Pikes Peak Region Job Opportunities

 

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Western Museum of Mining and Industry

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Marketing and Communications Coordinator

The Marketing and Communications Coordinator’s primary responsibilities include the development and implementation of promotions and media relations for the museum and its programs, including the creation and implementation of marketing events for both members and the general public.

Qualifications

*B.A. in marketing, communications, or related field

*Experience in marketing planning and an understanding of marketing basics in order to execute strategic direction and development support tools

*Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Publisher

*Experience with Adobe and other website editors

*Demonstrated ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, make decisions, change course of action quickly, and be flexible

*Attention to detail with the ability to maintain professionalism under pressure

*Exceptional skills with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

*Excellent communications skills in both oral and written content

*Ability to work with a wide range of individuals and groups

*Experience working within or with non-profits

*An active interest in the past and present history of the mining industry preferred

*Positive, friendly attitude

*Willingness to advocate for the museum, its events, activities and mission

Knowledge and Skills

Programming

  • Works with director, museum manager, and staff to create programs that align with the museum’s mission and to discuss and plan events.
  • Design, plan, implement and manage museum events. Coordinate between departments for these events.Communicate and advertise these programs.
  • Manage space/facility rentals from beginning to end, call to completion.
  • Serves as the community face for museum programs, represents museum at events.
  • Negotiate contracts with vendors and distributors who participate at events.
  • Develop promotions for current programs and specials.
  • Select trade or special outreach events and shows that the museum can participate in.
  • Build and maintain professional relationships with other community organizations and members that participate in our programs.
  • Monitor and evaluate the success or effectiveness of a program and makes changes to it as necessary.
  • Keeps records of museum programs, participants, and outcomes.
Marketing
  • Follow the museum’s plan for uniformity in message and presentation, including branding, templates, tag lines, and logo usage. (Manage branding standards)
  • Identify, develop, and evaluate marketing strategy yearly, based on knowledge of establishment objectives, market characteristics, and current marketing plans.
  • Use appropriate forecasting and strategic planning to ensure the promotion and profitability of the museum, including analyzing business developments and monitoring market trends.
  • Evaluate the financial aspects of museum development as it relates to marketing, such as budgets, expenditures, research and development appropriations, and return-on-investment projections.
  • Manage the museum’s marketing budget.
  • Formulate, direct, and coordinate marketing activities and policies to promote products and services, working with advertising and promotion organizations.
  • Facilitate marketing campaigns: designs and implements plans to market events and products.
  • Coordinate and participate in promotional activities, with advertisers, to market museum products and services.
  • Design, co-create, or oversee marketing pieces and materials.
  • Negotiate contracts with third party advertising forums, media buys.
  • Maintain database of advertising contacts and media contacts.
  • Invite media to regional events and serves as onsite media contact.
  • Initiate media opportunities including on-air interviews and feature stories.
  • Develop marketing literature and collateral, ensuring valid, current and accurate content, including website, press releases, and media kits.
  • Analyze the success of current marketing strategies and make changes as necessary.
  • Identify new potential markets for products and services.
  • Research to identify potential customers, clients, and competition.
  • Use the following marketing strategies to promote the museum:
    • Digital marketing
    • Promotion
    • Branding
    • Media
    • Online marketing
    • Market research
    • Advertising
Communications
  • Implement the museum’s communication strategies and work toward maintaining and improving WMMI’s public image.
  • Develop timelines and meet deadlines following a pre-set communication and publication schedule.
  • Systematicplanning, implementing, monitoring, and revision of all the channels of communication between the museum and media channels and partner organizations.
  • Organizationand dissemination of new communication directives connected with the museum, including sending information to social media channels and other communication platforms.
  • Write effective press releases and distribute them to television and radio stations, websites and newspapers.
  • Produce museum newsletter for online and/or postage distribution.
  • Write and edit online articles for museum’s website and associated Front Range blogs.
  • Maintain the museum’s forthcoming new website, make changes as needed.
  • Use basic desktop publishing, graphic design, photo editing, and more to communicate museum events and info.
  • Maintain organizations’ communication records, including developing and maintaining media contacts, creating spreadsheets and various meeting coordination.
  • Respond to information requests from workers, shareholders and the public.
  • Develop and promote opportunities for membership growth and retention.

Additional duties as assigned, for example;

  • Support the front desk operations when necessary
  • Assist with tours, schools, groups and events
  • Assist with booking tours as needed
  • Assist with training and monitoring of volunteers as requested

Expectations of all staff members, you shall be able to:

  • Enthusiastically explain the mission and vision of the WMMI
  • Contribute to a respectful, constructive work environment
  • Positively advocate for the museum with all stakeholders at all times
  • Present at least 2 sections of our school tour or in-reach programs as needed
  • Answer the phone, take messages, check phone messages, place call on hold
  • Operate the cash register; open, input and close the front desk and museum
  • Be available for most special events
  • Willingly clean and organize museum spaces and materials as needed
  • Use our best judgment in all situations

Application Process:  Please email your resume and cover letter to Grant Dewey at museum.manager@wmmi.org or mail to 225 North Gate Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80921

This position is currently part time with a flexible schedule Mon – Sat. 8 am to 5 pm time window.  The hours per week average 18-30 and may flex up to 40 hours per week for events, etc.

