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Discover the fun of working at Discovery Place.

Join our team and help bring extraordinary educational experiences to children and families throughout the region.

We know that staff are the key ingredient to providing exceptional experiences to the thousands of visitors who attend our Museums each day. So, we are dedicated to creating an outstanding workplace by hiring and training the most qualified people who share our values and passion for education, science, nature and fun. In every area, we show appreciation for our staff by creating an environment that stimulates personal and professional growth.

Discovery Place, Inc. offers a competitive package of benefits to employees including:

  • Health and dental insurance 1
  • Life insurance 1
  • Disability insurance 1
  • Retirement plan 1
  • Museum Membership
  • Invitations to special events
  • Museum discounts

1 available to full time employees only

Current Openings

Birthday Party Presenter - On Call

Location: Discovery Place
Energetic, outgoing individual needed to fill the position of Birthday Party Presenter. Responsibilities include the role of host/hostess for the duration of the party, set up and break down of party room and demonstrations or presentations based on the party theme. Must b…

Birthday Party Presenter - Part Time

Location: Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville
Birthday Party Presenters are energetic, outgoing individuals whose responsibilities include the role of host/hostess for the duration of the party, set up and break down of party room and demonstrations or presentations based on the party theme. Must be …

Building Services Technician - Part Time

Location: Discovery Place
Provide direct oversight of all building and security-related systems to guarantee optimal performance. Monitor the custodial service to ensure cleanliness during public and non-public hours. Set up and break down for company functions. Receive and route incoming/outgoing …

Creative Play Professional - Part Time

Location: Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville
Conduct programs, presentations, demonstrations and lead play activities while adapting content and complexity to ages and interests of children. Greet guests and perform admissions-related operations at the front desk through the point-of-sale system. Pr…

Creative Play Professional - Part Time

Location: Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham
Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham seeks a part time Creative Play Professional to conduct programs, make presentations, perform demonstrations and lead play activities while adapting content and complexity to ages and interests of children. This person will a…

Exhibits Technician - Part Time

Location: Discovery Place
Repair and maintain exhibits within Discovery Place and other off-site locations. Minimum of five years of shop-fabrication experience, particularly in the exhibits and cabinetry industries. General working knowledge of standard shop equipment, hand tools, construction and…

Graphics Designer - Part Time

Location: Discovery Place
Conceptualizes, designs and produces environmental graphic design for signage, wayfinding, exhibit panels and graphics, banners, presentation materials and digital screens. Creates innovative concepts for projects related to special exhibitions, films and oth…

Naturalist, Charlotte Nature Museum - Part Time

Location: Charlotte Nature Museum
Charlotte Nature Museum seeks Naturalist to plan, develop and conduct on-site environmental education programs including ecological field studies, hands-on inquiry based activities, public programs, workshops and classes, and assist in maintaining the building and …

Presenter - Part Time and On Call

Location: Discovery Place
Present in-house and off-site programs for Discovery Place. Perform a full range of interpretive programs: scripted shows, science demonstrations, informal interactions, guided discoveries, costumed characters, storytelling, live animal handling, and dramatic…

Summer Camp Presenter - Temporary, Summer 2015

Location: Discovery Place
Have fun leading Summer Camp programs for Discovery Place! Presenters will teach science concepts related to a camp theme, prepare materials for daily camp activities, manage camper behavior and oversee teen volunteers assisting with the camp. The ability to work in a clas…

Ways to apply:

Fax:
Print the application here and submit via fax to 704.348.1988.
Email:
Email a resume and cover letter to jobs@discoveryplace.org
Mail:
Print the application here and mail to: Discovery Place Human Resources Department, 301 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202.

Instead of the application, you may submit a resume and cover letter. You must indicate which position you are applying for in the letter.

Applying for a Position

Applications are accepted for posted positions only. When submitting an application, you must specify the position you are applying for. Because of the large number of applications, we are unable to respond to every job applicant. The most qualified candidates for a position will be contacted to arrange an interview. Applications remain active for a period of 30 days.

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Important Employment Information

Discovery Place, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment at Discovery Place is based upon abilities and qualifications without discrimination due to race, color, religion, gender, sex, national origin, age, disability, veterans' status or any other status or condition that is protected by applicable law. We work to maintain an environment free from discrimination and harassment. Discovery Place complies with federal and state employment laws which are available for review here: Employment Laws

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Employment Inquires

Discovery Place Human Resources
jobs@discoveryplace.org

Applications are not accepted on site at Discovery Place. Please complete application and fax to 704.348.1988; send via email to jobs@discoveryplace.org; or mail to Discovery Place Human Resources, 301 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202.