Apply - Building Technician at Ridley-Tree Education Center

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art presents internationally-recognized collections and exhibitions and a broad array of cultural and educational activities.

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art has an opening for a Building Technician reporting to our Education Department in support of our Ridley-Tree Education Center at the McCormick House.

Job duties include:

  • Providing set-ups and/or audiovisual and services for classes and events
  • Picking up supplies and distributing as needed
  • Providing assistance with plumbing and carpentry assignments
  • Caring for plants and landscaping
  • Cleaning of all areas of the building as primary custodian.
  • Assisting the Museum Technicians with construction as needed and additional duties as required.

Must be able to work at a busy pace, multi-task, have a flexible, friendly and enthusiastic working style, with effective problem-solving skills and the ability to work well in a team and independently.

Requirements include:

  • High School diploma
  • Three to five years of general maintenance or in skilled trades
  • Must have excellent mechanical abilities
  • Full-time paid position
  • Requires occasional driving of Museum van
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. on an occasional basis and up to 25 lbs. frequently
  • English verbal and written communication skills preferred

The position reports to the Associate Director, Community Programs.

  • Hourly wage is $18.00/hour and a regular 40-hour workweek.
  • Full-time, regular, and non-exempt status is eligible for vacation and sick leave, holiday pay, medical and retirement benefits.
  • Successful Background and DMV Check is required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
  • Resumes and Cover Letters will be accepted until the position is filled.

Contact Information

Please email to:

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101


Fax: (805) 966-6840

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