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(770) 606-5700

Museum Hours

Every day 10 AM – 5 PM
Closed Major Holidays


Admission

Members: FREE
Adults: $15.95 + tax
Children (3 – 17): $11.95 + tax
Student with ID: $11.95 + tax
Active Military w/ ID: Free
(1/2 price admission for active
duty dependents with ID)
Seniors (65+): $13.95 + tax

Location

100 Tellus Drive
Cartersville, GA 30120
(770) 606-5700
I-75 Exit 293
Cartersville, GA

Employment

Tellus Science Museum is an equal opportunity employer. Starting pay for part-time positions is $16 per hour.

Part-Time Security Officer

SUMMARY: Regulate access to the museum and monitor visitor activities within and on grounds.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES including the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Assist in the daily operation of physical security controls.

• Assist in development of security plans for the protection of the Museum collection.

• Pursue and complete projects necessary to ensure the safety of persons and the security of museum property.

• Patrol designated areas to check for vandalism, mechanical failure, fire and/or theft.

• Provide assistance to museum patrons by answering questions and giving directions, and conduct informal tours as necessary.

• Adapt to a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holiday work.

• Report when lights are out in galleries and replace them when directed to do so.

• Assist other departments in the museum when needed, including set up for special events.

• Be aware of times when alcohol is being served in the museum and watch for any possible problems.

• Report to the Museum when called in case of emergency.

• Understand the mission and goals of the museum, maintain building and collection security, maintain building cleanliness, and project a warm and friendly attitude toward guests and fellow staff.

• Be responsible for ensuring high standards of professionalism in all areas of responsibility.

• Perform other tasks and projects as requested by supervisor.

 QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written; excellent human relations skills; and the ability to perform well under pressure are required. Two years security experience and/or two years public contact experience is preferred.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Valid driver’s license, any professional certificates or trade licenses are a plus

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Museum environment with extensive work in maintenance and/or outdoor areas of the building under all types of weather conditions. Non-standard hours will apply depending on varying shifts scheduled Monday through Sunday. Must be available to be on call for emergencies at all times. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Must be able to lift up to 100 lbs, climb ladders, bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and use all limbs simultaneously.

If you think you may be interested in this position, or have any questions please contact Steve Hickom at steveh@tellusmuseum.org.

Part-Time Store Associate

SUMMARY:  Assist guests in the Museum Store, selling store merchandise and providing information about products to interested buyers, sell museum memberships and ensure that all visitors have a positive Museum Store experience.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

• Provide excellent customer service.

• Ensure that the Store is always well merchandised and demonstrate knowledge of Store merchandise.

• Ensure exact daily balances of assigned cash drawer.

• Invite customers to purchase or renew a membership at the beginning of every transaction.

• Handle phone inquiries in a professional manner.

• Utilize creative problem solving to resolve customer issues.

• Be available to attend training programs or meetings as requested by Store Manager.

• Restock store supplies, i.e. bags, boxes, register tapes and promotional items.

• Communicate effectively with fellow Associates and Management.

• Provide information on museum exhibits, activities, events, and retail products to enhance the visitor experience.

• Assist in annual store inventory.

• Assist in pricing and stocking store merchandise.

• Learn and apply POS software.

• Be acquainted with the information provided in the Guest Services handbook.

• Understand the mission and goals of the museum and project a warm and friendly attitude toward guests and fellow staff.

• Be responsible for ensuring high standards of professionalism in all areas of responsibility.

• Perform other tasks and projects as requested by supervisor.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Two year college or technical school degree and one year retail experience preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have excellent verbal and written communication and customer service skills. The ability to interact with store customers, maintain a positive attitude, and flexibility is required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS: Valid Driver’s License

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Museum and office environment, non-standard hours, generally within 8:00am to 6:00pm, Monday through Sunday, extended hours required as scheduled.  Must be able to identify approaching visitors by site, make eye contact, identifying age range and speak appropriately.  Must have ability to sit / stand 8 hours.  Must have manual dexterity required for keyboarding.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

If you think you may be interested in this position, or have any questions please contact Carla Rutledge at carlar@tellusmuseum.org.

Part-Time Cafe

SUMMARY:  Prepare and serve food and beverages in the Café, Private Dining Room, and Banquet Hall, and for Special Events; while providing a unique and welcoming environment, good food, and exceptional customer service

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

• Assist in the daily food and beverage preparation.

• Assist in maintaining a clean atmosphere both in the kitchen and in The Café.

• Handle cash register, following opening, closing, and cash handling procedures.

• Help to replenish food, beverage, and condiment items as needed.

• Cooperate with other staff regarding catering and special events.

• Remain current on all food safety and alcohol service guidelines and insure they are followed.

• Constantly strive to give the best customer service we can offer.

• Be responsible for ensuring high standards of professionalism in all areas of responsibility.

• Perform other tasks and projects as requested by supervisor.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Strong customer service background and food industry experience preferred. Must be available to work nights, holidays, and weekends and varying shifts.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Valid Driver’s License

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Retail and office environment, non-standard hours, weekends required on a regular or rotational basis.  Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.  Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

If you think you may be interested in this position, or have any questions please contact Emma Tilley at emmat@tellusmuseum.org.

Part-Time Educational Program Staff

SUMMARY: Learn and conduct educational and enrichment programs for students, scouts, adults and other museum guests in fields of geology, general science, astronomy and/or transportation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Conduct educational and enrichment programs for students, scouts, adults and other clients.

• Restock and/or replace expendable program supplies.

• Assist with museum special events, lectures, outreach etc. as scheduled.

• Maintain a positive attitude and the ability to adapt to changes in daily itinerary on short notice.

• Arrive on time, at least 30 minutes before a program begins or as directed.

• Be willing to learn new information on an ongoing basis, through hands on experiences.

• Be comfortable with public speaking.

• Work with/as a team; be flexible, sociable, pleasant and respectful.

• Provide excellent customer service.

• Ensure that employees understand the mission and goals of the museum, maintain building and collection security, maintain building cleanliness, handle and care for the collection appropriately, and project a warm and friendly attitude toward guests and fellow staff.

• Be responsible for ensuring high standards of professionalism in all areas of responsibility.

• Ongoing professional development.

• Perform other tasks and projects as requested by supervisor.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Four-year college degree and two years education experience preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent verbal communication skills, ability to interact with students, positive attitude and flexibility are required.

CERTIFICATES, LISCENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Driver’s License

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Museum and office environment, non-standard hours, generally within 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday, extended hours and weekends required on a regular and/or rotating basis. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

If you think you may be interested in this position, or have any questions please contact David Dundee at davidd@tellusmuseum.org.

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MUSEUM HOURS

Every day 10 AM – 5 PM
Closed New Year’s Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.


ADMISSION

Members: FREE
Adults: $15.95 + tax
Children (3 – 17): $11.95 + tax
Student with ID: $11.95 + tax
Active Military w/ ID: Free
(1/2 price admission for active
duty dependents with ID)
Seniors (65+): $13.95 + tax

LOCATION

100 Tellus Drive
Cartersville, GA 30120
(770) 606-5700
I-75 Exit 293
Cartersville, GA

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