$15.50 Hourly

Employment Type


Why Work Here?

“Excellent opportunity for experienced and customer service focused Retail Associates!”

The Udvar Hazy Air & Space Center on the grounds of Dulles International Airport in Chantilly VA is currently seeking temporary Retail Associates to deliver top-notch customer service in the Museum Store. Have fun, earn a competitive wage, and put your customer service experience to work for a world class museum!

Qualified candidates will have at least 6 months of retail or hospitality industry experience including:

  • Superior Customer Service Skills
  • Merchandise Replenishment
  • Shipping and Receiving
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Loss Prevention
  • Cash Handling

We are looking for upbeat and outgoing personalities, and dependability is a must! Knowledge of or an interest in Aviation, Space travel, or Science and Technology a plus!

Important stuff:

Candidates must be available Evenings, Weekends, and Holidays – no exceptions.

Candidates must be able to lift up to 10 lbs., stand for long periods of time, and have the ability to operate a computerized cash register system.

Hourly wage: $15.50

The Smithsonian Institution is an equal opportunity employer, and values and seeks a diverse workforce. Join us in "Inspiring Generations through Knowledge and Discovery."

Applicants selected for interview may be given a retail math skills test.

Final candidate selection will be subject to the applicant’s successful completion of a pre-appointment background check and subsequent background investigation for a position designated as Low Risk. Employees are required to participate in Direct Deposit for salary payment and may serve a one-year probationary period. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. This is not a federal service position.

Employees and visitors to the Smithsonian are required to wear a mask while in indoor spaces. To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Smithsonian Institution will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. The Smithsonian Institution may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

About Smithsonian Museum Retail:

Smithsonian Enterprises is a division of the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum and research organization. Smithsonian Enterprises encompasses Smithsonian magazine, Museum stores, Restaurants, IMAX theaters and the Smithsonian Catalog, Consumer products, Educational travel, e-commerce, and commercial media enterprises in book publishing and the Smithsonian TV Channel.

Company address: 14390 Air & Space Museum Parkway

Posted date: 4 days ago

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