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Visitor Center Clerk/Greeter
Job Type: Part-time, Seasonal/Summer
Weekend shifts available
Date Posted: March 17, 2019
Reports to: Visitor Center Manager
Berkshire Botanical Garden is seeking skilled and personable staff for our Visitor Center. We are a member and admission-supported non-profit educational organization and are dedicated to fulfilling the community’s need for information, education and inspiration concerning the art and science of gardening as well as the conservation and improvement of our local environment.
As the first contact our visitors typically have with the Garden, we are looking for friendly, outgoing folks who will welcome visitors and provide information to maximize their BBG experience. Additional duties include processing admission fees, providing information about the Garden and surrounding area, and selling gifts, snacks, and refreshments.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Open and/or close the Visitor Center.
Greet visitors and provide an introduction to the Garden.
Process cash, check and credit card transactions.
Re-stock inventory and promotional materials.
Maintain a clean and neat environment.
Able to work independently and as part of a team.
Staff will be trained and supported by the Visitor Center Manger.
A friendly, outgoing personality and neat appearance
Basic accounting skills
Previous experience with customer service, retail, Square Point-of-Sale system, gardening or education is preferred.
Be able to successfully pass a background check
Duration of Employment and Required Hours:
The Visitor Center is open every day from 9am-5pm. Morning, afternoon and full-day shifts are available. These positions run for the duration of the Garden season, from May 1 through October 11, 2019, 23 weeks. Starting salary is $12/hour.
To Apply: Please contact Visitor Center Manager for an interview appointment, at email@example.com. Applications are accepted until all positions are filled.
Berkshire Botanical Garden is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a work environment which is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of sex, gender, race, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military service, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws.