Employment Opportunities

Demonstrator/Pilot

Job Code: 
Category: Exhibits & Programs

Full/Part Time: Part Time

Location:

Sci-Port
820 Clyde Fant Parkway
Shreveport, LA 71101

Job Description:

Position Summary:
Responsible for enhancing the visitor experience and exhibit interaction by consistently providing high quality programs, demonstrations, information and informal activities to engage the visitor in active exploration.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Consistently provide a high quality, high energy delivery of programs, demos, and shows, and a high level of visitor interaction during and in between demonstrations and shows, with the exhibits in the discovery areas, and in the IMAX Theatre.
  • Set up and perform hands on science demonstrations in a professional manner to visitors and assist other demonstrators to accomplish this task.
  • Cross train in other areas of the Center, meet requirements of Sci-Port's pilot training program, train new pilots as needed.
  • Greet and assist visitors, promote the Center's programs, events, give information, directions, etc.
  • Assist with workshops, festivals, camp-ins, special events, and other Center functions.
  • Assist with set up and provide assistance for special events, programs, workshops, etc.
  • Keep demonstration area and the Center clean by following a daily routine.
  • Check all stage and demonstration equipment and supplies prior to each show and ensures proper safety operations.
  • Uses proper safety equipment during all demonstrations and programs; will occasionally handle chemicals, organs, small animals and insects.
  • Reasoning Ability - Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; to interpret a variety of instructions; to plan work and develop procedures; to learn and/or evaluate information in order to make judgments and decisions.

 

Experience/Skills:

  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills, including speaking to large audiences of all ages.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people.
  • General computer skills.
  • Work/volunteer experience with the public preferred.
  • Ability to work flexible schedules including weekends.

 

Contact:

Please contact Human Resources at (318) 424-8680 or hr@sciport.org for more information.
Sci-Port is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply For This Job

A Sci-Port Application must be completed to be considered for this position.  An application may be submitted by mail, fax or in person.

Sci-Port: Louisiana's Science Center
c/o Human Resources
820 Clyde Fant Parkway
Shreveport, LA 71101

Fax: (318) 222-5592


 
 
 

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Contact Info

Sci-Port Discovery Center
820 Clyde Fant Parkway
Shreveport, Louisiana 71101

Main Line: (318) 424-3466
Toll free: 1-877-SCIPORT (1-877-724-7678)
Fax: (318) 222-5592

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