Security Guard/Greeter

JOB TITLE:  Security Guard    Working Title: Security / Greeter
VACANCY #:60093182      
DIVISION:    NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher
RECRUITMENT RANGE:  $12.00 hourly            
APPT TYPE: Temporary/Part-time
CLOSING DATE:    TBD                                       
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 North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) takes care of the things that people love about North Carolina, literally from A to Z. The Arts to the Zoo, and so much else – parks, aquariums, historic sites, archaeology, African American Heritage Commission, science and history museums, the state Symphony, Library and Archives, historic preservation, land and water stewardship, and more. These places, and the ideas they represent, create a shared identity in North Carolina. They provide common ground. Everyone is welcome. The Department’s 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 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. 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: 

Email, mail, fax or deliver a completed PD-107 State Application for Employment. Use the following link .  Send applications to the address below by 5 p.m. on the closing date.

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).

All relevant experience must be included on application to receive proper credit.   Incomplete application forms will not be accepted. A cover letter and resume may be submitted along with the completed 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.

Contact Information:

Name: Joanna Zazzali
Email: [email protected]
Address:  NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher
900 Loggerhead Rd.,
Kure Beach, NC 28449,
Fax (910) 458-6812