The Massillon Museum seeks a part-time Museum Technician.

The Massillon Museum seeks a part-time Museum Technician who will report to and assist the Facilities Manager as an integrated member of a dynamic team that maintains a fast-paced and active environment for the shared benefit of the Massillon and surrounding communities.  Mainly during Massillon Museum hours of operation, the Museum Technician is to perform the following Custodial Duties as they relate to the Museum interior:  routine housekeeping such as sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming of floors and washing of interior windows; restroom cleaning and maintenance; collecting and disposing of trash and recyclables; maintaining cleanliness of front lawn and walkways; adjusting schedule as required for special events; keeping informed of all Museum events and exhibits, so as to be prepared to answer visitor questions, which requires this position maintain a particular level of professionalism when interacting with Museums staff and guests. 

In addition, the Museum Technician is expected to, with training provided by Massillon Museum, be well versed in Safety and Systems Monitoring, working with Facilities Manager on issues related to the various building systems.

The Museum Technician will report to and assist the Facilities Manager with General Building Maintenance that includes: bulb and fixture replacement of Museum’s lighting systems; placing supply orders; assisting with installation and desintallation of Museum exhibits; patching and painting galleries; and possessing a general knowledge of storage inventory. The Museum Technician must apply and regularly use knowledge of preservation and handling techniques on and around valuable objects, including the dusting/cleaning of acrylic/Plexi exhibit cases.  Other duties as prescribed may include but are not limited to assisting with special projects as needed. 

This position is required to rotate weekends with other staff, to be on hand to assist team members with greeting guests and special events/projects, monitoring galleries and facilities, and performing above duties as needed.  All employees are subject to BCI and FBI background checks.  The starting wage is $10.00/hour.

Salary: $10/ hour

Job Classification: Part-time (25 hours) 

To apply: Please prepare a cover letter and resume to the attention of Rick Rohrer, Facilities Manager and deliver to Massillon Museum by June 16th at 4:30pm by email to [email protected], hand-delivery to Museum’s front reception desk during hours of operation, or by mail to 121 Lincoln Way E., Massillon, OH 44646.  Only those applications arriving by the deadline will be considered.

Posted: May 31, 2019
Deadline: June 16, 2019