Toitu Otago Settlers Museum Visitor Hosts

Job details

Dunedin City Council
17 Dec 2012
Otago, National
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Culture & Heritage


Seasonal fixed-term - Variable hours Toitu Otago Settlers Museum is rapidly approaching the most exciting time in its recent history...The Grand Reopening! Following a comprehensive redevelopment, the revamped Museum is now searching for additional enthusiastic, friendly people with exceptional customer service skills to operate as Visitor Hosts for a fixed term over the busy summer season. As a Museum Visitor Host you are responsible for providing a friendly and informative welcome when greeting customers in reception and exhibition spaces, monitoring visitor activity in public areas, handling counter sales and balancing tills. You will also assist with providing a staff presence during after-hours functions and events. Our Visitor Hosts need to be committed to providing a consistently high level of service to visitors, so excellent people skills, a genuine enjoyment communicating with the public, a passion for museums, and a good working knowledge of Windows based computer programmes are qualities essential for ensuring success in this role. The hours of work are irregular and will vary from week-to-week, therefore applicants are required to be flexible in their availability. Some evening, weekend and public holiday work may also be required. It is a requirement of the role that job holders are physically capable of standing and moving freely around gallery spaces.

Key skills

Excellent people skills, a good knowledge of Windows based programmes with a consistent high level of service.

How to apply

If you think you have what it takes and want to join our amazing team of Museum professionals, please forward your application to the Human Resources Advisor by 4pm, Monday 17 December 2012. For an application pack please refer to our website or contact our Customer Service Agency in the Civic Centre, telephone 03 477-4000, PO Box 5045, Dunedin. Email address:

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