Position Summary:

Please Touch Museum seeks a full time (40 Hours/Weekly) Porter.

Porters are responsible for providing efficient, quality service to both Please Touch Museum guests and staff. Porters monitor and ensure the clean appearance and sanitization of the Please Touch Museum galleries and back-of-house, while also maintaining a clean and safe environment at a level that promotes high guest satisfaction.

Essential Functions:

  • Monitor and maintain cleanliness of restrooms and all public areas.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance checks.
  • Perform scheduled cleaning and detailing assignments.
  • Respond to service calls in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Maintain proper inventory levels at supply stations.
  • Remove debris, and trash from outside areas.
  • Set-up for in-house daytime and night-time events.
  • Monitor waste levels of all receptacles and dispose of waste, as required.
  • Use only approved chemical and cleaning materials. Provide for safe and secure storage of chemicals and cleaning materials.
  • Ensure that Museum rules, safety standards and sanitation requirements are followed.
  • Maintain an understanding of emergency action plans.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Must be willing to learn maintenance and disinfecting techniques.
  • Must be able to handle time sensitive assignments.
  • Demonstrates professional attitude
  • Able to work well in a team environment
  • Handles customer questions and complaints with professionalism
  • Ability to take direction
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently
  • Availability to work on weekends, evenings, and holidays in addition to weekdays.
  • Must have PA Criminal History, FBI fingerprints, and PA Child Abuse Clearances. All background check clearances must be completed prior to hire.
  • COVID-19 vaccination and booster as well as an influenza vaccination are required for hire.

The statements in this job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being executed by the employee assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the position or individual. Other duties may be required in addition to those outlined.

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 our application, please email

It is the policy of Please Touch Museum to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on account of a person’s race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, citizenship, marital status, family status, veteran status, genetic information, disability or any other protected group or status.

Equal opportunity is applied in all aspects of the employment relationship and personnel actions, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, orientation, assignment, employee development, discipline, promotion, demotion, transfer, assignment, separation, pay and compensation, benefits, layoff and recall, granting of and return from leave of absence, training and education, employee facilities, and social programs. Furthermore, all employment decisions, policies, and practices are in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local anti-discrimination laws.

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