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THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN EMPLOYMENT WITH MOSI! 

 

MOSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are a Drug-Free Workplace.

MOSI Participates in E-Verify.  See the E-Verify Notice.  Learn about your right to work.

 

If you would like to apply for employment with MOSI, please complete our Employment Application (link available below). Completed applications for open positions are accepted via mail or e-mail: 

 

Email: HR@mosi.org

U.S. Mail: MOSI Human Resources, 4801 East Fowler Ave.  Tampa, FL 33617

 

MOSI will provide reasonable accommodation to complete an application consistent with applicable law. If you require an accommodation, please contact a human resources representative.

 

MOSI is a Drug Free Workplace

MOSI Participates in E-Verify

MOSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

SUMMER SCIENCE CAMP OPENINGS:

Click here to download our Summer Science Camp Employment Application.
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SUMMER SCIENCE CAMP INSTRUCTOR

Our camp Instructors develop and deliver curriculum for our campers to be learning, making, tinkering and exploring STEAM content through a hands-on approach. 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Work collaboratively with MOSI staff and outside experts to create and deliver camp programming. 

Integrate science, math, engineering and/or technology into camps. 

Create age-appropriate curriculum for camp that incorporate critical thinking, problem solving and scientific methodology.

Participate in instructor training and orientation

Greet parents and students in a friendly and energetic manner.

Commitment to the philosophy and mission of MOSI

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree preferred; Two-year degree or 5 years relevant experience may be substituted

Certified Florida Teaching Credential a plus

Two year’s experience instructing children and developing lesson plans required

Science and\or technology background or interest

Dependable and flexible with work schedule and duties

Experience serving diverse audiences of children

Valid Florida Driver’s license required for certain classes

First Aid and\or CPR certification a plus

Must be approved to work with children (clear Level II Background Screening through Department of Children & Families required)

 

Dates, Hours, and Locations:

Every week is a new week with different camps, different students, and different teachers.

Weekly programs from Monday, June 8 - Friday, August 21, 2015.

2 and 3 Year Old Camps: M-TH 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

4-years-old - completed Kindergarten: 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 and/or 12:30 - 4:15 p.m.

Completed 1st Grade - age 17 Full-Day Camps: 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Completed 4th Grade – Completed 9h Grade Travel Camps: 8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Residential Camps – Ages 11 – 17 years: Monday, 8:30 a.m. through Friday, 5:30 p.m.

Flexible Schedule:

Work the majority of the summer or just a few weeks.

Some instructors work half-day weeks, teaching either a morning or afternoon camp.

Compensation:

Hours and rates of pay include preparation time.

Instructors will be paid $137/week when teaching a 2 and 3-year-old camp.

Instructors will be paid $228/week when teaching a half-day camp.

Instructors will be paid $455/week when teaching a full-day camp.

Benefits:

Complimentary passes for general admission to MOSI.

Complimentary family membership to MOSI, Lowry Park Zoo, and the Florida Aquarium - valid through 12/31/15.

Complimentary admission to over 70 Florida Attractions through the Florida Attractions Association "Attraction Share" program.

Discounted employee rates for MOSI camps and programs.

Employee discount (25%) on meals, drinks and or other products from the Everything’s Fresh Café.

Employee discount (20%) on retail merchandise from the Elements Gift Shop.

 

SUMMER SCIENCE CAMP ENGINEERING/FABRICATION INSTRUCTOR

Inspire students to engineer new ideas and to create with high-tech tools.

Apply your building and engineering skills to create fun and rewarding challenges that motivate and inspire students. Do you like to design 3D models, piece together robots, or use fabrication technologies such as 3D printing and laser cutting to make prototypes? If so, apply to be a MOSI camp Instructor, where you will build and tinker your way through an exciting summer.

RESPONSIBLITIES INCLUDE:

Work collaboratively with MOSI staff and outside experts to create and implement innovative, hands-on, inquiry-based activities and camps.

