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Employment Opportunities

Working for Science Central means working with dynamic people and doing meaningful work towards our mission. All applicants must submit a completed application, along with a resume and cover letter, via e-mail, fax or mail.

Exhibits & Facilities Specialist



POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Science Central is seeking a skilled jack-of-all-trades person to assist with daily and long-term exhibits maintenance, repairs and fabrication, building operations, and facilities maintenance and cleaning. Work will occur in and on-site at a large historical building. Primary duties will include – exhibit upkeep and repairs; daily operational activities such as turning-on and turning-off exhibits and equipment; perform regularly scheduled maintenance of exhibits, equipment and facilities; repair, maintain and install permanent exhibits and large temporary exhibitions; document work performed and yet to do using maintenance software. Secondary duties will include – building and facilities maintenance and cleaning; purchasing and installation of exhibits components, and facility and cleaning supplies; care for and storage of museum property and equipment. This position requires high visibility work in a public facility, so must be friendly and like people.

REQUIRED SKILLS:  Educational training (mechanical/electrical/industrial) and/or background that demonstrates the ability to perform the job; exceptional experience with hand tools and shop tools; good communication skills and ability to work in a team environment; effective organizational, prioritization and multi-tasking skills; knowledge of materials (woods, metals, plastics, etc.) required; knowledge of facilities (HVAC, construction, electrical, plumbing, etc.) and maintenance and cleaning preferable; flexibility and capability to adapt to changing priorities and schedules. Successful completion of Criminal Background Check is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The position requires frequent standing, walking, kneeling, stooping, climbing, balancing, pushing, and lifting; exposure to high and low temperatures, and outside weather conditions; exposure to loud sounds, heights, and moving mechanical parts.

SCHEDULE:  Approx. 10-20 hours per week, schedule could include weekdays and weekends, and some early hours and evenings.

SALARY:  $12/hour, part-time, non-exempt position.