Employee Benefits: Working in an educational, team environment; Semi-Flexible schedule; Paid sick days*, Accrued vacation*, some Holidays* (Full Time*)

Manitou Cliff Dwellings

Gift Shop Sales Clerk

$11.50/Hour

The Manitou Cliff Dwellings is hiring sales clerks for our multi-level gift shop. Seeking friendly, social, reliable, trustworthy, enthusiastic, conscientious hard working individuals.

  • Stable work history
  • Reliable transportation
  • Open and available schedule as we are open 7 days a week (minimum 1 weekend day required)
  • Customer service experience is a plus

Join a family of staff from across the country and meet people from around the world. If you are an honest, motivated, positive and a mature distinctive individual, you may just be the one.

Starting pay is $11.50 per hour. Filling part-time and full-time positions (24-40 hours per week).

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Customer service, cashier, stocking, organizing, merchandising, cleaning
  • Answering calls regarding hours of operation, admission fees and directions
  • Assist with school field trips as tour guide
  • Working both individually and as a team member.
  • Able to be on your feet 8 hours a day.

Submit your resume along with a cover letter describing why you would be a great fit for this position. Once we have reviewed your reply, we will contact you further. Serious and interested job seekers only. No calls please.

Job Types: Full-time 32-40 hours, Part-time 24 hours

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Broadmoor Seven Falls

Park Attendant

$11.10/Hour

Summary:  Performs duties needed to assist park guests with any and all needs, maintain the park grounds and facilities, retail sales, driving shuttles, ticket sales, general park information, trail maintenance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.    

  • Has a smile with a welcoming and positive attitude that supports the philosophy of a Broadmoor owned property
  • Consistently provides a high level of service to all guests, external and internal
  • Regularly moves between park jobs with adaptation and ease
  • Assists guests with park information and guidance
  • Sells park admission tickets
  • Drives guest and employee shuttles to and in the park
  • Conducts thorough pre-trip safety checks of park vehicles
  • Maintains park grounds to include, watering foliage, mowing grass, cleaning public restroom facilities, emptying trash, clearing trails and roads as necessary
  • Acts as a Retail Associate in Seven Falls retail shops
  • Performs parking lot attendant duties
  • Answers phone calls when necessary
  • All other duties as assigned by the Director of Operations

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Math Ability:

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:

No Computer skills needed. 

Certificates and Licenses:

Valid Colorado Driver’s License preferred

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands 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 regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms and climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds with assistance.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision and Distance vision.

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Broadmoor Seven Falls

Seven Falls Shuttle Driver

$11.10/Hour

SUMMARY: Drives vehicles in a safe, professional and courteous manner, obeying traffic laws, adhering to hotel policies and complying with all regulations. Transport guests, staff, and occasionally packages. Works closely with Park Attendants

Essential duties and responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned

  • Provides transportation for guests and employees to and from The Broadmoor Hotel and Seven Falls.
  • Smiles and welcomes guests with a positive attitude that supports the philosophy of The Broadmoor Hotel.
  • Actively engage with guests as they board and leave the shuttle service.
  • Professionally delivers a pre-written travel speech to guests riding the shuttle.
  • Consistently provides a high level of service to all guests, external and internal
  • Inspects, cleans and reports vehicle maintenance issues.
  • Conducts thorough pre-trip safety inspection of assigned vehicles.
  • Fills out required paperwork and forms.
  • Drives vehicles in a safe, professional and courteous manner.
  • Able to safely and correctly operate the wheelchair lift on the handicap-accessible vehicles.
  • Conducts effective communication with other team members using radios and earpieces.
  • Reports any accidents or damage to a vehicle to the Director, Supervisor and Loss Prevention.
  • Helps clean and maintain all work facilities.
  • Keeps vehicle fueled.
  • Performs minor maintenance or adjustments as required.

Additional Duties that will be performed as needed

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Challenge Unlimited — Pikes Peak by Bike

Bike Guide

Do you want to work with the most experienced and longest operating mountain bike tour company in Colorado?

Highlights:

  • Competitive pay
  • ​Outdoor-oriented, like-minded individuals
  • Relaxed atmosphere
  • Pro-deals with some of the best companies in the world
  • Seasonal (April 28 – October 31)

Overview:
As a Challenge Unlimited guide, you will be responsible for all our day-to-day activities and customer experience. As the main intermediary between client and business, you will lead by example, show diligence in customer service, and represent Colorado and Pikes Peak in the best way possible.

