Part of a Team
Working at the Maui Ocean Center is more than a job or a career. It is an opportunity to be a part of a community of passionate, dedicated lovers of Hawaii’s marine life and collaborate together to create and sustain an island culture, environment and way of life that will sustain future generations. We believe we have more to say, to do and advance by teaming together to make our world a better place for everyone.
If this sounds like fun to you, we would love to hear from you!
Open positions can be found listed below. Maui Ocean Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a smoke-free environment.
Sphere Theater Attendant
Maui Ocean Center is seeking theater attendants for the new sphere theater. The theater attendants will be responsible for ensuring that guests have a positive experience while attending events held in the theater.
Responsibilities will include greeting guests as they enter the theater, taking tickets, maintaining an accurate count of guests, and handing out and collecting 3D glasses.
They will also facilitate the automated cleaning of 3D glasses throughout the day. The position requires an organized, detail-oriented individual with great people skills. They will be responsible for directing guests to their seats, introducing the presentations and starting the video presentations using iPad control to start the show.
Interested individuals must have a high school diploma and some experience in the hospitality industry is a plus.
There are full and part-time positions available and may require working weekends and evenings.
Requirements to work with us:
- Great people skills, outgoing and pleasant.
- Ability to interact with guests while facilitating smooth entry and exits of our guests through the theater.
- Must be able to work flexible hours throughout the day and occasional evenings, including weekends and holidays.
- Ability to work efficiently in a flexible and constantly changing work environment with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Establish and maintain productive relationships with other employees and effectively work as a team, as well as independently to perform all job requirements.
Front Gate Cashier – Part Time
Our Front Gate Cashiers are an essential part of our overall operations for the park, if not for them then we would have no one there to let people into the Maui Ocean Center to enjoy their park experience. The Front Gate Cashiers do mostly admissions into the park and need to know and learn how to ring up and work with each different type of admission. The Front Gate can, at times, be a very busy fast-paced environment so the ability to operate in that type of environment is key for our Front Gate cashiers. The daily work up at the Front Gate is mostly computer based, so being computer literate is necessary to become a successful part of the Front Gate team.
Retail Buyer – Full Time
Our Retail Buyer position is a key position in our organization since the buying decisions of the Retail Buyer could have a tremendous impact on the sales and performance of our store overall. The Retail Buyer will be responsible for the gift buying including but not limited to the buying of apparel, accessories, logo, kids, plush, kitchenware, and bath and body products. We do have Buyers as well for jewelry, food, and books, so the Retail Buyer would be responsible for the buying for the rest of the store that is not already covered by another Buyer. We are looking for an experienced Buyer who knows and is familiar with the different Retail benchmarks to help us continue to grow and increase our business. The Retail Buyer will also be responsible for managing our inventory level though buying practices and working with the Retail Head Lead on putting older products on sale to make sure that the inventory in the store continues to move. Together, with the direction of the Retail Manager the Retail Buyer will reorder or bring in products that align with our marine and Hawaii theme, and also aligns with Maui Ocean Center’s continued efforts to conserve and protect our environment at large. Although the Majority of the Retail Buyer’s daily duties and responsibilities is behind-the-scenes, the Retail Buyer is still expected to know and understand the full scope of our retail business from the back of the house to the front of the house, and may be expected at times to be able to receive merchandise into the system or be able to know and operate a register.
Retail Sales Lead – Full Time
Our Retail Sales Leads are a vital part of our team because they are our sales floor supervisors whose responsibility it is to run our sales floor efficiently and to help the team meet daily sales goals, handle any returns or exchanges, open and close the store, and to oversee the daily operations of our entire sales floor.
Retail Sales Associate – Full Time
Our Retail Sales Associates are a vital part of our daily business because they are interacting directly with our customers. Customers and delivering world-class customer service to all of our customers is our number one priority. We expect that our Retail Sales Associates be so much more than just a cashier, we expect our Retail Sales Associates interact with customers and encourage and drive sales toward daily sales goals. We also expect that our Retail Sales Associates have a positive impact on our customers’ visits so that our customers leave our store and the park with a positive outlook on our park and all of the efforts that we are endeavoring on, as well as hopefully a little piece of Maui.
Become a part of the Maui Ocean Center team as a photographer at our photo concession booth!
Day in the life of our photographers, what to expect:
• You will assist in capturing photo memories of our guests
• Edit photos using Darkroom
• Sell these memories to our guests, with the possibility of up-selling.
Requirements to work with us:
• Understanding of camera functions, lighting, and composition is preferred, but willing to train if necessary.
• Ability to interact with guests while achieving a daily sales goal.
• Must be able to work flexible hours throughout the day and occasional evenings, including weekends and holidays.
• Ability to work efficiently in a flexible and constantly changing work environment with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Establish and maintain productive relationships with other employees and effectively work as a team, as well as independently to perform all job requirements.
Food & Beverage
Seascape Restaurant located at the Maui Ocean Center is seeking employees for the following positions: Cook, Food Preparer, Dishwasher, Host/Hostess. Candidates should be able to work flexible hours both day and evening. Previous experience is preferred but training is available.