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Visitor Services & Exhibits Assistant


Visitor Services & Exhibits Assistant is responsible for care of exhibits and the positive experience of visitors in a lively, play-based environment. The job consists of three main components:

1) Visitor Services: Creating a positive and welcoming environment for visitors

2) Care & Maintenance: Maintaining cleanliness, quality and safety within the current exhibits and facility as well as caring for live animals

3) Exhibit & Building Repairs: Troubleshooting and repairing exhibits and completing small building projects.

• Solution-oriented attitude (creative problem solving is a must!)

• Excellent communication skills

• Proven time management skills

• Basic carpentry skills

• Ability to use power tools

• Ability to lift up to 40 pounds

• Experience in museums or fabrications field a plus

• Experience with children 1-12 a plus

• Pleasant personality

• Ability to work as a team player

• Discretion and good judgment

• Reliability

• Work in a team environment to accomplish a variety of daily projects

• Problem-solve solutions for exhibits & minor building issues when repairs are needed

• Interface with visitors of all ages (adults & children)

• Set up and turn on and off exhibits at opening and closing

• Support exhibits staff on exhibit improvements and construction

• Care for and feed live exhibit features (turtles, aquatic tanks, honeybees)

• Maintain exhibits and propose suggestions for improvements when needed

• Monitor exhibit and building supplies and restock when necessary

• Daily clean of props and exhibits

• Daily clean of café tables, restrooms, and other high-use visitor areas

• Set up and clean up events such as programs and birthday parties

• Perform other duties identified b

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Name Description
Deadline 09/18/2017
Date Listed: 9/21/2017
Organization Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine
Web Address
Address 142 Free Street
City Portland
State/Prov ME
Country United States
Postal Code 04101
Job Listing
Job Status Full-Time
Exemption Status Non-Exempt
Salary full time with benefits
Application Instructions To Apply: Submit cover letter, resume, and Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine employment application (found on to Lucia Stancioff, Deputy Director, 142 Free Street, Portland, Me, 04101 (or via email at The Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equal opportunity at all times without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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