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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.


Please follow the application instructions included in the job posting or choose one of the following ways to submit your application:

A. E-mail your resume and cover letter.

When submitting a resume by e-mail, please attach your resume in MS Word format only. This will expedite processing. Also, the position title must be included in the subject line of your e-mail in order for your resume to be accepted.

E-mail your resume and cover letter to

B. Mail your resume and cover letter to:

Museum of Discovery and Science
Attn: Human Resources Department
401 SW Second Street
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312

C. FAX your resume and cover letter to:

Attn: Human Resources Department
FAX: 954.467.0046.

D. E-mail your application to:

E-mail your application to

E. Walk your application in to:

Museum of Discovery and Science
401 SW Second Street
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312

Thank you for your interest in joining the Museum!


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(Last Updated 10/18/2014)



SUMMARY: Communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with fellow employees, vendors and visitors.  Responsible for processing of accounts payable, petty cash, deposits, filing and journal accruals. Also responsible for postage meter, posting of mail, ordering office supplies, and cleaning and maintaining office supply closet and copy machine room. Function as back-up to Revenue Accounting Assistant as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS: College degree in related field or equivalent experience at a responsible level in accounting. Advanced computer literacy in accounting and Windows based software required Proficiency in Sage MIP Accounting Software preferred. Must  posses s verbal and written communication skills.  


Supports the development and implementation of a consistently high-quality visitor service program. Trains and evaluates staff and assigned volunteers in delivery of excellent customer service as well as ticketing system, policies and procedures. Manages visitor service program including admissions, IMAX theater visitor experience, headset room, and concierge desk. Participates in selection of new hires, training, reviews, evaluations and tracks performance for assigned staff and volunteers including all concierge volunteers, cashiers, and ushers. Helps to implement a program of volunteer recruitment to ensure that volunteers are adequately and appropriately trained, supervised and utilized throughout the visitor service department.  Coordinates facility maintenance to ensure compliance with regulations and policies on safety, security, fire prevention, OSHA and ADA as necessary. Responsible for ensuring that the Museum's daily opening and closing procedures are followed; ensures that all areas are prepared to receive visitors prior to opening each day. Implements and strictly enforces the Museum's uniform/dress code. Schedule will include non-traditional hours, evenings and weekends to fulfill the objectives of a quality visitor experience. Assist in the design of internal and external cross-departmental sales promotions and actively implement promotions to achieve expected results for sales goals.

QUALIFICATIONS: Requires one year of college and two years work experience or equivalent combination.  Education and work experience need to be from a related field, i.e. hospitality management, business administration, marketing, communications and hospitality experience preferably with an attraction or museum.  Must be a skilled excellent customer service professional and possess good written and verbal communication skills.  Must be computer literate and have the ability to quickly learn the VISTA ticketing system.  Conflict resolution and trouble shooting skills are a must.  Ability to anticipate and respond quickly to rapidly changing conditions is necessary.  Availability to work extended hours, including evenings and weekends. Employee must obtain first aid certification within 90 days of hire and keep it current. Must be able to climb stairs in the IMAX Theater repeatedly throughout the day and able to stand for long periods of time.


  Reservations Agent -  Part Time

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.       

Summary: Sell the Museum’s group products, programs, films, and exhibition.  Execute reservations and transactions for same.

Resume and cover letter should be emailed to:


POSITION TITLE: Building Maintenance Technician

SUMMARY: Work as a member of the Building Services staff to perform maintenance to ensure
the upkeep of the facility.  Assist the Building Janitorial Services department to ensure the building is maintained in an appropriate manner.  Assist the security staff to provide a safe environment.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum two (2) years experience performing building preventive maintenance. Working knowledge of building mechanical equipment. Skilled with the use of maintenance tools and equipment, fork lift, scissor lift and boom lift.  Ability to access all areas of the museum and theater to perform building maintenance, such as basic plumbing, electric, AC and carpentry.  Vehicle required to pick up parts and materials.  Valid driver’s license. 

Resume and cover letter should be emailed to:



Bachelors degree, previous customer service and teaching experience.  Good communications skills and the, ability to speak before large audiences. Attention to safety techniques, effectively able to control crowds.  The ability to work under pressure and constantly changing conditions.  Ability to stand for long periods of time.  Must be available to work holidays, weekends and evenings. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.


  • Provide excellent customer service to all museum visitors.
  • Teach/conduct school, public and youth programs including camps, camp-ins and birthday parties.  Will also be responsible for delivering theater shows. 
  • Interact with Museum visitors on a daily basis by demonstrating the concepts behind the Museum exhibits.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, insurance and a car to deliver outreach programs to schools and various locations.
  • Learn how to handle animals by taking and passing all levels of the animal handling training program (level 1-6).  
  • Operate the MaxFlight, Airboat Adventure and the Mars Rover on a daily basis.
  • Greet school and recreation groups throughout the year.  
  • Deliver formal and informal Science Café programs on a daily basis. 

Please send resume along with 2 professional reference letters to:


Ilija Nikolowski - Facilities Manager

Ilija Nikolovski, Building Superintendent, was awarded the Lois Warner Excellence in Service Award! The Warner Award has been established to recognize those employees who make outstanding contributions to the mission of the Museum! Congratulations, Ilija!


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