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  • 22 May 2020 8:31 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Multiple positions at 19 hours per week or less.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    Performing the following will involve driving to various locations outside OMSI's corporate headquarters.

    • Construct high-quality interactive exhibits and experiences using various types of wood, plastics, fabrics, metals, and finishing materials
    • Set up and operate, with a high degree of safety, various machines and hand tools
    • Integration of electro mechanical interfaces
    • Construct carts and/or crates that ensure the safe transportation of exhibitions
    • Responsible for the repair and refurbishment of interactive exhibits and experiences
    • Regular cleaning and maintenance of shop space and equipment
    • Work with exhibit development teams to resolve project concerns and/or problems that may arise during the project development, design and build phases
    • Ensure the production of projects are within constraints of timelines and budget.
    • This position is non-exempt, paid hourly
    • This position is on-call, scheduled for <19 hours/week.

    Position Requirements

    • Thorough knowledge of all standard tools and processes for production of interactive exhibits and experiences.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of exhibit fabrication – finish carpentry/cabinet-making skills/woodworking.
    • Working knowledge of mechanical devices and their integration into exhibits.
    • Working knowledge of electronic and electrical construction as related to exhibit experiences.
    • 3 years of fabrication experience.
    • Pass a pre-employment criminal background check and Motor Vehicle Record check.

    Compensation Package

    • $18.00 - $20.00 per hour, depending on experience.
    • Eligible for Oregon Sick.
    • Free OMSI annual membership
    • Reciprocal Employee Attractions Pass – Valid for two free general admissions to 25 Oregon attractions

    Find out more.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 8604, Portland, OR 97207
Contact: connect@oregonmuseums.org 
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