Job Openings (6) Current Postions Available

Museum: Crocker Art Museum
Position: Custodian (full-time, non-exempt)

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:
To keep the Museum and grounds clean and orderly and systems and equipment working effectively for the comfort and safety of visitors, staff, and collections.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
– Clean and maintain all of the Museum interior and exterior spaces as directed by supervisor. This includes but is not limited to:
– Daily cleaning of lavatories, kitchen areas, and public spaces.
– Scheduled dusting of all spaces.
– Emptying trash receptacles, daily and/or as needed.
– Supplying receptacles with paper products where required.
– Replacing light bulbs as required and tracking replacement needs.
– Pressure washing exterior spaces, surfaces, and equipment.
– Cleaning and maintenance of all floor surfaces-rubber, ceramic, wood, and carpet-using handheld and power equipment.
– Cleaning and maintenance of all wall surfaces, painted and wood.
– Notifying supervisor of any needed repairs to Museum property or equipment.
– Notifying supervisor immediately of equipment and supply needs.
– Other duties as assigned.
– Set up and clear out spaces in Museum used for various activities and events, in accordance with written and verbal instructions. Place chairs, tables, audiovisual equipment, electrical connections, trash receptacles, etc., in accordance with user requests and in such a way that the space and Museum collection are protected from potential damage.
– Act as monitor for contractors and others working within the Museum to ensure that they follow appropriate procedures for working in the Museum environment. Protect the Museum from dust, chemical or fumes incursion, temperature variations, and security/safety breaches.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand and walk; sit for long periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. 

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND QUALIFICATIONS:
– Knowledge of materials, methods, tools, and equipment used in cleaning and maintenance.
– Knowledge of basic safety rules.
– Willingness to take initiative to identify and solve problems.
– Ability to communicate well with others, interacting in a positive way to represent the Museum.
– Ability to work irregular shifts as needed including weekends, holidays, and evenings.
– Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
– Ability to read and write.

MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position has no direct reports.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

– Purchase equipment and supplies on the Museum’s behalf with the approval of the supervisor.
– Assist supervisor in developing custodial budget by providing input on supply use.

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Museum: Crocker Art Museum
Position: Custodian (part-time, non-exempt, up to 28 hours per week)

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:
To keep the Museum and grounds clean and orderly and systems and equipment working effectively for the comfort and safety of visitors, staff and collections.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
– Clean and maintain all of the Museum interior and exterior spaces as directed by supervisor. This includes but is not limited to:
– Daily cleaning of lavatories, kitchen areas, and public spaces
– Scheduled dusting of all spaces
– Emptying trash receptacles, daily and/or as needed
– Supplying receptacles with paper products wherever required
– Replacing light bulbs as required and tracking replacement needs
– Pressure washing building exterior spaces, surfaces and equipment
– Cleaning and maintenance of all floor surfaces; rubber, ceramic, wood and carpet using handheld and power equipment
– Cleaning and maintenance of all wall surfaces, painted and wood
– Notifies supervisor of any needed repairs identified to Museum property or equipment
– Notifies supervisor of equipment and supply needs
– Other duties as assigned
– Set up and clear out spaces in Museum used for various activities and events, in accordance with written and verbal instructions. Placement of chairs, tables, audiovisual equipment, electrical connections, trash receptacles, etc. in accordance with user requests and in such a way that the space and Museum collection are protected from potential damage.
– Act as monitor for contractors and others working within the Museum to ensure that they follow appropriate procedures for working in the Museum environment. Protect the Museum from dust, chemical or fumes incursion, temperature variations and security/safety breaches.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand and walk; sit for long periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. 

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
– Knowledge of materials, methods, tools and equipment used in cleaning and maintenance
– Knowledge of basic safety rules
– Willingness to take initiative to identify and solve problems
– Ability to communicate well with others, interacting in a positive way to represent the Museum
– Ability to work shifts as needed including weekends, holidays and evenings
– Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs
– Ability to read and write

MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position has no direct reports.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

– Purchase equipment and supplies on the Museum’s behalf with the approval of the supervisor.
– Assist supervisor in developing custodial budget by providing input on supply use.

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Museum: Sacramento History Museum
Position: Interpretive Tour Coordinator (part-time)

The Interpretive Tour Coordinator assists in operating the Sacramento History Museum’s tour programs, including marketing and promotion; scheduling of and assigning staff to tours; helping to maintain the museum costume collection and outfitting guides; and procuring goods and equipment. The position requires some evening and weekend work.

