JOB TITLE:    Administrative Associate I            Working Title: Cashier
VACANCY #:60093242
DIVISION:    NC Aquarium (Pine Knoll Shores)
RECRUITMENT RANGE:  $10.32 hourly        
APPT TYPE:    Temporary
CLOSING DATE:    April 12, 2019
LOCATION:    Carteret County

*** Position will function as Cashier***

This is an 11-month position; hours may vary per week.  It is classified as temporary/part-time and does not include state benefits. 

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 Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores is located 6 miles from Morehead City, NC, on Bogue Banks, sits adjacent to Bogue Sound. A living collection of over 2,500 animals in 90,000 square feet of exhibit space attracts and engages over 400,000 visitors each year. The Aquarium is located in the middle of Roosevelt Natural Area, a state park of maritime forest and wetland ecosystems. 

Description of Work:

• Position serves as line cashier/salesperson and customer service representative. Primary responsibilities include: Sales of admission tickets using the CounterPoint POS system, engaging each visitor and promoting special activities, programs and membership opportunities.

• Ability to provide exceptional customer service.

• Professional appearance and demeanor.

• Provide visitors with information about the Aquarium, programs and the local area.

• Duties as assigned.

• Weekend, holiday and occasional evening work required.

Training, Experience and Job Requirements:

Applications cannot be considered without documentation of the minimum education and experience, meaning all work experience must be included on application in order to receive credit.

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

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:

NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores 
ATTN: Cindy Meyers, 
1 Roosevelt Drive
Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512
Fax: 252-247-0663.

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.  However, cover letters or resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application form. Please complete the state application form completely and indicate the desired position on the application. Applications saying, “see resume” will not be considered. 

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).

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