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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, Memorial Day weekend through September.      

Roles and responsibilities

To provide assistance to visitors and locals in Downtown Durango. This can include assisting with directions, referrals to shops and restaruants, 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, Memorial Day weekend through September. 

Required to work a minimum of 3 shifts a week.  Must be available to work some weekend shifts.  

Preference for hiring will be those who are able to work all season and have a flexible schedule. Schedule is based on employee’s availability. Additional shifts will be available to those who can commit to more time. Number of hours are based on availability.

Additional off-season work is available in the fall. This is available to any ambassador that works over the summer season. Events include: Downtown Balloon Glow (Mid- October); Children’s Halloween (October 31); Singing with Santa (Friday November 25); and holiday shopping season shifts (Thanksgiving and before Christmas).

Job Location: Downtown Durango

Salary: $15 per hour for regular shifts and $17 for holiday shifts

Dress: Uniform shirt and hat provided

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

Orientation and Trainining: 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. 

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How to Apply: 

Application deadline is April 10, 2022 for the 2022 season

Send the following documents to tanyac@downtowndurango.org 

Questions contact tanyac@downtowndurango.org

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