Portland Museum of Art

Portland Museum of Art Portland Museum of Art, Congress Square, Portland, ME, USA
Full time
Under the general supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, maintains the museum’s buildings and grounds by completing janitorial tasks, event set up and special projects as assigned to ensure fulfillment of museum standards of cleanliness, sanitation, and safety.   ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:   Performs daily maintenance and cleaning of the museum building, including offices, galleries, restrooms, and other public areas. Duties include floor care and carpet cleaning, window cleaning, painting, dusting, trash removal, recycling, changing interior and exterior lighting, and cleaning and restocking restrooms.   Assists with the setup of tables, chairs, audio-visual equipment, and other materials for museum events, programs, and facility use functions. Staffs events to ensure their proper functioning and assists with event break down and clean up.   Performs routine grounds maintenance, including lawn care and snow removal.   Maintains cleaning logs and records as directed.   Responds promptly to calls for service from the Protection Services Department and other department managers.   Chooses and utilizes the proper equipment and/or cleaning products to complete assigned tasks.   Assists with special projects for the Curatorial Department and/or the Preparatory Division as requested.   Performs special projects and other related duties as required, directed, or as the situation dictates.   Complies with all Portland Museum of Art safety rules and procedures.   Regular attendance at the workplace is required.   Supports the PMA’s strategic goal to advance a culture of inclusivity and diversity.   Fosters relationships and builds philanthropy with patrons at the PMA, as defined by displaying behavior that welcomes all individuals contacted in the course of work. This may include answering questions, utilizing approachable body language such as smiling and making eye contact, thanking people for visiting the PMA, and other open and engaging behavior on a daily basis.