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Facilities Manager


This senior staff member helps establish and ensures compliance with high standards of building maintenance, operations and safety commensurate with a high-visibility, intensely used civic landmark with architectural significance. S/He oversees the Museum’s security and custodial departments and is the Museum’s key contact with the City of Sacramento staff that provide primary maintenance of building systems and equipment including computer and telecommunications systems.


Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Conducts daily inspections of the Museum's physical plant and grounds to ensure appearance and safety standards are maintained and that building systems are functioning properly.
  • Ensures that preventive maintenance is scheduled and performed, and any problems identified are repaired or resolved effectively and efficiently.
  • Escorts insurance, government, and other inspectors through the building as required, and ensures compliance with any and all applicable government regulations.
  • Maintains the library of building maintenance and operations manuals, reference documents and spare parts.
  • Responds to all building systems failures and supervises all activities required to restore proper function.
  • Plans for and supervises building structure and service systems repair, alteration and upgrade projects.
  • Manages the purchase and inventory control of cleaning and other supplies required for operations.
  • Ensures all health, safety and security procedures are adhered to and areas of concern are reported to the appropriate parties in a timely manner in order to limit exposure to liability and loss or closure.
  • Regularly reviews building maintenance, security, and emergency preparedness manuals to ensure that they are up-to-date and accurate.
  • Manages information technology, telecommunications, audio-visual and office equipment services for the museum for maximum efficiency, cost, productivity and customer service.
  • Completes minor maintenance and repairs as required; including, but not limited to lamp replacement, housekeeping of common areas, and routine plumbing and electrical repair.
  • Maintains familiarity with all building operations systems and equipment including HVAC, MEP, life safety and security, kitchen, lighting, elevator, AV, computer, and telecommunications.
  • Ensures service contracts are enforced, service levels are achieved, and contractors are adequately supervised when on site.
  • Responds to after hour calls and/or emergencies.
  • Assists with the planning, scheduling and set up of Museum and outside events including furniture layout, planning and installation of special lighting and audio/visual equipment, tear down and cleanup.
  • Works closely with other members of the Senior Management team to develop and implement policies, long- and short-term plans and procedures for all aspects of institutional programming including capital projects.
  • Participates in developing and implementing policies and procedures that will contribute to the efficient and effective operation of the Museum.
  • Coordinates the services of and manages outside contractors and City of Sacramento Public Works staff hired to do routine maintenance and repairs on all building and safety systems, including security and fire safety monitoring and equipment, HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems, fire extinguishing systems, and elevators.
  • Assists in the development of any capital plans and budgets.
  • Performs other duties or services, as assigned, to achieve the mission of the Museum.


The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand and walk; sit for long periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee must have dexterity required to access remote spaces (roof, crawl spaces, etc.) as well as ability to lift and move items of various weights and sizes. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 lbs.


  • Five to seven years (or an equivalent combination of education and experience) of hands-on and administrative experience in public building facilities management with broad responsibility and supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of building systems and equipment, computer operations, and audio-visual systems.
  • Knowledge of museum security practices.
  • Knowledge of capital project management, general fiscal practices, and personnel management.
  • Proven leadership qualities; self-motivation with ability to innovate and initiate; proven interpersonal skills; demonstrable written and communication skills; strong organizational skills; and strong supervisory skills.
  • Ability to respond quickly to urgent security, building service and utility failures.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to work flexible and variable hours including some weekends and evenings.

TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume to

Education Intern: Studio Experiences (unpaid)

Education Intern: Studio Experiences

Crocker’s Studio Experiences program seeks to provide people with experiences that are compatible with their intellectual, social and aesthetic maturity.Interns provide valuable support in achieving this goal.

This is an opportunity to gain confidence in public speaking, learn about museum operations, increase organizational skills and much more.


  • Applicants with art education, studio art or art history backgrounds are qualified.
  • Applicants who enjoy the company of children are qualified.
  • Some customer service experience is required.


  • Serve as community liaison, ambassador, and advocate for the Crocker Art Museum
  • Assist in implementation of studio art experiences
  • Assist Manager of Studio Experiences with all phases of program development, including material preparation, supply purchase or acquisition, program implementation and evaluation
  • Assist instructors with oversight of class or workshop, including set-up, clean up, organization of studios and class preparation

Internship Period

June 6, 2018 – August 15, 2018.


The intern is expected to:

  • Gain interpersonal skills through interaction with museum visitors and staff.
  • Gain an understanding of museum operations.
  • Gain an understanding of teaching with objects
  • Develop excellence in visitor services

Emma Moore, Manager of Studio Experiences
216 O Street
Sacramento, CA95814

916-808-1961 or
Fax: 916-808-7372

Custodian (full-time)

TITLE: Custodian

DEPARTMENT: Operations

SUPERVISOR: Director of Operations

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-time/Non-exempt

Primary objective

To keep the Museum and grounds clean and orderly and systems and equipment working effectively for the comfort and safety of visitors, staff, and collections.

Responsibilities and duties

Clean and maintain all of the Museum interior and exterior spaces as directed by supervisor. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Daily cleaning of lavatories, kitchen areas, and public spaces.
  • Scheduled dusting of all spaces.
  • Emptying trash receptacles, daily and/or as needed.
  • Supplying receptacles with paper products where required.
  • Replacing light bulbs as required and tracking replacement needs.
  • Pressure washing exterior spaces, surfaces, and equipment.
  • Cleaning and maintenance of all floor surfaces-rubber, ceramic, wood, and carpet-using handheld and power equipment.
  • Cleaning and maintenance of all wall surfaces, painted and wood.
  • Notifying supervisor of any needed repairs to Museum property or equipment.
  • Notifying supervisor immediately of equipment and supply needs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Set up and clear out spaces in Museum used for various activities and events, in accordance with written and verbal instructions. Place chairs, tables, audiovisual equipment, electrical connections, trash receptacles, etc., in accordance with user requests and in such a way that the space and Museum collection are protected from potential damage.

Act as monitor for contractors and others working within the Museum to ensure that they follow appropriate procedures for working in the Museum environment. Protect the Museum from dust, chemical or fumes incursion, temperature variations, and security/safety breaches.

Physical requirements

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand and walk; sit for long periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs. 

Specialized knowledge, skills, and qualifications

  • Knowledge of materials, methods, tools, and equipment used in cleaning and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of basic safety rules.
  • Willingness to take initiative to identify and solve problems.
  • Ability to communicate well with others, interacting in a positive way to represent the Museum.
  • Ability to work irregular shifts as needed including weekends, holidays, and evenings.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Ability to read and write.

Managerial responsibilities

This position has no direct reports.

Fiscal responsibilities

  • Purchase equipment and supplies on the Museum’s behalf with the approval of the supervisor.
  • Assist supervisor in developing custodial budget by providing input on supply use.

TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume to


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