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Posted:  August 21, 2015 

Trades Technician

(Role Title:  Trades Technician II)
Position #:  00022 Salary Range: Pay Band 2
Location:  Martinsville, Virginia
Minimum Starting Pay:  $24,000, depending on qualifications and experience

The Virginia Museum of Natural History is seeking a Trades Technician.  This is a full-time position with an excellent state benefits package.

Position:

The Trades Technician is responsible for industrial HVAC and chiller systems at the museum and also performs routine maintenance.  This position reports to the Building Operations Manager. 

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain HVAC and chiller operations.
  • Perform routine maintenance on various building support systems, including electrical, plumbing, and HVAC.
  • Perform grounds keeping as needed.
  • Help maintain general building appearance through painting and cleaning as necessary.
  • Assist with equipment setups for rentals and special events.
  • Work with other departments in the museum to ensure completion of tasks necessary to maintain facility operations.
  • Receive and distribute packages.
  • Maintain records as needed to provide documentation of system maintenance and code compliance.
  • Assist Security staff as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience with industrial HVAC and chillers.
  • Minimum 5 years of building maintenance experience.
  • Must be able to lift heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) and work variable hours to meet scheduling demands.
  • Must have a valid Virginia driver’s license.

Compensation and Benefits Package:

  • The position is Pay Band 2 (minimum starting salary:  $24,000, depending on qualifications and experience.
  •  An excellent state benefits package (including health insurance and retirement) is offered and detailed at http://www.dhrm.virginia.gov/employeebenefits

Application Process:

The Commonwealth of Virginia online employment application is available at: http://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/21438.  Only online applications are accepted.  If you have questions about the position, please contact the Human Resources Office at 276-634-4158.  Applications must be submitted by 5 pm, September 18, 2015.

 


 

 Posted:  August 21, 2015

Security Guard (Part-Time)

(Role Title:  Security Officer I)
Position #:  W0026 Salary Range: Pay Band 1
Location:  Martinsville, Virginia
Minimum Starting Pay:  $8.16 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience
Hours:  Up to 29 hours per week

The Virginia Museum of Natural History is seeking a part-time Security Guard.  This is an hourly wage position with no benefits.

 Position:

This position will work up to 29 hours per week, including evenings and weekends.  The part-time Security Guard reports to the Building Operations Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a safe and secure environment inside and outside the museum.
  • Monitor fire and security systems and maintain necessary logs and reports.
  • Perform routine patrols inside and outside the facility.
  • Open and secure the building on a daily basis.
  • Perform light custodial duties as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of security guard experience
  • Windows and MS Office experience.
  • Preferred prior experience with security and fire alarm systems.

Compensation and Benefits Package:

  • Starting pay is $8.16 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience.
  • This position is hourly wage with no benefits.

Application Process:

The Commonwealth of Virginia online employment application is available at: http://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/21438.  Only online applications are accepted.  If you have questions about the position, please contact the Human Resources Office at 276-634-4158.  Applications accepted until position is filled.


 

The Virginia Museum of Natural History complies with E-Verify which is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees.

We are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants are afforded equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age or disability.  The successful applicant must furnish proof of identity and employment eligibility and is subject to a background check.

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