15162 / WET Science Center Receptionist

WET Science Center/LOTT Alliance

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12-4 every other Saturday
$13 per hour
This position is a temporary, part-time position without an end date. There is a set work schedule of 12-4 p.m. every other Saturday. In addition, LOTT maintains a pool of temporary reception/administrative staff for other shifts of 4-8 hours as needed. If there is interest, this position is eligible for these intermittent shifts as well.

Responsible for a variety of communications and administrative tasks supporting LOTT’s WET Science Center, including but not limited to the following functions:
• Serve as main greeter and initial point of contact for LOTT’s Regional Services Center and WET Science Center;
• Support education staff with overseeing the WET Center’s exhibit gallery and classroom, and interacting with visitors of all ages to facilitate learning;
• Answer and/or direct queries from the public, staff, and customers;
• Answer multi-line telephone system, route calls, accurately record messages, and ensure appropriate staff members receive messages and inquiries;
• Provide general support of the exhibit gallery such as stocking brochures and giveaways, tidying and cleaning exhibits, etc.;
• Provide general administrative and clerical support such as proofreading, data entry, making copies, etc.;
• Perform other duties as assigned.
Individuals in this position work in a science center environment that is often noisy and subject to frequent work interruptions. Working with children of all ages is a large part of this job. Work may require sitting for extended periods.

High school graduation or equivalent required; experience performing administrative duties is preferred; experience working with the public and a variety of age groups desired; interest or background in science, water, or environmental education a plus.
• Welcoming, friendly demeanor;
• Strong team player;
• Calm and flexible when facing changing conditions;
• Punctual and reliable attendance;
• Function well independently;
• Strong communication skills for a variety of audiences;
• Proficiency with multi-line phones;
• Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, and Excel;
• Ability to understand and follow verbal and/or written instructions;
• Ability to interact positively and communicate educational messages with diverse individuals, using tact, patience, and courtesy to maintain effective public relations;
• Contribute to a supportive, productive, and positive workplace;
• Knowledge of standard office principles, procedures, and practices.
Interested individuals must apply directly to Professional Temp Staffing Agency (PTSA). To apply, submit a resume by email to jobs@professionaltempstaffingagency.com. Please indicate specific interest in the LOTT/WET Science Center Receptionist/Administrative Specialist I position. PTSA will screen interested candidates and forward qualified individuals to LOTT for consideration.

Posting Information

Off Campus
Downtown Olympia
Communications Positions – Public Relations
Student Employment/Part Time Jobs

Linked Contact Information

500 Adams St. NE