Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

Programs Department - Museum Guide

Employment type
Part Time
3 months ago
Los Angeles

Programs Department
Salary: $16.58/hour
The Department of Recreation and Parks is recruiting for Museum Guides, who are part-time, at-will employees who work up to a maximum of 1040 hours per year at the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium.

• 15-20 hours per week based on the budgetary and operational needs of the Department
• Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M White Dr., San Pedro, CA 90731

• Assist in education programs at the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium in both in-house and offsite programs
• Teach education programs to children and patrons in a public or classroom setting
• Must be excellent communicator and speak in and effective, friendly, and engaging fashion
• Must be efficient and work in a timely manner to organize and prioritize program needs
• Resourceful and effective in multi-tasking resulting in accomplished results; ability to set/accomplish priorities

• An understanding of local marine life and ecosystems
• The ability to give talks to guests from greatly varied backgrounds in a fun and engaging way
• The ability to provide a positive experience for guests
• The ability to be tactful and effective in communication
• Must possess a valid California Driver’s License and a good driving record
• Must be responsible, dependable, and communicative with supervisory staff, co-workers and guests
• Ability to follow directions and work under minimum supervision
• Position requires moderate physical ability and to be able to lift 20lbs

To apply

To apply for the Museum Guide with the Programs Department, please email your resume and cover letter to: [email protected]