The Battleship New Jersey is currently accepting Summer 2020 Internship Applications for both High School and College Students.
The Museum and Memorial is always looking for new Volunteers to join us in many capacities.
Tour Guide (Part Time)
Position: Tour Guide
Tour Guide Reports To: Director of Curatorial Affairs & Education Division: Curatorial Affairs & Education
Salary Range: Hourly $11.00/Hour
Exempt (Y/N): N
The goal of the position is to provide visitors including school groups and veterans with an enjoyable, educational and safe guided tour experience as they learn about the Battleship New Jersey. This position is Part-Time, not to exceed 24 hours per week, hours are dependent on your availability and the programming needs of the museum. There is less need in winter than the rest of the year. Most shifts are 2-4 hours long. There are 4 mandatory training days, to be determined, and 10 additional hours on the tour route individually scheduled culminating in an exam. Employment depends on your ability to complete the training and pass the exam within a month.
Must be available to work weekend days and the encampment programs that run Friday and Saturday nights 1900 – 2300.
Conduct assigned scheduled guided tours and programs of the ship. This will include providing pre-tour briefing, staying within prescribed time limit, following the tour route, accurately relaying the established script, and utilizing appropriate customer service skills to answer questions and provide additional information for all visitors.
Interpret gallery spaces as assigned.
Monitor visitors’ activities in order to ensure compliance with established tour regulations and safety practices.
Provide for physical safety of groups, performing such activities as providing first aid and directing emergency evacuations.
Provide directions and other pertinent information to visitors.
All other duties as assigned.
Interest in history and education.
Possess very strong verbal communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills. Comfortable navigating sensitive subject matter.
Ability to retain historical facts and relate that information to visitors in an interesting and informative way.
Ability to safely navigate narrow passageways and walk up and down multiple steep interior and exterior stairs.
Battleship New Jersey recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Battleship New Jersey may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting, search firms and others.
Equal Employment Opportunity. Battleship New Jersey strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, age, sexual orientation or preference, medical condition (including pregnancy) or protected disability where it is unrelated to the ability to perform a job, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, or any other category prohibited by federal, state or applicable local law, regulation or ordinance.
This position is Non-Exempt.
To apply for this position please send a cover letter and resume via mail, fax, or email to:
Battleship New Jersey Attn: Angelo Pizzullo 62 Battleship Place Camden, NJ 08103
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