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Looking for a career where you can have fun AND make a difference? Then the Children's Museum is for you!

We work every day to open doors for our future leaders, innovators and adventurers to explore, create and discover on their own terms. We need an extraordinary team in place to help us champion the wonder and joy of childhood.

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  • Museum Associate, Part-time

    At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. We work hard every day to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. To accomplish this mission, we bring together a dynamic team of talented individuals whose passions range from exhibit design to the culinary arts, from developing engaging educational programs to offering only the best in customer service. If you like to work hard and play hard, we want to hear from you! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wages and a supportive, rewarding and FUN work environment. 

    The Children’s Museum has an opening for a Museum Associate to deliver an exceptional guest experience by welcoming and interacting with guests in the public spaces of the Museum and maintaining clean and beautiful exhibits.

    Position:  Museum Associate                        
    FLSA Status:  Non-exempt 
    Schedule:  Part-time, 16-20 hours/week; variable days; at least one weekend shift per week required            
    Rate:  $12/hour                                                               

    Responsibilities and Essential Functions

    • Deliver an exceptional guest experience by welcoming and interacting with guests in the public spaces of the Museum
    • Maintain clean and beautiful exhibits
    • Facilitate Museum programs
    • Support Education Department operations and programming initiatives
    • Answer guest questions, perform light cleaning and re-organizing duties
    • Assist with birthday parties, StoryTimes and other programs and events

    Job Requirements

    • Outstanding customer service skills
    • Energetic and flexible
    • Demonstrated ability to take initiative in completing tasks
    • Friendly and approachable; must enjoy interacting with adults and children of all ages
    • Ability to handle emergency situations with professionalism and competence

    Qualifications

    • Spanish speaking/bilingual preferred
    • Experience working with children
    • Experience in customer service and/or hospitality
    • Must pass a Background Criminal Investigation check
    • Abide by all Museum policies and procedures
    • Minimum 18 years of age
    • Speak and write fluently in English
    • Ability to load and unload up to 50 lbs. stand for up to 6 hours

    Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

    Rachel Hautzinger
    Education Staffing and Training Manager
    RachelH@cmdenver.org

    Please title subject line “Museum Associate” No phone calls, please.

    Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence.

    The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

  • Grounds Specialist, part-time

    At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. We work hard every day to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. To accomplish this mission, we bring together a dynamic team of talented individuals whose passions range from exhibit design to the culinary arts, from developing engaging educational programs to offering only the best in customer service. If you like to work hard and play hard, we want to hear from you! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wages and a supportive, rewarding and FUN work environment.

    The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus has an opening for a part-time Grounds Specialist to play a key role in making an excellent first impression among our members and guests by providing and maintaining a welcoming, clean, safe and secure environment on our entire campus.

    Position:  Grounds Specialist
    FLSA Status:  Non-exempt
    Schedule:  Part-time, 20 hours/week; weekday mornings or afternoons (some flexibility available), adjustments for special projects as needed
    Rate:  $12/hour
    Open:  August 6, 2018
    Close:  When position is filled


    Responsibilities and Essential Functions

    Grounds Keeping & Landscape Maintenance

    • Operate leaf blower to clear all walkways, driveway and plaza
    • Power wash patio tables, walkways and equipment
    • Campus and park trash pick-up
    • Snow removal
    • Weed pulling and spraying
    • Landscape material maintenance and replacement
    • Irrigation oversight and general watering
    • Lawn mowing and trimming

    Assist Maintenance Technicians as necessary with:

    • Support routine light and filter changes
    • Special projects as needed to include general repairs and daily maintenance needs throughout the Museum
    • Shipping & Receiving oversight and coordination
    • General painting and touch ups

    Job Requirements

    • Familiarity with small machines, i.e. mowers, blowers, chainsaw, string trimmer etc.
    • Basic understanding of landscaping and irrigation systems
    • Confident and motivated self-starter with an eye for quality and detail
    • Ability to communicate with staff, volunteers and guests in a direct and respectful manner
    • Spanish speaker is a plus
    • All candidates must pass a background check
    • Must be able to lift, load and unload equipment and supplies, up to 60lbs
    • Must be able to stand or walk for long periods of time
    • Must be able to work with basic tools i.e. hand tools, landscaping tools, drills, ladders etc.
    • Ability to work predominantly outside and in potentially hot, cold or wet weather conditions

    To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to:
    Francisco Ocampo
    Director of Facilities
    CiscoO@cmdenver.org

     

    Please title subject line “Part-time Grounds Specialist.” No phone calls, please.

    Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence.

    The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

     

  • Guest Services Associate, part-time

    At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. We work hard every day to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. To accomplish this mission, we bring together a dynamic team of talented individuals whose passions range from exhibit design to the culinary arts, from developing engaging educational programs to offering only the best in customer service. If you like to work hard and play hard, we want to hear from you! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wages and a supportive, rewarding and FUN work environment.

