There are currently two jobs listed below. It might be possible for one candidate to fill both jobs if he/she had the breadth of experience to fulfill both openings.

Job title: Facility and Venue Assistant

Reporting to: Executive Director               

Salary:$16.00/hour.

Hours: Approximately 8 hours a week/part-time. Somewhat flexible, can plan ahead.
Some evenings and weekends.

Location: 196 N Court Avenue. Tucson, AZ 85701

Start date: Immediate. Job open until filled

Purpose of the position

This position is responsible for basic maintenance, handyman jobs on site and some landscaping.  It also supports various special events with physical transport of tables, chairs and other furniture and provides customer support for some evening and weekend venue rentals.

Main responsibilities & duties include

▌General Maintenance –

  • Provide general repairs, upkeep and improvements to facility while staying mission   focused and being cognizant of historic preservation of site.
  • Perform general handyman jobs.
  • Interact with contracted custodial service. Support them as needed with maintenance and unusual cleaning.
  • Interact with Gardens Manager. Support them as needed with some landscaping.
  • Maintain inventory of facility tools and maintenance equipment. Order supplies as needed.
  • Communicate with City of Tucson Maintenance Department when major maintenance is needed. Maintain communication with City on long-term maintenance needs.

Public Programming Support

  • Provide set-up and take-down of tables, chairs etc. for public programs and special events.
  • Cut fire wood in advance of certain programs and field trips

Venue Rental Customer Service

  • Act as site representative, be on-site for client support for some venue rentals (weekends and evenings).

Other Responsibilities The Presidio Museum is a small non-profit organization with a small team of staff. We expect employees to contribute where needed.

BENEFITS

     401k matching program after 3 months.

Academic & trades qualifications

EducationHigh school diploma is required. Construction and/or handy skills needed.
  
Work ExperienceFacility or construction experience preferred

Personal qualities & behavioural traits

Communication SkillsProfessional communication skills needed for lots of interaction with the public and with Presidio Museum volunteers. Strong service skills.
DependabilityConsistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
InitiativeInitiative to do what needs to be done as a team member
OrganizedPrioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently.
Integrity/HonestyHigh integrity for safeguarding administrative information or personal information of volunteers.  

Relationships

WithPurpose
Executive DirectorThis position is overseen by the Executive Director. All questions and concerns should be directed to him/her.

Work Environment

 This job operates primarily outdoors.  The role routinely requires use of maintenance equipment. The job is physically demanding with lifting of heavy items regularly.

Send application and references to:
Presidio Museum
196 N. Court Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
OR info@TucsonPresidio.com


Job title: Garden Specialist

Reporting to:   Executive Director               

Salary: $18.00/hour.

Hours: Approximately 8 hours a week/part-time. Flexible. Occasional weekends.

Location:196 N Court Avenue. Tucson, AZ 85701

Start date: Immediate. Job open until filled

Send application and references to: info@TucsonPresidio.com

                                                           

Purpose of the position

This position is responsible for developing and maintaining gardens, maintaining health of heritage fruit trees and managing irrigation system. Also responsible for developing interpretive information to enhance garden experience for visitors.

Main duties include:

▌Gardens

  • Develop several small gardens that tell the story of the history and people of Tucson through the plants.  Maintain gardens (70% of your time) including maintaining irrigation and health of plants.
  • Maintain heritage fruit trees
  • Provide some landscaping (especially in summer), keep public spaces free of plant debris, in partnership with custodial contractor.

Interpretive Curriculum

  • Develop and maintain seasonal signage, interpretive curriculum that communicates the importance of various plants for food, medicine and other uses to the early people of the area.
  • Train volunteer/docents on garden talking points.
  • Offer occasional garden related workshops for the public.

Communication with City of Tucson

  • Communicate with City of Tucson Parks Department as needed (City controls fruit tree irrigation and is responsible for landscaping outside the walls of the Presidio Museum)

Other Responsibilities The Presidio Museum is a small non-profit organization with a small team of staff. We expect employees to contribute where needed.

BENEFITS

     401k matching program after 3 months.

Academic & trades qualifications

EssentialDesirable
EducationHigh school diploma is required. College degree and/or Master Gardener certificate or equivalent training preferred.
  
Work ExperienceExperience with desert gardening, native plant/regional gardening, ethnobotany, and/or  landscaping design a plus.

Personal qualities & behavioural traits

Communication SkillsProfessional communication skills needed for lots of interaction with the public and with Presidio Museum volunteers. Strong service skills.
DependabilityFollows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
InitiativeInitiative to do what needs to be done as a team member
OrganizedPrioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently.
Integrity/HonestyHigh integrity and honesty.  

Relationships

WithPurpose
Executive DirectorThis position is overseen by the Executive Director. All questions and concerns should be directed to him/her.

Work Environment

 This job operates primarily outdoors.  The role routinely requires physical labor and time getting dirty.  The job can be physically demanding.