The Interpretive Tour Coordinator also gives tours as needed, and serves as a public face of the tour program. The Coordinator reports to the Interpretive Tour Manager and works collaboratively with all Museum staff.

Please send resumes to kswanson@cityofsacramento.org or mail to 101 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Individuals with compromised immune systems (asthma, allergies, etc.) should consider carefully before applying for this position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Interpretive Tour Coordinator is responsible for, but not limited to:
– Administering tour ticket sales and ticketing/scheduling system, including working knowledge of the point-of-sale system
– Developing and maintaining marketing and promotion plans for the tour program, including print, broadcast and social media, and cross-promotion with related businesses and media
– Assisting with promotional copywriting
– Assisting in design and distribution of tour marketing literature and retail merchandise
– Booking private tours, and coordinating with the Public Programs Department in booking school and youth group tours
– Communicating with Tour Manager about bookings so staff may be assigned
– Helping maintain audio/visual equipment, including headsets and lanyards, walkie-talkies
– Procuring goods for the tour program, including commemorative shot glasses, souvenir fans, give-away items, and sarsaparilla supplies
– Helping maintain tour sites and routes, including opening and closing tour spaces, changing light bulbs as needed, general cleaning, and moisture control; checking tour routes for hazards and communicating hazards to the museum staff, guides and appropriate authorities
– Collaborating with the Tour Manager on creative development of tour programs and promotion
– Coordinating with Living History and Public Programs on use and maintenance 
of the shared costume collection
– Outfitting and checking out guides’ costumes
– Leading tours as needed, such as on weekend wrangler duties, and as a substitute
– Attending monthly guide staff meetings
– Assisting with guide training
– Creating monthly report of programs and attendance
– Assisting with other HOSF and museum departments as needed, including substituting at the front desk, opening and closing the museum as needed, and in museum projects and events
– Assisting Old Sacramento Historic District and partner organizations with events and programs.
– Representing the overall mission, goals, and programs of the Historic Old Sacramento Foundation in a wide range of public and professional situations with a professional presentation
– Display strong communication skills
– Undergoing a background check

ABILITY TO:
– Exhibit outstanding customer service
– Read the designated Interpretive Plans and develop distinctive tours
– Perform comfortably in front of large and diverse audiences
– Communicate effectively in spoken and written English
– Teach school children and lead school group tours
– Incorporate California state history and social studies standards for students into the tour’s educational and exhibit programs
– Conduct programs sensitive to visitor diversity in knowledge, education, and culture
– Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Museum employees and volunteers
– Lift and manipulate props and equipment necessary to conduct programs and demonstrations, etc. (25 lbs.)
– Walk on stairs and uneven surfaces
– Exhibit and maintain a high level of physical endurance
– Maintain effective working relationships with Board members, Sacramento City and County entities, Center for Sacramento History, donors, community members, and teachers
– Work evenings and weekends
– Assist with budgets
– Operate a motor vehicle
– Develop written plans for various projects
– Write newsletter articles
– Perform other duties as assigned

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
– Excellent communication and writing skills
– Strong organizational abilities with projects and people
– Self-reliance and punctuality
– Experience in Museum educational programs and events
– Experience in formal and informal educational settings
– Experience providing programs for different ages and learning styles

EXPERIENCE:
– Knowledge of California history with an emphasis on Sacramento history
– Experience working with grade school through high school groups and adults
– Experience with public speaking and working with the media

EDUCATION
– Bachelor’s degree in education, history, theater, or a closely related field of study
– Master’s Degree in Public History preferred

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Museum: Sacramento History Museum
Position: Old Sacramento Living History Coordinator (part-time)

The Old Sacramento Living History Coordinator is responsible for planning and implementing Old Sacramento Living History programs. This position is responsible for volunteer coordination and some clerical duties. The position requires some evening and weekend work.

This position reports to the Education & Interpretive Program Manager and works collaboratively with all Museum staff.

