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The Albright-Knox Art Gallery is currently hiring for the following positions. We are unable to accept unsolicited resumes.

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, genetics or any other legally protected status.

Cleaner (Full Time)
Maintenance Representative (Full Time)
Security Guard (Full-Time and Part-Time Openings Available)


Cleaner (Full Time)

The Cleaner is responsible for carrying out general services in a proactive and friendly manner, addressing problems identified during inspections, reporting unsafe conditions within the museum, and acting as point of contact for employees and patrons. The Cleaner reports directly to the Head of Buildings & Grounds.

Position Details

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Follow a schedule to perform general janitorial services such as mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, dusting, and general cleanup inside all buildings.

Perform all required maintenance on the museum’s restrooms to maintain the museum’s standards.

Empty trash and other receptacles on a daily basis.

Assisting in painting and drywall work will be required as we continually modify our buildings.

Some demolition of walls and moving debris to a dumpster will be required.

Clean and buff floors in all museum buildings.

Strip floors of old wax and apply a new coat of wax as directed by management.

Inspect the museum’s campus for damage or other maintenance issues. Report issues you identify to management as quickly as possible.

Proactively address problems identified through inspections.

Keep the museum grounds clean of garbage, debris, leaves, branches, and other foreign materials.

Snow and ice removal (shoveling / salting) will be necessary.

As a primary point of contact for both employees and patrons, act with courtesy, respect, and in a friendly manner at all times.

Follow all museum safety requirements and participate in safety training programs.

Report all unsafe conditions to the Head of Buildings & Grounds. 

Assist with setup and breakdown of special events, as needed, which will require some 24/7 availability.

Will be required to report, in writing, to the Head Cleaner or Head of Buildings & Grounds any issues that need attention, for example, chipped paint on doors or walls, lights out, or anything else that is not up to the museum’s standards.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Organized self-starter and strong attention to detail.

Good time management skills.

Previous floor cleaning experience.

Strong interpersonal communication abilities.

Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional internal and external customer service.

Ability to effectively operate and use floor buffing machine and cleaning equipment.

Ability to lift and move 20-50 pounds (generally tables, chairs, etc.).

Must be able to work overtime, evenings, and weekends, as needed.

Must have a valid New York driver’s license.

 

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma.

2+ years relevant work experience in general maintenance or janitorial services.

Experience with floor buffer preferred.

Experience with floor stripping and waxing preferred.

Please apply for this position online:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15060011


Maintenance Representative (Full Time)

The Maintenance Representative reports directly to the Head of Buildings & Grounds.

Position Details

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Perform a daily inspection of the museum grounds and common areas of all assigned properties.

Perform a daily walk through of a specific section of the museum campus, as assigned by the Head of Buildings and Grounds. Report any issues that need attention, for example, chipped paint on doors or walls, lights out, or anything else that is not up to our museum’s standards.

Proactively address all problems identified through inspections and communicate actions to management.

Perform general janitorial services such as mopping, sweeping, dusting, and general cleanup inside all buildings on a daily schedule.

Perform outside maintenance, including snow shoveling, leaf raking, and grass cutting. 

Perform routine inspections of the parking lot and provide general cleanup of the parking lot and museum grounds daily.

Perform routine maintenance functions based upon work orders approved by the Head of Buildings & Grounds.

Perform electrical, carpentry, HVAC maintenance, lighting equipment maintenance and installation, painting, basic plumbing, snow removal, and light landscaping services as directed by management.

Provide setup and cleanup for museum events (requires some 24/7 availability), as directed by the Head of Buildings & Grounds.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Exceptional interpersonal communication abilities.

Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional internal and external customer service.

Organized self-starter and strong attention to detail.

Computer skills required.

Ability to work overtime as needed.

Must have a valid New York driver’s license.

 

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma.

2+ years relevant work experience in general maintenance.

General knowledge of electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and drywall applications. 

Ability to perform skilled routine repairs.

Please apply for this position online:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15060111


Security Guard (Full-Time and Part-Time Openings Available)

The Security Guard reports directly to the Head of Security.

Position Details

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensures physical security for protection against intrusion.
  • Performs routine security patrols.
  • Performs procedural security, including enforcement of the museum’s key and security badge control policy and detection of embezzlement.
  • Investigates and writes reports on accidents, incidents, suspicious activities, safety and fire hazards, and other security-related situations.
  • As a primary point of contact for both employees and patrons, it is imperative that a security guard always acts in a professional manner.
  • Listens with empathy to employee and patron issues and concerns.
  • Responds to security and fire alarms, medical emergencies, crimes-in-progress, non-criminal incidents, and natural disasters.
  • Respectfully enforces all museum policies to visitors and staff.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Security experience is preferred, but not necessary.
  • Current NY State Security License required prior to start.
  • Good working knowledge of security operations, safety practices in a business environment and enforcement procedures.
  • Strong written, verbal, and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time.
  • Must be available on weekends and holidays, as needed.

Please apply for this position online:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=14824641


How to Apply

Follow the link under the open position to apply for that job. You may apply for multiple positions.

No telephone inquiries or general/unsolicited resumes, please.

Maintenance Representative (Full Time)

 

The Maintenance Representative reports directly to the Head of Buildings & Grounds.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform a daily inspection of the museum grounds and common areas of all assigned properties.
  • Perform a daily walk through of a specific section of the museum campus, as assigned by the Head of Buildings and Grounds. Report any issues that need attention, for example, chipped paint on doors or walls, lights out, or anything else that is not up to our museum’s standards.
  • Proactively address all problems identified through inspections and communicate actions to management.
  • Perform general janitorial services such as mopping, sweeping, dusting, and general cleanup inside all buildings on a daily schedule.
  • Perform outside maintenance, including snow shoveling, leaf raking, and grass cutting.
  • Perform routine inspections of the parking lot and provide general cleanup of the parking lot and museum grounds daily.
  • Perform routine maintenance functions based upon work orders approved by the Head of Buildings & Grounds.
  • Perform electrical, carpentry, HVAC maintenance, lighting equipment maintenance and installation, painting, basic plumbing, snow removal, and light landscaping services as directed by management.
  • Provide setup and cleanup for museum events (requires some 24/7 availability), as directed by the Head of Buildings & Grounds.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

·         Exceptional interpersonal communication abilities.

·         Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional internal and external customer service.

·         Organized self-starter and strong attention to detail.

  • Computer skills required.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.
  • Must have a valid New York driver’s license.

 

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE

·         High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma.

·         2+ years relevant work experience in general maintenance.

·         General knowledge of electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and drywall applications.

·         Ability to perform skilled routine repairs.

 

Please apply for this position online:

https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15060111