Careers at GFS

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Download the GFS Employment Application PDF below, fill out using Acrobat Reader and email to careers@groundsforsculpture.org with your resume, cover letter and salary requirements.

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Visitor Assistant, Guest Services

Grounds For Sculpture is seeking part-time (average of 25 hours per week) Visitor Assistants for our Guest Services Department. The Visitor Assistant reports directly to the Managers of Guest Services.  The Visitor Assistant, Guest Services is responsible for the daily GFS operational procedures and assisting visitors. Their primary responsibilities include providing excellent customer service, selling tickets, enforcing security and safety guidelines and distributing information.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Welcome all visitors into Grounds For Sculpture, assist with crowd control, answer all visitor questions with the highest level of customer service at the desk and around the park
  • Enforce security and safety guidelines in all public spaces
  • Collect payment for entry and process memberships
  • Direct visitors & tour/school groups in the park to exhibitions and events
  • Answer phones
  • Replenish park poems, brochures, and supplies on scheduled park walks and around the buildings
  • Assist with the parking and traffic control
  • Assist with day-of event details and tasks
  • All other duties as assigned


Requirements:

  • High school diploma
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Proven knowledge of database and POS systems
  • 1 or more years work related experience in a related field
  • Must be willing to work evenings, weekends and be flexible with schedule
  • Valid Driver’s License


Submit resume and cover letter to careers@groundsforsculpture.org



Accessibility Assistant, Guest Services

Grounds For Sculpture is currently seeking a part-time, seasonal (up to 25 hours per week) Accessibility Assistant to provide tours to visitors on the ADA cart. The Accessibility Assistant is expected to practice sensitive techniques to give tours to visitors with disabilities and must be enthusiastic about making the art at Grounds For Sculpture accessible for all visitors.

Grounds For Sculpture (GFS), located in Hamilton, New Jersey (midway between Philadelphia and New York), is a forty-two acre not-for-profit sculpture park and arboretum founded by Seward Johnson. Its collection features more than 270 contemporary sculptures by renowned and emerging artists. Exhibitions change seasonally in seven indoor galleries. With rich educational offerings, a robust schedule of performing arts, and fun family events, the park is open year-round.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Give informative, engaging tours to visitors with disabilities while driving the ADA Cart
  • Learn and use the elements of a touch tour and descriptive tour for visitors who are blind or visually impaired
  • Enter information about the number of visitors from each tour on our database, Altru at the end of the daily tours
  • Work with the other Guest Services staff to ensure that all visitors have an extraordinary experience at Grounds For Sculpture
  • Perform all other duties as requested

Requirements:

  • Must be docent trained at Grounds For Sculpture
  • Available to work 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM on our needed schedule and have a flexible schedule to cover additional days on occasion
  • Offer friendly customer service while creating an exceptional experience for visitors on the tours
  • Able to physically assist visitors getting on and off the cart safely, including visitors who use wheelchairs and other mobility aids
  • Able to operate the ADA Cart, the cart ramp, and cart seating
  • Must be willing to work evenings, weekends, holidays and be flexible with schedule
  • Valid Driver’s License 
     

Deadline for Applicants: Monday, August 31, 2017

Submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to careers@groundsforsculpture.org



Traffic Assistant, Guest Services

Part-time position reports directly to the Assistant Managers, Guest Services. The Traffic Assistant, Guest Services is responsible for directing the parking and traffic at GFS during our high season. This team will work independently to ensure the safety of visitors and organization of cars and will report all parking updates through the day to the rest of the Guest Service Staff and Management. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with parking and directing visitors cars at GFS
  • Provide accurate information, directions and superior customer service
  • Organize parking in a strategic orderly system
  • Communicate regularly with management
  • Manage directing traffic and the change of parking locations based on availability in all parking lots
  • Oversee safety of artwork and public space outdoors
  • Attend morning meetings and keep up to date on daily events happening at GFS
  • All other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • High school diploma
  • 1 or more years work related experience in a related field
  • Must be willing to work evenings, weekends, holidays and be flexible with schedule; willing to work in various temperatures
  • Proven exceptional customer service skills, organization and attention to detail
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Basic computer knowledge
     

Submit resume and cover letter to careers@groundsforsculpture.org