*SPARKING WONDER & CURIOSITY ABOUT OUR WORLD THROUGH HANDS-ON SCIENCE EXPERIENCES*
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 Volunteer and 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
Due to the large volume of resumes received, we are unable to return telephone calls from candidates inquiring about the status of their resume.
Employment offers are contingent upon the acceptable results of various background checks including, but not limited to, criminal and child abuse/neglect.
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
Gift Shop Supervisor
McWane Science Center counts on the Gift Shop Supervisor to act in a supervisory role in the manager’s absence, to assist with inventory management/control, training and supervision of staff, and to support the daily operations of the retail store, Cool Stuff Store, by providing excellent customer service and a clean, relaxed shopping environment for all customers and guests and assisting with all sales and merchandising.
McWane Science Center counts on the Aquarist I to provide daily care to all live plant and animal displays using approved husbandry practices and maintaining the daily upkeep of exhibits, life support systems, and maintaining water quality for the World of Water exhibition. Persons in this position exercise discretion/independent judgment for daily operations.
Full-time position responsible for the general accounting function including preparing journal entries; maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers; account and bank reconciliations; and daily cash receipt processes. Will also assist with monthly closings and account analysis and support the Vice President in carrying out the responsibilities of the Accounting department.
PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
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.
Gift Shop Associate (up to 20 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the Gift Shop Associate to support the daily operations of the gift shop, Cool Stuff Store, by providing excellent customer service and a clean, relaxed shopping environment for all customers and guests and by assisting with all sales and merchandising. This position must be able to work weekends and a minimum of 2 full days during the week.
Cafe Associate (up to 20 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the Smart Café Quick Service team member 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.