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Ropes Course & Zip Line OperatorCustodianInteractors for Planetarium & Space Program

ROPES COURSE & ZIP LINE OPERATOR

Education Department

Part-Time Position

Weekend and Weekday availability required

RESPONSIBILITIES 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

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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 the safety of our 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

CUSTODIAN

Campus Experience Team

Part-Time Position

Weekend and Weekday 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.

 

INTERACTORS FOR PLANETARIUM & SPACE PROGRAM

Learning Experience Team

Part-time Position, 28 Hours/Week

Weekend and Weekday availability required

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Present Planetarium, SpaceTalk, and Mission: Moonbase Programs
  • Work with telescopes for SkyWatches and Telescope Outreach Programs
  • Ability to camp overnight during Sky Safari Astronomy Trips
  • Conduct and present Chemical Rocket Programs
  • Present Flight & Space programs as needed for birthday parties, badge workshops, and camp-ins

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to interact with groups of all sizes with enthusiasm, confidence, and knowledge
  • Ability to meet challenges with creativity and flexibility
  • Should have completed a minimum one college-level Astronomy course
  • Previous experience (work or leisure) in Astronomy, Physics, Space Program, and/or Telescopes preferred
  • Valid Florida Driver's License preferred
  • Weekday and Weekend availability preferred
  • Must be approved to work with children (Clear Level II Background Screening through the Department of Children and Families required)

 

  • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Physical ability to stand up for 2-3 hours at a time
  • Physical ability to verbally project to large groups, indoors and out
  • Physical ability to lift and/or push heavy objects up to 50lbs