DOWNTOWN AQUARIUM – HOUSTON,TX

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Company Description and Location:

Houston is America’s fourth-largest city. It is a cosmopolitan destination, filled with world-class dining, arts, shopping, and nightlife. Take a stroll through the historic Heights, spend the day exploring the Museum District or head down to Space Center Houston.

Downtown Aquarium is a public aquarium and restaurant located in Houston, Texas, United States that was developed from two Houston landmarks: Fire Station No. 1 and the Central Waterworks Building. The aquarium is located on a 6-acre (2.4 ha) site at 410 Bagby Street in downtown Houston. It houses over 200 species of aquatic animals in 500,000 US gallons (1,900,000 l) of aquariums. The complex includes two restaurants, a bar, and banquet facilities. It offers programs such as Marine Biologist for a Day, Zoologist for a Day, Sea Safari Camp, overnight stays and more. The education department works with school groups and conducts outreach programs.

Weekly working hours: avg. 32h per week

Start Date/End Date: June 1st – 5th till August 25th – September 9th

Conditions: 

  • Advanced English level is required;
  • Must arrive on time and start working according to DS dates;
  • Ticket Taker: Duties include, but are not limited to, checking tickets and assisting guests during the loading and unloading process and ensuring guest safety by checking their seat belts or lap bars, etc. Working with guests, taking tickets and working with American currency. Must handle guest services and satisfaction with a positive attitude, understanding, and compassion in a friendly and helpful way / $9.00
  • Game & Ride Attendant: Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting guests during the loading and unloading process and ensuring guest safety by checking their seat belts or lap bars, etc. You will be handling American currency. Must handle guest services and satisfaction with a positive attitude, understanding, and compassion in a friendly and helpful way. Must like dealing with people and be friendly and have an outgoing personality / $9.00
  • Aquarium Educator: This position will work in our Sting Ray reef, help conduct education programs for school groups and work with overnight birthday parties. They must have a positive attitude and be able to help instruct school-age children during program sessions. Must be able to stand for entire shift and engage with guests and answer questions they might have. We need outgoing, talkative, confident students! Could be cross-trained in other areas / $9.00
  • Host/Hostess: Must have great phone skills & speak clearly. Greeting & seating guests, assisting servers with filling waters, clearing tables, restocking host station, making guest reservations over the phone and in person. Must be very outgoing. Personality and professional appearance are key. Must have a positive attitude, be understanding and compassionate in a friendly & helpful way. Must like dealing with people. Requires attention to detail, punctuality, and a great service attitude. Wage plus tip share, which is based on the sales for the day, could be $2-3 more per hour. Must be comfortable and like talking to guests on the phone. Could be cross-trained in other areas / $8.00 + tips
  • Servers: MUST have 2 years server experience. Must be 21 years or older for the Server position. Includes taking orders, serving guests food and drinks, maintaining excellent customer service throughout the meal (checking drinks, clearing plates), lifting heavy trays and full containers of dirty dishes, carrying to kitchen, stocking waitress station / $2.13 + tips
  • Busser: This position is very fast paced! Assists servers with all food service. Clears dirty tables and resets. Helps clean restaurant each night / $8.00 + tips
  • On the job training;
  • 50% off meals if the student enrolls in employee discount program;
  • Employer provides uniform at a cost of $30-$50;

Housing and Transportation:

  • Accommodation must arrange own, it will be given leads;
  • Metro bus, rail, bike or walk to and from work.
Работна позиција:Amusment Park worker
Плата:$2.13 + tips/$8.00/$9.00
Локација на работа:Houston, TX

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