Guest Services Representative

Chicago, IL
Part Time


This is a part-time, seasonal Guest Services Representative position. This position provides exemplary customer service to the guests of Navy Pier. Duties include welcoming and interacting positively with visitors, providing information and/or directions for Navy Pier and/or City of Chicago events, managing wheelchair rental, lost and found redemption for property and missing persons, and accepting and responding to guest questions, compliments, concerns, and complaints.


The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required to successfully perform this job. Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Pleasantly greets and assists guests (i.e., visitors, contractors, and exhibitors) in person or by phone and provides information and/or directions related to Navy Pier and/or City of Chicago information.
  • Facilitate and respond to informational needs of guests, contacts other Navy Pier, Inc. departments and/or personnel as needed to provide necessary assistance
  • Handles guest complaints, concerns, or compliments and reports to management as directed.
  • Receives lost/found items and processes according to established policy
  • Stocks and distributes maps and other related Navy Pier, Inc., and City of Chicago literature
  • Work at various Navy Pier guest services desks as seasonal needs require
  • Performs other duties as required


The minimum level of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for this role include:


  • High school diploma or equivalent required


  • Requires a minimum of 6 months of customer service-related experience, preferably 12+ months of customer service experience.


  • Must work on-site at Navy Pier
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills required.
  • Excellent customer service skills with demonstrated initiative and ability to assist guests required.
  • Must maintain a neat and professional appearance.
  • Ability and willingness to work a varied schedule including days, nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Familiarity with City of Chicago attractions, landmarks, public transportation. Familiarity with Navy Pier facilities and events are preferred.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the individual is required to;

Able to communicate effectively in the English language, including the ability to read, speak and understand the English language

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.
  • Regularly (2/3 of the time or more) talk or hear. 
  • Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time) stand; walk; and sit. 
  • Occasionally (1/3 of the time or less) use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; reach with hands and arms; and lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds.

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