Sales Associate - Alcatraz Island (full-time) Vacancy In Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

Hiring Organization / Company: Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy
Basic Salary: To Be Discussed
Employement Type: Full-Time

Job Details:

Sales Associate, Alcatraz Island (Full-Time)
Organization Description:
The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy is the nonprofit partner of the National Park Service overseeing the Golden Gate National Recreation Area — 84,000 acres of national parkland spanning the San Francisco Bay Area, including Muir Woods, Ocean Beach, Crissy Field, and Alcatraz Island. The Parks Conservancy is a membership organization created to preserve the Golden Gate National Parks, enhance the experiences of park visitors, and build a community dedicated to conserving the parks for the future.
With our local and federal partners, the Parks Conservancy is committed to the work of supporting Bay Area national parks as places where we can further racial and social justice for our community and climate resilience for these protected lands.
Position Overview
This is an opportunity to support the iconic Alcatraz Island and to join a passionate and dedicated team of individuals who are committed to creating a one-of-a-kind experience for visitors from around the world. Whether you are a seasoned retail professional or just getting started in your career, you will have the experience of working on Alcatraz Island in one of the most unique retail jobs in the world, helping visitors to commemorate their visit with products that help share the Alcatraz story while working to support The Golden Gate National Parks.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Provide an exceptional guest experience by sharing the history of Alcatraz, its stories, and helping visitors to commemorate their visit with products that interpret history of the island.
  • Engage with visitors from around the world in a friendly and authentic manner.
  • Answer visitor questions about the history of the island, current exhibits, The Golden Gate National Parks as well as surrounding destinations.
  • Deliver a check out experience that is pleasant, efficient, and accurate.
  • Work collaboratively with the entire retail sales team as well as our park partners.
  • Stock merchandise and fold apparel.
  • Provide basic housekeeping (dusting, vacuuming, trash removal, etc.) in order to ensure a clean and presentable store and workspace.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Candidate must possess, or demonstrate the ability to learn, customer services skills and must enjoy working in one of the most visited National Park sites.
  • Must be able to or demonstrate the ability to learn operate a cash register and efficiently and accurately handle cash.
  • Candidate must enjoy working in a fast-paced, physically demanding environment.
  • Punctuality is a requirement.
  • Candidate must demonstrate high levels of professionalism, courtesy and judgment.
  • Must be able to comfortably interact with people from around the world and a diverse team.
  • Must remain open to changing priorities as customer and operational needs dictate.
  • Must have flexible availability including weekends, holidays, evening and night shifts.
Pay rate: $16.21/hour, plus generous benefits
Physical Requirements and Work Environments
  • Work is performed in a retail store setting on an island that is a National Park Site that is a nature preserve with aging historical buildings.
  • Work is primarily performed standing or walking for 6 to 8 hours per day.
  • Work requires squatting and kneeling.
  • Regularly works on a computer or operates electronic equipment.
  • Frequently lifts, carries and positions objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Regularly requires a walk up a hill that is equivalent to a 13-story climb.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Recruitment, placement and promotions are conducted without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical handicap, veteran status or sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by Federal, State, and local laws & ordinances. We will consider qualified candidates with criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Job Location Information:
City: San Francisco
State: Ca
Country: Us
Location: San Francisco, Ca 94123
Job Listing No# : 35399

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