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Employment Opportunities

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

TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Star Wars Support – IMAX Associate (part-time, Dec 12 – mid-February)
The temporary IMAX Associate is responsible for all aspects of operation and visitor service in McWane Science Center’s motion-based simulator and will also be responsible for selling concessions to IMAX Theater and McWane Science Center guests.  Position will cross-train in Theater Host and Holiday Riding Slide responsibilities in order to support the daily operations of the IMAX Theater department.  Position will be primarily  scheduled to support Star Wars (Rogue One) show times.  Night time shifts will be required.  Position available December 12, 2016 – mid-February, 2017 (an extension may be available)
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Visitor Services Representative (part-time, Dec 12 – mid-February)
Part-time, temporary position responsible for front-line ticket sales and customer service primarily supporting Star Wars (Rogue One) weekend and evening show times. This position will greet and check-in all guests while also providing information about the facility in a positive, polite and enthusiastic manner.  Nights and weekends required.  Position available Dec 12 – mid-February (an extension may be available)
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Cleaning Specialist (part-time, Dec 12 – mid-February)
Part-time, temporary position 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.  Position will include evening shifts.  Position available Dec 12 — mid-February (an extension may be available)
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Winter Wonderland Holiday Floor Support (3 days per week, Nov 14 – Dec 31)
McWane Science Center counts on the Winter Wonderland Floor Support staff member to provide excellent customer service to all guests while staffing the Winter Wonderland Ice Slide and Zip-line. This position may also staff the holiday indoor riding train, Concessions and Theater areas and Simulator.  This position is part-time up to 24 hours per week from November 14, 2016 through December 31, 2016.
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FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Cafe Associate
Full-time position responsible for providing the Cafe with organizational and operational support and ensuring the Cafe meets sales, cleanliness and budgetary goals all while providing excellent customer service.  Major duties include preparing and cooking food for the Cafe and catering use, supporting all opening/closing procedures for food service areas and setting up Cafe and venues for special events.
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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.
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PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Reservations Specialist (up to 25 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the Reservations Specialist to be an enthusiastic and knowledgeable first impression of McWane Science Center by assisting guests (including group leaders) via telephone, fax and e-mail in planning and booking their visits by providing accurate information about all exhibits, events, IMAX films, memberships and other activities in the center.
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Theater Host (up to 25 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the IMAX Theater Host to provide outstanding customer service to guests by assisting in the monitoring of film presentation and operational efficiency and providing positive guest service before, during and after all shows and special IMAX theater-related events.
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Early Childhood Education Presenter (up to 20 hours per week)
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.
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Foodie – Smart Café (up to 24 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.
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