We are in the business of showing people the great things Colorado has to offer and giving them the best possible experience on our favorite mountain. Prospective employees should be well-versed in the local flora and fauna, history of Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs, history of Pikes Peak, and history of mountain biking. They should also be proficient in bike technology and maintenance, wilderness first aid/CPR, and mountain driving.

Day-to-day activities include:

  • Bicycle maintenance/inspections
    • Brakes, drivetrain, tires, wheels, etc.
  • Loading/unloading vans with mountain bikes and equipment
  • Transportation
  • Food service
  • Public speaking
  • First-aid (when necessary)

Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • 18 years old
  • Highschool diploma or GED
  • Expert bike ability and fitness level commensurate an outdoor professional
  • Wilderness First Aid and CPR (Wilderness First Responder preferred)
  • Clean driving record
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Echo Canyon River Expeditions

Colorado White Water Rafting Guide

Thanks for your interest in finding jobs in whitewater with Echo Canyon. We are now accepting applications for the 2019 summer season.

Training for white water rafting jobs is challenging – it’s also one of the most rewarding experiences you’ll take on in life! You’ll meet new friends who absolutely love living and working outside, and your training will include activities and scenarios that are incredibly fun! So let’s get you started…

We are currently accepting applications for white water rafting guide jobs – rafting guide trainees (no experience necessary) and experienced guides. Our goal is to find outstanding individuals and train them to become outstanding guides. Here at Echo Canyon we have developed the most intensive training program for white water rafting jobs in the state of Colorado. We will invest in you if you dedicate the time and energy to invest in developing your skills with us. Our whitewater jobs training program is not for everyone, but it may just be the most rewarding summer job you will ever have!

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Echo Canyon River Expeditions

Reservations and Front Desk Staff Summer Job / Seasonal Job

Reservations and Front Desk Staff – Echo Canyon and Royal Gorge Cabins

If you enjoy meeting new people and helping make vacation dreams come true then our guest service focused office will be a great fit for you. We are seeking seasonal full time office staff. This is a guest service, phone sales position requiring articulate and reliable individuals with computer skills and outgoing personalities. Competitive wage with opportunities for growth!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities to include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provide exceptional guest service at all times
  • Answer phones taking messages and making reservations for lodging and activities
  • Computer skills beyond basic typing and internet searches
  • Multi-tasking phone and computer skills often taking multiple calls at one time.
  • Data entry and lead processing.
  • Light organization and filing duties.
  • Light cleaning of office facilities.
  • Retail tagging, stocking, and sales.
  • Guest checkins for activities and lodging.
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Echo Canyon River Expeditions

Photographer Job – Summer Job / Seasonal Job

Echo Canyon is now hiring motivated individuals with photography skills or those interested in learning photography skills for a summer seasonal river photographer job. You’ll be using Echo Canyon digital SLR cameras, and driving Echo vehicles to river locations where you will photograph rafts floating through the rapids.  Applicants should be self-motivated and have a great appreciation for hospitality.

Photographer Job Requirements:

  • Must possess a positive attitude and have the ability to work with a variety of people and in cooperation with coworkers efficiently and effectively
  • Must be flexible working days, weekends, and holidays
  • Report to work at the scheduled time, neatly groomed and in compliance with company Dress Code Policy
  • Must have reliable transportation to Echo Canyon
  • Must have a valid driver license and clean driving record for driving Echo Canyon vehicles
  • Must be capable of hiking up to 4 miles per day and capable of navigating steep trails to access photography locations
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Echo Canyon’s Royal Gorge Cabins

Housekeepers — Royal Gorge Cabins

Seeking full time or part time Housekeepers for daily cleaning of our new luxury cabins, glamping tents, and campground/rafting restroom facilities. Must be detailed oriented and dependable.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Removal of all trash.
  • Dusts all surfaces.
  • Vacuums all carpeted areas.
  • Sweeps and washes all hard floor surfaces.
  • Reports maintenance problems.
  • Turns in lost and found items properly.
  • Replaces all guest room glassware
  • Scrubs all bathroom fixtures and floor with appropriate solution.
  • Replaces all used guest terry.
  • Replenishes guest room supplies as needed.
  • Strips and makes beds on a daily basis.
  • Delivers ice to guest rooms.
  • Cleans and organizes linen closets.
  • Clean mirrors and windows
  • Clean patios, patio furniture, and grills.
  • Stock and inventory supplies in all necessary areas.
  • Performs major housecleaning as scheduled.
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Echo Canyon’s 8 Mile Bar & Grill

Line Cook / Prep Cook

8 Mile Bar & Grill is now hiring exceptional individuals with a positive attitude that want to spend the summer in a fast-paced and fun environment. Applicants should be self-motivated and have a great appreciation for hospitality. The restaurant offers great views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and is close to the heart of the best whitewater rafting on the Arkansas River.