Integrate science, math, engineering, and/or technology into camps. 

Create age-appropriate curriculum for camp that incorporates critical-thinking, problem-solving, and scientific methodology.

Commitment to the philosophy and mission of MOSI.

Participate in instructor training and orientation.

Greet parents and students, take attendance, and be responsible for students.

Dependable and flexible with work schedule and duties.

Set the tone and excitement level to optimize a positive summer camp experience for all participants.

Present planned activities pertaining to assigned classes in electronic form.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Proficient in any or all of the following: electronics, computer-aided design, robotics, using shop tools, CNC machines, and other design technologies.

Science and/or technology background or interest.

Certified Florida Teaching Credential a plus.

Two-years’ experience instructing and/or working with children highly desired.

Skilled in organizing students to build engineering projects.

Must be approved to work with children (clear Level II Background Screening through Department of Children & Families required

 

SUMMER SCIENCE CAMP TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTOR

Inspire students to be innovators through technology.

Apply your technical skills and ability to create a fun and exciting learning environment where students become active creators of technology-based projects. Designing web pages, Minecraft, animating in 3D, programming computer games, or building robots are just a few of the camps led by our technology instructors.

RESPONSIBILTIIES INCLUDE:

Work collaboratively with MOSI staff and outside experts to create and implement innovative, hands-on, inquiry-based activities and camps.

Integrate science, math, engineering, and/or technology into camps. 

Create age-appropriate curriculum for camp that incorporates critical-thinking, problem-solving and scientific methodology.

Commitment to the philosophy and mission of MOSI.

Participate in instructor training and orientation.

Greet parents and students, take attendance, and be responsible for students.

Dependable and flexible with work schedule and duties.

Set the tone and excitement level to optimize a positive summer camp experience for all participants.

Present planned activities pertaining to assigned classes in electronic form.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Proficient in any, or all, of the following: Minecraft, creating animation, robotics, video production, music production, coding, gaming.

Certified Florida Teaching Credential a plus.

Two-years’ experience instructing and/or working with children highly desired.

Skilled in organizing students to build engineering projects.

Skilled in using multimedia and/or programming applications.

Must be approved to work with children (clear Level II Background Screening through Department of Children & Families required).

 

 

SUMMER SCIENCE CAMP TEACHER ASSISTANTS

Feel the spirit of summer at MOSI!  Get out, get going and have fun in the sun while working at MOSI’s Summer Science Camp!

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Supervise extended care in the morning, afternoon and at lunchtime and lead games and activities.

Assist with overall camp operations and instructors with hands-on science and technology activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Monday through Friday weekday availability throughout summer

Mature, dependable and flexible with duties and schedule

Experience in working with children; teaching experience required

Science and technology background or interest

First Aid, CPR and Lifeguard training preferred

Must be approved to work with children (Clear Level II Background Screening through Department of Children & Families required)

 

 

SUMMER SCIENCE CAMP CERTIFIED LIFEGUARDS - for our Summer Travel Camps!

If you are a Certified Lifeguard, AND

You enjoy working with children, AND

You enjoy having fun while you’re working, AND

You are willing to commit to working 4 weeks as a Lifeguard for MOSI’s travel camps this summer…THIS IS THE SUMMER JOB FOR YOU!

 

FULL-TIME OPENINGS:

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ROPES COURSE MANAGER

Guest Experience Team / Ropes Course

Full-time Position with Benefits

The primary goal of this position is to provide a safe, largely team-oriented, ropes course adventure challenge program through which guests of all ages can have fun, make friends, and build self-confidence by tackling challenges and developing new skills.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supervise course staff; ensure staff understand their responsibilities during staff training, including how to facilitate guests through high and low course elements, how to assist guests in processing their experience, and how to effect rescues from high course elements.

Serve as MOSI Operator Trainer to certify that all MOSI Ropes Course operators have successfully completed the operator training as outlined by Ropes Course, Inc.

Facilitate guests through the course and activities, enforcing safety regulations throughout their experience.

