QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
High school graduate or equivalent.
Minimum of (1) year experience in janitorial/environmental services in a commercial, institutional, or healthcare setting. Vocational training and certification will also be considered.
Excellent housekeeping skills with a sharp eye for detail.
Demonstrated knowledge of basic cleaning techniques, proper storage methods, inventory control, and ordering procedures.
Ability to gain knowledge of Museum policies and procedures as applicable to Environmental Services duties and knowledge of the protection and preservation of works of art.
Highly motivated and able to work independently or as part of a team.
Ability to interact with the public and with co-workers professionally and tactfully.
Adhere to Museum policies and support management decisions in a positive, professional manner.
Knowledge of Museum policies and procedures as applicable to custodial duties and preservation of works of art.
Work areas are inside, in a climate-controlled environment with light background noise. Work is occasionally performed at other indoor and outdoor event sites. Work may require occasional long periods of sustained standing during Museum events. Position involves working with hazardous chemicals and cleaning agents.
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Sitting/Standing/Walking: Approximately 95% of time is spent standing or moving around the work area. Balance of time (approximately 5%) is spent seated while working at a desk. Ability to stand for extended periods of time when assisting at Museum events.
Speaking/Hearing: Clear diction and acute hearing are necessary for effective communication with donors, members, the public, and co-workers.
Lifting/Carrying/Pushing/Pulling: The ability to lift, push, pull, and carry up to thirty pounds is necessary for moving material and equipment for events.
Vision: Corrected vision close to 20/20 is necessary to effectively use the computer screens.
Stooping/Kneeling: The ability to stoop and kneel is necessary for accessing files.
Reaching/Handling: Good manual dexterity is necessary for computer keyboard use and for retrieving and working with appropriate paperwork, equipment, and supplies.
Centering equity, diversity, and inclusion as an organization, and as individuals, Seattle Art Museum (SAM) is committed to ensuring that all employees and volunteers enjoy a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming workplace. SAM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, honorably discharged veteran or military status, retaliation or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability.
To request reasonable accommodations for the application or interview process, please contact the Human Resources Office at (206)654-3188 or HR@seattleartmuseum.org