Lane Motor Museum seeks a hands-on building superintendent for all aspects of the facility’s upkeep. This full-time position includes health insurance and a 401(k) program. Please respond to email@example.com with your cover letter and resume.
I. Title: Facilities Superintendent
Reports To: General Manager
Areas of Responsibility: Building and Grounds
Basic Function: To provide maintenance and repairs, both remedial and preventative, for the Museum property, buildings, and collections.
II. Functions and Responsibilities
• Lane Motor Museum’s Facilities Superintendent will be responsible for working with museum management to enhance the experiences of and to ensure the safety of our guests, staff, and vendors by maintaining the building and grounds to a high standard.
• Devise, implement, and monitor the efficacy of a comprehensive maintenance plan for the Museum and its property in accordance with museum best practices.
• Prepare and adhere to budgets relating to these activities, in conjunction with the manager.
• Establish and maintain relationships with vendors and contractors as needed and as appropriate.
• Develop and periodically test safety procedures and equipment, with an emphasis on the safety of our guests and staff.
• Develop long-range plans for both maintenance and improvements.
• Respond to and render assistance during emergency situations as they arise.
• Maintain good security, including but not limited to, locks, key controls, alarms systems, etc.
• Responsible for the daily opening and closing of the Museum, keeping an eye on repair or maintenance needs as the rounds are made.
• Assist the staff as needed in the production of special events, exhibit installation, shows, etc. Seasonal decoration experience a plus.
• Assist with other duties as needed, i.e. occasional fill-in at the gift shop or other areas as required.
III. Education, Experience, and Skills Required:
• Education equivalent to graduation from an accredited secondary school is required.
• Additional formal training and/or certificates in trade skills such as HVAC, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, etc. is desired.
• Three to five years of broad professional experience is required.
• Strong observation skills are required – awareness of the surrounding’s sound, smell, and appearance are all equally important when walking through the Museum and grounds.
• Museum or other not-for-profit experience a plus.
• Excellent communications skills are required, both verbal and written. Attention to detail and diligence a must. Budget management will be required.
• Candidate must be self-directed and enjoy taking the initiative to create and implement plans and programs with limited direction.
• This position requires knowledge and experience in all facets of facility maintenance and repair; Plumbing, electrical (up to and including 240v), drywall, tile and masonry, paint, carpentry, HVAC maintenance, and groundskeeping. Retail and guest contact experience is a plus.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, attention to detail, ability to work as a member of a team as well as on your own is expected.
• Has a high degree of personal and professional integrity; acts in an ethical manner and avoids conflicts of interest.
• A varied schedule, including some evenings and weekends, may be required. The normal schedule will be weekdays, Monday-Friday.
• Qualified applicants will, at the Museum’s expense, take and pass a DOT physical and drug screening, as well as a background check.
Compensation is based on qualifications and annual reviews will assess growth in job proficiency. Wages are based on a 40-hour work week. We enjoy 6 paid holidays/year, and earn 20 days/year of paid time off. Health insurance and a retirement program are available.
Lane Motor Museum’s Mission Statement
The mission of Lane Motor Museum shall be to collect, preserve, document, and interpret a mostly European collection of automobiles and motorcycles for the public, through both static displays and active demonstrations.
This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate description of the current position, other or different tasks may be required when and if circumstances change (e.g. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, or technological developments)
Our EEO Statement:
Lane Motor Museum is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.
This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Lane Motor Museum makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.