Monitor the proper use of equipment and ropes course elements, ensuring operator procedures are followed at all times.

Perform required safety checks of equipment and course, and perform or request repairs or replacements as necessary.

Prepare and execute course programs providing opportunities for guests to process and learn from their experience.

Assist in the promotion and development of group and team-building activities.

Follow all standard rules applicable to ropes courses as well as those specific to MOSI Sky Trail; continually evaluate course programs and make recommendations for equipment, supplies, and the program itself as needed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Desire and ability to work with children and adults outdoors.

Excellent customer service skills

Ability to follow directions and also work independently

Cognitive and communication abilities to plan and conduct group and individual activities to achieve ropes course program goals.

Ability to observe guest behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

Must be at least 21 years of age.

Training and experience with ropes/challenge course programs for two years preferred.

Certification or documented training or experience from a recognized organization or certifying body for ropes/challenge courses a plus.

Prior experience in a management or supervisory capacity in a similar program preferred.

Experience working with children.

Current CPR and first aid certifications preferred.

SPECIAL WORK REQUIREMENTS:

MOSI is open 365 days a year.  Weekend availability required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Frequent bending, squatting and/or stooping.

Ability to sit for 2-4 hour periods at a time.

Possess physical ability to move about the course, as well as strength and endurance required, to maintain constant supervision of guests, and to climb course elements up to 50 feet tall at least 12 times per day. 

Must be comfortable working at high elevations.

Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to guest activities while on the course.

Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid and CPR, to assist guests in emergency situations (evacuation, illness or injury, inclement weather).

Frequent standing, kneeling, bending, walking, balancing and climbing.

Physical ability to tolerate working outdoors in all seasons.

 

EXHIBITS TECHNICIAN

Guest Experience Team / Exhibits

Full-time Position with Benefits

This position is primarily responsible for the maintenance and repair of all exhibits, permanent, traveling, and visiting.                                                             

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Troubleshoots, repairs, and adjusts electromechanical, pneumatic, audiovisual and electronic exhibits.

Performs routine preventative maintenance on exhibits, mechanical, electrical, cabinetry repair, including cleaning, lubricating, painting, etc.

Assists with facility enhancements as related to exhibits.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Competency in electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and painting.

Familiarity with multimedia in exhibits including software and hardware.

Familiarity in theatrical lighting a plus.

Proven ability to work independently, multi-task effectively, determine priorities and meet deadlines.

Familiarity with Science Center exhibits helpful.

Knowledge in masonry, welding, electronics, and carpentry.

Ability to work individually and with a team.

Mechanical aptitude and detail oriented.

Problem solving and creative thinking.

Familiarity in OS and Windows operating systems a plus.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma or GED required.

Significant training/experience in most of the following trades:  electrical, machinery, plumbing, painting, welding, and others.

Two years’ experience in exhibits repair preferred

SPECIAL WORK REQUIREMENTS:

MOSI is open 365 days a year.  Employee may be required to work some holidays, evenings, and/or weekends.

Valid Florida Driver’s License and good driving record required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Standing for 2 to 4 hour shifts

Frequent bending, squatting, stooping

Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

 

DIRECTOR OF GUEST SERVICES

Guest Experience Team

Full-time Position with Benefits

The Director of Guest Services is responsible for the planning, management, and implementation of the guest services department that provides excellent customer service in keeping with the mission and vision of museum. Responsibilities include the effective training and management of key guest services staff for a seamless front-of-house operation that ensures a welcoming experience and proper servicing of guests. The Director will prepare and manage the departmental budget, annual projections, reports on visitation and participation trends, and ensure accurate and timely management of revenue, receipts, and reporting.  This position requires proven personnel management and customer service skills, strategic planning expertise, and some data analysis. The ability to work in collaboration with administrators, staff, and volunteers and to communicate effectively with members and guests is essential.

Principal Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

Design and build the Guest Service Department by effectively hiring, supervising, and evaluating well-qualified staff.

