Sales Associate

Part Time Employment

The role of the Sales Associate for the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is to take ownership of sales floor operations.  This position is an extremely important component of the overall guest experience at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History as most of your time will be spent interacting with our guests.

Basic Function and Responsibilities including, but not limited to:

  • Selling merchandise to customers. This includes: accepting cash, credit, check or gift cards as method of payment; entering item number and quantity into Counterpoint; correctly applying any discounts; and appropriately bagging purchases.

  • Activating, closing, and posting a register. Each associate is directly accountable for the amount of cash in their drawer and for the amount of credit received.

  • Issuing gift cards, following the correct procedure within Counterpoint and on the credit card machines.

  • Assisting a customer in stuffing an Animaland animal to their satisfaction.

  • Being able to answer a customer’s questions about merchandise, and, when necessary, direct them to the correct location in the store. (This will require the associate to constantly maintain familiarity with the sales floor as new product comes in, product sells out, and the store is rearranged to accommodate both.)

  • Tagging new merchandise as it comes in and assisting in its placement on the sales floor.

  • Cleaning and straightening the store. This is secondary to providing customer service, but maintaining the sales floor is essential to our ability to provide customer satisfaction. This will include: dusting shelves and product; returning product to its correct location on the sales floor; and refolding t-shirts

  • Cross train in other areas as needed

Qualifications:

  • Passion for working with all ages in a retail setting

  • Sales ability

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays

  • Ability to learn computer POS system

  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds

  • Basic math skills

  • Be able to stay on feet for complete shift

  • Ability to bend and squat

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

Employment Application - PDF

Human Resources Manager
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
1600 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
fax: 817-255-9354

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Five of the movies shown in the Omni Theater have been nominated for Academy Awards: The Living Sea, Dolphins, Cosmic Voyage, Alaska: Spirit of the Wild, and Special Effects: Anything Can Happen. Peter D. Parks was awarded the Gordon E. Sawyer

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