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Positions require FBI, Acts 33 & 34 Clearances dated within one year of employment.
Handyman/Jack of All Trades wanted for Saturday's, 8 hr. shift. At least 5 yrs. proven experience maintaining & repairing drywall, painting, light plumbing, light electrical (outlets, replacing light ballasts, etc.) and able to read building blueprints. This is a non-supervised shift so ideal candidate must be multi-skilled, dependable and able and willing to set priorities, make decisions and complete jobs start to finish. Position requires moving regularly and consistently during the majority of the workday. Must be able to frequently lift and/or move 10 lbs and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
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Part-time to greet visitors, accept payment and verify membership information. Associates present positive interaction with children and adults to ensure educative and creative experiences at museum. Associates treat visitors with respect and communicate in a friendly and courteous manner. Associates help visitors by orienting them to the museum and informing them on exhibit areas and programming. Customer service, retail and/or cash register experience preferred. Must be at least 18 and possess HS diploma or equivalent.
Part-time to share information, special programming and worthwhile experiences with visitors while on the museum floor. Educators facilitate educative and creative experiences with general visitors as well as school and community groups. While interacting with visitors, educators positively interact and engage children and adults to ensure educative and creative experiences at museum. As a guide, educators demonstrate how things work and/or point out potential in exhibit areas and programming activities. In providing positive interaction, educators treat visitors with respect and friendly and courteous communication. Educators ensure the museum is a safe, tidy and fun place to visit. Educators ensure exhibit areas are inviting to play in as well as stocked with material for creating art and/or projects. Experience working with children required. Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a HS diploma or equivalent.
Birthday Party Hosts
Part-time to provide special programming and worthwhile experiences with visitors while in attendance at a birthday party. Host facilitates educative and creative experiences with general visitors, primarily birthday party attendees. While interacting positively with visitors, hosts engage them in museum and party experiences such as creating art and/or projects. Hosts guide visitors’ party activities and encourage participation. Hosts ensure party area is a safe, tidy, inviting to play and fun place to visit. Hosts treat visitors with respect and friendly and courteous communication. Customer service and experience with children preferred.
Part-time to serve prepared foods to Museum visitors. Servers are primarily responsible for greeting visitors, accepting payment and ensuring a worthwhile experience for visitors while at the Big Red Room Café. Servers take customers’ orders in a timely, professional and friendly manner. Servers must follow health department standards and ensure that proper food handling procedures are followed at all times. Servers ensure café area is clean (including tables and eating area), supplies (napkins, silverware, etc.) stocked and refilled as necessary. Customer service or retail experience preferred.
Part-time seasonal position for approximately 10 hours a week. Primarily responsible for facilitating educative and creative experiences with the community. The Festivals Worker must engage the community positively and thoughtfully during hands on activities at festivals and promotional events that provide a museum presence and awareness in the Pittsburgh community. The Festival Worker must positively and accurately represent the Children's Museum to vendors, external organizations, and the community. Customer service and experience with children is preferred.
Part-Time to perform a variety of food production tasks. Cook must maintain high standards of food production in a timely manner and ensure health department standards and proper food handling procedures are followed at all times. Strong knowledge of food preparation and customer service required. Must be at least 18 years of age.
Part-time to clean the museum including vacuuming, dusting, sweeping, mopping using industrial vacuum cleaners, emptying trash and cleaning restrooms. Occasionally uses ladders to dust and wash walls, clean ceilings and dust and polish light fixtures. Evening and/weekend hours required. Must be at least 18 years of age and be able to perform heavy work. At least moderate cleaning experience preferred.
Event Prep Staff
Part-time, casual hours to set up and tear down for Children's Museum evening and/or weekend events. Must be able to work flexible hours and lift up to 40 lbs.