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The Greensboro Science Center is currently accepting applications for a part-time custodian. This position is responsible for keeping the buildings and grounds in a clean and orderly condition. The individual will perform cleaning duties such as mopping or vacuuming floors, washing walls and glass, and removing trash . Duties include mainly indoor but some outdoor custodial work. Applicants should be able to stand for an eight hour shift and regularly lift up to 50 pounds. This is a part-time position with a 25 hour work week. Occasional weekend and holiday hours.
Send an updated resume and three reference contact names/numbers to: Department of Human Resources - Custodian, Greensboro Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27455 (Or, email application materials to email@example.com). No phone calls please.
Part-Time Maintenance Technician
The part-time Maintenance Technician position is 20 to 26 hours a week. Maintain a clean and safe building and grounds for visitors. The Maintenance Technician reports to the Maintenance Supervisor. This position is involved with all duties and functions related to the maintenance operation of the Museum, Zoo and SciQuarium.
Responsibilities & Accountabilities
- Open/Close the Buildings
- Maintain overall cleanliness and good condition in the museum, zoo and SciQuarium
- Flexible to work weekends and holidays
- Unload and load trailers that contain exhibits or other supplies
- Assist with set up and break down of exhibits
- Assist with building and repair of exhibits
- Maintenance on GSC Vehicles
- High School Diploma
- Capable of lifting 50 lbs
- Experience handling power tools
- Ability to interact with the public
- Team player
Send an updated resume and three reference contact names/numbers to: Department of Human Resources – Maintenance Technician, Greensboro Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27455 (Or, email application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org). No phone calls please.