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Current Job Openings

Current job openings with the Durango Business Improvement District

Join our amazing team of Downtown Ambassadors this summer! 

Do you love Durango? The Durango Business Improvement District is looking for friendly, outgoing, and knowledgeable people who love our community to be Downtown Ambassadors. We are looking for candidates that have great interpersonal skills, are familiar with our community, strong communication skills, and are self-motivated. This is a seasonal, part-time position.  

Roles and responsibilities

To provide assistance to visitors and locals in Downtown Durango. This can include assisting with directions, referrals to shops and restaurants, general information about Durango and help with parking or parking meter questions.  Ambassadors will represent and promote Downtown and North Main District businesses. 

The goal of the program is to provide excellent customer service to visitors who come to Downtown Durango. Our mission is to make each visitor feel welcomed, provide accurate information, and enhance their visit in such a way that they will want to come back to Durango again.

Essential position functions:

Job Type:

Part-time seasonal position, summer months. 

Required to work a minimum of 3 shifts a week. Walking shifts are 2.5 hours long (Mid-day, afternoon & evening) Kiosk Shifts are on weekends (Friday- Sunday) Shifts are approximately 4 hours long. (stationary shifts outside the Train Depot) A chair and shade are provided for this shift.   Mid Day shifts start @ 11am, Afternoon shifts start @1pm and late afternoon evening shifts start @4 to 4:30pm. Last shift ends no later then 7 to 7:30pm

Schedule and hours is based on employee’s availability.  Weekend availability is a must. Hours can range from 8 to 12 hours per week. Additional hours are available. This is a great part-time job that can work with other employment commitments or be a supplemental income.

Teachers and students encouraged to apply. We will accept applications for those who can just work part of the summer. (June-Mid-August) Orientation and training times will be adjusted to fit your school schedule. 

We hire based on availability. We have the most shifts during the weekends. Holidays for the Ambassador season include: Memorial Day Weekend (May 24-27) 4th of July Holiday Weekend (July 4-7) and Labor Day August 30-September 2.

Job Location: Downtown Durango

Salary: $16 per hour for regular shifts and $18 for holiday shifts

Dress: Uniform shirt and hat provided

Requirement: Must have a smart phone and be able to use an iPad.

Orientation and Training: Ambassadors will go through an orientation and training after hire. This will be over several days in May. Full information will be given at the interview. 

Click here for a full Job Description

How to Apply: 

1. Complete job application.

2. Submit a letter of Interest

3. Submit a letter of recommendation 

An application is considered complete when it includes all of the above information. 

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Questions contact Tanya Clegg