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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:

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.



Kitchen Supervisor
McWane Science Center counts on the Kitchen Supervisor to ensure daily operations and productivity of the Café and its staff are upheld and cleanliness standards are being met.
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Cafe Associate
McWane Science Center counts on the Cafe Associate to provide the cafe with organizational and operational support and ensure 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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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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Reservations Specialist (up to 20 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, in planning their visits by providing accurate information about all exhibits, events, IMAX films, memberships and other activities in the center.
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Science Presenter (up to 20 hours per week)
Science 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.
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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.
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Cashier – Smart Cafe (up to 22 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the Cashier to accurately process transactions for purchases in the café/food court area; maintain the appearance and consumables in the dining room; and provide an excellent customer service experience to café guests.
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Casual Dining Cook and Prep (up to 24 hours per week)
Position responsible for supporting 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.   Food court areas include Pizza Pi, Subway, Red Mango, the Grille and Daily Special.
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