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Museum Maintenance and Facility Technician

Ponce De Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Ponce Inlet

Location: Ponce De Leon Inlet Lighthouse and Museum

Job Title: Museum Maintenance and Facility Technician

Job Type: Full and Part-Time

The Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is currently searching for a conscientious, professional, and experienced individual to join its maintenance team. Job responsibilities include custodial, light construction, historic restoration, and grounds maintenance. Applicants should possess general construction skills and experience in the use of hand and power tools. Professional experience in the construction trades, cabinetry work, or historic preservation and restoration is preferred. Applicants must be capable of performing manual labor under various weather conditions.

Due to the nature of the position, applicants should be in good physical condition and able to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time, climb a ladder up to 16 feet, ascend 9 flights of stairs on multiple occasions throughout the day, and lift objects in excess of 50 pounds with proper safety equipment. Applicants must be available for opening and closing shifts, Sunday through Saturday (including some holidays).

The ideal candidate possesses a "can-do", team-oriented attitude. Attention to detail, pride in workmanship, and personal initiative are a few of the qualities that we are looking for in a new employee.

The current job opening is for 1-2 part-time positions although full-time would be considered based on the applicant's experience and work history. Full-time employee benefit package includes paid holidays and vacation, the opportunity to participate in the organization’s matching 401k plan and an optional health/dental/vision plan.

The Ponce De Leon Inlet Light Station is one of only 12 National Historic Landmark lighthouses in the country. The site is home to one of the nation’s leading lighthouse museums and is widely recognized as one of the best-preserved and fully-intact historic lighthouse facilities in the county. The light station has been managed and operated by the not-for-profit 501(c)(3) Ponce De Leon Inlet Lighthouse Preservation Association since 1972.  

Interested candidates should contact Director of Operations Mike Bennett by phone at (386) 761-1821 ext. 14 or via email at mbennett@ponceinlet.org for more details.

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