Position Summary:

The Exhibits Sanitation Assistant works closely with both the Exhibits and Museum Learning teams to complete daily cleaning tasks associated with the sanitation of exhibit props, costumes, and manipulatives. The Exhibits Sanitation Assistant works primarily from the Sanitation Room on the Lower Level of the Museum and will be required to support the Exhibits Technicians their responsibilities as well. Those additional responsibilities include assisting with the collection of dirty props, costumes, and manipulatives from locations throughout the Museum and assisting with the distribution of clean props, costumes, and manipulatives back into the Museum’s exhibits. The Exhibits Sanitation Assistant will be required to follow strict safety and sanitation protocols with respect to the various objects that are being cleaned.

Essential Functions:

  • Completes thorough sanitizing of all props, costumes, and manipulatives according to strict sanitizing protocols and the Exhibits cleaning schedule.
  • Maintain an exhibit sanitation program through regularly scheduled inspections, checklists and documentation to the Director of Exhibitions.
  • Assist the Exhibit Technicians in basic tasks associated with the fabrication, organization, and storage of props and manipulatives
  • Assist in the collection of dirty props from the Museum and the distribution of clean props throughout the Museum on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Sanitation experience a plus.
  • Experience working in a Museum or similar environment a plus; will train.
  • Experience operating an industrial washer and dryer a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience in working in a team.
  • Good oral communication skills.
  • Detailed oriented.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete work duties independent of supervision.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, analyze situations and respond quickly to deliver effective solutions.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 30 lbs.
  • Ability to walk up and down stairs; and stand for extended periods of time every day.
  • Ability to utilize cleaning supplies and materials safely.
  • Must have PA Criminal History, FBI fingerprints, and PA Child Abuse Clearances. All background check clearances must be complete prior to hire.

The position’s essential functions listed above describe the general nature and scope of work. Other responsibilities, duties and skills may be required and assigned, as needed.

Please Touch Museum offers an excellent work environment, benefit, generous time off package and competitive salary. To apply for this opportunity, please fill out our online application. Should you have questions on the application process or require assistance in completing the application, please email employment@pleasetouchmuseum.org.

Please Touch Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks and employs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, transgender, pregnancy, medical condition, national origin, age veteran status, disability, citizenship, ethnicity language, socio-economic status, family or marital status or other classifications identified and protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. This policy governs all aspects of employment, promotion, assignment, discharge, training, wage & salary administration, employee benefits, application of policies and other terms and conditions of employment.

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