Job Opportunities

The Children’s Museum of Richmond inspires growth in all children by engaging families in learning through play. At both locations of the Children’s Museum, we inspire growth by engaging families in the power of play, knowing that everyone can learn more—and learn better—when they play together. 

The Children’s Museum is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, uniform service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by federal and/or state law.


Available Positions:

Facilities and Exhibits Technician

Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for construction, repair, and maintenance of exhibits and maintaining the buildings  at our Downtown and Chesterfield locations. Responsibilities include: light electrical and plumbing maintenance, repair and maintenance of Museum exhibits, landscaping, cleaning, and other general labor support.

Competencies:

Candidates should have a demonstrable passion for the mission and work of the Museum and a strong desire to make a difference in their community. Successful candidates will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to work with others from diverse backgrounds. Candidates should have excellent problem solving abilities.

Skills and Abilities:

Experience in light construction or other trade and two or more years in a general labor role is required. Experience with HVAC, electrical, or plumbing work is highly desired.

Candidates should have a valid unrestricted driver’s license with clean driving record and the ability to pass a background check. This position requires extensive walking, standing, heavy lifting, and occasional use of tools. Occasional night or weekend hours may be required.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should forward their resume and cover letter indicating salary expectations to jobs@childrensmuseumofrichmond.org. No phone calls, please.

About Us:

The Children’s Museum inspires growth in all children by engaging families in learning through play. At both locations of the Children’s Museum, we inspire growth by engaging families in the power of play, knowing that everyone can learn more—and learn better—when they play together. 

Our employee benefits include a generous amount of paid time off, health, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage, HSA with company match, and 401k with company match. And, of course, we offer membership benefits to the museum for your family or a family of your choice.

The Children’s Museum is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, uniform service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by federal and/or state law.