The Children's Museum of Acadiana is in search of a Maintenance Person.  They are seeking a kind, energetic person interested in being in a dynamic work environment. The Children's Museum of Acadiana (CMA) is a private non-profit hands-on museum serving children and their families, schools, and community organizations by providing interactive exhibits, workshops, performance and special events.  Hourly pay;  DOE

Maintenance Personnel are responsible for but not limited to the following tasks:

  • Keep building in clean and orderly condition.
  • Perform heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors, shampooing rugs, and washing walls.
  • Clean museum floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming.
  • Gather and empty trash; dumpster upkeep
  • Service, clean, and supply restrooms.
  • Clean and polish furniture and fixtures.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees.
  • Dust furniture, walls, machines, and equipment.
  • General knowledge of heating, cooling, ventilating, plumbing, and electrical systems.
  • Mix water and detergents or acids in containers to prepare cleaning solutions, according to specifications.
  • Steam-clean or shampoo carpets.
  • Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment, in order to prevent damage to floors and fixtures.
  • Move heavy furniture, equipment, and supplies, either manually or by using hand trucks.
  • Maintain green space using rakes, hand and power trimmers, and clear debris from grounds.
  • Notify managers concerning the need for major repairs or additions to building operating systems.
  • Requisition supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties.
  • Set up, arrange, and remove decorations, tables, chairs, ladders, and scaffolding to prepare facilities for special events. Able to climb stairs and ladders
  • Woodworking/basic carpentry a plus

Please apply in person at the CMA, Tuesday – Saturday, 10 am until 4:00 PM.  Applications accepted until position is filled.   No phone calls please. Children’s Museum of Acadiana is an EOE.


Children’s Museum of Acadiana

201 E. Congress Street (Downtown)

Lafayette, LA  70501