Delaware North

Communicator, Kennedy Space Center

Overview

Delaware North Parks and Resorts is hiring part-time Communicators to join the team at Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island, Florida. As a Communicator, you will work as a tour guide leading presentations and walking tours about the Rocket Garden, Apollo Saturn V, Atlantis, and other exhibitions at the Kennedy Space Center. This is an exciting opportunity to bring the NASA story to life for guests!

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Perks at Kennedy Space Center

Embark on an extraordinary journey with a job at Kennedy Space Center, where every day allows you to share the excitement of space exploration with our guests.

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance*
  • 401k with company match*
  • Paid vacation days and holidays*
  • Paid parental bonding leave*
  • Tuition or professional certification reimbursement*
  • Weekly pay
  • 12 complimentary tickets and 4 parking passes per year to share with friends and family
  • Attraction share program with 5 visits per year with up to 3 guests at discounted rates to popular Florida attractions
  • Rewards and recognition program with cool gifts and merchandise
  • Referral bonus – earn $200 for each eligible referral
  • Training and development with opportunities for internal mobility and growth including the chance to work at our other locations nationwide

*Available for eligible team members, part-time team members must earn eligibility

Unit Description

The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is the visitor center at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. We offer our team members discounted meals, wellness rewards programs, and a 4-week on-the-job training program. Friends and family perks include up to 12 complimentary tickets with 4 parking passes per year to share. Additionally, team members receive 5 visits per year with up to 3 guests for visits at discounted rates to other popular Florida attractions.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver Astronaut Encounter introductions including managing the questions and answers segment of each show.
  • Offer briefings and shows to educational field trip program participants and youth groups.
  • Engage families and small groups of guests by answering questions and initiating space related conversations throughout the exhibits and displays.
  • Research and maintain knowledge of past, present, and future space exploration information from approved sources.
  • Develop and maintain detailed program outlines and interpretation strategies for all presentations and shows.

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 21 years old to apply.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Prior experience in researching and delivering educational presentations in an attraction setting preferred.
  • Current on NASA activities, rocket launches, and space events at KSC, Cape Canaveral, and worldwide.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to interpret complex technical information confidently and effectively to visitors of varying ages and backgrounds.
  • Experience operating A/V devices such as microphones.
  • Good skills with Microsoft Office products.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand/walk the entire shift.
  • Able to work outdoors in various Florida weather climates.

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