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 opportunities. Please click here to learn more!
E-Mail Human Resources: HR@mcwane.org
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
FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Visitor Services Representative
Full-time position (up to 40 hours per week) 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.
McWane Science Center counts on the Cleaning 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. When directed to do so, this position will assist the Environmental Services Manager and the Building Managers with the safety and security of the Center, its visitors and staff. The position will also assist in all other departments as needed. Additional hours and schedule shifts may/will be required to meet the needs of the Center.
McWane Science Center counts on the Exhibit Fabricator to produce, install and maintain exhibits and environments to ensure our visitors have a safe and fun learning experience. Cabinet Maker with welding experience preferred.
PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Birthday Party Host (weekends)
McWane Science Center counts on the Birthday Party Host to provide excellent customer service to all guests while hosting birthday parties and supporting the operations of the birthday party program and the Education department. Accountabilities and major duties include: hosting birthday parties including the set-up and break-down of party rooms; facilitating on-site client contact and coordination during parties; presenting birthday parties programs; providing and maintaining excellent customer service to birthday guests as well as all visitors; and preparing for upcoming parties by organizing supplies, counting inventory and calling parents, if needed. (Saturdays from 9AM – 6PM and Sundays from 11AM until 6PM with one weekend off per month).
Field Trip Facilitator (up to 28 hours per week)
The Field Trip Facilitator is instrumental in helping to ensure a positive experience for our reserved groups arriving for field trips. The position is responsible for enthusiastically greeting and checking in reserved groups as they arrive, distributing all admission tickets, reviewing the daily schedule, providing general orientation of the facility, assisting with storage and execution of lunch and departure procedures. Pre- and post-visit administrative work will also be involved to assist with internal operations and group appreciation opportunities. This position is primarily Monday through Friday.
Education Presenter (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.