Maintenance Technician

The Anchorage Museum’s mission is to be a museum for people, place, planet, and potential, in service of a sustainable and equitable North, with creativity and imagination for what is possible. We welcome diverse perspectives, recognize all are enriched when a diversity of voices, viewpoints, and skills are included and engaged in the work we do, and are committed to creating an anti-racist, fully inclusive organization.

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The Anchorage Museum is looking for a skilled ‘handy man’ to join its team as a Maintenance Technician. The successful candidate will assist with the general day-to-day daily maintenance and repair of the Museum’s electrical, plumbing, and carpentry systems. This position will also provide support to all areas of the Facilities department, including painting, appliances, furniture, vehicles, tools, and related equipment, as well as shared emergency maintenance response on or after hours, and on-call rotation.

This part-time benefited position, 32 hours per week, may have a non-standard work schedule and will include occasional weekends. The hourly rate is $26/hr, DOE.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain routine maintenance schedules, check lists, and ensure operational procedures are updated and kept current
  • Assist in the development of a preventive maintenance program for building mechanical systems
  • Routinely review maintenance related records with Deputy Director of Facilities and Operations
  • Perform and/or oversee all necessary repairs and replacements to lighting equipment
  • Oversee building key and lock systems
  • Inspect and complete required repairs on electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and other facility related repairs
  • Ensure the physical security, accountability, serviceability, and cleanliness of all maintenance tools, equipment storage areas, and tool bins, utilized or assigned
  • Ensure excellence in safety procedures and avoid accidents in accomplishment of all tasks performed and immediately reports any violations or potential hazards to the Deputy Director of Facilities and Operations
  • Respond to emergency situations and/or work overtime as required


  • Demonstrated ability to multitask
  • Demonstrated ability to complete detailed orientated tasks and produce high-quality outcomes
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to be flexible and learn quickly
  • Ability to problem solve and manage challenging mechanical issues
  • Ability to work on ladders and scissors lifts up to 40’ high while performing duties



  • High-school diploma or equivalent
  • Possess a valid Alaska driver's license and driving record that satisfies insurance carrier requirements
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
  • Demonstrated reliability
  • One year of experience working with electrical system preferred
  • Two years of experience in commercial facility maintenance or repair work preferred
  • Knowledge of MS Software preferred

If you are interested in this exceptional opportunity, please log on to our website to review the complete job description. Interested parties may complete an employment application and submit it along with a resume and cover letter via email, fax or mail. Please note we are unable to accept resumes in place of an employment application.

Anchorage Museum

Attn: Human Resources
625 C Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99501
(907) 929-9217 tel

The AMA will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex or marital status or who is a 'qualified individual with a disability,' as that phrase is defined in the Americans with Disabilities Act. AMA will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and that employees are treated during employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, marital status or physical or mental disability.




Anchorage, AK

1 month(s) ago

Closing Date 2021-11-19