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Visitor Services - Riverfront Museum Park
Title:Visitor Services - Riverfront Museum Park
Department Description:Riverfront Museum Park
Location:Riverfront Museum Park
Closing Date of Position:N/A
RIVERFRONT MUSEUM PARK – Security / Visitor Services (part-time position)
Riverfront Museum Park (RMP) is home to the Discovery Center Museum, Northern Public Radio / NIRIS, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford Dance Company and Rockford Symphony Orchestra.  Riverfront Museum Park officially opened in February 1991, creating a unique unified space for arts and science organizations to focus on their core mission and outreach while RMP management focused on facility maintenance. The “under one roof” concept naturally began to generate collaborative programming between the member organizations.  Riverfront Museum is open to the public 362 days a year!

General Description:  Security/Visitor Services Staff are scheduled to be on duty at Riverfront Museum Park during the hours when the building is open, when RMP management office is closed.  While on duty, the responsibilities include maintaining a safe and secure environment for all visitors and staff in our building and grounds.  Security/Visitor Service is responsible for securing the building which includes opening and locking up the building, and activating the security system at the end of each day.
Security/Visitor Service is the first impression our visitors have of Riverfront Museum Park, whether by phone or in person.  Strong customer service skills are essential to greet and direct visitors, respond to service and security issues and other general questions or concerns as appropriate.  Communication is vital in this position.  Security/Visitor Service reports directly and communicates all activities / events to RMP Management as part of a shift report.  The VS position requires a mature individual that has the ability to handle emergency situations in calm and professional manner. 

The part time Security/VS position’s general hours of work are scheduled on Monday through Wednesday, from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm and on Sunday from 8:30 am to 5:30pm.  Security/Visitor Service schedule may be adjusted when there are special events scheduled.  The Security/Visitor Service station is located in the loggia.

Other Job Requirements:
 Responsible for the safety of all visitors during an emergency (such as emergency weather evacuations, fire emergency, medical emergency, etc.)
  • High level of personal integrity
  • Dependable and punctual attendance
  • Ability to analyze and resolve problems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Comfortable with working with a team
  • Self-Motivated
  • Ability to work on the weekend, evenings, holidays, and second-shift hours as required.
  • Successful completion of a background check
Education and Training:
Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Most of the specific training occurs on the job. Use of a computer is necessary so applicant must be skillful in Outlook, Google Calendar and Office. First Aid, CPR and AED training is a plus.

Wages: range:  $9-$10 DOE
This opening is closed and is no longer accepting applications
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