Seasonal Interpreter 1

Job Type: 
Job
Company Info: 
Mississippi Aquarium
1400 22nd Avenue
Gulfport, MS 39501
United States
Company Website: 
www.msaquarium.org
Description: 
The Interpreter I position will educate guests on the static and live exhibits and engage guests in relevant conservation messaging throughout the Aquarium. Interpreters will use their public speaking skills to conduct various tours, birthday parties, sleepovers, public presentations, and provide exceptional customer service. Interpreters interact daily with people of all ages and diverse backgrounds. This position is expected to work alongside other members of the Guest Experience and Education Team.
Posting Date: 
02/04/21
Application Deadline: 
04/30/21
Number of Positions: 
4
Requirements: 
Create meaningful connections with guests and inspire learning opportunities for aquarium visitors. Use public speaking techniques and skills to teach guests about the live and static exhibits inside and outside the aquarium. Communicate with guests in a positive and courteous manner. Follow all aquarium guest and safety procedures. Answer guest questions regarding a wide variety of aquarium topics and assist in wayfinding around the aquarium. Assist with the flow of foot traffic and congested spaces throughout the aquarium. Conduct presentations, tours, and support other daily operational needs when scheduled. Host birthday parties and sleepovers; assist with special events and other programs as needed. Represent Mississippi Aquarium in a positive manner by maintaining a service-oriented attitude and delivering exceptional customer service. Assist in maintaining aquarium grounds and displays. Open and close aquarium exhibits and monitors. Attend all relevant meetings and trainings. Utilize excellent customer service and innovation to address challenges and find solutions. Work weekends, evenings, holidays and overnights when necessary.
Additional Information: 
For more information, visit: https://www.msaquarium.org/career/seasonal-interpreter-i
How to Apply: 
To apply for an open position, send your resume, cover letter and any relevant work samples to RESUME@MSAQUARIUM.ORG. Please put the name of the job you are applying for in the subject line of your email. If applying for multiple positions, please send one email per position.