Title: Lead Interpreter
Department: Visitor Programs &Interpretation
Classification: Full-Time, Non-Exempt
Reports To: Manager of Visitor Programs
Direct Report(s): N/A
Start Date: March 2020 (subject to change)
The Lead Interpreter is responsible for enhancing the guest experience by teaching guests and connecting them to the and mission of the Mississippi Aquarium. This position will use public speaking skills to deliver interpretive programs, on-site presentations, tours, experiences, and animal ambassador talks.Additionally, the Lead will assist in staff training and daily scheduling to ensure all public contact areas are staffed. The Lead Interpreter will be the liaison for interns and volunteers for the Visitor Programs and Interpretation team. This person is expected to work alongside other members of the GuestExperience and Education team at the Mississippi Aquarium.
Essential functions of this job described may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color and peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the
duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.