    The Children’s Museum has an opening for a Guest Services Associate to greet guests, process admission sales transactions and provide a positive experience for all members and guests of the Museum.

    Position:  Guest Services Associate
    FLSA Status:  Non-exempt
    Schedule: Part-time 
    Rate:  $12/hour
    Open:
      August 10, 2018
    Close:  Open until filled

     Responsibilities and Essential Functions

    • Create a welcoming, clean and presentable environment through exemplary customer service
    • Maintain knowledge of all Museum programs and events
    • Operate accurate admissions sales and member check-in for high volume front desk and Gift Shop operations
    • Process membership sales, applications and data entry accurately into Altru point of sale and constituent database
    • Actively promote and sell Museum memberships to reach revenue goals
    • Complete daily opening and closing procedures
    • Address customer service issues effectively
    • Answer and direct incoming phone calls
    • Other duties as assigned

    Job Requirements

    • Minimum of 18 years of age
    • High school diploma or equivalent required
    • Fluent English proficiency, writing and speaking skills required
    • Abide by all Museum policies and procedures
    • Strong commitment to customer service
    • Ability to communicate with customers and co-workers in a direct, respectful and confident manner
    • Ability to work effectively and accurately in a fast-paced environment while maintaining excellent customer service
    • Clean, neat and professional appearance
    • Ability to maintain a clean work environment
    • Cash handling, cash register and point of sale experience
    • Physical Requirements: Ability to stand for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours) in a fast-paced environment. This position also performs duties related to cleaning and organization, and will often be required to lift and move supplies and materials (up to 50 lbs.) Other physical and requirements of position may include, but are not limited to, walking, bending, stooping, crouching or reaching.
    • Work Environment: The work environment is busy and fast-paced, and requires excellent organizational and time management skills. Job duties will often need to be completed within tight deadlines. Timely, clear and effective communication with both internal and external partners is essential.

    Please send professional work history, qualifications and letter of interest to:

    Taylor Herbst
    Manager of Guest Services and Retail Operations
    Fax: 303-433-9520
    TaylorH@cmdenver.org

    Please title subject line “Guest Services Associate.” No phone calls, please.

    Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence. If you are a returning applicant, please note that cover letters must correspond with the position for which you are currently applying.

    The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

  • Café Associates - multiple positions available

    At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. We work hard every day to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. To accomplish this mission, we bring together a dynamic team of talented individuals whose passions range from exhibit design to the culinary arts, from developing engaging educational programs to offering only the best in customer service. If you like to work hard and play hard, we want to hear from you! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wages and a supportive, rewarding and FUN work environment.

    The Children’s Museum has several openings for part-time Café Associates to support daily operations of the Museum Café.

    Position:  Café Associate                                         
    FLSA Status:  Non-exempt
    Schedule:  Part-time, 22 hours a week
    Rate:  $12/hour                                    
    Open:  October 16, 2018            
    Close:  Open until filled              

    Responsibilities and Essential Functions

    • Create a welcoming, clean and presentable environment through exemplary customer service
    • Responsible for accurately operating Café cash registers and balancing tills daily
    • Keep retail and seating areas (both indoor and outdoor) clean, organized and safe for guests
    • Stock merchandise in Café and vending machines during operating hours as needed
    • Maintain knowledge of all Museum programming, special events and exhibit schedules
    • Actively address guest complaints and work to improve overall guest experience
    • Coordinate with and support volunteers throughout the Museum
    • Other duties as assigned

    Job Requirements

    • Physical Requirements: Ability to stand for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours) in a food service environment. This position also performs duties related to cleaning and organization, and will often be required to lift and move supplies and materials (up to 50 lbs.). Other physical requirements of the position may include, but are not limited to, walking, bending, stooping, crouching or reaching.
    • Work Environment: The work environment is busy and fast-paced, and requires excellent organizational and time management skills. Job duties will often need to be completed within tight deadlines. Timely, clear and effective communication with both internal and external partners is essential.
    • Abide by all Museum policies and procedures
    • Ability to communicate with customers and co-workers in a direct, respectful and confident manner
    • Ability to work effectively and accurately in a fast pasted environment while maintaining excellent customer service
    • Clean, neat and professional appearance
    • Ability to maintain a clean work environment
    • Cash handling, cash register and point of sale experience
    • Fluent English proficiency, writing and speaking skills required; bilingual Spanish fluency is preferred
    • Minimum of 18 years of age
    • High school diploma or equivalent required

    Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

    Kimberly Zies
    Associate Director of Guest Services
    KimberlyZ@cmdenver.org

    Please title subject line “Café Associate.” No phone calls, please.

    Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence.

    The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

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