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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:
U.S. Mail: MOSI Human Resources, 4801 East Fowler Ave. Tampa, FL 33617
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MOSI is a Drug Free Workplace
MOSI Participates in E-Verify
MOSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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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.
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.
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.
FLIGHT SIMULATOR OPERATOR
Campus Experience Team
Availability Required Sunday through Saturday (10:00am-4:00pm)
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
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
ROPES COURSE & ZIP LINE OPERATOR
Weekend and Weekday availability required
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
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 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
INTERACTORS for PLANETARIUM & SPACE PROGRAM
Learning Experience Team
Part-time Position, 15-20 Hours/Week
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
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 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
Campus Experience Team
Weekday & Weekend availability required
Sweeps and mops floors
Dusts, polishes furniture
Cleans restrooms and replaces supplies
Disposes of wastepaper and trash
Moves furniture and equipment, delivers supplies, and runs errands
Keeps outside premises and grounds in an orderly condition free of litter
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Proficient in creating animation, robotics, video production, music production or computer projects like computer games.
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.
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.
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
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