16 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, reporting relationships and positon 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 Museum is a drug and alcohol free workplace and participates in E-Verify.
This position is currently not accepting applications.
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