Kahalu‘u Bay Education Center Staff
(Kahalu‘u, Hawai‘i Island)

Job Summary: The Kohala Center is seeks part-time retail center staff at its Kahalu‘u Bay Education Center (KBEC), based at Kahalu‘u Bay Beach Park on Hawai‘i Island.

The Kahalu‘u Bay Education Center is a partnership between The Kohala Center and the County of Hawai‘i to revive and revitalize Kahalu‘u Bay and Beach Park. Rich in historical, cultural, and environmental treasures, Kahalu‘u Bay welcomes more than 400,000 visitors annually, making it West Hawai‘i’s most popular tourist destination. As visitor traffic increases, educating visitors to retail center on proper reef etiquette and ecosystem stewardship is critical to the bay’s survival and the region’s economic health. Through volunteer-driven educational programs such as ReefTeach and Citizen Science, Kahalu‘u Bay Education Center promotes and measures the positive impacts of environmental stewardship to ensure the bay remains a healthy and welcoming place for residents and visitors alike.

Founded in the year 2000, The Kohala Center is an independent, community-based center for research, conservation, and education. We turn research and traditional knowledge into action, so that communities in Hawai‘i and around the world can thrive–ecologically, economically, culturally, and socially. The Kohala Center is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Essential Duties:

Responsibilities include set-up and breakdown of the mobile education center, daily cash and credit card reconciliation, and daily deposits. Must maintain a pleasant and professional attitude to all visitors and staff and serve as an Aloha Ambassador. The ideal candidate will possess sales and marketing skills, excellent communication skills and will be highly motivated and enthusiastic. Simple math, time management, and organizational skills are required. Candidates must have a reliable form of transportation.

Must be available to work on weekends; two to four days per week.

To Apply:

Please download and fill out the employment application form and submit with your cover letter and resume to Cortney Okumura at cokumura@kohalacenter.org. No phone calls, please.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory, or all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Posted: January 30, 2018