The Buhl Planetarium at the Carnegie Science Center is seeking an outgoing and passionate individual to join our team of presenters. We communicate science and astronomy with both live and pre-rendered shows to thousands of visitors in a one-of-a-kind, high-definition facility. You may also perform live laser shows as a Buhl laserist! Help to take our visitors to the far reaches of the galaxy and beyond! POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Position requires an energetic and charismatic individual with suitable experience working with the public. Must be self-directed, dependable, and have excellent customer service and communication skills. This position manipulates projections and requires the presenter to be comfortable with lighting and theatrical effects such as high-powered lasers, strobes and fog. Must have knowledge of astronomy and education. An interest in technology, creativity, and excellent problem solving skills are required. Must have flexible schedule, including evening hours, weekends and some holidays. This is a part-time position involving 25 or fewer hours per week, with the possibility of additional hours with experience and/or special events.
The following PA Act 153 clearances, or proof of application of clearances, are required beginning employment and as a condition of continued employment:
Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check
FBI Fingerprint Criminal Background Check
Obtaining the required clearances is completed as part of the new hire process. However, if you would like to apply for the documents on your own or for more information, please visit http://keepkidssafe.pa.gov/clearances/index.htm
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