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Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: May 20, 2019
Departmental Overview Welcome to the University of California, Berkeley's Lawrence Hall of Sciencethe country's only science center that is part of a top-tier, public research university. This distinctive affiliation allows the Hall to partner with world-class scientists, engineers, educational leaders, and teachers, with the goal of developing and disseminating the most innovative and effective science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs available today. Our mission is to inspire and foster science learning for allespecially for those with limited access to science.
Sell museum admission, books, toys, science kits, grab-and-go food items, movie tickets, planetarium shows, and memberships (depending on retail environment).
Follow cash handling procedures as outlined in the University of California Business and Finance Bulletin BUS-49 and departmental and campus cash handling policy
Follow proper cash handling and other payment options procedures including: custody of daily money drawer, record and reconcile sales on designated forms, secure sales and credit card receipts
Accurately operate the electronic point-of-sale (cash register), including: count customers' change, provide receipts, correctly process on-line card transactions, ask supervisor for change in a timely manner to meet customer demand.
Have knowledge of and be able to communicate all products and experiences to on site visitors and also to remote customers.
Provide a high level of customer service, including resolving minor customer service problems according to predetermined protocols.
Data entry for membership applications
Routine shipping and receiving
General administrative tasks
Other duties as assigned by a supervisor
Customer service experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Enthusiastic, service oriented personality.
Attention to detail.
Ability to work weekends and holidays required.
Must be 18 years old or older to apply.
High School Graduate.
Cashiering experience in a retail store, food service, museum or other attraction is desired.
Salary & Benefits The position is non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay for this role is $16.82.
How to Apply Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Other Information This is a 3-month limited appointment and we are hiring for 8 open positions.
This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Clerical & Allied Services Unit (CX) between the University of California and Teamsters Local 2010. The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at:
Conviction History Background This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Mandated Reporter This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.