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Join Our Team!

The National Aviary is a dynamic place to work, where you can use your unique talents to help us fulfill our mission to inspire respect for nature through an appreciation of birds. We offer a variety of employment, internship, and volunteer positions in numerous departments.

If you see a position that matches your skillset, please fill out the application below, and return it along with your resume to the hiring manager listed in the job description.

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Employment Opportunities

  • Associate Veterinarian

    Reports to: Sr. Director, Zoological Advancement & Avian Medicine

    Status: Exempt, Full Time

    Department: Veterinary Hospital

    Date: February 2022

    Please submit your cover letter, application, and resume to Pilar Fish at Pilar.Fish@aviary.org

    Description:

    The National Aviary provides a unique job opportunity for a veterinarian to merge a love for health care with conservation. Be part of a dedicated team caring for 150 bird species in an AZA-accredited zoo with natural habitats, leading education programs, and ground-breaking conservation initiatives. As a full-time Associate Veterinarian, you can help provide exceptional health care for over 500 birds, as well as some sloths and flying foxes! We support new team members with customized job training and accessible mentorship. The average day consists of new patient health exams and tests, recheck health assessments, and preventative medicine treatments. Join important conservation efforts by providing health care for our birds in Species Survival Plans such as African Penguins, Guam Kingfishers, and Andean Condors.

    The National Aviary has a Teaching Hospital dedicated to advancing techniques in the art and science of avian medicine. You can learn species-specific veterinary care individualized for avian patients, including primary care, diagnostics, beak repairs, and preventative treatments. Work in an exciting zoo setting with remarkable bird ambassadors and endangered species. See more about the National Aviary at www.aviary.org.

    Values:

    Share in our mission to inspire respect for nature through an appreciation of birds. The National Aviary values compassionate care for all birds as individuals. When you are part of the National Aviary team, you will be immersed in a work culture of collaboration, inclusivity, respect, and continual growth.

    Location:

    The National Aviary is located in Pittsburgh, a city rich in culture and history, with accessible museums, theaters, and sporting events. Just outside of the city lies beautiful parks and green spaces. Ranked as one of the most livable US cities, the cost of living is affordable and the community is known for its friendly neighborhoods.

    Job Requirements:

    • Veterinary degree
    • Holds a veterinary license in the state Pennsylvania or ability to obtain one
    • USDA accreditation preferred
    • Experience with birds and a passion for avian conservation and health care

    Benefits:

    • On the job training and mentorship
    • Skilled and dedicated support team
    • 15 paid days off and 11 paid holidays
    • Generous medical, dental, and vision insurance
    • 403(b) retirement options
    • Employee parking is paid
    • Uniforms provided
    • Continuing education allowance
    • Professional license and association dues paid
  • Weekend Crewmember

    Reports to: Manager of Facility Operations

    Status: Non-exempt, Part-time

    Department: Buildings and Grounds

    Date: April 2022

    Please submit your cover letter, application, and resume to BGjobs@aviary.org

    SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

    The Buildings and Grounds Crewmember is an important role in the Buildings and Grounds Department. The Crewmember is responsible for creating a clean, safe, and comfortable environment for the National Aviary’s Animal collection,  visitors, and staff. The Crewmember directly affects the Visitor Experience and the working conditions of staff.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Performs major cleaning of assigned areas; cleans and maintains buildings, furnishings, ground and property.
    • Performs daily floor maintenance of all main hallways and visitor space areas.
    • Cleans, sanitizes and disinfects restroom facilities and fixtures including sinks, urinals and toilets;
    washes windows, mirrors and walls; monitors and maintains adequate supplies in the restrooms
    • Empties, sanitizes and deodorizes trash and recycling containers.
    • Cleans and dusts furniture, air vents, doorframes, doors, walls, windows and window blinds, mirrors and baseboards.
    • Identifies and reports building maintenance needs throughout the facilities.
    • Completes special cleaning details as requested.
    • Assists with daytime events: moves and arranges furniture; opens and secures buildings; locks entrances, exits, doors and other mechanisms in Aviary buildings.
    • When working evening events:
    o Sets up and breaks down events, including moving equipment (tables, chairs, benches,
    trash/ recycling receptacles, pop tents, portable lamp posts, sound systems, and
    extension cords); opens and secures buildings; locks entrances, exits, doors and other mechanisms in Aviary facility.
    o Adheres to event guidelines and follows direction from events staff during all events to ensure high visitor satisfaction.
    o Performs frequent rounds of visitor spaces, discreetly tidying and pulling trash/ recycling as necessary.
    • Works with Animal Programs in the cleaning and maintenance of off-exhibit holding.
    • Performs landscaping duties, as needed, including maintenance of grounds, parking lot, sidewalks, and snow removal.
    • Assists with other departments, including but not limited to special events, as needed to support operations
    • Adheres to all National Aviary protocols and procedures
    • Interacts with visitors utilizing National Aviary Visitor Engagement protocol
    • Adheres to and models National Aviary and OSHA safety policies including, but not limited to disinfection procedures, Safety Data Sheet (SDS) compliance, Hazard Communication, PPE, Infection Control and others as identified.

    Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    OTHER DUTIES:

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities,
    duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The Crewmember has no supervisory responsibilities

    SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Ability to follow written, visual, and verbal instructions
    • Good communication skills
    • Knowledge of janitorial procedures and techniques preferred
    • Knowledge of safe work principles and practices
    • Ability to learn the use of a variety of custodial equipment, supplies and materials

    EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

    • High school diploma or GED required
    • Minimum of 1 year of experience in janitorial / maintenance / service industry preferred

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    • Satisfactory Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Certification
    • Satisfactory FBI Criminal Record Check

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee constantly positions self to complete cleaning projects, including under and around equipment and furniture. The employee frequently moves equipment weighing up to 50 pounds across the facility. The employee occasionally ascends and descends ladders. The employee occasionally operates hand and power equipment.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    Work environments will include climate-controlled facilities, public areas where the noise level may be loud, and outdoors where work may need to be done in inclement weather conditions, including extremes of temperature and precipitation.

    POSITION TYPE/ EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK.

    The candidate must have a flexible schedule and be able to work on weekdays, weekends, holidays and evenings, as job duties demand.

  • Visitor Services Associate

    Reports to: Manager of Retail Services

    Status: Non-exempt, Full-time

    Department: Visitor Services

    Date: May 2022

    Please submit your cover letter, application, and resume to Valeri Richards at Valeri.Richards@aviary.org

    SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

    The Visitor Services Associate assists with all visitor service operations, which includes the Retail Shop and Admissions. This position is responsible for maintaining accurate admissions and retail records, safeguarding cash, promoting walk-in membership sales and the sales of in-house encounters and programs.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Greets guests and completes the check-in process.
    • Utilizes the Visitor Services’ Five Steps for Admission and other tools in order to maintain high standards of customer service.
    • Utilizes the Point-of-Sale system efficiently for admission, merchandising, and scheduling.
    • Directs school and party groups.
    • Promotes and sells memberships, brunch, all classes and education programs.
    • Prices merchandise and accurately maintain and replace stock sold from display.
    • Assists management in receiving and ticketing new merchandise.
    • Maintains the cleanliness of all retail and admissions operations. Continually maintains the gift shop merchandise so all products are straightened and neat.
    • Communicates with other departments to ensure accurate scheduling and staffing.
    • Understands the National Aviary’s history and is equipped to share interesting facts about our birds.
    • Assists in outside telephone call coordination, answering general guest questions and directing calls to appropriate individuals.
    • Adheres to all National Aviary protocols and procedures.
    • Interacts with visitors utilizing National Aviary Visitor Engagement protocol.

    * Upon successful completion of the 90 day introductory and if the associate is determined to be eligible, he or she will proceed to the next level of training:

    • Accurately enters purchase orders into the Point of Sale system following all protocols and policies.
    • Cross references purchase orders against the confirmation received. Checks for accuracy and any inconsistencies.
    • Tickets, distributes, and displays new merchandise in the gift shops, following all protocols and policies.

    Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    OTHER DUTIES:

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • The Visitor Services Associate has no supervisory responsibilities.

    SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Ability to clearly convey information and respond to questions in a professional manner
    • Ability to interact with visitors and colleagues in a highly professional, respectful and responsive manner
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to assess and prioritize multiple tasks and demands
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Reliable and punctual
    • Ability to record detailed and accurate information necessary when booking events
    • Positive and professional appearance
    • Must be able to operate the phone system and cash register equipment

    EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

    • High school diploma or GED required
    • Experience with Point-of-Sale system preferred.

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    • Satisfactory Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Certification
    • Satisfactory FBI Criminal Record Check

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee constantly operates a computer and phone and regularly moves about the office to access fixtures, file cabinets, office equipment, etc. The employee occasionally will use a stepladder and other tools to access merchandise. The employee occasionally lifts boxes up to 25 pounds across the facility.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    Work environments will include climate-controlled office spaces, public areas where the noise level may be loud, and occasionally outdoors where work may need to be done in inclement weather conditions, including extremes of temperature and precipitation.

