Career Opportunities

Guest Services

The Guest Services staff is the first person to greet our visitors and welcome them to the Discovery Center.  This person represents the excitement and opportunity to discover new things for both childeren and adults.  Greeting new guests, members, groups, and other community represetatives in a welcoming, helpful manner is essential to them having a positive learning experience at DCS.  Schedule is Tuesday-Saturday; pay rate is $8.75-$9.00/hour.  Applications accepted through April 22nd.


Life Science Assistant

The LSA provides support for the daily activities in DCS life science-related galleries.  In the ChromoZone (CZ) gallery and laboratories, the LSA assists in the set-up and facilitation of activities, public exhibits and demonstrations, as well as behind-the-scenes activities such as activity research, development, and support.  Additionally, this person undertakes routine maintenance of living organisms, life science exhibits, and laboratory equipment.  Work schedule is 5-15 hours/week; pay rate is $9.00/hour.

Visitor Experience Staff

Primary responsibility is the visitor experience.  To insure the visitor has a positive experience while at the Discovery Center, staff will have a working knowledge of the exhibits and the science behind them.  This person needs good communication skills to share information with visitors and work with staff to ensure the galleries, labs, front desk and exhibits are ready for the visitor experience.  Daily acitivities will include, yet are not limited to, interacting with visitors, checking in groups, facilitating exhibits, maintaining the facility and assisting with special events.  Minimum age requirement is 18.  Pay rate is $7.65/hour. 


Click here for the Application for Employment.  Please email applications to Christina Worth at or fax to 417-862-6898.