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EDU-TAINER I (entry level)

 

EduTainers are a team of creative educators who use the aquarium as a stage to inspire guests to become conservation activists! EduTainers use their talents to tell stories, give directions and create memorable and meaningful interactions with guests of all ages and backgrounds.

 

EduTainer I Responsibilities

  • Hosting guests throughout the attraction and providing information on a variety of exhibits

  • Help guests find meaning in their aquarium interactions and encourage them to apply what they discover in the aquarium to their everyday lives and conservation at large.

  • Keeping assigned galleries tidy, safe, and ready to receive guests

  • Facilitating interactions at touch stations that are safe for animal ambassadors and guests.

  • Continually learning new content about our animals and our planet and translating that to guests of all ages and backgrounds

  • Creating unexpected, memorable and positive guest experiences

  • Sales and cashiering

  • Contributing to special Aquarium events and programs like field trips, members only nights, summer camps, birthdays and holiday offerings. 

  • Maintaining knowledge of aquarium facilities, programs, animals, and staff.

  • EduTainers may become several walking characters through the year- pirates, elves, palaeontologists – the possibilities are as limitless as the sea!

 

 

 EduTainer I Traits

  • Outgoing, approachable, friendly and reliable

  • Belief that humans can change the world for the better

  • Comfortable with both formally addressing and casually speaking with the public

  • High energy level

  • Love to learn and share that knowledge

 

Requirements

  • Must be 18+ years old

  • At least 2-year experience in Customer Service is a PLUS

  • Strong communication skills

  • Background in theatre a BIG PLUS

  • Must comply with background check

  • Willing to work flexible schedule including weekends, holidays and some late evenings

  • Seasonal staff will work 15-25 hours per week

  • Permanent part-time staff will work 30-35 hours per week

 

Compensation

  • $11 per hour

  • Free Family of 4 Tidepool membership 

  • 20% off gift shop and special programs

  • This entry level Edutainer I position will be eligible to apply for an Educator II role after 1 year of employment and successful completion of our edutainer training modules

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