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  • Facilities Maintenance Technician

    The mission of the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. The Museum is seeking a full time Facilities Maintenance Technician to assist in maintaining our expanded facility including the Museum building, Joy Park and associated campus.

    This position provides support for all departments and Museum activities including special events. This position reports to and supports the Associate Director of Facilities through repairs and maintenance coordination and/or performance of tasks related to the facility, including: irrigation, mechanical equipment, vehicles, HVAC, plumbing, electrical systems and ordering of necessary supplies.This position conducts scheduled and reactive Museum maintenance duties, occasionally on an “on-call” basis.

    Position:          Facilities Maintenance Technician

    Hours:              Part Time: 30 hours

    Schedule:         TBD 

    Rate:                $14 per hour       

    Open:               February 15, 2017

    Close:              When position is filled

    Responsibilities and Essential Functions

    • Organizing inventory of supplies, tools and equipment
    • Mechanical, safety and security inspections
    • Drywall repair, painting interiors & exteriors
    • Lighting inspection & replacement
    • HVAC system monitoring, control adjustments and filter replacement
    • Custodial coordination and support as necessary
    • General landscaping, weeding, watering and tree trimming
    • General repairs & maintenance
    • Support of set-up and teardown for events and facility rentals as required
    • Support the opening and closing procedures of the Museum and Joy Park
    • Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Must be able to lift up to 80 lbs.
    • At least 2 years experience in building and/or grounds maintenance, or general handyman work
    • Basic working knowledge of electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems
    • Drywall repair and painting experience
    • Furniture assembly and installation
    • Basic carpentry
    • Experience with power tools and safety procedures
    • Minor Irrigation repair and maintenance
    • Concrete and light masonry work
    • Valid Driver license and current auto insurance
    • All candidates must pass a background check
    • Spanish speaker is a plus

    Supervisory Responsibilities 

    • Volunteer oversight, scheduling & support

    To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to:

    Francisco Ocampo

    Associate Director of Facilities

    ciscoo@cmdenver.org

    Please reference the name of the position you are seeking in your cover letter and email subject.  No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins, please.

    The Children’s Museum of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.
  • Museum Associate

    At the Children’s Museum of Denver Marsico Campus, it is our mission to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood.  Our team strives to create guest experiences that are inspiring, curious, welcoming, playful, inventive, and expert in nature.

    Museum Associates deliver an exceptional guest experience by welcoming and interacting with guests in the public spaces of the Museum, maintaining clean and beautiful exhibits, facilitating Museum programs and supporting Education Department operations and programming initiatives. Associates represent the Children’s Museum to guests on the floor, answer questions, perform light cleaning and re-organizing duties, assist with birthday parties, StoryTimes and other programs and events as needed.

    Position: Museum Associate
    Hours: Part-time; 16 – 20 hours per week
    Schedule: Hours vary. The Museum is open seven days a week. Museum Associates are required to work at least one weekend shift per week. Typical shifts are 5 - 7.5 hours.
    Rate:  starts at $11.00 per hour
    Open: 1/18/17
    Close: Open until filled

    Required Qualifications

    • Outstanding customer service skills
    • Energetic and flexible; demonstrated ability to take initiative in completing tasks
    • Friendly and approachable; must enjoy interacting with the public (adults and children of all ages)
    • Ability to take on all responsibilities of the position, including light cleaning duties, with enthusiasm and spirit of teamwork
    • Ability to handle emergency situations with professionalism and competence

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Spanish speaking/bilingual preferred
    • Experience working with children
    • Experience in customer service and/or hospitality

    General Employment Requirements

    • Must pass a Background Criminal Investigation check
    • Abide by all Museum policies and procedures
    • Minimum 18 years of age
    • Fluent English proficiency, writing and speaking skills
    • Ability to load and unload up to 50 lbs., and stand for up to 6 hours
    • Wear appropriate attire and uniform when on duty.
    • Physical requirements including bending, squatting, reaching, walking, kneeling, stooping, crouching and standing, as well as sitting on child-size equipment, lifting and carrying supplies, chairs and other. Specific vision requirements include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus. Specific dexterity requirements include ability to use hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands or arms.

    To apply, please submit a letter of interest, resume and schedule of availability (all days of the week and times you are available to work) to:
    Erin Boyce
    Staffing and Training Manager
    erinb@cmdenver.org

    Please reference the name of the position you are seeking the email subject. 

    No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins, please.

    The Children’s Museum of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

     

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