    POSITION TYPE/ EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK:

    This is a full-time position that requires a flexible schedule. The candidate must be able to work on weekdays, weekends, holidays, and occasionally in the evening as job duties demand.

  • Crewmember

    Reports to: Manager of Facility Operations

    Status: Non-exempt, full-time

    Department: Buildings and Grounds

    Date: May 2022

    Please submit your cover letter, application, and resume to Kevin.Fonner@aviary.org 

    SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

    The Buildings and Grounds Crewmember is an important role in the Buildings and Grounds Department. The Crewmember is responsible for creating a clean, safe, disinfected and comfortable environment for the National Aviary’s Animal collection, visitors, and staff. The Crewmember directly affects the Visitor Experience and the working conditions of staff.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Performs major cleaning and disinfecting of assigned areas; cleans and maintains buildings, furnishings, ground and property.
    • Performs daily floor maintenance of all main hallways and visitor space areas.
    • Cleans, sanitizes and disinfects restroom facilities and fixtures including sinks, urinals and toilets; washes windows, mirrors and walls; monitors and maintains adequate supplies in the restrooms
    • Adheres to sanitization practices and schedules as directed
    • Empties, sanitizes and deodorizes trash and recycling containers.
    • Cleans and dusts furniture, air vents, doorframes, doors, walls, windows and window blinds, mirrors and baseboards.
    • Identifies and reports building maintenance needs throughout the facilities
    • Completes special cleaning details as requested.
    • Assists with daytime events: moves and arranges furniture; opens and secures buildings; locks entrances, exits, doors and other mechanisms in Aviary buildings.
    • When working evening events:
      • Sets up and breaks down events, including moving equipment (tables, chairs, benches, trash/ recycling receptacles, pop tents, portable lamp posts, sound systems, and extension cords); opens and secures buildings; locks entrances, exits, doors and other mechanisms in Aviary facility.
      • Adheres to event guidelines and follows direction from events staff during all events to ensure high visitor satisfaction.
      • Performs frequent rounds of visitor spaces, discreetly tidying and pulling trash/ recycling as necessary.
    • Works with Animal Programs in the cleaning and maintenance of off-exhibit holding.
    • Performs landscaping duties, as needed, including maintenance of grounds, parking lot, sidewalks, and snow removal.
    • Assists with other departments, including but not limited to special events, as needed to support operations
    • Adheres to all National Aviary protocols and procedures
    • Interacts with visitors utilizing National Aviary Visitor Engagement protocol
    • Adheres to and models National Aviary and OSHA safety policies including, but not limited to disinfection procedures, Safety Data Sheet (SDS) compliance, Hazard Communication, PPE, Infection Control and others as identified.

    Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    OTHER DUTIES:

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The Crewmember has no supervisory responsibilities

    SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Ability to follow written, visual, and verbal instructions
    • Good communication skills
    • Knowledge of janitorial procedures and techniques preferred
    • Knowledge of safe work principles and practices
    • Ability to learn the use of a variety of custodial equipment, supplies and materials

     EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

    • High school diploma or GED required
    • Minimum of 1 year of experience in janitorial / maintenance / service industry preferred

     OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    • Satisfactory Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Certification
    • Satisfactory FBI Criminal Record Check

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee constantly positions self to complete cleaning projects, including under and around equipment and furniture. The employee frequently moves equipment weighing up to 50 pounds across the facility. The employee occasionally ascends and descends ladders. The employee occasionally operates hand and power equipment.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    Work environments will include climate-controlled facilities, public areas where the noise level may be loud, and outdoors where work may need to be done in inclement weather conditions, including extremes of temperature and precipitation.

    POSITION TYPE/ EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK.

    The candidate must have a flexible schedule and be able to work on weekdays, weekends, holidays and evenings, as job duties demand.

