Temporary Position: 40 weeks Wage Range: $9.00 - $13.00/hr. Location: Libertyville, IL
The Visitor Services Assistant is focused on museum front desk operations, museum store retail operations, and museum visitors’ experiences. The Visitor Services Assistant will be required to work weekends and some evenings.
Staffs the admission desk and museum store of the Dunn Museum; responsible for greeting and providing general information to the public; handles financial transactions; conducts monthly and year end inventories in the museum store; assists with product selection, purchasing, and arranging store displays; conducts visitor evaluations; assists with the planning and staffing of special events, artist receptions and exhibit openings.
One year experience in museum visitor services, including experience handling cash transactions, visitor engagement, merchandising, event planning, and conducting visitor evaluations. Customer service and communication skills necessary to provide a positive experience for the public. Must possess a valid driver’s license.
HOW TO APPLY AND APPLICATION DEADLINES
Interest in Forest Preserve employment can only be expressed by submitting a Forest Preserve Employment Application. Applications are accepted online at www.LCFPD.org. Applications are accepted only for posted positions.
ABOUT LAKE COUNTY FOREST PRESERVES
As principal guardian of Lake County’s open space and natural areas since 1958, we manage more than 30,800 acres of land and offer innovative educational, recreational and cultural opportunities for all people. Visitors of all ages can enjoy over 207 miles of trail for a variety of outdoor recreation uses, ponds and lakes for fishing, public golf courses, historical and cultural venues, public access to the Fox River and Lake Michigan and award-winning nature and history education programs and events.