The museum seeks a careful and diligent Gallery Maintenance & Storage Technician for routine and special projects involving the cleaning of works of art on display, display/storage furniture (such as platforms), Plexiglas/glass cases, and occasionally the building fabric itself. Work is primarily performed in the museum’s public spaces (Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Perelman Building, and the Rodin Museum), storage facilities, and several historic houses. Some projects may involve working on a ladder, a single- or double-person hydraulic lift, or scaffolding at heights of up to 20/30 feet.
This is a part-time position of up to two days a week. Some schedule flexibility available.
Specifically, you will…
Work in small teams under the supervision of a team leader/senior gallery maintenance staff member
Work cooperatively within the group for the proper execution of the tasks and the safety of the works of art
Your diverse background includes…
Ability to move equipment and should be able to lift 35 lbs
Ability to work on delicate and repetitive tasks, which require very close attention, good hand skills, the use of tools and color matching skills
Ability to focus on the task, good three-dimensional perception, and sensitivity to a wide variety of materials and their condition is necessary
Prior relevant work experience will be preferred