Security Guard

JOB TITLE: Security Guard Working Title: Security / Greeter
VACANCY #:60093182
DIVISION: NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher
RECRUITMENT RANGE:  $11.04 hourly
APPT TYPE: Temporary/Part-time
CLOSING DATE: 4/8/2021
LOCATION: New Hanover County

This position is classified as temporary/part-time and does not include state benefits.

Weekday, Holiday, weekend and evening shifts are required.

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 Fort Fisher, located 20 miles south of Wilmington, NC, in Kure Beach, overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and Cape Fear river. A living collection of over 2,700 animals in 93,000 ft2 of exhibit space attracts and engages over 440,000 visitors each year. The Aquarium is surrounded by protected woodland, marsh and beach. Visitors often plan to stop at sites adjacent to the Aquarium - Fort Fisher State Recreation Area and historic Fort Fisher Civil War museum. Fort Fisher Aquarium is a unique place to visit, and work.

Description of Work:

Greeter/security position requires excellent customer service and will have constant interaction with the public including school groups, families, and children. This position will also be responsible for patrolling aquarium grounds and filling in for cashiers during operating hours as well as during special events in the evenings. Holiday and weekend work required. 

Job Requirements/KSA:

-Customer service experience.

-Knowledge of the standard safety, security practices and equipment.

-Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time in all types of weather.

Education and Experience: 

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 p.m. on the closing date.

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.

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: Phoenix Amrol-Davis
[email protected] 
Address:  NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher
900 Loggerhead Rd., 
Kure Beach, NC 28449, 
Fax (910) 458-6812

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