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St. Paul, Minnesota
United States

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Job Category:
Manufacturing - Production, Architecture - Building Trades - Construction, Building Maintenance
Position type:
Full Time
St. Paul
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Date Posted:
March 05, 2018

Facilities Maintenance Technician

This position is a key member of the Museum’s Facilities Team responsible for general maintenance of the Museum. Primary responsibility is to assist in managing the Museum’s building, grounds, furniture and fixtures. Responsibilities include general building repairs and maintenance activities as well as a support role in a wide array of facilities related administrative duties.

This position must have flexibility to meet needs of Museum hours and events; schedule will include weekend, evening and early morning availability, as needed.

Major Job Accountabilities:

  • Assist in minor building repairs and maintenance tasks
  • Monitor building systems: assist in system maintenance regimes and checks, trouble shoot problems
  • Maintain Facilities computerized management system and help desk
  • Coordinate meeting and program room furniture set-up and inventory of these supplies
  • Perform and support grounds keeping efforts
  • Support Facilities Manager in work with various contractor and vendors involved in Museum maintenance
  • Be critical back-up in absence of Facilities Manager and Housekeeping Lead
  • As needed lead maintenance teams in special projects and daily maintenance activities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and previous maintenance experience is desired
  • Two years of experience working in a facilities capacity, trade or related field
  • Competency in basic computer skills, Microsoft Windows products and knowledge of computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) preferred
  • Solid knowledge of general maintenance and repairs.
  • Experience in HVAC, plumbing and electrical.
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to collaborate with people at all levels of an organization and communicate effectively
  • Ability to work in an organized manner in a fast-paced changing environment
  • Ability to lift heavy objects of 50 lbs. or more on an occasional basis.

Available Benefits:

  • Competitive pay 
  • Health, dental, vision, short-term disability, life, AD&D, critical illness, accident, and hospital indemnity insurance
  • Employer paid long-term disability, basic life insurance, and basic AD&D insurance
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match
  • Pre-tax options for: health spending, dependent care, and transportation
  • Free family admission to museum


                               About MCM

Minnesota Children’s Museum’s mission is sparking children’s learning through play.  We are dedicated to providing children with a fun, hands-on and stimulating environment to explore and discover.  With locations in St. Paul and Rochester, MCM employs 65 full-time and 90 part-time employees and engages over 1,500 volunteers and interns.  At MCM, our workplace values that guide how we work together are: Play, Include, Grow, Serve, and Strive. 

Minnesota Children’s Museum is dedicated to growing a diverse and culturally competent team of highly engaged staff and volunteers to reflect and equitably serve the vibrant community around us. We embrace differences in age, ability, color, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, race, religion, and sexual orientation. We strongly encourage the application of individuals from diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to: Black, Indigenous, and people of color; immigrants and refugees; LBGTQIA individuals; people with disabilities; religious minorities; and the elderly.

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