Pros: diverse interaction, law enforcement/security enhancement, gateway job
Cons: under-staffed, short breaks, work shedule (rotating days-off), pay
A typical day at the Smithsonian is filled with hundreds/thousands of diverse visitors who are fascinated with what our facility has to offer (artifacts/exhibits). This job has allowed me to gain a diverse range of skills to include understanding cultural barriers, picking up on basic languages from around the world, expanding my communication skills, exibiting idol professionalism that would represent our organization/nation, and being more patient and culturally sensitive. I enjoy the aspects of the job which include safety; security and hazard identification and response, survellance; closed circuit and patrol, alarm response, emergency and sensorship, and policing; governing all aspects of ensuring a quality of safety and customers service which is reliable, available, and memorable.