We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities at McWane Science Center! Our open positions are listed below. If you see an opportunity you would like to pursue, please send in a resume. All contact information follows.
McWane Science Center also offers Internships and Volunteer/Docent opportunites. Please click here to learn more!
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Fax Human Resources: (205) 714-8400
Mail to Human Resources:
McWane Science Center
Attention: Human Resources
200 19th Street North
Birmingham, AL 35203
Employment offers are contingent upon the acceptable results of various background checks.
McWane Science Center will provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization via E-Verify.
McWane Science Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer
IMAX Dome Theater Projectionist (full-time)
This position is responsible for the operation of theater systems and assisting with the supervision of Theater Hosts, IMAX Associates and volunteers to ensure the highest possible visitor satisfaction, presentation quality and operational efficiency.
Volunteer & Floor Experience Assistant (part-time up to 28 hours per week)
This position is responsible for assisting with the scheduling and content development of floor programming and exhibit interpretation to ensure the excellence of the visitor experience. This position will work closely with the Manager of Volunteer Services to complete daily schedules as they relate to greeting, touch tanks, high cycles, opening and closing. This position will also be responsible for covering touch tank, high cycle and other floor experience shifts on a daily basis. This position is designed to spend 40% of time attending to the volunteer program and 60% of their time towards the visitor experience. Weekend and evening work is required.
Retail Store Associate (full-time)
The Retail Store Associate is responsible for supporting the daily operations of the gift shop, Really Cool Stuff, by providing excellent customer service and a clean, relaxed shopping environment for all customers and guests and by assisting with all sales and merchandising.
Environmental Services Specialist (part-time up to 20 hours per week; primarily late afternoon/early evening)
McWane Science Center counts on the Environmental Services Specialist to provide cleaning and sanitation services to McWane Science Center facilities in order to present a clean and safe environment. Specialist will perform light and heavy cleaning services that support daily operations in a cheerful attentive manner.
Food Service Utility Worker (part-time up to 20 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the Food Service Utility Worker to assist with weekly inventory and receive vendor deliveries including checking-in, unpacking and storing products. Position also responsible for making sure the front café guest eating area is free of debris, sanitized, and organized. These areas include but are not limited to floors, tables, chairs, beverage dispensers, trash areas, windows and product stocked areas. The Utility Worker will support the daily operations of the Café and its mission of delivering quality service.
Early Childhood Education Presenter (part-time up to 20 hours per week through December 2015)
The Early Childhood Education Presenter is stationed within McWane Science Center’s early childhood area, Itty Bitty Magic City. The position is responsible for greeting visitors in a friendly and outgoing manner; modeling play behavior at exhibits; presenting programs (including birthday parties); encouraging parents to play with their children; and keeping the entire area clean and safe at all times. This position will rotate throughout the day between cleaning/restaging, greeting/security and program presentations. This position is available through December 2015.
Deadline to apply: May 17, 2015
Visitor Service Representative (part-time/temporary — up to 20 hours per week through December 2015)
Part-time, temporary position responsible for front-line ticket sales and customer service. This position will greet and check-in all guests while providing information about exhibits, events, IMAX films, memberships and other activities going on throughout the facility in a positive, polite and enthusiastic manner.
Visitor Service Representative (part-time up to 28 hours per week)
Part-time position responsible for front-line ticket sales and customer service. This position will greet and check-in all guests while providing information about exhibits, events, IMAX films, memberships and other activities going on throughout the facility in a positive, polite and enthusiastic manner.
Foodie (part-time up to 20 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the Café Foodie to support the daily operations of the café and related special events by assisting with the preparation, presentation, sales and cleanliness of the department while providing excellent customer service.
Educator (part-time up to 28 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the part-time Educator to engage visitors in programs, classes, demonstrations, and activities in an enthusiastic, accurate, and interactive manner. Additionally, the Educator develops and implements home school labs and summer and holiday camp programming that emphasizes interactive science learning that campers enjoy and parents value. This position is also responsible for assisting with the care of the animals in our educational animal collection which includes feeding, cleaning and animal handling.
Education Presenter (part-time up to 16 hours per week)
Education Presenters are responsible for engaging visitors in programs, classes, demonstrations and activities in an enthusiastic, accurate and interactive manner. Education Presenters will connect with the public in settings including, but not limited to, floor programming, exhibit interpretation, birthday programs, public programs and special event programming.