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Visitor Services Associate

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Western Museum of Mining & Industry

  • 14 people are interested
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The Visitor Services Associate is the first impression for the museum and the museum store. The position is responsible for the daily operations of all aspects of the visitor experience at the admissions/info desk and gift shop, greeting and orienting guests with a focus on providing a quality, memorable guest experience. Duties and responsibilities include directing and orienting visitors to the museum; answering phones; taking messages and providing information about museum fees, hours of operation, and events and programs; operating a cash register and credit card machine to ring in visitors and gift shop sales; and promoting and informing visitors of museum memberships and rentals. If you are outgoing, friendly, and enjoy welcoming and interacting with visitors of all ages from around the world, then this is the position for you!

2 Shifts

  • 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM
  • 12:30 PM to 04:00 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Western Museum of Mining & Industry

Location:

225 North Gate Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80912, US

Mission Statement

Established in 1970, the Western Museum of Mining and Industry (WMMI) is a private nonprofit, 501(c) 3 whose mission is to preserve, collect and interpret the rich mining history and related industries of Colorado and the American West.

Description

Unique to WMMI is the actual operation of its carefully restored multi-ton steam engines and mining machines. The emphasis of the museum's collections is on the technology and technological history of mining and metallurgy, as well as the social history of the American West. Over 4,000 artifacts are on display at the 27-acre indoor/outdoor exhibit site, which includes a working hoist house; mine blacksmith shop; ten stamp mill; and multi-purpose center with exhibits, theater and a 13,000 volume research library. WMMI has been accredited by the American Association of Museums (one of only three Colorado Springs museums to hold this honor) since 1979, and is the only accredited mining museum in the western United States.

Arts & Culture
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

Western Museum of Mining and Industry225 North Gate Blvd.Colorado Springs, CO 80921

(39.02736,-104.82912)
 

SKILLS

  • History
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • General Education

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4+ hours/week on Mondays-Saturdays; shifts available
  • Customer service experience preferred; Cashiering experience a plus though not required. Must be 18 years and older.

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