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Spring Peeper at ECHO.Building & Exhibits Maintenance Staff

ECHO seeks an experienced team player to provide building facilities and exhibit maintenance in a unique 36,000 square foot, software driven, LEED-certified aquarium and science center. ECHO is located on the shores of Lake Champlain in beautiful Burlington, Vermont.

This position provides a challenging, fast paced, diverse set of responsibilities including:

  • Installing, maintaining and repairing high quality museum exhibits.
  • Maintaining mechanical systems (HVAC, plumbing, aquarium life support systems, etc.).
  • Maintaining walkways and exterior planted areas (snow removal, landscaping).
  • Assisting Animal Care staff in equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Interior and exterior building maintenance including roofing, painting, flooring, plumbing, lighting, signage and adjacent grounds.
  • Interacting with staff to coordinate building and exhibit repairs.

Essential Job Skills and Abilities:

  • Carpentry, plumbing, and mechanical skills.
  • Electrical and electronics repair.
  • Building finish work.
  • Physical ability to perform strenuous work and lift and/or move at least 50 pounds.
  • Ability to trouble shoot facilities issues both independently and with a team.
  • Responsive multitasker who is comfortable working in fast paced environment.

Schedule & Benefits

  • Four, 10-hour days per week including Saturdays. Occasional over time during exhibit installations and facilities emergencies.
  • Benefits include: Paid time off, Health care, Retirement.
  • Staff Training and Professional Development Opportunities
  • Beautiful work setting

To Apply: Application Deadline: November 16, 2014
ECHO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please send a cover letter and resume to with Building & Exhibit Maintenance Staff in the subject line or by mail to ECHO Building & Exhibit Maintenance Job Search, One College Street, Burlington, VT 05401.

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