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Now hiring Downtown Ambassadors.

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, have strong communication skills, and are self-motivated.        

 This year, Ambassadors are working out of a kiosk 720 Main Avenue.

Roles and responsibilities

To provide assistance to visitors and locals in Downtown Durango. Job duties for Ambassadors include: providing general information, referrals to restaurants and shopping, information on activities and more. Ambassadors will be provided with a variety of handouts, maps and guides to help answer questions that visitors may have. The kiosk is equipped with plexiglass and other sanitizing supplies to keep everyone safe while working.  

The ideal candidate is someone who is very familiar with Durango and the surrounding area. We are looking for people who are very outgoing and comfortable talking with others.  

The goal for the program is to provide great service for all visitors and help promote a safe and welcoming Downtown.  

Essential position functions:

Job Type: Part-time weekend position through September.  

 Shift requirements & Shift times:  Each ambassador will be required to work one shift a weekend. The shifts available are Friday- Sunday, with three shifts per day. Shift times are as follows: Morning shift is 9:30 am-1:30 pm, mid-day shift is 1:15-4:30 pm, and evening shift is 4:15 to 7:30 pm. Schedule is based on employee availability. Time off can be requested as needed. 

Job Location: Downtown Durango in a Kiosk at 720 Main Avenue

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

Dress: Uniform shirt and hat provided

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

How to Apply: 

If you are interested in applying to work as a BID Downtown Ambassador, or if you have any questions please email Tanya at tanyac@downtowndurango.org or call 970-946-8509.

Application deadline is August 14.

BID is seeking 2 more employees this summer to work through the end of September.

The BID Ambassador position is a great way to help our local businesses, and make a little extra money.

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