Work with team to create a positive guest experience at the museum through the consistent and reliable use of effective communication, accurate information and gracious hospitality.

Demonstrate a high level of professional courtesy in all interactions with members, visitors, and co-workers.

Train and lead all staff in the use of proven techniques to properly service guests, promote membership, address issues and solve problems.

Direct Guest Services department management team in the hiring and supervising of services teams.

Effectively communicate guest comments and/or concerns to necessary department heads in order to promptly resolve customer issues and proactively work to prevent future customer challenges.

Keep abreast current and future exhibitions, events, educational programs, etc., and create efficient ways to clearly relay information to all guest service staff and, ultimately, to members and guests.

Provide analysis and reporting of visitation trends, sales, promotions, and projections to the Vice President of Experience.

Manage departmental budgets and provide regular financial reports.

Work collaboratively with museum leadership and department managers to deliver excellent service to the museum staff, members and guests.

Minimum Qualifications - Education, Training, and Traits:

Ability to use good judgment, focus on detail and deadlines, and demonstrate skills in organization and recruitment required

Must be able to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment

Ability to understand and maintain the highest levels of confidentiality

Highest ethics as they relate to all aspects of museum practices

Knowledge of museum operations is helpful

Academic training and/or specific work experience in customer service and box office operations preferred.

Belief in the museum as a cause for social good and a positive, dynamic force for economic development

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience

Work Experience:

Five or more years of management experience

Previous sales/customer service experience required with demonstrated outstanding customer relations skills.

Proven experience in cash management and budgetary accountability.

Working knowledge of development, box office/ticketing, marketing, public relations and museum operations preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

Creative, energetic attitude with an aptitude for innovation

Strong and effective written, verbal, and listening communication skills and a demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and professionally across all organizational levels.

Strong public speaking skills

Demonstrated organizational planning, problem-solving and collaboration skills

Demonstrated understanding and use of diplomacy

Cash management

Proficient computer skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Database and ticketing software knowledge preferred.

Licenses and Certifications:

Valid driver’s license

 

 

 

TOURISM DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

Marketing Department

Full-Time Position with Benefits

The Tourism Development Specialist's goal is to promote MOSI as a premier travel destination in order to increase out-of-market and travel related revenues and assist the Director of Marketing and Communication with the dissemination of MOSI information. The Tourism Development Specialist will be responsible for developing and presenting tourism-related material to provide informational guidance for all tourism constituents. This position requires occasional weekend and after hours work. This position reports directly to the Director of Marketing & Communications.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Developing strategies and partnerships to drive out-of-market visitor traffic, specifically targeting the travel and hospitality industry.

Develop and implement a tourism marketing plan for the Bay area working closely with hotels/motels, restaurants, wineries, county attractions, etc.

Promote and expand overall MOSI awareness as a premier destination with city tourism publications and organizations.

Develop and maintain relationships with all local tourism service providers in the Tampa Bay area including but not limited to CityPass, hoteliers, restaurateurs, AAA, ticket vendors and attractions.

Creation and management of voucher program and ticket selling programs.

Work closely with the group sales department to encourage visitor group program bookings where applicable, which include maintaining relationships with group and hotel contacts.

Complete and maintain individual hotel profiles, including monthly visitors and sales results, collateral distribution, hotel contact and projections.

Identify opportunities to create hotel/motel packaging.

Arrange and conduct FAM (familiarization) and all other type tours with visiting groups, organizations, and out-of-state media.

Manage Trio relationship and ensure exceptional representation of MOSI's brand.

Manage the distribution of all tourism related publications and collateral.

Develop tourism content for MOSI website and publications.

Monitor city tourism statistics, projects and trends.

Track, analyze and measure return on investment of overall visitor sales.

Organize various media information and work with agency to make affordable and effective media buys to promote tourism.

Plan new research-based advertising strategies for current and subsequent years that will increase leisure travel market share.

