Recent NewsAugust 26, 2014
Position: Part-Time Visitor Services Representative
Reports to: Visitor Services Manager
- Greet and interact with visitors, volunteers and delivery people
- Answer phones, respond to callers requests and refer calls
- Sell admission, membership and store items
- Follow sound cash-handling practices
- Follow daily tour schedule
- Turn on lights, place ropes and runners, and generally prepare the Mansion for public use before opening
- Maintain the visual integrity and security of the museum and store throughout the day
- Secure the Mansion, Gate Lodge, and Museum Store including seeing that all doors and windows are locked and alarms are activated at closing time
- Facilitate school tours and use of the museum for evening events as scheduled
- Carry out other duties as assigned
- High level of customer service
- Ability to interact with public, staff and volunteers as a team member
- Professional manner and appearance
- Strong communication skills
- Attention to detail
- Record of dependability, timeliness and good attendance
- Valid driver’s license and a dependable car
- Ability to lift 30 lbs.
- Strong retail sales skills a plus
- Some college or 4-year degree preferred
To apply: Please email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 503.823.3626. No phone calls, please.
July 23, 2014
Thanks to OPB and John Rosman for highlighting 40 fascinating facts about Pittock Mansion in less than two minutes in this video and online slide show:
April 16, 2014
Pittock Mansion welcomed the Royal Rosarians on April 15 for the official planting of the Georgiana Pittock Centennial Rose. See the planting ceremony and interviews with Pittock Mansion Executive Director Marta Bones and Pittock Mansion Board Member Shirley Edwards on Portland’s #1 garden show, Garden Time, at 8:30am on KOIN – 6 on April 26.
February 10, 2014
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Thanks to KGW for their excellent news coverage about Pittock Mansion’s terrace restoration project and upcoming Centennial.
After successful fundraising efforts, the $1.13 million needed to restore the Mansion’s terraces is now secured, and repairs to all four terraces are expected to be completed by October of 2013, in time to begin celebrations that will mark Pittock Mansion’s Centennial in 2014. The Mansion is open for visitors during construction.
Restoring the terraces is part of the City’s and the Society’s ongoing efforts to sustain the Mansion so that it will contiue to enrich and inform the lives of a new century of Portland residents and visitors. The Mansion’s Centennial is an unprecedent opportunity to celebrate its history and plan its future.
See the news story here: http://www.kgw.com/home/Portlands-Pittock-Mansion-readies-for-centennial-212406951.html