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Parking Lot Attendant

Strawbery Banke Museum

Strawbery Banke Museum is a 10-acre living history museum located in the heart of downtown Portsmouth. The museum interprets daily life in the same historic waterfront neighborhood over 300+ years, making the 37 historic buildings accessible to a wide range of visitors one of our primary goals. Strawbery Banke hosts an ever-growing number of special events and programs throughout the year. Seasonal and holiday signature events are time-honored traditions that help make Portsmouth the vibrant destination it is. Strawbery Banke is continually ranked as TripAdvisor’s #1 “Thing to do in Portsmouth” and Yankee Magazine Editors’ Choice: Best of New England Classics “Best Historic Village.”

Strategic Framework:

Strawbery Banke Museum:
A place to learn,
A place to gather,
A place to preserve.


Parking Lot Attendants greet visitors from all over the world as they arrive at Strawbery Banke, provide information about the museum and Portsmouth, and provide an engaging welcome to all visitors.

Status:

Seasonal (May 1 – October 31 with additional hours available for Special Events through mid-December);
Part-Time (hours vary; weekend work required);
Hourly (Nonexempt);
Paid Annual training (beginning in April) required.

Requirements:
  • Knowledge of Portsmouth and the surrounding area;
  • Excellent public speaking skills and interpersonal abilities;
  • Ability to work enthusiastically with audiences of all ages, abilities, and cultural backgrounds;
  • Sound judgment in response to challenging situations;
  • Positive attitude and ability to build respectful working relationships.

Working conditions:

Weekend work is required. Work is outdoors.

Physical requirements:

Physical stamina sufficient to maintain an attentive posture for several hours, to respond quickly to visitors’ needs, and to otherwise fulfill the requirements of assigned tasks as needed. Some light lifting is required.

Responsibilities:
  • Serve as an information resource for visitors, providing directions and other assistance as requested;
  • Collect parking fees and ensure accurate and secure cash handing;
  • Monitor parking lot and assist with traffic flow as needed;
  • Provide excellent customer service to deliver an outstanding visitor experience;
  • Maintain a professional demeanor; comply with stated personnel policies, cultivate good relations with colleagues; and represent the Museum in a positive light;
  • Work punctually on a tightly timed schedule.
How to Apply:

Application Instructions:

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to jbrown@sbmuseum.org.   
Please reference the job title in the subject line.

Salary Range:

$10/hour

Job Location:

Portsmouth

Date Added: January 30, 2020

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