Education Greeter

Children's Education Bronx, New York

The Education Greeter is the front-line at the School Gate and Garden grounds, greets school groups, and ensures prompt arrival to registered programs. The Education Greeter facilitates school group visitation, provides information, assistance and orientation to school groups upon arrival and at departure. Maintains communication with Security, Visitor Services and Education Program managers. The Education Greeter may participate in occasional filing or checking messages during off-peak times, as needed.

Additionally, this position supports, through actions and conduct, NYBG’s Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility initiatives and helps to build and maintain an inclusive organization culture throughout the institution.

The New York Botanical Garden is committed to an inclusive, diverse, equitable, and accessible work environment, and further recognizes that diversity in our workforce fosters excellence in our mission of advocating for the plants of the world. Leveraging the strong foundation of existing policies and practices, NYBG will advance inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility through a number of institutional initiatives. Our aspiration is to continue to cultivate a workforce and institution that is as diverse as the communities we serve and the audiences we engage.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Greet and accurately check in school groups at School Gate
  • Provide orientation and assistance to school groups at different locations within the Garden, as assigned
  • Communicate with Registration Office and Children’s Education managers regarding updates/issues with visiting School Groups
  • Become conversant in activities and interests related to school groups’ needs

Requirements:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to quickly ascend/descend school bus stairs
  • Ability for fast paced movement/motion between school buses and school groups
  • Willingness and ability to work in variety of weather conditions and be outdoors
  • Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods
  • Driver’s License preferred
  • High School Diploma or Equivalency required
Hourly: $16/hr

Please be advised, as a term and condition of accepting a job offer the candidate for employment must submit proof of full vaccination.  Candidates for employment unable to submit proof of full vaccination at the time of the offer will not be considered for employment.

This policy is subject to the reasonable accommodation provisions of Title VII and the American for Disabilities Act (ADA) and other EEO consideration.  If you believe that because of a disability or a sincerely held religious belief that you may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation or exemption to this policy please contact [email protected].

If you require an accommodation for any part of the application process, please notify the Human Resources department at [email protected]

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