Community Event Specialist/Driver
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
We are seeking a Community Events Specialist and Driver within the Experiences & Partnerships (E&P) division. This position is responsible for planning and supporting the logistics of community events, driving the Curiosity Cruiser (truck and trailer) to sites across the metro Denver area, supporting events, including setting up and breaking down, greeting guests, and building relationships with community members and partners. There has never been a more exciting time to work for the Museum, and in this position, you will be at the forefront of bringing the Museum’s brand new mobile experience into the community!
The person will drive an F-350 truck pulling an 11,000-pound trailer as needed for events. If you don’t have the experience but are willing to learn, we will provide the training.
DMNS Community Engagement
Our community has long asked for DMNS to bring unique nature and science experiences and resources to their schools, fairs, festivals, parks, and neighborhoods. In 2022, we are hitting the road with a brand-new experience, the Museum on Wheels: Curiosity Cruiser. This expandable, custom-built trailer will reach new adult and family audiences at a variety of venues and locations across the metro Denver area.
As a Community Events Specialist and Driver, this person will be responsible for:
Program Operations and Logistics
Prepares for events and program delivery by ensuring that we have everything we need before we take off – documentation, logistics confirmed, supplies. Museum on Wheels Driving and Event Support
Responsible for transporting Curiosity Cruiser (truck and trailer) to community events. (Up to 90 min radius from the Museum) May require pre-visit to ensure the site can support Cruiser set up.
Work with team to set up and take down experiences
Assumes an active role in creating an inclusive and meaningful experience for guests through skillful engagement and accomplished diversity, equity, access, and inclusion (DEAI) informed practice.
Content Creation and Training
Contributes to the development of new Museum experiences and updates of existing experiences in conjunction with project teams.
Supports training and onboarding for new staff and volunteers.
Works with community engagement team to support new community partnerships and experiences, including testing, prototyping, and evaluation from ideation through remediation.
Ensures team has training and resources needed to successfully deliver programs
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Must have a clean driving record.
1-year of experience in a customer-facing role.
Ability to work weekends and evenings for programs and events required.
The Museum loves science. As a science institution, the Museum believes in the science behind vaccines. Effective September 1, 2021, all persons offered a position will be required to provide valid proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 before starting employment.
The ideal candidate will be/have:
An active learner, at ease with a dynamic environment, and willing to adapt as needed.
Positive energy, ability to motivate others and be a champion for community engagement, as well as Museum mission and work of the team.
Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred, not required.
We love science.
We are curious, creative, and playful.
We cultivate relationships with each other, diverse communities, and the environment for our future.
We think critically and act with empathy.
Perks and Benefits of working at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science include:
A comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage. 100% paid life insurance and long-term disability insurance. Paid time off for vacation, sickness, and holidays. 403(b) Retirement Plan with immediate eligibility to contribute and, after one year of employment, an employer contribution and match. An RTD Eco pass and a free Family+ membership to the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.
Dayforce Wallet: Get your pay as soon as you earn it, at no cost to you. Request up to 50% of your net earnings without waiting for the standard payday, through the Dayforce Wallet mobile app.
Please submit your resume by Thursday, March 10. 2022. Resumes will not be accepted after this time. Applications will only be accepted electronically via the Museum’s website:
Due to the high volume of people who apply, we are not able to respond to specific inquiries regarding your application status.
The Museum is committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff to serve the needs of our visitors. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.
Compensation: $20.00/hour onsite ($28.00/hour driving)