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Museum of Science Operations Representative - #214 in 1 Science Park, Massachusetts

Operations Representative - #214

Museum of Science, Boston


The Operations Representative is a proactive, energetic team member critical to our commitment to providing guests with a positive and memorable experience at the Museum of Science! The Operations Representative provides welcoming guest service while conducting admission and/or operational duties in several key, high profile areas of the museum including the Exhibit Halls entry, Mugar Omni Theater, 4D Theater, school group check in and logistics, and special exhibits. Participate in the Guest Service Program to support the Museum's commitment to providing our guests and colleagues with a welcoming and comfortable environment: The Guest Service Orientation (Mandatory) The Guest Service Experience

  • The Guest Service Orientation (Mandatory)

  • The Guest Service Experience


  • Provide excellent service, accurate information and helpful assistance to guests in a courteous, upbeat, professional, and welcoming manner. Listen to and address the needs of guests and resolve service issues in a prompt and helpful fashion, seeking assistance from colleagues and supervisors as needed. Serve as a positive representative of the Visitor Services Department and the Museum. Ensure all communications and work consistently meets our service promise to deliver a welcoming, comfortable, world-class, Museum experience.

  • Admit guests to venues including Exhibit Halls, 4D Theater, Omni Theater, and Special Exhibits. Scan and/or check tickets, memberships, and other forms of admission at entrances, maintain accurate counts to control capacity as required, and enforce related policies and procedures to provide efficient and welcoming admission processing to guests.

  • Operate the Omni Theater to ensure a quality experience for guests as well as to ensure that all safety protocols are being followed. Ensure that the theater is clean, and equipment is working. Report any maintenance or technical issues to Visitor Services and 4D management to ensure a satisfactory experience for all guests. Testing and providing accessibility equipment to guests as requested.

  • Conduct 4D Theater operations including theater load in and out, show operation and quickly turning the house which includes wiping down all seats between shows. Clean and restock 3D glasses, monitor that effects are operational, and formally report any issues to Visitor Services and 4D management to ensure a satisfactory experience for all guests.

  • Ensure visiting school groups have a successful visit by confirming the number of guests for payment processing; providing information and imparting policies, rules, and special instructions to head teachers and chaperones; collecting, organizing, and securing belongings to ensure a smooth, efficient, and welcoming experience. Oversee the school group lunch rotation autonomously, ensuring schools receive their items and enter and exit the lunch area in an organized, timely fashion.

  • Assist in evacuating visitors from the building during emergencies calmly and helpfully.

  • Engage in the Museum's OKR and training programs as applicable.

  • Perform other work-related duties as required by the Manager.


This position is regular, part-time

Thursday 8:45am-5:00pm, Friday 8:45am-5:00pm and Saturday 4:15pm-10:15pm


Director, Visitor Services


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • 6 or more months of customer service experience.

  • Demonstrated customer service skills and communications skills.

  • Demonstrated attention to detail.

  • Proven experience juggling many tasks calmly and efficiently in a fast-paced setting.

  • Proven success working independently.


Non-Exempt (Hourly). $17.00 / hour


Benefits for non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, commuter spending account, up to a total of 48 hours of paid vacation time, accrued, paid sick time, 16 hours of paid, holiday time, medical and vision insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, a Museum Membership after one year of service, employee referral program, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!

The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.