Facilities/Event Support

Genesee Country Museum | Mumford, NY

Posted Date 4/02/2024
Title: Facilities/Event Support
Duration: Full-time (average 40 hours/week), Tuesdays through Saturday; able to work a flexible schedule including some evenings and holidays when needed. Reports To: Director of Facilities
Primary Function: To assist the Director of Facilities with daily operations, general maintenance, and upkeep of the Museum buildings and grounds.
Pay Rate: $15.75-$16.00  
Responsibilities Include:
Upkeep: (70%)
  • Maintain and respond to the facilities work-order ticketing system;
  • General site-wide maintenance including basic repairs such as carpentry, plumbing, and electrical
Staging: (15%)
  • Primary coordination of the logistics of daily operations, special events, and room setups
  • Responsible for room flips, swaps, and tear downs
Grounds: (15%)
  • Routine inspection of Museum grounds with an eye for safety;
  • Oversight of campus landfill, recycling, and compost collection services;
  • Seasonal support of lawn trimming, leaf collection, and snow removal;
  • Other tasks as assigned.
Physical requirements include:
  • Able to climb and work safely from ladders;
  • Ability to lift up to 70 pounds, i.e. moving tables and furniture, shoveling snow, etc.;
  • Ability to consistently move around a 600+ acre campus for an 8-hour shift;
  • Complete work tasks in various weather conditions.
  • Ability to work independently and proactively with latitude for problem-solving and decision-making;
  • Work efficiently, courteously, and professionally with a wide range of staff, volunteers, and Museum guests;
  • Communicate in a friendly and hospitable manner at all times;
  • Be sensitive to the cultural differences as represented by the Museum’s collections, educational mission and audience.
  • Clean NYS driver’s license;
  • Working knowledge of basic hand and      power tools;
  • Experience in maintenance or trades      preferred;
  • Completion of a background check is      required.
Job Benefits:
Medical Insurance: We offer 4 health insurance options. We offer a rich employer contribution toward health insurance. Insurance is effective the 1st of the month following your date of hire.
Dental Insurance: We also provide 50% employer paid premium for single dental policy. Life Insurance: We provide a 100% employer paid premium group life insurance policy of $50,000.
Voluntary Disability Insurance: We offer a supplemental disability policy that pay 60% of your wages while you are not working due sickness or off-the-job injury. The Museum contributes 1% of the premium payment.
Retirement: Employee contribution into retirement is immediate; eligible for Museum contribution, after two years of employment working over 1,000 hours each year. Museum contribution is determined each year and has been 4% in past years. If your immediate previous employment was with a 501c3 organization and you participated in the plan, your years count toward the service requirement.
Membership: Family membership to the Genesee Country Village & Museum
Vacation: Four weeks of paid vacation (prorated)
Sick Time: Sick time is accrued up to 56 hours/year
Holidays: Up to ten paid holidays for a calendar year
Employees of the Museum will receive a family membership and discounts on special events, food, and items in the retail store. 
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Genesee Country Village & Museum is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity with respect to all employees, applicants, and interns for employment. We recruit, hire, train, and promote without discrimination due to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, citizenship, national origin, military or veteran status, marital status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
D.E.A.I Statement
Genesee Country Village & Museum is actively committed to broadening our understanding of DEAI (Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion), and making it part of everything that we do. Guided by our mission, values, and inclusive culture of curiosity, we strive to dismantle inequity and address erasure through ongoing dynamic interpretation, communications, research, and outreach. We celebrate the stories of our shared past; connect the rich diversity of the 19th century to the present; and collaborate with the communities we serve to create welcoming spaces for  learning, work, exploration, and play.   
Salary15.75 - 16.00 Hour
Employment Type
Full Time

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