Due to severe water damage, McWane Science Center will be closed for maintenance and reopen soon.
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
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.
FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Gift Shop Associate
The Gift Shop 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.
Really Cool Stuff is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9AM until 5PM (6PM in the summer); 10AM until 6PM on Saturday and Noon until 6PM on Sunday.
McWane Science Center counts on the Exhibit Designer to design and assist with the development of creative and educational science hands-on learning experiences for visitors. This creative process begins with developing ideas and concept sketches for feasibility studies to creating refined concept drawings, prototypes or maquette to creating the final design document specifications that will aid the production and installation of exhibits. Produce and oversee the fabrication of parts and components utilizing the CNC machine.
PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Birthday Party Assistant (up to 25 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the Birthday Party Assistant 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.
Special Events Assistant (up to 28 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the Special Events Assistant to assist with public/private/internal event coordination, execution and breakdown as well as market research and administrative aid.
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.
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.
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.