Develop relationships with national, international and regional tourism based publications and writers, tours operators and travel agents.

Attend meetings, seminars, conventions, and workshops to further knowledge, stay informed of the changes in the tourism industry, and exchange information.

Work with the marketing team in developing Marketing and PR Plans for upcoming events, exhibitions and other museum programs.

Assist the Director of Marketing and Communication with marketing and event budgets, as it relates to tourism, and ensure that all marketing, promotions and events are efficient and profitable as demonstrated by the completion of event cost analysis.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Hospitality, Tourism, or related field is a plus.

Minimum 2 years of Marketing experience within the Tourism industry required.

In depth knowledge of tourism and hotel industry within the Tampa Bay area

Strong database of hotel and tourism contacts preferred.

Strong written communication skills are required, with an emphasis on grammar/spelling excellence.

Strong communication skills in the capacity of liaison and as a presenter.

Strong analytical and organizational skills.  Attention to detail a must.

Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Ability to develop and foster industry relationships is a must.

Some travel required

Educational requirements may be substituted by a combination of specialized training and experience.

Valid Florida driver’s license required

MOSI is open 365 days a year.  Employee is expected to work Holidays, evenings and weekends as necessary.

Ability to lift and/or carry 20 to 30 pounds.

 

DIRECTOR OF IMAX® THEATRE OPERATIONS

Guest Experience Team

Full-Time Position with Benefits

This position is responsible for coordinating the various business, marketing and sales activities in the IMAXâ Dome Theatre and 3-D Theatre, to ensure the proper delivery of programming and financial goals.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Lead programming and operations of the Florida Hospital IMAX Dome Theatre and Coleman Science Works 3-D Theatre, including guest services, film selection, branding, sales analysis, projections and reporting, pricing of films, audience analysis and identification, and analysis of departmental revenue and expenses.

Responsible for managing theater staff, and assuring quality and efficient visitor experiences.

Drive film selection process; develops and implements user and nonuser surveys, focus groups, and test screenings, etc., to measure audience interest.

Participate with marketing team to develop and implement programs and strategies to increase attendance, revenue and programming in the Theatre. 

Participate with Education team to develop school group sales procedures and help identify new audiences to meet or exceed departmental revenue goals each year.

Coordinate production of all film-related promotional material including print pieces, electronic/online pieces, advertising, releases and social media.

Serve as expert source and maintains up-to-date knowledge of trends and developments in digital and large format film technology, theater operations, and guest services.

Speak and act as MOSI representative at various meetings, conferences and events in the community.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Excellent communication skills, written and verbal

Effective management skills

Organized and creative self-starter

Proficient in the use of MS Office

Committed to exceeding guest expectations

Detail oriented with ability to manage multiple complex and often-changing tasks

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university preferred.

Two to four years of theater management and supervisory experience required.

SPECIAL WORK REQUIREMENTS:

MOSI is open 365 days a year.  Employee will be required to work some holidays, evenings, and/or weekends

Employee must be accessible should Theatre operations require immediate response

Some travel is required

 

PART-TIME OPENINGS

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FLIGHT SIMULATOR OPERATOR

Camus Experience Team

PART-TIME POSITION

Availability Required Sunday through Saturday (10:00am-4:00pm)                         

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Performs standard morning readiness tasks on flight simulator

Greets guests and provides simulator and/or campus information as needed

Sells tickets and handles cash transactions

Operates flight simulator to enhance the MOSI guest experience

Ensures all simulator safety protocols are followed as instructed

Cleans flight simulator and surrounding areas as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

Retail sales and/or customer service experience required

Ability to engage guests on a daily basis

Previous experience operating a simulator preferred

Ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, personable & assertive

Must enjoy working with large groups of children

 

INTERACTOR FOR PLANETARIUM & SPACE PROGRAMS

Learning Experience Team

Part-Time Position, 15-20 Hours/Week

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Present Planetarium and Mission:Moonbase Programs

Work with telescopes for SkyWatches

Present Flight & Space programs as needed for birthday parties, badge workshops and Camp-ins

QUALIFICATIONS:

Ability to interact with groups of all sizes with enthusiasm, confidence and knowledge

Ability to meet challenges with creativity and flexibility

Experience or Interest in Astronomy, Physics, Space Program and/or Telescopes preferred

Valid Florida Driver’s License preferred

Weekday and Weekend availability preferred

Ability to stand up from 2-3 hours at a time

Ability to verbally project to large groups, indoors and out

Ability to lift and/or push heavy objects up to 50 lbs.

