Security Guard

JOB TITLE: Security Guard Job: Security / Greeter
VACANCY #: 60093233
APPT TYPE: Temporary
DIVISION: NC Aquarium Pine Knoll Shores
LOCATION: Carteret County
RECRUITMENT RANGE:  $11.04 hourly 

This is an hourly 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:

- Excellent customer service provided to all visitors

- Greet school and bus tour groups and provide orientation

-Assist admission’s team with line control

- Work as security with special events team during rentals. 

- Ensure the safety and security of staff, visitors, event guests, facility and exhibits

- Provide customer service care for public visitors and event guests

- Assist with parking and unloading of groups

- Patrol aquarium grounds 

-First responder during emergencies

• Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds

• Must be available to work weekends, nights and holidays.

• Must be 21 years of age.

•Must have valid driver’s’ license 

-Other duties as assigned

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

If selected for hire, prior to first day of work a background check will be completed. 

A skills assessment may be conducted during the interviewing process for this position.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

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.

Security experience

Customer service experience

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 5:00 p.m. on the closing date of the posting:

NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores 
ATTN: Cindy Meyers, 
1 Roosevelt Drive, 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.

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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