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Seasonal & Occasional Openings

1415-292 Groundskeeper (seasonal)
Science Learning/Warner Nature Center, Occasional/Nonexempt EEO 9B

This job is cool because… the Seasonal Groundskeeper supports the work of the Warner Nature Center, by assisting in the general maintenance of the nature center grounds and facilities during the growing season (May – September). The position is needed to handle the increased site driven workloads associated with the acquisition of 330 acres of new lands, including additional buildings and several miles of new trails.

Share your talents by… applying your skills to the maintenance of roads and trails, removal of downed trees and brush, splitting firewood, removing invasive plants, mowing and yard maintenance, habitat restoration, painting, and light repairs.

The ideal candidate will have… enjoy the great outdoors, be able to perform extensive walking, and be able to lift up to 50 pounds (unassisted). Must be able to follow directions and be willing to learn on the job. Candidate must also be capable of operating power tools, ATVs, and nature center truck. Must have a valid driver’s license. The position is supervised by the nature center Site Manager.

Pay Rate: $13.00
Application Deadline:
June 3, 2015


Museum Enterprises Division; Occasional/Non-Exempt (Days, Evenings, and Weekends, 12-18 hours/week) EEO 4

This job is cool because… it is responsible for providing excellent customer service to the Science Museum of Minnesota’s internal and external customers through miniature golf admission and product sales through product sales.

Share your talents by… greeting and assisting customers by providing knowledgeable information and/or demonstration to customers; processing sales and returns; performing opening and closing procedures; and maintain a clean and organized clubhouse.

The ideal candidate will have… ability to operate a cash register; basic math skills; ability to deal positively with a broad range of the public; ability to use basic selling techniques; dependability, flexibility and good customer service skills; excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; problem-solving skills; ability to learn and retain large amounts of detailed information; ability to stand for long periods of time; experience working with computers; ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays; ability to work outside; must be able to work through September 7, 2015.

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent. Experience: One year in applicable customer service role.

Pay Rate: $9.00
Application Deadline: May 27, 2015


1415-974 Assistant Facility Set Up Attendant
Museum Enterprises Division, Internal and Facilities Sales, occasional/non-exempt EEO 9D
Hours will vary based on business need, 5-23 hours/week with flexible schedule, primarily weekday evenings and weekends required.

This job is cool because… this position is responsible for providing excellent service by setting and preparing for events while following established procedures, safety protocols, and proactively approaching situations resulting in meeting and exceeding client expectations.

Share your talents by… setting up furniture (stages, tables and chairs) for functions and events and provide event space maintenance as directed by event lead. The position also involves the maintenance, repair, and cleaning of tables, chairs, carpets, walls, doors, and glass. Work is often done in a quick pace environment with high attention to detail and time constraints. Shifts can range from 2-4-hours/per day, not to exceed 23 hours per week based on the needs of Science Museum of Minnesota.

The ideal candidate will have…basic reading and writing skills, excellent customer service skills, ability to manage own time and meet deadlines, and work within a team and/or independently. Ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions, basic computer skills with the ability to use email software (Outlook). This position requires the ability to lift unassisted frequently up to 75 pounds and occasionally up to 125 lbs., Ability to frequently carry up to 75 lbs., Ability to push and pull frequently up to 300 lbs. on a wheeled cart unassisted, occasionally up to 1100 lbs. on wheeled cart with or without assistance; Ability to walk for long distances and for long periods of time. Ability to kneel, bend, reach, twist and walk frequently.

Experience: 1-2 years experience working under strict deadlines and fast pace environment. Experience working with Audio visual equipment preferred. Must be at least 18 years old.

Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Work Schedule: Varies, based on business needs, weekday evenings, early mornings, including weekends, shifts can vary from 2-4 hours/day

Pay Rate: $10.00
Application Deadline: May 27, 2015