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Current positions available with Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania

Open positions: Seasonal Event Assistants (at Succop Nature Park) and Retail Assistant II.

Seasonal Event Assistant, Succop Nature Park

Position Summary:

The Seasonal Event Assistant is responsible for providing immediate assistance to Succop Nature Park staff in a variety of assigned tasks.  The Seasonal Event Assistant is expected to assist the staff to prepare and maintain the facilities, infrastructure and grounds in a safe and clean manner before, during and after events.  Requires weekend days and evenings. The employee reports directly to the Center Coordinator.  Beginning wage is $11.25/hour.

Primary Duties:

Facility Duties

Clean and disinfect restrooms

Clean event shelter, dispose of trash and recycling

Assist with Marcraig house cleaning and cleaning outside

Stock/replenish trash can liners, toiletries, etc. in all public areas. 

Infrastructure

Ensure tables and chairs are clean and well-presented

Set-up tables and chairs as per event needs

Place signs, decorations, etc. as per event needs

Assist caterers with specific event set-up and clean-up

Assist with parking/traffic during events

Greet and assist guests as needed

Grounds

Clean-up grounds to ensure area is event-ready

Clean-up patios, entrances, walkways and driveways

Other Duties

Other duties as directed by supervisor

Requirements:

The Seasonal Event Assistant is required to provide his/her own personal transportation to and from Succop Nature Park.

Background Check:

Criminal and child clearance background checks are required for all ASWP staff, interns
and volunteers

Substance abuse tests may be required

Physical Abilities:

Routinely required to carry equipment up to 25 lbs.

Routinely required to be on feet throughout the shift

Routinely required to safely operate a Gator all-terrain vehicle

Safety:

All staff, interns, and volunteers are required to review equipment safety standards as they relate to their duties

Required to follow safety standards as outlined by supervisor

Expectations:

Expected to report to work as assigned and meet with supervisor as needed

Expected to work independently as assigned

Expected to deliver work standards appropriate to his/her abilities

Apply by emailing a resume to Davlin Smith, Center Coordinator, dsmith@aswp.org

Retail Associate II

The Retail Associate II is responsible for providing immediate assistance to the Retail Manager in a variety of assigned tasks in preparation for and during the sales day.  The Store Associate is expected to assist in providing superior customer service to our visitors, assist with product placement, operate the Point of Sale system and ensure a safe and clean retail space, often in an independent manner.  This position will also be responsible for opening and closing the nature store. Additionally, the Retail Associate II will provide staff support during event rentals at Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve.  The employee reports directly to the Retail Manager.  A competitive hourly wage will be offered. 

Primary Duties:

Retail Duties

Complete opening and closing procedures

Ensure product is stocked and displayed properly

Assist customers with product selection

Assist customers with their sale using Point of Sale

Assist telephone callers and direct calls appropriately

Clean product and displays

Work independently in the store

Rental Support

Provide staff during event rentals at Beechwood

Provide immediate assistance to rental party

Ensure facility remains safe

Close building and ensure security

Other Duties

Other duties related to sales preparation and/or assistance as directed by supervisor

Requirements:

The Retail Associate II is required to provide his/her own personal transportation to and from Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve.

The appearance of our employees is an important aspect of these events, so the employee may be required to conform to a specified dress code.

This position requires daytime, evening and weekend work; a commitment to a flexible schedule is expected. 

Background Check:

Criminal and child clearance background checks are required for all ASWP staff, interns and volunteers

Physical Abilities:

Routinely required to carry birdseed that weighs 40 lbs.

Routinely required to be on feet throughout the shift

Safety:

All staff, interns and volunteers are required to review equipment safety standards as they relate to their duties

Required to follow safety standards as outlined by supervisor

Expectations:

Expected to report to work as assigned and meet with supervisor as needed

Expected to work independently as assigned

Expected to deliver work standards appropriate to his/her abilities and according to the expectations of the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania

Description Updated: April 9, 2018