Must be approved to work with children (Clear Level II Background Screening through Department of Children & Families required).

 

CUSTODIAN

Campus Experience Team

Part-time Position

Weekday & Weekend availability required

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Sweeps and mops floors

Dusts, polishes furniture

Cleans restrooms and replaces supplies

Disposes of wastepaper and trash

Washes windows

Cleans exhibits

Moves furniture and equipment, delivers supplies, and runs errands

Keeps outside premises and grounds in an orderly condition free of litter

REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to read and follow instructions and handle multiple tasks routinely.

Frequent walking, bending, stooping, squatting, and crouching. 

Occasional lifting and carrying of up to 50 lbs.

Knowledge of use of chemicals/cleaning agents preferred.

 

CAMP-IN COORDINATOR

Learning Experience Team

Part-time Position

This part-time position is responsible for coordination and logistics of MOSI overnight camp-ins.  Camp-in Coordinator will spend the night at MOSI with camp-in participants and therefore shifts will be 10 -18 hours long, including time for sleep. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Serve as the key point of contact for camp-in participants by answering questions, resolving issues, and acting responsibly during emergency situations.

Be responsible for the safety and well-being of participants.

Set the tone and excitement level to optimize a positive experience for all participants. 

Greet participants, take attendance, and positively engage participants.

Be knowledgeable about MOSI policies, procedures, exhibit spaces, and classroom spaces.  

Be knowledgeable about MOSI safety and emergency procedures. 

Assist and/or deliver hands-on, inquiry based programs that incorporate STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art+Design, and Math) content, critical thinking, problem solving, and scientific methodology.

Other duties as needed and assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Interest or background in science preferred.

Experience serving diverse audiences of children preferred.

Resourceful, responsible, flexible, and positive attitude. 

Ability to work overnight hours, especially on weekends.

Valid First Aid/CPR Certification preferred. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

Experience working with children and families is required.  A minimum of 2 years is desired.

Must be approved to work with children (Clear Level II Background Screening through Department of Children & Families required).

Must be comfortable with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to quickly ascend and descend stairs

Ability to kneel, squat, bend and/or twist

Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

SPECIAL WORK REQUIREMENTS:

MOSI is open 365 days a year.  Employee may be required to work some holidays, evenings, and/or weekends.

Ability to flex schedule and adapt to shift changes according to business and seasonal needs.

 

OUTREACH INSTRUCTOR

Learning Experience Team

Part-time Position

This position is responsible for program delivery with STEAM content through a hands-on approach.  Programs will primarily be delivered off-site in schools, outdoor venues, or the MOSI in Motion Mobile Lab. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Deliver hands-on, inquiry based programs that incorporate STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art+Design, and Math) content, critical thinking, problem solving, and scientific methodology.

Set the tone and excitement level to optimize a positive experience for all participants.

Greet program participants, teachers and students, take attendance, and be responsible for students.

Present planned activities pertaining to assigned classes.

Develop new programs and activities as assigned.

Perform administrative duties such as filing, copying, recording/analyzing data, and organizing. 

Purchase supplies and take inventory as assigned. 

Drive outreach school bus to program locations.

Other duties as needed and assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Science knowledge or background required.

Experience serving diverse audiences of children preferred.

Ability to work with flexible schedules and duties.

Ability to operate large vehicles including vans and buses, for extended periods of time.

Positive attitude and willingness to learn new content and programs.

