Garden Lights Associate

Job Description

The Garden Lights Associate operates in various locations at Atlanta Botanical Gardens to include greeting guests, answering questions, directing guests, monitoring fire pits and model trains, and scanning tickets. This position is seasonal part-time and ends in January.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Greet guests with a smile and a verbal welcome using an enthusiastic and pleasant manner
Provide guests with information about garden memberships, ticket prices , schedules, and garden special events
Provide guests with directions to food and merchandise venues, offices, and special events
Communicate correct product information to guests regarding coupons, special offers, and upcoming events
Scan tickets of guests upon entry and ensure proper ticket usage.
Monitor children to ensure safety at the fire pits.
Maintain the functionality of the Model Trains.
Interact with guests while maintaining a festive atmosphere
Maintain clean working environment, alert MOD of lighting outages
Assist in other areas of the department such as trains or any location throughout the garden.
Additional duties may be assigned. Management retains the discretion to change/add to duties of this position at any time.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee is required to sit and stand for long periods of time and walk. The employee is frequently required to talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move carry, push, or pull at least 50 lbs.
Required Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be at least 18 years of age or older
Must understand, read, write, and speak the English language
Must be able to maintain a good working relationship with coworkers
Must be able to work days, nights, weekends, and holidays
Must have excellent communication skills and sense of appropriateness to converse with employees and guests
Must be able to understand a computer’s basic functions and operate it
Must be able to take direction from others in a fast paced environment
Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
Required Experience
High school diploma or equivalent education preferred
Minimum of 6 months experience in hospitality or customer service industry preferred

No applicant for employment with The Atlanta Botanical Garden shall be subjected to discrimination because of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, disability, age, reprisal for engaging in anti-discrimination activities, protected genetic information, sexual orientation or parental status.

Email Resume to Susan Boulware at sboulware@atlantabg.org