Maintenance Technician

The Children’s Museum is seeking a Maintenance Technician to assist the Facilities team with organization, maintenance, and repair of the Museum and exhibits. Willing to train the right candidate.


Create a positive experience for visitors by providing exceptional support in the upkeep and maintenance of the Museum buildings and grounds, as well as its exhibits.



  • Troubleshoot broken/non-functioning exhibits.
  • Repair and/or replace parts.
  • Clean and maintain exhibits on a regularly scheduled basis.


  • Repair and maintain Museum buildings, including painting and fixture and/or furniture repairs.
  • Assist with grounds upkeep.
  • Perform minor carpentry repairs, as well as some plumbing and fixture repairs as needed.
  • Assist in facility development as required.


  • Bilingual skills a plus.
  • Experience in a handy-man, maintenance, or related job or apprenticeship is preferred.
  • Experience repairing and maintaining exhibits similar to those found in a children’s museum is a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience in carpentry and working with carpentry tools.
  • Mechanically inclined and able to troubleshoot problems.
  • Ability to read and follow directions.
  • Ability to work safely and follow all safety guidelines.
  • Ability to communicate well with team members.
  • Must be organized with tools and with daily projects.
  • Must possess a valid California Drivers’ License.
  • Must be able to work special events as needed.


  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds.
  • Ability to bend, lift, carry, climb ladders, and work at a fast pace.
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions.


  • This is a part-time, hourly position (16-30 hours per week), reporting to the Facilities Manager.
  • Schedule: Flexible work schedule; at least one weekend day required.
  • Pay Rate: $18-20/hr.

This position requires a mandatory background security screening.

To Apply

Email your cover letter, resume, and 3 references as a PDF or Microsoft Word attachment (please do not send your application embedded in the text of the email message):

  • Subject line: “Maintenance Technician – your name”
  • To:


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