Requirements:

  • Ability to kneel, crouch, squat, climb, stand, sit, balance, reach, bend, push, pull and walk for prolonged periods
  • Ability to use sharp knives safely and proficiently
  • Ability to follow standardized recipes
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks with accuracy
  • Ability to lift, carry, pull and push up to 50 lbs repeatedly throughout a shift
  • Maintains cleanliness and organization in all work areas 
  • knowledge of food preparation and sanitation procedure
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Echo Canyon’s 8 Mile Bar and Grill

Server

8 Mile Bar & Grill is now hiring exceptional individuals with a positive attitude that want to spend the summer in a fast-paced and fun environment. Applicants should be self-motivated and have a great appreciation for hospitality. The restaurant offers great views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and is close to the heart of the best whitewater rafting on the Arkansas River.

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age Entry-level experience in food and beverage service preferred in the retail or food and beverage industry
  • Must have the ability to accurately handle money, make change and process credit card transactions
  • Must possess a positive attitude and have the ability to work with a variety of people and in cooperation with coworkers efficiently and effectively
  • Must be detail oriented and able to manage competing priorities and multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to easily adapt to organizational and environmental changes
  • Must be flexible to working days, early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Report to work at the scheduled time, neatly groomed and in compliance with company Dress Code Policy
  • Ability to kneel, crouch, squat, climb, stand, sit, balance, reach, bend, push, pull and walk for prolonged periods
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Echo Canyon’s 8 Mile Bar and Grill

Hostess / Busser

8 Mile Bar & Grill is now hiring exceptional individuals with a positive attitude that want to spend the summer in a fast-paced and fun environment. Applicants should be self-motivated and have a great appreciation for hospitality. The restaurant offers great views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and is close to the heart of the best whitewater rafting on the Arkansas River.

Requirements:

  • Must possess a positive attitude and have the ability to work with a variety of people and in cooperation with coworkers efficiently and effectively
  • Must be detail oriented and able to manage competing priorities and multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be flexible to working days, early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Report to work at the scheduled time, neatly groomed and in compliance with company Dress Code Policy
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Echo Canyon’s 8 Mile Bar and Grill

Steward / Dishwasher

8 Mile Bar & Grill is now hiring exceptional individuals with a positive attitude that want to spend the summer in a fast-paced and fun environment. Applicants should be self-motivated and have a great appreciation for hospitality. The restaurant offers great views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and is close to the heart of the best whitewater rafting on the Arkansas River.

Requirements:

  • Ability to kneel, crouch, squat, climb, stand, sit, balance, reach, bend, push, pull and walk for prolonged periods
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks with accuracy
  • Ability to lift, carry, pull and push up to 50 lbs repeatedly throughout a shift
  • Maintains cleanliness and organization in all work areas
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Echo Canyon River Expeditions

Maintenance and Grounds

Summary: Maintains company grounds and facilities by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following and other duties may be assigned:

  • Clean and maintain restroom and changing room facilities.
  • Empty trash cans and dispose of trash.
  • Clean ovens, grills, stoves, and fire pits with shovels, brushes, scrapers and chemical solutions.
  • Clean floors, walls and ceilings with power washer, mops and other equipment.
  • Clean, parking areas, loading docks, and dumpster areas.
  • Clean vehicles with vaccum, chemicals, and power washer.
  • Cuts lawns by operating a mower and weedeater
  • Trims edges, and weeds around walks, flower beds, and walls prunes roses, shrubs, and trees to shape and improve growth or remove damaged leaves, branches, or twigs
  • Sprays lawn, shrubs, and trees with fertilizer, herbicides, and insecticides
  • Rake and bag leaves
  • Rake and distribute gravel
  • Cleans grounds and remove litter
  • Shovels snow from walks and driveways
  • Spreads ice melt on public passage ways to prevent ice buildup
  • Plants grass, trees, and shrubs
  • Water lawns, shrubs, and trees
  • Plant knowledge
  • Direct traffic during busy days
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Miramont Castle Museum

Kitchen Staff

Responsibilities: This is a multi-faceted position working in a variety of roles, including: varied cooking, baking, and decorating, cleaning work stations, and high frequency interaction with the public.

Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age, must be a US citizen, good health and ability to lift up to 50 lbs, comfortable with consistent time on foot – average of 6 hours standing/day, reliability, positive attitude, and ability to work independently and as a team.

Physical Demands: This position requires the ability to sit, stand, or walk for prolonged periods; stoop and bend frequently; and lift and carry up to 50 pounds occasionally.

Preferred: Experience working with the public and in food service, open scheduling/availability, creativity with building new menu items, and comfort changing tasks and helping out where help is needed.

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