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Job Title: Building Services Team Member (PT– 20 hours per week, Saturdays required, occasional nights required)

Department: Carnegie Center for Art and History

Reports To: Museum Director

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Benefits: dental, vision and life insurance, vacation, sick

Salary: $12.00 per hour

Summary The Carnegie Center for Art and History is a museum that hosts contemporary art and history exhibitions as well as programs for the general public. We serve more than 16,000 people yearly. The Building Services Team Member is integral to museum operations. The primary responsibilities are to keep the museum in clean and orderly condition, set-up for events and exhibitions, and tend to routine care of building and equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Administration:

Systematically clean assigned areas of the museum and/or library by mopping, vacuuming, dusting, etc. Ensure restrooms are kept clean and sanitary.

Prep and paint the gallery walls as needed before an exhibit installation; other areas as needed on a prioritized schedule.

Assist the museum curator with exhibition installation, including adjusting lights, hanging work, and moving exhibition furniture.

Set up meeting room and galleries for programs and events.

Maintain housekeeping and maintenance supplies. Track and maintain adequate stores of all cleaning and maintenance supplies, including, but not limited to, all necessary light bulbs, flashlights, batteries, trash bags, paper goods, paint and painting equipment, ice melt products, HVAC filters. Keep the director informed of any needed items, supplies and equipment.

Assist with unloading and distribution of packages as needed.

Perform grounds upkeep and plant care by watering, trimming and pruning plants and removing weeds, mowing grass and doing snow removal.

Monitor building interior and exterior condition. Report or repair any  areas requiring repair or upkeepissues as needed (lights, equipment, cleaning, etc.).  Correct or report them as appropriate.

Be attentive to safety hazards and obstructions that make the building less accessible both within and on museum grounds and correcting or notifying the person in charge.

Be attentive to security problems (such as theft and mutilation damage of materials) and patrons who are violating the museum’s building use policy.

Evaluate worn or damaged equipment to determine if the material needs to be replaced, withdrawn or repaired. Maintain inventory records.

Participate in the evaluation of cleaning equipment and tools prior to purchase. Maintain the museum’s tool collection.

Track and maintain adequate stores of all cleaning and maintenance supplies, including, but not limited to, all necessary light bulbs, flashlights, batteries, trash bags, paper goods, paint and painting equipment, ice melt products, HVAC filters.   Keep the director informed of any needed items, supplies and equipment.

Clean galleries and rest rooms after an exhibit opening or special event before the museum opens to the public the following day.

Prep and paint the gallery walls as needed before an exhibit installation; other areas as needed on a prioritized schedule.

Assist the curator with adjusting lights for each exhibition.

Set up meeting room and galleries for programs and events.

Attend and participate in library and museum workshops, training sessions and other meetings.

Supervisory Responsibilities 

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Competencies 

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Interpersonal Skills – Maintains confidentiality.

Teamwork – Contributes to building a positive team spirit.

Diversity – Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment.

Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Supports organization’s goals and values.

Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Interest in working in a museum with art and history programs a plus.

You must be able to pass a drug test and background check prior to employment.

Education and/or Experience 

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and at least six months of related experience.

Language Skills 

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to patrons, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills 

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Reasoning Ability 

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills 

Knowledge of basic computer software applications and email.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 

None Required.

Physical Demands 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

EOE

 

How to Apply: Download an Employment Application

Employment Application

 

Please return completed application to:

The Floyd County Library
Human Resources Office
180 W. Spring Street
New Albany, IN 47150

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