Team player with excellent communication skills and the ability to adapt to changing situations. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

Must be 21 years of age or older due to driving responsibilities.

Certified Florida Teaching Credential a plus but not required.

Valid Florida driver’s license with safe driving record required.

Two years’ experience instructing and/or working with children required.

Must be approved to work with children (Clear Level II Background Screening through Department of Children & Families required).

Must be comfortable with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Frequent bending, squatting and/or stooping.

Able to lift, push and/or carry up 25 pounds.

Able to verbally project to large groups.

Able to stand for long periods of time.

SPECIAL WORK REQUIREMENTS:

MOSI is open 365 days a year.  Employee may be required to work some holidays, evenings, and/or weekends.

Ability to flex schedule and adapt to shift changes according to business and seasonal needs.

 

ROPES COURSE and ZIP LINE OPERATOR

Education Department

Part-time Positions

RESPNSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Assisting & supervising guests as they navigate course challenges.

Facilitating guests through course activities, enforcing safety regulations throughout their experience.

Monitoring proper use of equipment and ensuring safety procedures are followed at all times.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Must have good energy, be agile & have a positive, fun, happy customer service attitude while always ensuring safety of guests.

Training and experience with ropes/challenge course programs preferred but not required for the right candidate.

Desire and ability to work with children and adults outdoors.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Physical ability to move about the course and climb course elements

Physical ability to stand on a platform and rope 50ft above the ground

Physical ability to tolerate working outdoors 100% of the time, in all seasons

 

TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTOR

Learning Experience Team – Education

Part-time position

Inspire kids and teens to innovators through technology and engineering.

Apply your technical skills and ability to create a fun and exciting learning environment where children and teens can become active creators of technology-based projects. Designing Web pages, animating in 3D, programming computer games, or building robots are just a few of the activities led by our technology instructors.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Prepare and implement innovative, project-oriented, hands-on classes and camps.

Set the tone and excitement level to optimize a positive summer camp experience for all participants.

Greet parents and students, take attendance, and be responsible for students.

Present planned activities pertaining to assigned classes in electronic form.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Proficient in creating animation, robotics, video production, music production or computer projects like computer games.

Certified Florida Teaching Credential a plus but not required.

Two years previous experience instructing and/or working with children required. 

Skilled in using multimedia and/or programming applications. 

Dependable and flexible with work schedule and duties. 

Must be approved to work with children (Clear Level II Background Screening through Department of Children & Families required).

 

BUS DRIVER

Education Department

Part-Time Position

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Responsible for driving a bus and monitoring of Guests/Program Participants on board. 

Inspects bus thoroughly before starting the run to detect any mechanical or other malfunction, which would prevent the safe delivery of Guests and/or Program Participants.  

Follows exact schedule making stops and pick up of Guests/Program Participants at locations based on schedule provided.  

Observes all state, city and local laws and regulations.  

Supervise the seating of Guests/Program Participants to equalize weight distribution. 

Assists chaperones in resolving disciplinary problems and prepares proper reports for the Vice President of Education on more difficult problems. 

Instructs Guests/Program Participants on the proper methods to board and depart from the bus and sees that these instructions are carefully observed. 

Possesses thorough knowledge of bus operation; safety and safety equipment, and first aid procedures. 

Ability to communicate in a positive manner with Guests/Program Participants.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates must be 21 years of age or older 

High School Diploma or GED preferred; completion of the tenth school grade required 

Two years of successful bus driving experience required 

Possession of a valid Florida Class “B” Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with passenger Endorsement required (S) 

Applicants should be familiar with the main roadways in the county. 

Applicants who have been found guilty of a DUI or who have tested positive for a controlled substance will be disqualified 

Must be approved to work with children (Clear Level II Background Screening through Department of Children & Families required) 

Qualified candidates must be able to meet and complete OTETA (Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act) and DOT (Department of Transportation) testing

 

MOSI is a Drug Free Workplace

MOSI Participates in E-Verify

MOSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

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