Career Opportunity

Job Title: Facilities Manager

Reports to: Executive Director



In charge of maintaining buildings and grounds of the museum in good condition to ensure safety of guests and quality of visitor experience.  Responsible for essential tasks needed daily, monthly, or seasonally, and special events, as required for day-to-day museum operations.



  • Clean (including emptying trash) public spaces, exhibit areas, outdoor areas, restrooms, kitchen, and office areas.

  • Clear snow and ice from parking lot, walkways, and entrances.

  • Rake leaves.

  • Mow and trim grass and pull weeds.

  • Clean storm debris.

  • Make needed repairs in buildings.

  • Manage up-keep of equipment and vehicles.

  • Review and replenish cleaning, maintenance, and office supply inventory.

  • Other errands as necessary (recycling, dump, pick-up purchases)

  • Set up and tear down for events.

  • Assist with construction of exhibits.

  • Inspect buildings/structures and make recommendations to Executive Director for repairs or renovation.

  • Coordinate additional seasonal workers in designated grounds and maintenance tasks.

  • Coordinate deliveries.



  • Position includes physical activities such as setting up and moving furniture, chairs, crates, exhibit items; therefore applicant must be in good physical condition.

  • Basic knowledge of cleaning in a public environment; knowledge of cleaning in a museum a plus.

  • Ability to perform basic maintenance tasks

  • Ability to take direction from a supervisor and then assess and prioritize tasks.

  • Communicate effectively, professionally, and courteously with staff, volunteers, and museum visitors.

  • Attention to detail as related to cleanliness and maintenance.

  • Ability to understand and work within the special needs and requirements of a museum environment.


Minimum Employment Standards:

  • Applicant must be able to bend, reach, stoop and lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Applicant must be able to carry loads up and down stairs


Status: Part-time, non-exempt. Weekends and some nights required.


Salary: $12.00 per hour


To Apply: Send cover letter and resume with “Facilities Manager” in subject line to