Employment Opportunities

Museum Tour Guide (Part Time)

The South Florida Museum is looking for a part-time tour guide and education program assistant. In this role you’ll immerse yourself in all the museum has to offer and facilitate engaging tours for museum visitors. You’ll also be assisting in developing and delivering our monthly family, youth and public programs. 14-20 hrs/week; Tues-Fri mornings 9 am-12:30 pm, plus occasional Saturdays and evenings

Duties:

Arrive at museum at 9:00 to prepare for the day’s programs
Coordinate educational materials: discovery carts, tour props, content manuals, etc
Organize student tour materials: clipboards, pencils, field journals, iPads, etc
Greet and organize groups upon arrival
Lead groups of guests on museum tours, facilitating age-appropriate, customized learning experiences
Present stories and talking points on topics related to general science, astronomy, paleontology, archaeology, anthropology, ecology, and Florida history
Assist with monthly Saturday programs and occasional family, youth and public programs

Requirements:

Superior customer service and communication skills
Willingness and ability to learn and share information on a variety of topics
Comfortable working with groups of all ages
Work well both in teams and individually
Able to be mobile for extended periods of time

Education and Experience:
• BA/BS in related field(s)
• 3+ years experience in education, museum or public presentation/performance fields

This does not constitute a contract.

To apply, please email cover letter, resume and references to HR@SouthFloridaMuseum.org or HR, South Florida Museum, P.O. Box 9265, Bradenton, FL 34206. No phone calls, please.  


Position: Maintenance Tech / Custodial

Reports to: Facilities Director

Accountabilities:
• General maintenance security and lead custodial services of the museum facilities.
• Provide maintenance and repair services to include carpentry paint plumbing,
electrical/lighting, HVAC and custodial services.
• Orders maintenance supplies and materials and maintains inventory levels as established.
• Support exhibit building/repair as needed.
• Provide event security detail and clean up.
• Other duties as assigned.

Days/Hours:
Wednesday thru Sunday/40 hour week, working hours and days may vary week to week due to
events. This could include days or evenings in this 40 hour time period. Most events are
scheduled in advance for planning.

Qualifications:
• Knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC and general custodial maintenance.
• Ability to operate maintenance equipment and power tools.
• Good customer seNice and people skills.
• Excellent prioritization, planning and organization skills.
• Ability to utilize current computer software programs:
• Knowledge of general information technology helpful.
• Self-motivated.
• Ability to lift 50 lbs.
• Valid Driver's license.

Education and Experience:
• High School or GED
• 5+ years experience in industrial or commercial maintenance and custodial services

This does not constitute a contract.

To apply, please email cover letter, resume and references to HR@SouthFloridaMuseum.org or HR, South Florida Museum, P.O. Box 9265, Bradenton, FL 34206. No phone calls, please. 

Position: Head Custodian

Reports to: Facilities Director

Purpose: Implement Housekeeping plan for the museum,

Accountabilities:

• Know and understand the housekeeping plan for the museum. Provide input for revisions to the
Facility Supervisor.
• Schedule staff to ensure daily and weekly tasks are accomplished.
• Review staff on annual basis.
• Ensure excellence in achievement of the plan.
• Track and order custodial supplies
• Identify problems in museum equipment or structure and report them to the Facilities Director

Qualifications:
• Strong work ethic
• Self motivated
• Good organizational and prioritization skills.
• Able to supervise custodial staff
• Knowledge of commercial custodial systems
• Ability to stand and move around a 70,000 square foot facility for 8 hours at a time.
• Ability to climb stairs.
• Ability to lift 50 lbs.

Flexible schedule required.

This does not constitute a contract.

To apply, please email cover letter, resume and references to HR@SouthFloridaMuseum.org or HR, South Florida Museum, P.O. Box 9265, Bradenton, FL 34206. No phone calls, please.