Please send resumes to kswanson@cityofsacramento.org or mail to 101 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Old Sacramento Living History Coordinator is responsible for, but not limited to:
– Recruit, train, supervise, reward and evaluate volunteers.
– Maintain databases and create monthly reports regarding recruitment and all volunteer hours served
– Create monthly a report of programs and attendance
– Coordinate OSLH events and projects including, but not limited to: Gold Rush Days, Ghost Tours, Winter Holiday events, Victorian Teas, Victorian Balls, July 4th Victorian Picnic, Collegium, Summer encampments, Sewing Academy, Old Sacramento Parades, etc.
– Prepare for and lead monthly meetings
– Maintain props and costume closet, including an accurate inventory and accountable loan system
– Maintain knowledge of City of Sacramento Parking laws, especially the discounted employee parking program (DEPP)
– Coordinate with other museum staff as necessary for the smooth implementation of all programs, activities and meetings
– Assist with SHA special events and fund-raising activities
– Assist Old Sacramento Historic District and partner organizations with events and programs
– Represent the overall mission, goals, and programs of the Sacramento History Alliance in a wide range of public and professional situations
– Undergoing a background check

ABILITY TO:
– Train, reward and evaluate volunteers
– Perform comfortably in front of large and diverse audiences
– Communicate effectively in English, both orally and written
– Organize and conduct programs sensitive to extreme customer diversity in knowledge, education, and culture
– Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Museum employees and volunteers
– Lift and manipulate “props” and equipment necessary to conduct programs, demonstrations, etc.
– Maintain effective working relationships with Board members, Sacramento City, County and State entities, Center for Sacramento History, donors, and community members
– Work evenings and weekends
– Prepare and monitor budgets
– Operate a motor vehicle
– Develop written plans for various projects
– Perform other duties as assigned by the Education & Interpretive Program Manager or the Chief Operations Officer

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
– Excellent communication and writing skills
– Experience with first person interpretation
– Excellent interpersonal skills
– Thorough knowledge of California and Sacramento history
– Strong organizational abilities with projects and people
– Knowledge and experience with volunteer management concepts and practices
– Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook calendaring.
– Working knowledge of Volgistics database software, or ability to learn Volgistics database software.

EXPERIENCE:
– Knowledge of California History with an emphasis on Sacramento History required
– Experience with historic reenactments
– Experience in museum educational programs and events
– Staff member in a history museum or closely related organization

EDUCATION
– Bachelor’s Degree in history, public history, museum studies or a closely related field of study
– Master’s Degree in Public History preferred

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Museum: Crocker Art Museum
Position: Visitor Services Representative (Part-time, Non-exempt)


PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

Visitor Services Representatives promote an engaging visitor experience while enforcing Museum procedures and ensuring the visitor’s first and last impressions of their experience at the Museum is a positive one. Visitor Services Representatives provide excellent customer service and have good working knowledge of the Crocker exhibitions, programs, and facilities. They assist with visitor greetings and orientation and think creatively when faced with day-to-day scenarios. Visitor Services Representatives are cross-trained in customer service and sales, clerical tasks, museum exhibitions, and programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Maintain a professional and courteous manner at all times.
Act as information resource for visitors and members and have a complete understanding of Museum activities.
Use ticketing system to process the sales of admission tickets and program registration.
Sell memberships based on an understanding of and ability to communicate the benefits of different membership levels. Attaining goals for these sales is considered in the employee’s annual performance appraisal.
Greet Museum visitors and answer general questions about Sacramento and the region.
Receive visitor complaints and help provide solutions for issues that may arise.
Understand and administer Museum policies regarding photography, items allowed in the galleries, coat check, etc.
Replenish materials for interactive gallery space, Tot Land, and collateral racks.
Follow procedures outlined in the VSR Handbook regarding opening/closing ticketing stations.
Sell and distribute audio guides to visitors and explain their use.
Maintain a clean, organized, and professional workspace.
Other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand and walk; sit for long periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Qualified candidates should enjoy working with the public and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, flexibility to remain professional in stressful circumstances, and problem solve on the spot. Experience working in museums or other arts related organizations is recommended. Working with point of sales systems, specifically Counterpoint, is recommended.

MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position has no direct reports.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for cash and credit card transactions.

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Museum: Roseville Utility Exploration Center
Position: Interpretive Services Program Leader

Description
FINAL FILING DATE: We are accepting the first 75 qualified applications or closing at 5 pm, December 11, 2017; whichever occurs first. PERS retired annuitants are not eligible to apply.

IT IS MANDATORY THAT YOU COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION.

THE POSITION
The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the temporary and part-time position of Interpretive Services Program Leader (Museum Educator) in the Roseville Utility Exploration Center Department. The position’s primary responsibilities are to lead school programs, conduct exhibit/utility facility tours, and plan and present adult & youth programs. This position is limited to a maximum of 1500 hours per fiscal year. The position requires availability to work weekday and Saturday shifts, as needed.

The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.

