Assistant Facility Rental Coordinator

JOB TITLE:  Administrative Associate I Working Title: Assistant Facility Rental Coordinator
VACANCY #:  65013559 DIVISION:  NC Aquariums/Jennette’s Pier
RECRUITMENT RANGE:  $11.49 per hour
APPT TYPE: Temporary
CLOSING DATE:  4-08-19

*** Position will function as an Assistant Facility Rental Coordinator.***

Previous Applicants need not applyplicants need not apply

This is an eleven-month position; hours may vary per week not to exceed 25 hours per week; holidays, nights and weekend work included.  It is classified as temporary/part-time and does not include state benefits.  A background check will be required for the individual recommended for hire.

Department Information:

The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources’ (DNCR) vision is to be the leader in using the state's natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Our mission is to improve quality of life by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature throughout North Carolina.  The Department works to stimulate learning, inspire creativity, preserve the state's history, conserve the state's natural heritage, encourage recreation and cultural tourism, and promote economic development.  Our goal is to promote equity and inclusion among our employees and our programming to reflect and celebrate our state’s diverse population, culture, and history by expanding engagement with diverse individuals and communities. We encourage you to apply to become a part of our team.

Division Information:

The mission of the North Carolina Aquariums is to inspire appreciation and conservation of North Carolina’s aquatic environments. This mission is achieved by attracting, retaining and developing a world class team of professionals; providing visitors with outstanding exhibits, experiences and customer service; practicing sustainability, internal customer service and fiscal responsibility; and working to save and restore aquatic species and habitats. 

The North Carolina Aquariums’ Jennette’s Pier is located in Nags Head, NC on 6 acres of prime oceanfront property overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.  The 16,000 square-foot pier house and 1000 foot long fishing pier with three wind turbines is a platinum LEED certified facility that demonstrates sustainable design to the nearly 200,000 guests it attracts annually.  This unique educational facility offers a variety of programs, interactive and live animal exhibits, recreational fishing opportunities, public access to the beaches and a platform for ocean observing and marine research. 

Description of Work: 

Assists in planning and coordinating a year-round schedule of facility rentals and events.  Assists in development and update of rental policies and procedures.  Helps to market pier for facility rentals to increase attendance and generate revenue.  Additional responsibilities and projects may be assigned by the Facility Rental Coordinator.  Reports directly to the Facility Rental Coordinator.  

Job Requirements:  Applicants should be able to communicate effectively and demonstrate great customer service skills so they can interact positively with the general public, vendors, co-workers, colleagues and volunteers.  Abilities should include strong organizational skills, self-motivation and attention to detail.  Applicants must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, walk and carry equipment and supplies and maintain a high level of energy throughout an event.

Must meet DNCR Fleet Safety Guidelines and have ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver's license.

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

• Experience in Event Management, wedding industry and/or hospitality management.

• Valid Driver’s License

Education and Experience: 

High school  or General Educational Development (GED) Diploma; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  

Preferred Experience

Two years of experience in event management, wedding industry and/or hospitality management.  Flexible schedule.

How to Apply: 

Mail, fax or deliver a completed PD-107 State Application for Employment to the address below by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date of the posting.

All relevant experience must be included on application to receive proper credit. A resume and cover letter may be submitted along with the completed state application. Electronic applications will not be accepted without signature. Please include your email and phone # on your application.

The Department of Natural & Cultural Resources (DNCR) uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified applicants.  Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institution. The State of North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment. We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).

Name:  Michele Bunce, Facility Rental Coordinator
Address: Jennette’s Pier
7223 South Virginia Dare Trail/P.O. Box 1445
Nags Head, NC  27959
Fax: 252-255-1507

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