Job Description

At Arizona Science Center, we take pride in providing the perfect mix of FUN and EDUCATION to our guests of all ages!  It is scientifically proven that when you mix a large amount of GREAT SERVICE with the perfect number of GREAT PEOPLE, the expectations of our guests will certainly be EXCEEDED!    Are you energetic?   Do you have a passion for exceeding the expectations of others?  Can you successfully produce only the best customer service Phoenix has to offer?  If you answered “yes” to these questions, you don’t need a rocket scientist to prove you may be the perfect fit for our exceptional team!

               

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Arizona Science Center maintains a strong policy of equal employment opportunity for all Employees and applicants.  We recruit, hire, train, promote, compensate and dismiss Employees on the basis of such factors as experience, character, ability and skill, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or heritage, age, marital or veteran status, disability, citizenship, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

SUMMARY

The Event Host acts as a liaison between the Facility Sales and Events team and the client to provide a fun, memorable celebration. Working independently and with other team members, the Event Host is responsible for facilitating multiple science-themed parties on weekends and occasional weeknight evenings. In addition to being comfortable with public speaking and interacting with groups of children and adults, the ideal candidate is passionate about science and exemplary customer service.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Serve as the onsite contact for birthday parties hosted at Arizona Science Center, maintaining a friendly and outgoing demeanor

Facilitate all celebratory activities during the party, including but not limited to:

Greeting guests and directing patrons to the party room

Delivering a variety of science-themed demonstrations and activities

Receiving and serving food, beverages and cake

Assisting with transition from party space to Arizona Science Center main floor

Ensuring that parties run smoothly by proactively monitoring and responding to any questions, concerns, or requests

Setup and strike of the party room including tables, chairs, decorations, and other equipment as required

Maintain and organize party room and storage spaces

Report on party activities, any follow up, supply requests, etc.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to walk; sit; and use hands to hold, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Minimum one-year customer service experience.

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