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Visitor Services Assistant - Part Time


The Visitor Services Assistant is responsible for care of the facility to provide clean, safe and interactive experiences for our visitors in a lively, play-based environment. The job consists of two main components:

1) Visitor services: Creating a positive and welcoming environment for visitors, special events and party guests

2) Care and Maintenance: maintaining quality and safety within the current exhibits and facility


Hours: Part Time: Weekly average of 27 hours (typically Thursday 10:15-5:15, Friday 9:15-5:15 (plus 5-8:15pm on first Fridays), Saturday 10-5:30, Sunday 1:30-5:30 with evening hours as scheduled)       


• Time management skills and ability to multi-task required

• Solution-oriented attitude

• Ability to lift up to 40 pounds

• Attention to detail

• Excellent visitor service skills

• Ability to use discretion and good judgement while working safely around children

• Experience in children's museums field a plus

• Direct experience with children 1-10 a plus

• Experience with carpentry a plus • Experience with cleaning a plus

• Pleasant personality, flexible, resourceful, good interpersonal skills, organization and communication skills, and ability to work as a team player


Job Responsibilities:      

• Represent Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine to all visitors

• Greet and welcome visitors

• Respond to visitor questions and provide appropriate information about the Museum & Theatre and the surrounding area

• Cover Front Desk: process transactions for admissions and events, promote events and membership, and answer phone lines.

• Feed and care for live animals

• Daily cleaning including facility checks and incident clean up

• Staff after-hours events as needed • Snow removal (includes shoveling) as needed

• Set up and turn exhibits on and off at opening and closing

• Adhere to daily cleaning schedule for exhibits and facility

• Clean and organize storage, design shop, and work areas as needed

• Perform other duties identified by supervisor

• Participate in annual self-evaluation and review

**The Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equal opportunity at all times without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.**

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Name Description
Deadline June 15, 2018
Date Listed: May 29, 2018
Organization Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine
Web Address
Address 142 Free Street
City Portland
State/Prov ME
Country United States
Postal Code 04101
Job Listing View Complete Job Listing
Job Status Part-Time
Exemption Status Non-Exempt
Salary $11-12 per hour
Application Instructions To Apply: Submit cover letter, resume, and Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine employment application (found on ) to Deputy Director, 142 Free Street, Portland, Me, 04101 (or via email at

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