Open Positions

Admissions Sales Associate

High school diploma or GED and a minimum six months to one year of demonstrated success in a customer service, sales or call center environment. An outgoing and professional attitude is a must. Bi-lingual in Spanish strongly preferred.

Provides a high level of customer service by selling and promoting all activities, programs, and services associated with the Milwaukee Public Museum and Theater including special events, membership, and admissions.

The Milwaukee Public Museum is currently looking for 6 friendly, dependable, energetic, and customer-oriented individual who enjoy working with the general public to fill our part-time I limited-term openings for the run of our four month temporary exhibition: “Ultimate Dinosaurs”. The Admission Sales Associate is responsible for selling tickets, cash handling, data entry, and providing information for our visitors. Exceptional customer service skills are a must.  Hours for the position vary among scheduled shifts and nights/weekends are included. The pay rate for the position is $8.21 per hour.

About the Organization:

The Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) is a comprehensive natural history and cultural museum located in Wisconsin’s largest city (MSA pop. 1.7 million), and the most-attended museum in the State. MPM welcomes more than 500,000 diverse visitors annually, including more than 100,000 school children on class visits. MPM holds a collection of some 4.5 million objects, has 150,000 square feet of galleries on four floors, hosts major traveling exhibitions, and is one of the oldest natural history museums in the nation.  

Museum’s Mission:

The Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) is the intersection of human history and natural science. We educate, explore, discover and preserve the world and its people. The goal of MPM is to inspire curiosity, excite minds and increase desire to preserve and protect our world’s natural and cultural resources through exhibition, educational programs, collections and research. 

Lead Custodial/Utility Worker

High school diploma required. Two years experience in a custodial leadership position and two years experience in operating floor care cleaning equipment. Must have a valid Driver License along with a good driving record.

To lead, train & direct work assignments for the custodial staff on an individual bases and team projects. Performs a variety of snow removal, janitorial, utility and grounds duties inside and outside the Museum to maintain a clean, pleasant and safe environment for guest and staff.  

The Milwaukee Public Museum is currently looking for a friendly, dependable and energetic individual with strong communications and leadership skills to fill our full-time opening. Major responsibilities are to work closely with management to assign work assignments, lead day-to-day custodial duties & projects, train staff and to complete a variety of janitorial, utility & grounds duties in and around the Museum. Candidates must have a High School diploma with two years experience in custodial leadership and knowledge of floor care cleaning equipment along with a valid Driver License & good driving record. The position consists of a variety of scheduled shifts and candidates must have the flexibility to accommodate the schedule. Competitive pay rate and benefits offered.

 

About the Organization:

The Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) is a comprehensive natural history and cultural museum located in Wisconsin’s largest city (MSA pop. 1.7 million), and the most-attended museum in the State. MPM welcomes more than 500,000 diverse visitors annually, including more than 100,000 school children on class visits. MPM holds a collection of some 4.5 million objects, has 150,000 square feet of galleries on four floors, hosts major traveling exhibitions, and is one of the oldest natural history museums in the nation.

 

Museum’s Mission:

The Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) is the intersection of human history and natural science. We educate, explore, discover and preserve the world and its people. The goal of MPM is to inspire curiosity, excite minds and increase desire to preserve and protect our world’s natural and cultural resources through exhibition, educational programs, collections and research.

Maintenance Mechanic I

Education and experience required to perform the duties would be any combination equivalent to completion of high school/GED with course work in the electrical, plumbing and mechanical trades plus 1-year maintenance on buildings/facilities.  Preferred maintenance experience in a museum, health care facility, or other critical, environmentally challenging facility.   Work experience should include: plumbing, HVAC, electrical systems, machine repair, and welding.  Ability to read blueprints, specifications, and control systems schematics.  

Performs a variety of general preventive maintenance duties and new installations of electrical, plumbing, and mechanical equipment under the guidance of the Facilities Maintenance team.  

The Milwaukee Public Museum is looking for a dependable, energetic, and assertive individual to fill our 1st shift full-time opening with flexibility to rotate on-call requirements. Responsibilities include a variety of general preventive maintenance duties and new installation of electrical, plumbing, and mechanical equipment with the ability to read blueprints, specifications, and control systems schematics. Duties to include the repair, alteration, and modification of the building finishes, systems, equipment, and utilities. Performs a variety of computer-based BAS functions such as command entry, information management, network alarm management, and database management (JCI, METASYS). A High School diploma or equivalent with course work in electrical, plumbing, mechanical trades and 1-year maintenance on buildings/facilities required. Previous work experience should include plumbing, HVAC, electrical systems, machine repair, and welding. Construction experience will include knowledge of carpentry, painting, door hardware and masonry. This position offers benefits and a competitive pay rate.

About the Organization:

The Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) is a comprehensive natural history and cultural museum located in Wisconsin’s largest city (MSA pop. 1.7 million), and the most-attended museum in the State. MPM welcomes more than 500,000 diverse visitors annually, including more than 100,000 school children on class visits. MPM holds a collection of some 4.5 million objects, has 150,000 square feet of galleries on four floors, hosts major traveling exhibitions, and is one of the oldest natural history museums in the nation.  

Museum’s Mission:

The Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) is the intersection of human history and natural science. We educate, explore, discover and preserve the world and its people. The goal of MPM is to inspire curiosity, excite minds and increase desire to preserve and protect our world’s natural and cultural resources through exhibition, educational programs, collections and research. 

Visitor Assistant I

High school diploma or GED required.  Candidates with previous demonstrated experience in a customer service role, preferably a setting that welcomes large groups, is required.  Customer Service experience in a museum setting preferred. An outgoing and professional attitude is a must.  

Ensure a welcoming atmosphere and positive experience that engages members and visitors. The Visitor Assistant (VA) is an integral member of the Guest Relations Staff.

The Milwaukee Public Museum is currently looking for 8 friendly, dependable, and energetic individuals who enjoy working with the general public to fill our part-time I limited-term openings for the run of our four month temporary exhibition: “Ultimate Dinosaurs”. The VA: ensures a welcoming atmosphere and positive experience that engages members and visitors; is able to handle and balance many responsibilities in a calm and efficient manner; is a strong team player; is energetic and has demonstrated the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment; and is responsible for furnishing information and providing superior customer service to our visitors. Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred. Hours for these positions vary among scheduled shifts that include days, weekends, and evenings. The base pay rate is $8.21 per hour.

About the Organization:

The Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) is a comprehensive natural history and cultural museum located in Wisconsin’s largest city (MSA pop. 1.7 million), and the most-attended museum in the State. MPM welcomes more than 500,000 diverse visitors annually, including more than 100,000 school children on class visits. MPM holds a collection of some 4.5 million objects, has 150,000 square feet of galleries on four floors, hosts major traveling exhibitions, and is one of the oldest natural history museums in the nation.

Museum’s Mission:

The Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) is the intersection of human history and natural science. We educate, explore, discover and preserve the world and its people. The goal of MPM is to inspire curiosity, excite minds and increase desire to preserve and protect our world’s natural and cultural resources through exhibition, educational programs, collections and research.