Careers & Employment
Work and Play at Port Discovery
Join us! We're a team of dreamers committed to providing the best visitor experience possible.
Port Discovery Children's Museum is an exciting place to work with a team of professionals who are creative, driven, and willing to go the extra mile to help our future leaders reach their dreams and aspirations.
Port Discovery Children's Museum is an interactive museum dedicated to serving kids and families. We create and maintain an environment that values a collaborative team process and fosters open communication.
Port Discovery Children's Museum offers a generous benefits package in addition to providing you with the opportunity to make a difference in the community and the lives of children. Port Discovery Children's Museum is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels, regardless of race, religion, gender, national origin, or disability.
As a vital part of the Guest Services Department and Port Discovery team, Play Experts are responsible for providing guests with an excellent, memorable experience, stellar customer service, and supporting the Museum’s mission and educational philosophy. As a member of our team, you’ll support playful learning and discovery through meaningful interaction with children and adults, ignite imaginations, and promote the power of play in children through hands-on experiences. Play experts work directly with guests in one-on-one or group scenarios to lead, educate and facilitate programming and demonstrate the workings of the museum and exhibits.
The museum is open to the public 5 days a week (Wednesdays to Sundays), plus some holidays. We will be open all 7 days a week (Mondays to Sundays) starting in mid-June. We offer visiting families and groups two play sessions per day. Play Expert work shifts are 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.
This is a part-time position, and we are looking for Experts that can commit to work at a minimum of three days a week. Once the schedule is determined, it is the same weekly. We can offer up to 29 hours per week.
To see the full description details and to apply, please visit: https://bit.ly/3kzYTXo
Port Discovery Children's Museum provides experiences that ignite imagination, inspire learning, and nurture growth through play. We are currently looking for talented, friendly and outgoing Box Office Associates. Box Office Associate will serve as the first point of contact for all guests who visit the museum and is responsible for upholding the highest degree of customer service. Responsibilities include greeting and directing guests, selling museum admissions, as well as maintaining and updating the ticketing software database.
Currently, the museum is open to the public every day of the week. Work schedules are 9:30 am to 5:00 pm on scheduled work-days.
We are looking for Associates that can commit to working at least one weekend day (Saturday or Sunday), plus two additional days (minimum 3 days total). Please be prepared to respond with your desired work schedule preference when applying.
This is an entry-level position, with a starting rate of $15.00 per hour. The position offers up to 29 hours per week.
To see the full position details and to apply, please visit: https://bit.ly/3vjfN2A
Port Discovery is looking for some reliable individuals to join our team for the next 2 – 4 months to be our part-time Housekeeping Associates. The Associate is responsible for the cleanliness, upkeep, and thorough deep cleaning of all areas within the museum facility. The objective is to provide a safe, clean, and comfortable museum environment for guests and employees. The successful candidate will have good communication skills, can follow instructions, and takes pride in being part of our team!
This is a temporary and part-time position!! The position can start immediately and will run through mid to late fall 2022.
The position consists of up to 29 weekly hours, with Saturday AND Sunday shifts required. Schedule may also include weekdays, evenings, and requires flexibility for some events.
To see the full description details and to apply, please visit: https://bit.ly/3Bkh9O7
Port Discovery Children’s Museum is seeking a skilled and motivated individual be our part-time Facilities Technician. The Technician assists with construction and routine maintenance of all building systems, general repair of exhibit activities, components and areas and cosmetic repairs, control systems, plumbing and light electrical work of the facility and grounds. The Technician also keeps inventory and actively replaces lighting as needed. Must know and adhere to safety protocol in handling machinery, electrical equipment and power tools. Occasionally, the Facility Technician will need to drive the company van for repair or other related events and must be able to operate a man-lift to 35 feet. This position is categorized as “Essential Services” and must be available for on-site work in inclement weather.
This is a part-time position requiring flexibility in scheduling, consisting of 29 weekly hours. The museum building is open 7-days a week, so there will be weekend, evening, and holiday work necessary.
To see the full position details and to apply, please visit: https://bit.ly/3KTN0Iw
As a vital part of the Guest Services Department and Port Discovery team, the Museum Safety Expert is responsible for the daily safety and security operations of the museum.
Scheduled work shifts are Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Weekly hours can go up to 29. Participation in special events, evenings, weekends, and holidays may be requested as well.
Port Discovery is seeking an individual who is:
· Organized multi-tasker
· Creative, dependable and flexible
· Calm under pressure and has excellent communication skills
To see the full position details and to apply, please visit: https://bit.ly/3ULwhv8
Port Discovery Children’s Museum is seeking a customer service-oriented leader to join our Guest Services team as a part-time Guest Services Manager. As a member of the Guest Services management team, the Guest Services Manager assists in the daily operations of the Museum with a special focus on safety and guest experience. The manager will primarily work in and manage the Guest Services Station. In addition, the manager works with Guest Services management team in scheduling, daily floor operations and delivery of an exemplary experience, training, and safety. The manager assists in the daily supervision of a staff of up to 25 plus part-time Play Experts by conducting “rounds” and mentoring employees in their overall daily duties and the core values Port Discovery Children’s Museum
This is a part time position, consisting of 25 – 29 weekly hours. Schedule will be Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, includes evening work. We may ask about additional availability, but your weekly schedule will never exceed 29 hours.
To see the full position details and to apply, please visit: https://bit.ly/3dfRDA2