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EMPLOYMENT AT THE MUSEUM

Through their individual and collective energy and talent, the staff and volunteers of the Museum of Discovery and Science provide pathways to learning and enjoyment to visitors of all ages.

The Museum offers a dynamic and enriching environment to work in and to volunteer. Opportunities vary, and the following brief descriptions provide insight into available positions. If no listings appear, then there are no employment opportunities currently available. Please check back periodically for future job openings. Please note that because of the volume of resumes and applications received it is not possible to acknowledge receipt, therefore, if you are selected for an interview you will be notified.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, offering a solid benefit package, and invite you to apply for any position you feel suited for. Please provide a cover letter describing your fit with our opportunity along with a current resume detailing your experience and background.

The Museum of Discovery and Science is located in downtown Ft. Lauderdale at 401 S.W. Second Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312. For more information about the Museum, visitors should call 954.467.6637.
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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

There are several ways to submit your employment application:

*Note: Depending on your preferred web browser and optional extensions or plug-ins, you may or may not be able to type or save your data while viewing our application in a web browser.  However, you should be able to download and save the file while viewing the application in a web browser.

  • Preferred Method: (Requires free Adobe Acrobat Reader or Adobe Acrobat Reader DC).
  • Install the free Adobe Acrobat Reader DC to your computer or mobile device.
  • Right-click on the fillable employment application link on our employment web page.
  • Select “Save Link As…” and save the employment application .pdf file to your device.
  • Open the .pdf file in Adobe Acrobat Reader and fill in your details in the application.
  • E-mail the completed application .pdf to jobs@mods.net
  • Method 2: Print a typed application from a web browser.  *See note above; does NOT require Adobe Acrobat Reader, but requires a printer and scanner.
  • Click on the fillable employment application link on our employment web page.
  • If your browser permits, type in your information.
  • Print the employment application.
  • Scan the print-out in .pdf format.
  • E-mail the scanned .pdf file to jobs@mods.net.  Do not send .jpg or other file types.
  • Method 3: Print a blank volunteer application.  *See note above; does NOT require Adobe Acrobat Reader, but requires a printer and scanner.
  • Click on the fillable employment application link on our employment web page.
  • Print the application.
  • Hand-write your details.  Your handwriting must be as legible as possible.
  • Scan your application in .pdf format. 
  • E-mail the scanned .pdf file to jobs@mods.net.  Do not send .jpg or other file types.

Typed or hand-written applications may also be dropped off at our Info Desk or mailed to the address at the top of the application.

Faxes are NOT accepted.

Thank you for your interest in joining the museum!
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CURRENT JOB LISTINGS
(Last Updated 08/07/2017)

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Visitor Services Supervisor  - FULL-TIME WITH BENEFITS

If you can answer yes to all of the following questions, then you may be the right candidate for the position of Full Time Visitor Services Supervisor at the Museum of Discovery and Science located in downtown Fort Lauderdale. 

  • Do you like IMAX movies? 
  • Do you like interacting with the public? 
  • Do you enjoy working with children? 
  • Do you like working in a fast-paced environment?
  • Do you have museum, attraction, or theater management experience? 
  • Do you have Box Office or Cash Handling experience?
  • Do you have experience supervising staff? 
  • Do you have the ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends?
  • Do you have reliable transportation?

Qualified candidates must have a minimum of one year of college and two years required experience.   Job duties include:  Supervising the front line operations including Box Office, Information Desk and IMAX Theater; supporting the development and implementation of a consistently high-quality visitor service program; and handling administrative tasks as assigned.  Schedule will include non-traditional hours, evenings and weekends to fulfill the objectives of a quality visitor experience.

Only candidates possessing the required qualifications need apply. 

Please send resume to: jobs@mods.net
EEO, DFWP
No phone calls please.
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RESERVATION AGENT – FULL TIME WITH BENEFITS

Summary:     Sell the Museum’s group products, programs, films, and exhibition.  Execute reservations
and transactions for same. 
Qualifications:     Experience in phone sales (1 year or more). Heightened customer service and
organizational skills.  Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to handle multiple tasks at
the same time. Computer literate in word processing, Excel, Word, etc.  Ability to work extended hours,
including weekends and holidays.         

Please send resume to: jobs@mods.net
EEO, DFWP
No phone calls please.





EMPLOYEE OF THE QUARTER - SPRING 2017

HILLARY WALLACE and LYNN SAGE
Hillary and Lynn were awarded Employee of the Quarter.
The Employee of the Quarter Award has been established to recognize those employees
who make outstanding contributions to the mission of the Museum.

Congratulations, Hillary and Lynn!

 
 

  Museum of discovery and Science, Fort Lauderdale, Florida