Regular Part-time Positions

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Security Officer

Mystic Seaport is looking for a part-time Security Officer. The shift runs from 3-11 p.m.

The primary responsibilities are:

  • Provide security services as directed
  • Provide assistance to fellow officers as needed/requested
  • Provide crowd control or other assistance during emergencies
  • Provide supplemental patrols of Museum property
  • Communicate to the Shift Supervisor any hazards or infractions observed
  • Provide access control as directed
  • Provide assistance to employees and visitors in a courteous and professional manner

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to pass an extensive background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications
  • Ability to operate radio or telephone equipment and/or console monitors
  • Ability to interact cordially and communicate with the public
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
  • Attention to detail

To apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, and Mystic Seaport application to human.resources@mysticseaport.org or to Mystic Seaport PO Box 6000 Mystic, CT 06355 Attn: Human Resources. An EOE.

Visitor Services Coordinator

Oversee switchboard operations for Mystic Seaport, provide data entry support for Membership sales at the main gate, provides seasonal supervisory support to the Assistant Director and Supervisor of Visitor Services in managing opening and closing procedures for Visitor Reception Center in their absence. Provides prompt and excellent customer service. Follows sound business and accounting practices at a key point of sale for Museum visitors.

  • Possesses extensive knowledge about Mystic Seaport, its programs, services, exhibits, and offerings as they relate to the unique needs and interests of diverse groups of visitors.
  • Staffs switchboard providing prompt and excellent service to all callers.  Gathers and organizes information about Mystic Seaport programs and activities for switchboard operation.
  • Obtains extensive knowledge of opening, closing, and troubleshooting procedures for Museum ticketing system (Patron’s Edge) to provide seasonal support to department supervisors.
  • Provides data entry support to Membership department entering membership sales from the Gates into Raiser’s Edge.
  • Staffs ticketing register as needed.

Skills

  • Strong attention to detail and process oriented
  • Strong computer skills, and experience in data entry (knowledge of Blackbaud operating systems Patron’s Edge and Raiser’s Edge a plus)

Requirements

  • Associates Degree or higher
  • Weekends, evenings (Museum events), and holidays required with season variations in Museum operations schedule.

To apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, and Mystic Seaport application to human.resources@mysticseaport.org or to Mystic Seaport PO Box 6000 Mystic, CT 06355 Attn: Human Resources. An EOE.