JOB OPENINGS

Guest Services Associate
NO phone calls, please

The Virginia Museum of Transportation Inc. is looking for an energetic, friendly, out-going person to fill the Guest Services Coordinator position.  The person in this position is responsible for greeting visitors, selling admission tickets, completing the end-of-day reporting spreadsheet, preparing bank deposits, answering phones, and transferring calls.  Additional duties include scheduling group visits and rentals, management of rental contracts, evening and weekend supervision of museum rentals, retail sales, and other duties as assigned.  This is a salaried position.  Hours are usually Monday-Friday 8:45-5:30.  Evenings and weekends are required as needed.

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, warm, friendly person who can work well with the public and co-workers.  The position requires a high school degree or GED, working knowledge of MS Office, the ability to lift 40 pounds, and the ability to assist with event set-ups and take-downs. Dependable personal transportation is required.  Customer service experience is a plus.  A warm welcoming smile is a must! NO phone calls. E-Mail resume to dmoser@vmt.org
EOE

Internships

The following unpaid internships are available. If you are interested in volunteering or interning, or if you have a special skill or interest, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at (540) 767-4651, or by email.

History Intern: Seeking college students or other volunteers for oral history collection and transcription, historical research and exhibit development.

Special Events: Helps with all aspects of special events from planning and publicity to event day logistics management.

Docent/Tour Guide: Study and retain a thorough knowledge of the Museum’s collection highlighting historical relevance and significance to Virginia’s transportation heritage. Lead guided tours of the museum grounds, OR Work exclusively in one or more of the Museum’s galleries to answer questions and provide supplemental information to Museum exhibits and artifacts.

Education Assistant: Assist with summer camp, and help develop and lead programs for day care, home school, and other groups.

Visitor Services Assistant: At the Front Desk, sell admission tickets and answer questions about Museum services, exhibitions, or other programs. In the Museum Store, actively sell merchandise and Museum memberships. Assist in stocking shelves, cleaning, and setting up new displays.

The Virginia Museum of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. The Virginia Museum of Transportation does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other basis prohibited by state law relating to discrimination in employment, except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification reasonably necessary to the normal operation of the Virginia Museum of Transportation.

The Virginia Museum of Transportation maintains a drug-free workplace for its employees. The unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the Virginia Museum of Transportation workplace.