Lan Su Chinese Garden strives to attract, hire, train and promote quality individuals who have a proven ability to perform in a professional organization. Lan Su is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best available person in every job.
It is the policy of Lan Su Chinese Garden to conduct its relations with employees and applicants without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected classifications, except as permitted by law.
Note: The closing date for this position has been extended to May 31, 2013.
Reports to: Facilities Director
Position Status: Permanent, Part-time, Non-exempt; $11.00 per hour, non-benefits position, except 401K
Purpose of Position: Maintain, repair and enhance the facilities of a world-class garden and cultural destination to a level noticeable and admired by visitors.
Position Scope: All maintenance, repair and cleaning of surfaces, hardware and equipment in the Garden, with respect to the authentic design and materials. Maintain and upkeep office and storage facilities. Support events and programming by assisting in set-up/break down.
Hours: 25 hours per week, Wednesday through Sunday, 7:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (half hour break), with some opportunity for additional hours in the evenings to meet the demands of visitors, garden activities, special events and weather.
Salary: $11.00 per hour
85% - General Garden Facility Maintenance
15% - Event and Exhibit Support
Send resume and letter of interest to jobs (at) lansugarden.org by Friday, May 31. Please also include answers to the following three questions, providing as much detail as possible.
1. Describe a specific situation in which you were responsible for the completion a building maintenance project; what was the project, what were the challenges, and how did you achieve a successful outcome?
2. Describe the most difficult situation you have encountered with a co-worker or customer. How were you able to diffuse the situation and create a positive relationship?
3. Give an example of a time when you were responsible for ensuring that a project was completed in a safe manner. What were the safety concerns and how did you choose to address them?
Please be sure to include ALL required materials. Failure to do so will result in your application not being considered.