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Position: Facilities Assistant
Reports to: Director of Facilities
Hours: Fulltime

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
– Performs maintenance and sanitation duties to maintain both facilities.
– Assists in providing a safe environment for employees and visitors using the facilities.
– Assists in providing a safe and secure environment for the protection of the artwork and MMA property.
– Supports the Special Events Department with event set up and break down.
– Other duties as required by the Director of Facilities

– Education: High School Diploma or the equivalent
– Experience in carpentry, plumbing, electrical
– Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record
– Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Speaks clarly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.
– Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure, using whole numbers and common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percentages
– Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form. Ability to resolve problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
– Computer Skills: Email, spreadsheet software and word processing.

Physical and Sensory Requirements
– Mobility, flexibility, gross body coordination and dexterity sufficient to stand
– Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time
– Ability to climb stairs and ladders
– Ability to assist in the case of a building evacuation
– Ability and mobility to drive a motor vehicle
– Acute vision, hearing , voice, smell and sense of touch
– Ability to speak clearly
– Must be able to move chairs and lift tables
– Ability to lift and/or move up to 70 pounds
– Ability to work effectively inside or outside

Please send resume and cover letter

Position: Security Coordinator
Reports to: Director of Facilities
Hours: Part Time (20 hrs/wk.)

Responsible for monitoring and maintenance of Museum security and security systems.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
– Responsible for the monitoring of public areas, activities and events with emphasis on security/life safety; art collections and exhibitions; crowd and traffic control.
– Advises, implements and trains on a variety of policies and procedures related to museum security including opening/closing, event monitoring, incident reporting and crowd control.
– Coordinates with Facilities and Curatorial Departments in emergency and disaster response and recovery planning and implementation
– Coordinates with other departments within the Museum to ensure security is meeting visitor needs and expectations. Attends meetings and other functions necessary to ensure security concerns are represented and part of the decision making processes when appropriate.
– Reviews all incident reports within 24 hours of incident occurrence. Initiates investigations, makes recommendations, and notifies appropriate internal and external parties as needed. Advises on and oversees protocol for incident reporting and review in conjunction with other Museum departments.
– Coordinates with other Museum departments to ensure adequate staffing for events, etc., and to plan for any additional training or knowledge-transfer related to specific installation, program, or other event.
– Maintains documentation on a variety of security-related areas including fire alarms, reports, logs, etc., as needed, scheduled or requested.
– Responsible for working with Events and outside security personnel as needed or required for events as liaison.
– Performs the duties of a security assistant as needed; patrolling the site, responding to fire/medical or other emergencies or incidents; performing daily monitoring and diagnostics of CCTV, access control, and facility alarm systems; arranges staff fire and emergency drills, etc.
– Provides assistance to other departments and performs other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
– Education: Experience: High school or equivalent
– Experience: Minimum 2 years with at least 1 year of supervisory experience.
– Attributes:
1. Excellent communication (oral and written) skills.
2. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, correspondence, memos.
3. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to patrons.
4. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure.
5.Ability to apply reasonable common sense and understanding to carry out instructions.
6. Requires the ability to creatively and calmly problem solve and trouble shoot under pressure, to           define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
7. Intermediate level skills in operation of personal computer and software programs.
– Work Environment:
1. On feet most of the day, course of work involves extensive walking, climbing stairs, bending,  stooping, squatting.
2. Regularly required to talk or hear and to use hands to finger, handle or feel, and occasionally    required to reach with hands/arms.
3. Must have complete physical mobility, full faculties of vision and hearing.
4. Lifting up to 50 lbs.
5. Work may be performed outside, with exposure to inclement or heat extremes of weather.
6.Moderate to loud noise levels.
7.Position requires evening and weekend hours as needed for events and scheduling purposes.
– Other requirements:
1. Security Guard Certification
2. Valid and current CPR/First aid Certification
3. Monterey Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training, or acquire within three months    of hire date.
4. Must possess valid driver’s license and driving record which is acceptable to the organization’s      insurance carrier.

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The Monterey Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer.