SEASONAL - MCGULPIN POINT LIGHTHOUSE DOCENT

POSITION: Seasonal Lighthouse Docent
DEPARTMENT: Parks & Recreation Department
SUPERVISOR: Headlands Park Manager
LOCATION: McGulpin Point Lighthouse
RATE OF PAY: $12.75 – $15.50 (depending on position and experience)
END-OF-SEASON BONUS: Seasonal staff, who meet the criteria for attendance and job performance, will qualify for a bonus of 50 cents for every hour worked during the season

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position focuses on increasing public awareness of the historical importance of the lighthouse, its architecture, function, and surrounding natural history. Docents will also assist visitors with items in the gift shop and help keep the facility clean as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Share the history of the lighthouse and surrounding area with visitors
• Assist with gift shop and clerical duties
• Help with keeping the building and grounds clean
• Other duties as assigned

DESIRED BEHAVIORAL TRAITS: 
Honest, friendly, self-motivated

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES: 
• Able to communicate applicable information to visitors
• Have a passion and knowledge base of lighthouses
• Be able to assist with retail sales
• Maintain a high level of responsibility and autonomy

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 
• High school diploma or equivalent
• 18 years of age or older

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES REQUIRED: 
• Valid Driver’s License

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by a person in this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties that may be performed by such a person.

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