This position is responsible for maintaining the museum’s grounds; ensuring all outside areas are clean, safe, and appealing for our visitors. The museum grounds include lawns, multiple parking areas, pedestrian plazas, floral landscaping, water features, and 75 acres of woods.
Maintaining the company vehicles,
Keeping an inventory of tools and materials,
Supervising the lawn care contractors
Other Responsibilities as assigned
Skills and Attributes
Affinity for working in a team environment and facilitating positive two-way communication
Ability to work within a complex institution with all levels of leadership, staff, volunteers and donors
Highly organized with close attention to detail
Works well under pressure and deadlines
Ability to manage multiple projects
Curious, motivated and willing to self-learn
Able to responsibly operate power tools
The ideal candidate will have combination of formal training and 2 years of experience, or at least 4 years of on the job training. A high school diploma, or GED, is required. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. The hours are 9am to 5pm. One day of weekend work is mandatory.
About Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Fernbank Museum of Natural History, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, is one of the most popular and iconic cultural attractions in Atlanta. Home to the world’s largest dinosaurs, Atlanta’s biggest movie screen and one of the largest assemblages of urban Piedmont forest in the United States, Fernbank brings science to life through immersive programming and unmatched experiences that encourage a greater appreciation of our planet and its inhabitants. Fernbank continues its 80-year environmental legacy to protect Fernbank Forest while fulfilling an educational mission to inspire life-long learning of natural history