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Museum Caretaker

Seeking a caretaker to assist with maintenance of large historic home and several large exhibit halls as part of a curatorial team.
Perform routine housekeeping and preservation duties under the supervision of the curator. Learn and apply preservation and handling techniques on historic facilities and around valuable objects. Perform semi-skilled manual tasks in the maintenance and preservation of museum structures, exhibit rooms, and furnishings.
Job requires appropriate care and precaution so as not to damage historical facilities, furnishings, or objects. Museum custodial duties include: sweeping, mopping, waxing, vacuuming, and cleaning glass. Participates in rodent and insect monitoring and control, regulation of heat, humidity, and sunlight. May perform “handyman” tasks such as minor repairs, moving furniture, or painting.
Requirements: physical agility; good judgment; ability to read and understand instruction manuals, lift heavy objects; climb ladders; use tools; and be comfortable working within confined spaces at times.
Must pass pre-employment drug & background screening.

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