This temporary position is projected to last from April 2013 to September 2013 at the Fort Robinson Museum. April 28- Sept. 2 – part-time (Sunday-Tuesday); 20 hours/week; Monday and Tuesday 9:30-6:30, and Sunday 11:30am-3:30pm |
Under general supervision, makes sales and takes admissions through a point of sale (POS) system, credit card machine and/or related equipment for transactions and inventory.
Examples of Work:
Balances and prepares daily sales reports and other essential reports using computer software programs for admissions and store sales. Meets and greets visitors and performs sales; provides quality customer assistance. Receives, opens and unpacks inventory orders; reconciles against purchase order to ensure correct items are received. Assist in ensuring merchandise is replaced or reordered. Performs research and provides suggestions for new merchandise to sell. Performs inventory of merchandise and reconciles differences if necessary; assists with annual inventory. Performs routine housekeeping functions including dusting, cleaning equipment, vacuuming, sweeping, disposing of trash, and other tasks necessary to keep store area clean and sanitary. Informs supervisor of customer requests and complaints. Serves the visiting public with effective interpretation and educational information that leads to a good understanding of the themes and facts of Nebraska history as presented at the Fort Robinson History Center museum and historic buildings.
Qualifications / Requirements:
Experience in public contact, customer service, visual merchandising, sales or other closely related field.
PREFERRED: Experience balancing financials, using computer software for marketing and inventory, and computer and internet experience for general office use.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of: the principles and practices of customer service; basic arithmetic; store keeping and inventory procedures; count/exchange money properly; operate a POS system for inventory control.
Skill in: Working with customers; displaying items and objects in a visually pleasing manner.
Ability to: Positive and strong communication and customer service skills and relations; ability to work with customers of all ages. The ability to learn and apply agency and/or facility regulations pertaining to the operation of the store area; bend, twist, push, pull and lift boxes or other objects.