DEFINITION
To perform a variety of duties related to conducting, planning, coordinating and supervising interpretive programs at an assigned City museum or interpretive center.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES – Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
– Assist with planning, promoting, organizing, conducting and evaluating a variety of interpretive programs which may include exhibit tours, school programs, adult and youth programs and summer camps.
– Staff customer desk of assigned facility; respond to customer inquiries about facility and city service; schedule and confirm tours, programs and workshops.
– Collect fees for programs and services; conduct gift shop sales; reconcile cash drawer and receipts; record and deposit money.
– Oversee the safe and proper operation of assigned facility; ensure facility rules and safety guidelines are followed; maintain order with disruptive patrons and exercise crowd control when warranted; refer escalated issues to assigned supervisor or proper authorities.
– Complete written reports and records as required; organize and monitor equipment and gift shop inventory of assigned facility.
– Supervise assigned temporary staff and/or volunteers; schedule, train and monitor staff relative to assigned duties.
– Promote and enforce safety procedures, including proper use of equipment; render first aid and CPR, if certified, as required.
– Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees, and the public using principles of good customer service.
– Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:
– Basic knowledge of methods, techniques, principles and procedures used in the planning, operation and supervision of interpretive center and museum programs and facilities.
– Principles and practices of employee training, supervision, and evaluation.
– Practices and methods of public relations and customer service; techniques and principles of effective interpersonal communication.
– Basic methodology of organizing groups, programs, and services in an educational setting.
– Administrative procedures and practices including communications, decision making, and public information.
– Principles and techniques of first aid and CPR.
– Modern office equipment, methods, procedures, and computer hardware and software.
– Report and exhibit writing techniques.

Ability to:
– On a continuous basis, know and understand operations and observe safety rules; walk long distances; intermittently interpret policies and procedures, and explain operations and problem solve issues for the public and with staff.
– Intermittently set up booths, hang banners, move tables, chairs and carry supplies; lift or carry weight of 45 pounds or less.
– Plan, coordinate and conduct educational programs suited to the needs of the community.
– Prepare required schedules and reports; maintain accurate and up-to-date records.
– Understand and translate City policies and practices into everyday working practices; make sound decisions with solid problem solving methods.
– Supervise, train and evaluate assigned temporary staff and volunteers.
– Learn to operate a computer and cash register as necessary to perform job duties.
– Respond to emergency situations in a calm and effective manner; administer first aid and CPR, if certified.
– Learn to identify problems regarding the facility and programs; refer difficult problems/irregularities for more advanced attention and recommend possible solutions.
– Understand and carry out written and oral directions.
– Communicate tactfully with customers.
– Communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing.
– Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Experience and Training

Experience:
– One year of paid or volunteer experience working as a docent/interpreter in a community interpretive/educational/museum or visitor center, OR
– Twenty semester hours of college coursework in physical or biological sciences, cultural history, anthropology, interpretation, historical preservation, museum studies and management, or a related field.

Training:
– Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade.

License or Certificate
– Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California drivers license.
– Possession of, or ability to obtain, CPR and First Aid certificates.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE
– The Roseville Utility Exploration Center is an environmental learning center sponsored by the City of Roseville’s municipal utilities. Please describe any experience you have working with topics in environmental education or municipal utility systems (electricity, drinking water and recycled water, solid waste and wastewater management, and watershed protection).
– This position will be focused on leading school tours, planning adult and youth programs, and leading a variety of other interpretive tours and programs. Please describe, using examples, your previous experience in all of these areas.
– When leading programs, tours, or workshops, what techniques do you use to engage your audience? Please provide examples for how you apply these techniques to serve a range of ages and educational backgrounds.
– This is a flexible, part-time position that will average 22 to 30 hours per week, in 7.75 hour shifts, including weekdays and Saturdays. Please describe your availability to work within these time frames?

SELECTION PROCESS
– Applications will be screened by the Human Resources Department for minimum qualifications. Qualifying applicants may be contacted by the Department to interview. Final appointment is contingent upon a check of past employment references, passing a City-paid fingerprint check and depending on position applied for a pre-employment medical exam and a drug and alcohol screening test.

THE CITY OF ROSEVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION DUE TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT LEAST 5 WORKING DAYS BEFORE A SCHEDULED INTERVIEW/EXAMINATION PROCESS. MEDICAL DISABILITY VERIFICATION MAY BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO ACCOMMODATION.
Recruitment Contact
Contact phone:
(916)774-5475
Contact email:
recruitment@roseville.ca.us