- Customer Service
Guest Services Specialists provide excellent and high-quality guest experiences while working as a greeter, cashier, concierge, phone operator and usher. Guest Services Specialists help guests in all aspects of their visit, from planning their day, to purchasing tickets, to promoting membership sales and encouraging return visits. The Guest Services Specialist position is a part-time position, including holidays and weekends.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Comply with all Great Lakes Science Center policies and procedures to ensure a safe environment for colleagues and guests.
Embrace and demonstrate the Great Lakes Science Center guest service philosophy by actively welcoming visitors and providing accurate information regarding Great Lakes Science Center facility, activities, events, and attractions.
Cultivate additional revenue and repeat business through excellent guest relations and promoting membership and combination tickets.
Utilize the Outbound/Counterpoint ticketing software at the Science Center and Steamship William G. Mather box offices to quickly and accurately sell admission tickets, memberships and special event tickets (when applicable) following Great Lakes Science Center cash handling procedures at all times.
Work in the DOME Theater through ticket collection, facilitating seating of visitors and provide safety and customer service information. Guest Services Specialists also operate the DOME console to assist the projectionist in successful production of DOME films.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Education and Work Experience Qualifications:
Experience in customer service, sales and previous cashier experience strongly preferred.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications (K/S/A):
Honest, reliable, customer focused and courteous individual with initiative who enjoys working in a fast-paced and fun environment.
Candidate must be able to work closely and effectively with the general public, educational community and Science Center staff while being friendly and outgoing.
Has the curiosity to learn about Science Center attractions and programs and is able to communicate that to guests in an engaging and inclusive way.
Excellent telephone and interpersonal communication skills required.
Professional attitude and appearance are required.
Must be able to work in rain or shine, and be able to traverse open decks, navigating steep stairways and high door thresholds, as some shifts may occur aboard a historic steamship.
Weekend and holiday hours are required. Evening hours available as needed.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.