Position: Seasonal Guest Services Assistant

Position type: Non-exempt under Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA). This is a term position that performs front line visitor services functions. Term lasts September-May. Weekend and evening work required.

Salary: $8.50/hour

Description: The Seasonal Guest Services Assistant is responsible for providing frontline coverage of the Guest Services Desk and Toll Booth. Shifts are 5-8 hours: fluctuating between 7:30 am-10:00 pm up to 3-4 days a week. Weekends and evenings are required. This position requires flexible availability.

Essential Functions: Primary responsibility is to provide superior customer service to all guests. Duties include but are not limited to; greeting all visitors, processing sales for admission/program registration/membership, facilitating a positive guest experience by providing directions, highlighting programs and areas of interest, and suggesting how guests may structure their visit to the Garden. The Seasonal Guest Services Assistant will work with all other departments to ensure all visitors have a positive experience at the Garden.

Education and Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Should enjoy working with people and have excellent customer service skills and be comfortable interacting with the public. Previous customer service and cash handling experience preferred. A solid basic understanding of computers is required. Smile!

Daily Job Responsibilities:
* Greet and assist all visitors.
* Aware of daily organizational calendar schedule and knowing the events/meetings/group tours taking place and being prepared to relay pertinent information to participants as well as the general public and staff.
* Responsible for learning to operate computer software required for point of sale transactions as well as telephone switchboard and garden staff radio.
* Operates cash register, responsible for initial money and money taken in during shift.
* Additional duties as required.

Reports to: Guest Services Coordinator and Guest Services Director

To fill out an application, visit NBG Application. Submit a completed application and resume to Amanda.wells@nbgs.org.

Date: 09/10/17

   

Position: Seasonal Tour Guide

Description: This is a term position that performs front line visitor services functions. Term lasts September-May. Weekend and evening work required.

Salary: $8.50/hour

Essential Functions: Conduct garden tours and programs for the general public and relay general visitor information.

This is a front-line visitor services job with high visibility. As a Tour Guide, you serve as the face of Norfolk Botanical Garden and should at all times present a highly professional demeanor.

Education and Experience: Requires excellent oral, written and customer service skills. Be creative and have the ability to work independently. Enjoy working with people and the ability to speak to large groups is essential. Prior boating experience is a plus.

Other Requirements: 18 or older with valid driver’s license. Prior to hire, the candidate must submit to NBG a driving report; this may be obtained from the DMV. Able to lift 50 lbs. Able to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions.

Specific Job Responsibilities:
• Drive trams and boats while conducting tours on them.
• Implement daily visitor programs (walking tours, educational presentations, etc.)
• Greet and help orient visitors
• Respond to visitor inquiries
• Assist with special event tour related activities
• Assist Public Program Coordinator(s) with other duties as assigned

Reports to: Public Programs Coordinator(s)

To fill out an application, visit NBG Application. Submit a completed application and resume to Amanda.wells@nbgs.org.

Date: 09/10/17

   

Position: Parking Crew

Classification: Nonexempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

Salary: $8.00/ hour

Position type and expected hours of work: This is a seasonal position from November to January 1, 2018. 25-35 hours a week. Evening schedule during show.

Summary/objective: Norfolk Botanical Garden is seeking parking crew to direct NBG guests during holiday events. The team member must be able to follow established parking plans and procedures.

Essential Functions:
• Parking crew stand for the shift and direct cars to parking spaces.
• Parking crew members walk around the parking lot as assigned to direct cars.
• Parking crew must be able to communicate over a hand held radio and provide excellent customer service to guests.
• Parking crew may be reassigned to monitor the light show by replacing light bulbs that are burned out, broken or missing.
• Report any items in need of repair to supervisor.
• Must be able to work as part of a team as well as independently.
• Care for and ability to use all issued equipment such as: hand tools, hammers, safety belts/vests, safety glasses, light wands, etc.
• Must be willing and able to stand for entire shift.
• Must be able to bend, twist, turn, stoop, push, pull and reach high and low to complete all job functions. Ability to hear, listen, speak and depth perception required.
• Able to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions.
• Able to maintain dependable work attendance and flexibility with assigned work schedules including required evenings, weekends and holidays.
• Able to perform other duties as assigned.

To fill out an application, visit NBG Application. Submit a completed application and resume to Amanda.wells@nbgs.org.

Date: 09/10/17

   

Position: Seasonal Light Crew

Classification: Nonexempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Salary: $9.50/ hour

Position type and expected hours of work: This is a seasonal position from September to mid-February. 40 hours a week with a shifting schedule during show.

