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Title: Visitor Services Associate (Front Gate/Greeter) – Rough Point
Classification: Part-time seasonal (hourly, non-exempt)
Reports to: Manager of Frontline Operations
Visitor Services Associates at the Front Gate facilitate the daily circulation of visitors at Rough Point Museum and are the first and last point of contact. They ensure the entry, orientation, and exit sequence at Rough Point is run professionally and that the visiting public feels welcomed.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Visitor Services Associate will be positioned at the front gate and guard shack and work on average three days a week (Tuesday-Sunday) including one weekend day. The weekday hours are 9:30 am until 5:15 pm.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications accepted until Friday, February 29, 2020. EOE.
NRF is hiring a seasonal painter as well, from April through October
The Supervisor on Duty facilitates the daily front of house operations at Rough Point or Whitehorne Museum, while maintaining the highest level of friendly and helpful customer service.
Guides are integral members of the Education and Public Programs team at NRF. They are champion storytellers who interpret for audiences of all ages and backgrounds the history and collections at our three museum properties: Rough Point, Whitehorne House Museum, and Prescott Farm.
The Newport Restoration Foundation is seeking a full-time carpenter to join our staff.