Employment

We are looking for highly passionate and dedicated people to help support our mission of inspiring science learning for life.

The Orlando Science Center offers a variety of employment opportunities which vary from entry level positions to supervisory and management roles. These positions range anywhere from handling animals, providing exhibit interpretation and developing educational content to working in guest services, coordinating events, or maintaining our building behind the scenes.

OSC Guiding Principles:

  • Act with the highest integrity
  • Commit to excellence
  • Embrace teamwork and collaboration
  • Treat all with respect
  • Be innovative
  • Be a responsible steward of all resources

 

OSC Individual Principles:

  • Always act safely
  • Exceed expectations
  • Hold yourself accountable
  • Embrace change
  • Be trustworthy
  • Be impactful
  • Communicate effectively

How to Apply:

Cover letters, resumes, and/or job applications can be submitted in a variety of ways:

 

Email

HRSpecialist@osc.org

Please indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

 

In Person

You may leave your cover letter, resume, and/or job application with our Guest Services Team on Level 2.

 

Mail

Orlando Science Center

ATTN: Human Resources Department

777 East Princeton Street

Orlando, FL 32803

 

Employment Application

 

Background Check Form

 


 

Due to the number of applications we receive, we are only able to respond to those applicants who best match our current openings. We are not able to respond to individual calls or emails regarding the status of your employment application.

Positions currently open are listed below. 

Our Human Resources Team will process applications and resumes for current job openings only. Applicants must specify the job title on applications, resumes, and cover letters to ensure proper handling. Unsolicited applications and resumes are not accepted, i.e. applications for "any" or "open" positions are not kept on file.

Current Openings

Full-Time Positions

Reservationist

The Reservationist position is responsible for all field trips, camps, homeschool, overnights, offsites, preschool, afterschool, workshop programs, and birthday party sales. This individual should be extremely comfortable with telephone and email sales and computer ticketing systems.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for all reservations pertaining to all education programs including: field trips, homeschool, offsites, overnights, preschool, afterschool, camps, birthdays, and any other fee based programs.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the ticketing software systems, including all reservation data input, payment processing, data retrieval, and report printing.
  • Serves as liaison between schools, day cares, parents, churches, and all other group institutions to make reservations and answer guest questions.
  • Creates itineraries including lab, film, exhibit, and lunch scheduling for field trips.
  • Handles reservation confirmations on all sales.
  • Collects and follows up on deposits and payments received for fee based programming.
  • Responds to email inquiries, web-sale requests, and faxes regarding fee based programming.
  • Assists in the day-to-day operations of the Reservations Office.
  • Assists with check-ins and other duties as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Competencies:

1. Teamwork

2. Decision Making

3. Work Standards

4. Motivation

5. Reliability

6. Problem Solving

7. Adaptability 8. Planning and Organizing

9. Communication

10. Integrity 11. Initiative

12. Customer Service and Quality

 

Minimum Qualifications: 

1. Education: High School Diploma or equivalent.

2. Experience: Prior cash handling experience and experience with Point of Sales (POS) systems or ticketing databases.

3. Certifications: N/A

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience with ticketing systems.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Highly organized, attention to detail a must.

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • N/A

Physical demands: 

  • Must be able to sit or stand for an extended period of time

Expected Hours of Work:  

  • The Reservations Office is open Monday – Friday from 7:30am to 6:00pm. Must be able to work flexible hours including early mornings, nights and weekends as necessary.

Travel:

  • N/A

Other Duties:

Please note 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.

 

Part-Time Positions

Barista

The Barista is responsible for ensuring Florida State regulations and Orlando Science Center standards are met in coffee and food handling. This position is responsible for providing exceptional service to Orlando Science Center visitors and educating visitors on the history of coffee.

  

Essential Functions: 

  • Knowledgeable about all menu items and beverages served.
  • Able to answer visitor’s questions regarding such with confidence and accuracy.
  • Prepares all coffee drinks to specifications.
  • Has complete knowledge and skill of operating/maintaining coffee equipment for daily use.
  • Maintains a clean, organized, and sanitized work area.
  • Maintains a high level of customer service with OSC Visitors and Members.
  • Adheres to health and safety standards at all times.
  • Able to effectively explain the “journey of coffee”.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Competencies:

1. Teamwork

2. Decision Making

3. Work Standards

4. Motivation

5. Reliability

6. Problem Solving

7. Adaptability

8. Planning and Organizing

9. Communication

10. Integrity

11. Initiative

12. Customer Service and Quality

 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Experience: Some customer service and cash handling experience.
  • Certifications: N/A

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Proficient with Point Of Sales applications.
  • Barista, customer service or hospitality experience preferred.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

 

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • N/A

Physical demands: 

  • Ability to stand for an extended period of time.
  • Ability to lift, carry push or pull up to 30 lbs.
  • Ability to climb flights of stairs, bend, twist, reach and turn with complete flexibility.
  • Must be able to operate coffee equipment and be comfortable with loud noises.

Expected Hours of Work:  

  • Must be able to work weekends. Occasional early morning or evening work required. Hours vary based on need.

Travel:

  • N/A

Other Duties:

Please note 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 Orlando Science Center is committed to building and maintaining a diverse, inclusive, and equitable organization and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. It is the policy of the Orlando Science Center to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants and to administer all aspects and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, gender expression, or any other protected-class status.