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Adventure Science Center

Facilities Technician

Adventure Science Center


Job Summary

Position Title: Facilities Technician I
Department: Facilities 
Reports To: 
Facilities Manager
FLSA Designation: Non- Exempt, FT position
Date Written/Revised: 04/28/2023
Pay Rate: $16.50/hour

Adventure Science Center’s purpose is to transform lives through extraordinary experiences in science and innovation, and our vision is to become a nationally renowned destination science center. Adventure Science Center provides powerful exhibitions and inspiring programs with exceptional guest experiences that deepen the engagement of all ages in science and science-related disciplines. Adventure Science Center supports STEAM education and workforce development through industry collaboration by presenting science in an engaging, innovative manner.

This position is part of the team of facilities professionals who are essential to the care and maintenance of a 100,000 + square foot facility. This individual is responsible for multiple responsibilities, tasks and duties that help the Adventure Science Center function seven days a week. This position will perform daily tasks ranging from custodial and maintenance tasks to event set-up/tear-down, both essential to the core operation.

Job Responsibilities


With the direction of the Facilities Manager:

  • Maintain cleanliness of building, including but not limited to daily vacuuming, dusting, trash collection, sanitizing high touch areas, and cleaning of bathrooms.
  • Ensure public events and private rentals are set-up and torn down in a timely manner, including but not limited to tables, chairs, linens, and decorations.
  • Assists with daily inspection of facility equipment as needed.
  • Assists Facilities Manager and Facilities Technician II, as needed, with maintenance of HVAC, electrical, pneumatic systems, plumbing, elevators, etc.
  • Maintain various maintenance and safety checklist duties.
  • Perform miscellaneous and job related duties as assigned.

Customer Service

  • Support guests and co-workers by resolving issues with a positive, courteous and professional attitude.
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Approaches position with teamwork mentality to achieve common goals.
  • Understanding of the importance and value of working as part of a larger cross-functional and inter- departmental team in a professional, courteous, and collaborative way.

Operational Support

  • Attend monthly staff meetings as schedule permits.
  • Perform core operational functions of guest safety and wayfinding.
  • Assist during emergency and evacuation situations.



  • Work schedule is Thursday — Monday with Tuesday and Wednesday off.
  • Ability to fill out and complete daily checklist
  • Ability to operate various types of custodial equipment including but not limited to, upright and hand vacuums.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and able to read cleaning chemical labels and proper application of those chemicals.
  • Ability to work independently as well as be an effective team member.
  • Basic shop knowledge, drills, saws, various hand tools.
  • Basic Knowledge of and practice with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Motivated, flexible and dependable.
  • Reliable, courteous and collaborative team player.
  • Pleasant disposition, customer-service oriented.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and flexibility should difficult situations arise.

Special Conditions

  • ASC uniform must be worn at all times
  • Must complete ASC training in order to work with hazardous materials


  • High School diploma or Equivalent
  • 1-3 years previous work experience in one or more of the following fields: custodial, maintenance, events.
  • Be able to pass a background check
  • Be available to work weekends, holidays and occasional after hours events
  • Courteous professional manner and ability to interact with science center guests
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time as well as lift and move supplies and equipment (up to lift 50 lbs. unassisted and 100 lbs. assisted)

 Environmental Conditions & Physical Demands

  • The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts requiring normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms; use of safe work practices with office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls and observance of fire regulations.
  • Physical demands include event equipment and set up, walking, carrying, standing during events and
  • lifting up to 50 lbs. unassisted and 100 lbs. assisted.
  • The employee must have manual dexterity, visual and auditory acuity. Some repetitive motion is involved.

Additional Information



  • We are playful and passionate experimenters
  • We think big, embrace risk, and evolve our ideas in order to lead
  • We are collaborative with each other and our whole community
  • We foster diversity, curiosity, and creativity to make our experience unique


  • Medical, Dental, and VIsion
  • 401k with employer match
  • Free onsite parking
  • Complimentary Voyager membership to Adventure Science Center
  • Free or discounted admission to local venues including The Nashville Zoo, The Frist Art Museum, Nashville Shores, Cheekwood Estate and Gardens, and more!
  • Eligibility for Public Student Loan Forgiveness

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to hr@adventuresci.org. Electronic submission is required for all materials. To expedite processing, please place “Facilities Technician” in the subject line of your message. No phone calls, please.

Due to the volume of applications received, we will only contact candidates selected for interviews.

Adventure Science Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This is intended to be a description of the general nature and level of work to be performed. This position profile should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel in this position. These responsibilities and duties are subject to change at any time based on organizational needs.


  • Date Posted: April 28, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 05/08/2023
  • Salary Range: 16.50
  • Working Hours: 40 hours per week, Thursday-Monday