  • Manager of Maintenance Operations

    Reports to: Director of Facility Development and Operations

    Status: Exempt, full-time

    Department: Buildings and Grounds

    Date: May 2022

    Please submit your cover letter, application, and resume to HRJobs@aviary.org

    SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

    The Manager of Maintenance Operations position is responsible for the daily management of the facility including, but not limited to the daily management of facilities staff, management of MEP systems, maintenance programs and work-order systems, pest control systems, and related projects. The Manager of Maintenance Operations has an understanding of facility maintenance standard procedures, knowledge of facility systems, and possesses excellent management skills.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Management of daily maintenance operations.
    • Responsible for performing daily walkthroughs and overall management to ensure that facility operations are well maintained and operable.
    • Works closely with the Director of Facility Development and Operations regarding management of all mechanical, electrical and controls systems. Ensures contracted services are completed as required for ongoing maintenance and repairs for the facility and exhibits, structures, machinery and equipment.
    • Works closely with the Director of Facility Development and Operations to coordinate
    contracted services for ongoing maintenance and repairs for the facility and exhibits, structures, machinery and equipment.
    • Manages work order systems and maintenance projects, including the CMMS (computerized maintenance management system) software, including preventative and corrective maintenance work orders, and equipment useful life information
    • Schedules required inspections as mandated by local authorities or as required for maintaining equipment reliability.
    • Works closely with Director of Facility Development and Operations to ensure overall safety for staff and visitors, and is available and on a rotational 24-hour call basis in the event of a fire, police, facility related, or other emergency.
    • Responsible for overall grounds keeping. This includes landscaping, snow removal, maintenance of parking lot, driveway, walkways, etc.
    • Establishes and manages process for trash removal and recycling.
    • Maintains Buildings and Ground staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
    • Accomplishes Buildings and Grounds departmental goals by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job performance; and coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the National Aviary’s policies and applicable laws.
    • Responsible for overall pest control. Works closely with the Directors of Animal Collections and Director of Veterinary Medicine to ensure that all cleaning products, insecticides and
    rodenticide meet avian safety requirements
    • Provides support and acts as back-up to Manager of Buildings & Grounds for event turnover, support and other tasks, as necessary
    • Provides support and acts as back-up to Director of Facility Development and Operations
    • Collaborates with the Director of Facility Development and Operations in the creation and management of the annual department operating and capital budgets.
    • Ensures timely and accurate completion of all safety related and general work requests
    according to compliance, code and safety inspections.
    • Assists the General Maintenance Mechanic with special projects, as needed.
    • Assists other departments as needed to support operations.
    • Serves as an Incident Commander and Responsible Party; adheres to all National Aviary policies and protocols
    • Adheres to, models and contributes to development of National Aviary safety policies & trainings.
    • Interacts with visitors utilizing National Aviary Visitor Engagement protocol
    Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    OTHER DUTIES:

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities,
    duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The Manager of Maintenance Operations supervises maintenance staff and grounds staff.

    SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Working knowledge of: project management, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, maintenance procedures and techniques, and safe work principles and practices
    • Ability to manage, train, coach, and motivate employees.
    • Skill in assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks and demands
    • Ability to organize and complete projects in a timely manner, using initiative and proper professional judgment; ability to work independently and as a team
    • Skill in identifying and recommending solutions to problems
    • Strong oral and proficient written communication skills
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with co-workers
    • Proficiency and experience with Microsoft Office products

    EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

    • High School diploma or GED required; bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience in building systems, facility operations, maintenance or construction required.
    • Minimum of 2 years of management experience.

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    • Satisfactory Federal District Criminal Court Check, National Criminal Database Check and State-Wide Unified Courts Criminal Check
    • Valid Driver’s License and ability to pass Department of Motor Vehicles check
    • Valid ID for I-9

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly positions self to complete maintenance projects, including under and around equipment and furniture. The employee frequently moves equipment weighing up to 50 pounds across the facility. The employee regularly ascends and descends ladders and will be required to operate aerial lift equipment. The employee occasionally utilizes hand and power equipment.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    Work environments will include climate-controlled office spaces, public areas where the noise level may be loud, and outdoors where work may need to be done in inclement weather conditions, including extremes of temperature and precipitation.

    POSITION TYPE/ EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK.

    This is a full-time position. The candidate must have a flexible schedule and be able to work on holidays, weekdays and weekends and occasionally in the evening as job duties demand. This position requires on-call responsibilities related to fire, police, or mechanical emergencies.

  • Seasonal Events Coordinator

    Reports to: Events Manager

    Status: Part-Time

    Department: Buildings and Grounds

    Date: June 14, 2022

     

    DESCRIPTION:

    The National Aviary is home to one of Pittsburgh’s best new events venues! The Seasonal Event Coordinator will get the opportunity to work on events ranging from weddings and showers, to Bar and Bat Mitzvah Celebrations and Corporate occasions. Be a part of a dedicated team that gives our guests a stress-free event. As a part-time Seasonal Event Coordinator, you can bring the guest’s vision to life while supporting the National Aviary’s work to save birds and protect their habitats. We support new team members with customized job training. The average day consists of supervising all aspects of hosting on-site private and special events such as site tours and seating charts, coordinate and communicates with Food & Beverage supplier and other vendors, and assists Events Manager as needed.  Join an innovative team by providing event planning experience.

