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
Cashier – Smart Cafe (up to 20 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the Cashier to accurately process transactions for purchases in the café; maintain the appearance and consumables in the dining room; and provide an excellent customer service experience to café guests.
Gift Shop/Retail Store Associate (full-time)
McWane Science Center counts on the Gift Shop/Retail Store Associate to support 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.
IMAX Associate (part-time up to 25 hours per week)
The 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 Riding Slide responsibilities in order to support the daily operations in the IMAX Theater department.
Reservations Specialist (full-time)
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.
Projectionist – IMAX Dome Theater (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.
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.
Visitor Service Representative (part-time/temporary — up to 15 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.
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.