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Museum Technician

(Role title: Trades Technician II)

Salary Range: Pay Band 2
Minimum Starting Pay: $30,000 (depending on qualifications and experience)
Location: Martinsville, Virginia
Position #: 00024

The Virginia Museum of Natural History is seeking a Museum Technician to join our Buildin and Grounds team. This is a full-time position with state benefits.

Duties:

  1. Perform building maintenance, custodial, and grounds care.
  2. Perform maintenance in trade’s areas, including carpentry, drywall repair, electrical, plumbing, janitorial, cleaning and sanitation.
  3. Must have some demonstrated knowledge of HVAC systems.
  4. Perform basic vehicle upkeep and maintenance.
  5. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  6. Must be able to work some museum events, which may include evening, weekend, and holiday hours.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  1. At least 3 years’ experience in building maintenance.
  2. Computer experience desirable.

Compensation and Benefits Package:

  1. The position is Pay Band 2 (minimum starting pay $30,000, depending on qualifications and experience.)
  2. 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:
    https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/247956
  • Only online applications are accepted.
  • Resume helpful but not required.
  • If you have any questions about the position, please contact the Human Resources Office at 276-634-4158 or via email.

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 race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability. The successful applicant must
furnish proof of identity and employment eligibility and is subject to a background check.



Museum Technician

Role Title: Security Officer I
(Part-Time Hourly Wage)


Salary Range: Pay Band 1
Minimum Starting Pay: $11/hr
Location: Martinsville VA
Position #: W0016

The Virginia Museum of Natural History is seeking a Museum Technician to provide security and assistance to museum staff and visitors as well as protection of museum assets. This is a part-time hourly wage position with no benefits; 29 hours per week, scheduled hours include days, evenings, or weekends. This position will provide security services for both VMNH sites in Martinsville (Starling Avenue and Douglas Avenue) and report to the Building Operations Manager.

Duties:

  • Provide a safe and secure environment for museum staff and visitors.
  • Provide protection for VMNH assets.
  • Perform custodial work, landscaping, fleet vehicle upkeep, and general maintenance.
  • Assist other museum departments as needed and/or as directed by supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of experience in security or related field.
  • Computer experience desirable.

Application Process:

Only online applications are accepted. Resume helpful but not required. Applications accepted until position is filled. The Commonwealth of Virginia online employment application is available at: https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/244827. If you have questions about the position or the application process, please contact the Human Resources Office at 276-634-4158 or via email.

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 race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics or disability. The successful applicant must furnish proof of identity and employment eligibility and is subject to a background check.

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