Receptionist (Temporary) – Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences


Receptionist (Temporary)


Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences is looking to hire a temporary receptionist for the upcoming summer season. This position could be full-time or part-time, depending on candidate preference, with an ideal start date of May 15, 2022. Pay for this position starts at $16/hour.


Requirements & Responsibilities
We’re looking for somebody with good communication, interpersonal, customer-service, and organizational skills. Prior customer-service experience is preferred and work history in administration or with nonprofits would be helpful. The successful candidate will be poised and positive while interacting with a variety of people, and will have a professional demeanor and appearance. We hope to find someone who has a proactive approach to serving others, a strong work ethic and sense of teamwork, and a genuine concern for others, and has knowledge of and aptitude for basic computer processes like email, calendar management, and Microsoft Office suite.


The summer receptionist will be responsible for maintaining a welcoming area for the Laboratory, answering all general telephone and email inquiries, and some light administrative work.

Applicants should submit their resume to our online application portal. Two references are required for the successful candidate prior to hire. Review of applicants will begin immediately, and the search will continue until the position is filled by one full-time individual or multiple part-time individuals.

Those seeking more information about this position or needing to request an accommodation, please contact [email protected] or (207) 315-2567, ext. 107.

Working at Bigelow Laboratory
Bigelow Laboratory is an inclusive community of scientists from around the world that welcomes and supports diverse opinions and cultures. Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences strives to maintain an environment that allows our employees to flourish through respectful, inclusive, and equitable treatment of others. We believe there is power in embracing the full diversity of humanity to advance science and are committed to supporting each other as individuals worthy of respect. Bigelow Laboratory is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination.