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A. Reports to the Facilities Manager.
B. In the absence of the Facilities Manager will report to the Chief of Staff.
Under the direction of the Facilities Manager and Chief of Staff, performs tasks to assure that the physical appearance of the Museum is at its best at all times and that property and equipment is in good repair. Contributes to the smooth running of the Museum. Provides addition support during scheduled events including: art openings, fundraisers, concerts, weddings, and Education Programming. This position is classified as non-exempt.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Performs all housekeeping tasks as scheduled, including:
2. Assists with other building maintenance tasks as scheduled or requested, including:
3. To the extent training and abilities allow, assist in the accomplishment of special maintenance projects involving:
4. In absence of supervisor, responds to general staff requests for assistance with small cleaning, maintenance, or lifting jobs; for example, replacing of light bulbs, cleaning up spills, lifting boxes of publications, etc.
5. Performs other duties as may be prescribed by Events Manager and Security Manager
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High School graduate or G.E.D. Prior experience in janitorial, landscaping, or building maintenance preferred but not required.
SKILLS AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Reliable, punctual, and trustworthy, able to act reasonably in emergencies, perform tasks as instructed, cooperate well with co-workers, and present a clean and neat appearance. Must have a clean criminal background report, no drug usage. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Nonsmoker preferred.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Standing, walking, squatting, bending, stooping, lifting heavy items of up to 50 pounds.
Climbing ladders, using a lift to access high areas, walking up and down stairs, using both arms
in repetitive motion to sweep, shovel, or clean surfaces.
Manual dexterity – grasping, fingering, twisting, gripping, use of both hands in coordinated manner to use hand and power tools and equipment.
Hearing/Speaking – must be able to hear normal speech, and to communicate with others.
High noise level at times due to operation of machines and vehicles. Communicate using
Vision – must be able to see areas to be cleaned, and read written instructions. Must be able to tolerate working in bright daylight and at night.
Work environment – may be noisy, dusty, hot, cold, wet, or unsanitary.
This list is meant to be illustrative of the usual types of activities and working conditions for this position, and is not intended to be all-inclusive.
Send cover letter, resume, and references to:
Human Resources, Akron Art Museum, 1 S. High St., Akron OH 44308
or by email to HR@akronartmuseum.org
The Akron Art Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.