    The National Aviary has an Events team dedicated to providing high-quality events working mainly in our newest event space, The Garden Room, which opened in 2020. You can learn how to create unique events in a nonprofit environment.

     

    VALUES:

    Share in our mission to inspire respect for nature through an appreciation of birds. The National Aviary values compassionate care for all birds as individuals. When you are part of the National Aviary team, you will be immersed in a work culture of collaboration, inclusivity, respect, and continual growth.

     

    LOCATION:

    Located in Pittsburgh’s historic Northside neighborhood, the National Aviary offers a one-of-a-kind workplace with a few feathered friends! This fact-paced environment ensures that your work day will never be the same.

     

    SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

    The primary responsibility of the Events Coordinator is to coordinate private and corporate facility rentals; coordinate all hosting logistics on the day of the events; assist in the planning of marketing and fundraising events and provide effective presentations to prospective clients. With guidance from the Events Manager, the Events Coordinator will have a proactive and ongoing sales strategy, and will optimize scheduling of events throughout the year.  The Events Coordinator will evaluate vendors who best meet the National Aviary as well as our clients’ needs for quality and value and act as primary interface with these vendors.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Acts as night of coordinator supervising events including weddings, corporate events, and private parties occurring on weekends/evenings.
    • Supervises all aspects of hosting on-site private and special events including, but not limited to: providing event layouts to National Aviary Staff prior to the event and overseeing set-up on day of; coordinating vendors & deliveries (floral, décor, other) and valet parking if appropriate; servicing clients’ and guests’ needs throughout their events; supervising staff on site during event to ensure customer service, safety, and cleanliness standards are consistently upheld.
    • Coordinates and communicates with Food & Beverage provider
    • Assists with set up and teardown, if necessary.
    • Provides support and acts as back up to Events Manager.
    • Closes and secures building at the event’s conclusion.
    • Coordinates and maintains all documents related to special events including but not limited to, contracts and insurance documents with third parties and after event reporting.
    • Maintains accurate records related to facility rentals and special events.
    • Accurately and efficiently produces seating charts for events using All Seated software.
    • Communicates with clients and internal stakeholders regarding seating charts in a timely fashion.
    • When needed, handles inquiries regarding facility rentals by answering phone calls, immediately returning voicemails, emails and web based inquiries; inquiries including pricing, available space, date availability, bird encounters, catering, etc..
    • When needed, meets with potential clients and conducts facility tours highlighting the National Aviary’s unique attributes as a private event venue.
    • Performs general daily administrative duties and assists with other departmental requests.
    • Assists in maintaining budget for facility rental expenses and for meeting department revenue goals.
    • Serves as a Responsible Party; adheres to all National Aviary policies and protocols.
    • Communicates with Incident Commander when necessary.
    • Interacts with visitors utilizing National Aviary Visitor Engagement protocol.

     

    Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    OTHER DUTIES:

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • While leading an event, the Events Coordinator supervises all event staff from setup to teardown including buildings & grounds, animal programs, security, etc.

     

    SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, telephone skills, organization, and interpersonal skills
    • Demonstrated skills in event coordination including event execution, vendor relations and emergency response management when applicable,
    • Demonstrated skills in sales, as well as managing the sales process
    • Ability to notice sales trends, analyze information, and make strategic marketing recommendations
    • Ability to exercise sound judgment in various situations.
    • Ability to maintain a calm and courteous demeanor under pressure
    • Must be able to clearly convey information and respond to questions with professionalism and poise
    • Ability to interact with visitors and colleagues in a highly professional, respectful and responsive manner
    • Strong administrative skills including filing with accuracy, both electronic and paper files; and working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint)

     

    EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

    • combination of education and experience will be considered

     

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    • Satisfactory Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Certification
    • Satisfactory FBI Criminal Record Check
    • Valid Driver’s License and ability to pass Department of Motor Vehicles check

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee constantly moves around the facility, including under and around equipment and furniture. The employee occasionally moves objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    Work environments will include chilled or humid environments, public areas where the noise level may be loud, outdoors where work may need to be done in inclement weather conditions, including extremes of temperature and precipitation, and climate-controlled office spaces.

    POSITION TYPE/ EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK:

    This is a part-time position.  Evening and weeke

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