Summary/objective: Norfolk Botanical Garden is seeking Light Crew team members to install and maintain outdoor lights for holiday events. The team member must be able to follow established holiday light installation plans and procedures.

Essential Functions:
1. To assist with installation of outdoor light displays and maintaining lights during show. 1.Replace light bulbs that are burned out, broken or missing.

2. Report any items in need of repair to supervisor.
3. Must be able to work as part of a team as well as independently.
4. Care for and ability to use all issued equipment such as: hand tools, hammers, safety belts/vests, safety glasses, etc.
5. Must be willing and able to stand for entire shift.
6. Working on a ladder is expected.
7. Must be able to bend, twist, turn, stoop, push, pull and reach high and low to complete all job functions. Ability to hear, listen, speak and depth perception required.
8. Experience operating an aerial lift and comfort working at heights up to 80 feet a plus.
9. Able to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions.
10. Able to maintain dependable work attendance and flexibility with assigned work schedules including required evenings, weekends and holidays.
11. During portions of show, employee may be expected to work as part of the parking crew.
12. Able to perform other duties as assigned.

To fill out an application, visit NBG Application. Submit a completed application and resume to Amanda.wells@nbgs.org.

Date: 09/10/17

   

Position: Horticulturist’s Assistant

Position type: Fulltime employment, 40 hours per week

Description: Performs all aspects of display bed maintenance in the assigned area to set a standard of horticulture excellence under the direct supervision of a horticulturist or a curator.

Essential Functions: Assists horticulturists in the maintenance of horticulture beds and collections through weeding, watering, pruning, deadheading, mulching, edging, raking, fertilization and pesticide application. Supervises assigned volunteers. Works outside for 8 hours in heat, cold or light rain and can continuously walk, stand, bend and/or stoop. Must be willing to work alongside horticulturists using fertilizers, insecticides, fungicides and herbicides with the label stated safety precautions.

Requirements:
• Interest and the ability to learn and perform horticultural practices.
• We prefer that a candidate for this position have an Associate’s Degree in Horticulture or related field and one year practical experience, or that the candidate is working toward higher education in horticulture or a related field. Related experience is also considered and valued.
• Ability to push, pull, lift and perform manual labor for 8 hours.
• Reliable transportation to work.

Specific Job Responsibilities:
• Maintains display beds through weeding, watering, pruning, deadheading, mulching, edging, raking, and fertilization.
• Performs the appropriate soil preparation and planting procedures.
• Works alongside other members of their team and Horticulture Department in team projects.
• Operates small engine equipment safely (golf cart, weed-eater, blower, edger, etc…).
• Cleans, and uses hand tools and equipment responsibly.
• Assists their designated horticulturist in performing the basic tasks in their area when the horticulturist is not present.
• Assists with special events.
• At the discretion of their supervising curator, assumes greater responsibilities such as operating restricted use equipment, acquiring Virginia Registered Technician pesticide license, and other duties as assigned.

Reports to: Curator
Pay: $20,800 annual salary plus full benefits package
To fill out an application, visit NBG Application. Submit a completed application and resume to Amanda.wells@nbgs.org.

Date: 09/10/17

   
Position: Development Coordinator

The Development Coordinator will provide administrative and programmatic support for philanthropic endeavors of the Hampton Arts Foundation (HAF). This position will work directly with the Artistic Director of Hampton Arts and the Board of Trustees. The candidate will create a strategic work list to accomplish the tasks and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Responsibilities Include:

- Provide administrative support to Development and Fundraising Efforts.
- Field all correspondence and inquiries via phone and email for the Hampton Arts Foundation. Schedule donor meetings as assigned, prepare donor
meeting materials and record action and follow-up steps from said meetings (in donor database).
- Attend all Foundation Board Meetings as needed which take place in the evening.
- Work with Artistic Director of Hampton Arts on creative direction of materials and all development and fundraising materials, events and strategies.
- Create, maintain and update all Development files / participant and donor records.
- Responsible for donor benefit distribution and tracking, insuring benefits are received in a timely fashion. Respond to donor questions in a timely manner.
- Assist in researching donor prospects as requested and maintain index to key foundation, corporate and government funding sources.
- Assist with Hampton Arts events including Season Announce Party, Donor Appreciation Receptions, Annual Gala and other cultivation events and fundraising events as needed.

Other duties as assigned:
Job Type: Part-time under 40 per week. To average 20 per week.
Salary Range: $12.00 - $15.00 /hour
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $12.00 to $15.00 /hour

Required education: Bachelor's
Required experience: Nonprofit, Development, Fundraising: 2 years


Date: 07/08/17

   
   
   
                   
 
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