Facilities Coordinator
Denver, CO Facilities Department
Job Type


At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. We work hard every day to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. To accomplish this mission, we bring together a dynamic team of talented individuals whose passions range from exhibit design to the culinary arts, from developing engaging educational programs to offering only the best in customer service. If you like to work hard and play hard, we want to hear from you! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wages and a supportive, rewarding and FUN work environment.

The Facilities Coordinator will play a key role in making an excellent first impression among our members and guests by providing and maintaining a welcoming, clean, safe and secure environment on our entire campus. The Facilities Coordinator will help provide supervision, guidance and training as needed to the Facilities Team, liaise with service providers, and provide day-to-day maintenance, facility and event support. 

Position Specifications: Full-time, 40 hours a week; Tuesday – Saturday, with additional hours as needed to meet business needs for occasional weekends, evenings, holidays and events

Rate: $20 - $21.50, $1 pay differential for bilingual proficiency

Benefits: A comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage. Paid time-off for vacation, sick days and four holidays. 401(k) Retirement Plan with eligibility to contribute after a 3-month waiting period (must be 21 years of age). Employee Assistance Program, flexible spending account and short-term disability. Free parking, free family membership to the Museum, and discounts in the Museum Gift Shop and Café.


Please note: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the responsibilities.

· Ability to support and troubleshoot basic maintenance and equipment, ensuring effective operations and safety

· Support the set-up and teardown for events and facility rentals as required 

· Supervise a Facility Technician

· Support and/or supervise Museum volunteers as needed

· General repairs and maintenance

· Drywall repair and painting 

· Support with mechanical, safety and security inspections

· Lighting inspection and replacement

· HVAC system monitoring, control adjustments and filter replacement

· Year-round grounds keeping, landscape maintenance and snow removal

· Support the opening and closing procedures of the Museum and Joy Park

· Shipping & Receiving oversight and coordination 

· Special projects as needed, including supporting the Exhibits Team with installations, teardowns and renovations

· Assessing procedures and making recommendations for improvement

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • At  least 2 years’ experience in building and/or grounds maintenance, or      general handyman work
  • Basic working knowledge of electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems
  • Drywall repair and painting experience
  • Basic carpentry skills 
  • Skilled in blueprint reading a plus
  • One year landscape maintenance experience
  • Experience with power tools and safety procedures 
  • Concrete and light masonry work
  • Confident and motivated self-starter with an eye for quality and detail
  • Ability to effectively communicate with staff, volunteers and guests in a direct and respectful manner
  • Able to follow standard operating procedures and checklists with high accuracy
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Valid driver’s license and current auto insurance
  • All candidates must pass a background check 
  • Spanish speaker is a plus
  • Strong commitment to diversity, equity, access and inclusion and to the Museum’s mission, vision and values

Physical Demands

· Ability to load, unload and set up materials and equipment (up to 50 lbs.)

· Frequently move, transport and position equipment up to 50 lbs. across campus for various Museum operational needs

· Must be able to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time, both indoors and outdoors (up to 6 hours)

· Effectively operate a two-way radio to communicate and exchange information with staff

· Operate a computer and other office equipment

· Accurately respond to daily inquiries from staff and/or guests 

Work Environment

This position operates in busy indoor and outdoor environment where variable temperatures, crowds and moderate to very noisy sound levels are common.

Please note: Proof of COVID-19 vaccination status or submission of a weekly negative COVID-19 test results is required. Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered.

The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Salary Description
$20 - $21.50, $1 pay differential for bilingual